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Girls cross country ends season with a bang at O-K Red Conference championship

Girls cross country ends season with a bang at O-K Red Conference championship

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven cross country girls team took the O-K Red Conference Championship, one of the state’s most competitive conferences, by storm this past Thursday. The varsity runners ended with a bang, for some it was their final meet, finishing in an overall 3rd place tie with Caledonia. ...

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country took second in the O-K Red conference championship. What It Means: The Buccaneers finished second for the season and will move on to the regional meet Saturday October 27 in Allendale. Key Moment: The Bucs were coached to get out to a fast first mil...

Season recap: Girls golf

Season recap: Girls golf

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

The Grand Haven girls golf team ended their regular season in 5th place overall for the O-K Red conference. Even though they had a rough go of it this season, there is still a lot of hope for next season. Losing some key players this past offseason led to some doubt. But for some, such as senior Ally K...

Bucs volleyball gets pair of wins to build momentum for postseason

Bucs volleyball gets pair of wins to build momentum for postseason

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Wednesday, the Bucs hosted the East Kentwood Falcons and the Grandville Bulldogs for their last two games before a chance at a postseason run. The night started with a high-intensity game that took all of five sets to settle. The Bucs defeated the Falcons in the last set by a score...

Bucs water polo in “survive and advance” mode this weekend at regionals

Bucs water polo in “survive and advance” mode this weekend at regionals

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT  TO EXPECT: After a mix of dominance in the first game, and hardships in the next, the Grand Haven Buccaneers placed second at Districts in Zeeland, and will now be traveling to Hudsonville to kick off Regionals in a must-win tournament. They will be facing off with East Grand Rapids in their fi...

Taper week begins for swim team

Taper week begins for swim team

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

As the swimming season dies down for the Grand Haven girls swimming team, the Bucs are not shying away from the pressure. Rather, they are swimming towards it. This 5-day stretch, often referred to as “hell week” by members of team, is where the squad buckles down and prepares for the postseason...

Michigan vs Michigan state opinion

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

“Oh he has trouble with the snap, and the ball is free… it’s picked up by Michigan state’s… Jalen Watts-Jackson and he scores! On the last play of the game, unbelievable!”   Everyone who is passionate about this rivalry knows that call by Sean Mcdonough in the 2015 Michigan vs...

Bucs water polo hoping for a good performance in district tournament

Bucs water polo hoping for a good performance in district tournament

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT IS HAPPENING: The Grand Haven  Bucs’ water polo team seeks nothing but success when they open the postseason this Saturday. They will be traveling to Zeeland and will be playing their first game against West Ottawa. THEY SAID IT:  “Right now we are dialed in and ready to play,” senior Matthew Marcus s...

Busy week in volleyball spells bad news for Buccaneers

Busy week in volleyball spells bad news for Buccaneers

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Tuesday, the Bucs varsity volleyball team hosted the Grandville Bulldogs for their annual senior night. Aggressive attacking play kept the sets close, but the Buccaneers ended up dropping all three sets 27-25, 27-25 and 25-23 on an emotional night for the team. Riding the emotions from...

Bucs to face Jenison tonight in home match up

Bucs to face Jenison tonight in home match up

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Bucs varsity boys soccer team finished their O-K Red conference season with a 6-2-3 record, 9-3-3 overall. The squad defeated Mona Shores in the district semifinals on Monday, Oct. 15 with scores by seniors Sam Scarpino, Jack DeKlyen and Mason Mahacek, as well as a game-clinc...

Buccaneer cross country team sprints to victory at Allendale Falcon invite

Buccaneer cross country team sprints to victory at Allendale Falcon invite

Kyle Bush, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country team took on the Allendale Falcon Invite last Saturday and placed first overall.   What It Means: The Buccaneers will move up in this week’s state rankings and will have momentum going into this weeks O-K Red jamboree meet.   Key Mom...