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Kickoff to ski season

Kickoff to ski season

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

January 24, 2020

The girls and boys ski teams started their season off Tuesday, Jan.7 at Cannonsburg Ski Area. Their next meet takes place again at Cannonsburg Tuesday, Jan. 28. The boys have been holding extra practices and putting in extra laps outside of the normal practices trying to improve their skills from...

Wrestling team dominates at Bucs Pride meet

Wrestling team dominates at Bucs Pride meet

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

January 23, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven wrestling team dueled against Hudsonville last night in its home gym for Bucs Pride night. The purple match not only brought families and friends to the match but also featured a special appearance from a few retired army veterans.  From the very beginning, the Bucs ca...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 11: “Yessir”

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 11: “Yessir”

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa

January 23, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by special guest Adam Strom. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2561686-the-den-podcast-episode-11-yessir ...

Boys basketball takes down Grandville in home conference match-up

Boys basketball takes down Grandville in home conference match-up

Nick Twa, Business Manager

January 22, 2020

Last night, the boys basketball team took on the Bulldogs from Grandville in a game of runs. The Bucs took home the victory 50-40 with senior Owen Ross leading Grand Haven scorers with 14 points. It was a slow start to the game given the squad didn’t score their first points until seven and a ha...

“The Den” Podcast: “Oh Lord, Not Again”

“The Den” Podcast: “Oh Lord, Not Again”

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer

January 16, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2505436-the-den-podcast-episode-10-oh-lord-not-again...

The Journey of Jolee

The Journey of Jolee

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

January 16, 2020

The level of focus on the game becomes maxed out as senior Jolee Houle tunes into the voices of her coach and teammates, zeroing in on where the ball will be next. The shouting from the crowd is lost from her mind. Focusing on what is happening on the court and trying to stay calm are her only two concerns...

Women soccer stars battle for equal pay

Women soccer stars battle for equal pay

Camille Berko, Reporter

January 16, 2020

$99,000. Seems like a lot of money, right?  How about $263,320. Which amount would you rather have? What if I told you the difference between collecting one of these paychecks over another is the difference between being a man or a woman. Shocked? Sadly, I’m not.  The fight for equal pay is ...

Boys basketball to battle Spring Lake in Battle of the Bridge game

Boys basketball to battle Spring Lake in Battle of the Bridge game

Nick Twa, Business Manager

December 20, 2019

Tonight, the boys basketball team takes on the Lakers of Spring Lake with tip-off at 7:30 p.m.. Along with being the Battle of the Bridge game, it is also Bucs Pride night, so the players will be playing for a purpose. “We’re not playing for ourselves,” senior Adam Strom said. “We’re playi...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 9: “It’s Our Applebee’s”

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 9: “It’s Our Applebee’s”

December 18, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give listeners an inside scoop on what to expect from this Friday's Grand Haven v. Spring Lake basketball games. ...

Boys basketball holds annual fundraiser

Boys basketball holds annual fundraiser

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

December 12, 2019

The boys basketball program recently held their annual fundraiser at Lakeshore Middle school. “We enjoy it every single year because we get to play against past alumni that have gone here or we get to play against little kids like the future of the Grand Haven program,” senior Owen Ross said. ...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 8: “Debate Club”

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 8: “Debate Club”

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer

December 11, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2265953-the-den-podcast-episode-8-debate-club

Girls varsity basketball defeats Traverse City Central High School

Girls varsity basketball defeats Traverse City Central High School

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

December 11, 2019

What happened The girl’s varsity basketball team defeated Traverse City on Friday, December 6 in their first game of the season. The Bucs started off strong, backing off right before the second half. They gained their strength back at the end and finished the game with a score of 32-27. What...