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Gallery: Boys Basketball Defeats Traverse City Central 53-34

Gallery: Boys Basketball Defeats Traverse City Central 53-34

Drew Hewitt, Photographer

February 12, 2014


Filed under Photos, Sports, Top Stories

Last night the Bucs  took on Traverse City Central at home in a non conference game.  The Bucs jumped up to a quick first quarter 19-6 lead.  The team took a blow in the second quarter entering the half only up 26-20.  Coming out in the second half, due to their tenacious defense they were able force...

Gallery: Lady Bucs’ Deafeat East Kentwood 55-33

Andrew Hewitt, Photojournalist

February 7, 2014


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Guide: What to watch for Sochi 2014

Adam Abraham, Reporter

February 7, 2014


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Grab that red felt tip marker and cross another day off your calendar. You’re a day closer to one of the biggest events this winter. That’s right, the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia are almost here. There are countless events to watch during these exciting two weeks of February. For fans who...

Gallery: Bucs’ wrestlers win district title

Gallery: Bucs’ wrestlers win district title

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

February 6, 2014


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Grand Haven wrestlers defeat West Ottawa and Mona Shores to claim district title. This is the 14th title under the coaching of James Richardson who is in his 16th year of coaching the Bucs.  The wrestlers took on West Ottawa in the first round and defeated them 40-14 then went on to conquer Mona Shores....

Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Kalamazoo

Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Kalamazoo

Emily Bruch, Reporter

January 21, 2014


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Despite the brutal winter weather, fans gathered at the Edge Ice Arena to watch the Bucs varsity hockey team take on the Kalamazoo Eagles on Friday night. Spectators endured the cold temperatures inside the arena as the Bucs defeated the Eagles 4-1. “We got mentally focused a lot better today and we got...

Gallery: Meet the Bucs

Gallery: Meet the Bucs

December 10, 2013


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Lady Bucs Defeat Traverse City West 43-31

Lady Bucs Defeat Traverse City West 43-31

Adam Abraham, Reporter

December 6, 2013


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What Happened: The first game of the season was a successful one for the Lady Bucs who trumped Traverse City West 43-31 on Thursday. Several players scored for the Buccaneers - led by senior Taylor Craymer’s 12 points. Craymer got off to a slow start but heated up in the second half. Junior Amanda...

Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Prepare for Season

Brianna Moynihan, Adam Abraham, Reporter

November 25, 2013


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Don’t look now, but basketball season has finally arrived. Are you short of breath after a couple times up and down the court? Are you bigger, faster, stronger than the player next to you? Have you harnessed your body’s athletic capabilities to the fullest? If you’ve been working with Joe Tofferi, t...

Varsity volleyball takes districts

Varsity volleyball takes districts

Mike Michalski, News Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Briefs, Sports

After a sweeping victory, the varsity volleyball team is the district champion. They beat Kenowa Hills three sets to zero. “It felt good to win,” junior Amy Kober said. “We didn’t play our absolute best but we were happy with winning and playing together.” Next Thursday the team will take on Ro...

Cross Country team advances to state finals

Schaefer Thelen, Sports Editor

November 1, 2013


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    Saturday, Nov. 2 the girls’ cross country team will head to Michigan International Speedway to compete in the Division 1 state meet for the 14th straight year. Runners include sophmore Hannah Kenny, senior Lanie Kenny, senior Claire Borchers, freshman Zoe McGregor, sophomore Malea Teerman, ...

Football players honor those affected by cancer

Lexi Carter, Managing Editor

October 25, 2013


Filed under Briefs, Sports

Tonight the last football game of the year will be held at the Buccaneer stadium starting at 7 p.m. The game will be honoring those who have gone through the many struggles of cancer and is put on by the Bucs Pride organization. Each player will be wearing a name on their jersey in order to honor those...

Six Things: What you should know about the equestrian team

Tressa Bathke, Reporter

October 2, 2013


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It seems that when the words “state championship” are associated with students, the majority of the school thinks of the girls basketball team. However, the equestrian team won the state championship in 2012 and students have gained more appreciation for the sport. The 13-year-old program became...