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The rugby team huddles before their match against Grandville. The team had just finished practicing for the game ahead.

Girls rugby falls to Grandville Bulldogs

Annabelle Waterman, Reporter October 15, 2022

What Happened: The Girls Rugby team played Grandville this past Tuesday, Oct. 11. The Buccaneers lost 3-45.    What This Means: The team has a 1-1 record. They’ve only had two official games,...

Bucs fall to Fighting Scots

Bucs fall to Fighting Scots

Berkley Samdal, Reporter October 13, 2022

Junior Maddie Schopf tees off at practice this past Monday.

Girls golf struggles early in season

Annabelle Waterman, Reporter September 23, 2022

What’s Happening: The girls' varsity golf team is off to a struggling start. The team is ranked 150 out of 275 teams in the state, but they hope to learn a lot this season.   Key Players:...

Swimmers off to a fast start

Swimmers off to a fast start

Berkley Samdal, Reporter September 21, 2022

What Happened in Last Week's Meet: The Bucs beat East Kentwood with a score of 190-112   What Does This Mean: The team is ranked 2nd in the state in division one with 4-1 record.   Key...

The boys cross country team share a hug before running in the O-K Red conference meet in 2021. Norder and Clark are off to a great start this year, both running personal best times at the MSU meet.

Boys cross country off to hot start

Sage Jarmosco, Reporter September 20, 2022

WHAT HAPPENED: The boys cross country team, currently ranked at fourth in the state and first in region, finished in fourth place at the Michigan State University meet on Friday, Sept. 16. According to...

Junior Carson Thomas prepares to throw his frisbee at Disc Golf Club.

Disc Golf Club on par to stick around for years to come

Sarah Mayer, News Editor May 1, 2022

As warmer temperatures approach and going outside becomes a little more bearable, the Disc Golf Club is providing a new opportunity for beginner frisbee enthusiasts and pros alike.  The club began...

Swimmers line up before diving in and get ready to start the competition.

Boys swim and dive paddles to states

Violet Kemperman, Reporter March 11, 2022

Boys swimming and diving made a splash at the conference and plan to paddle their way to states. Seniors Colin Kelly, Zander White and Junior Ryne Van Andel all placed in the top eight in the finals....

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Large turn out of fans at the senior night game for both Buc teams. They wore neon to support Give and Glow. (photo by Emily Walcott)

Supportive Student Section

Caden Buller, Reporter March 11, 2022

The bustling gyms, the crazy themes, the chants and all the works the student section place in to support our basketball team has returned after a bizarre one and a half years off. Students have put in...

Science Olympiad team members practicing after school in preparation for next competition.

Science Olympiad team excels at invitational

Elena Yu, Reporter March 11, 2022

Science Olympiad competed in the Allendale High School Science Olympiad Invitational on Saturday, February 26. The team placed second out of 18 teams, with 15 students receiving medals or ribbons in 19...

Triumph Four out of five girls wrestlers pose for a picture at the Lady Mat Cat in Montague Michigan.

First ever girls wrestling Regionals

Riley Vining, Reporter February 17, 2022

For the first time in Michigan’s history, girls wrestling will have their own regional qualifying meet.  Michigan was the 29th state to sanction women’s wrestling, with only 32 states officially...

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