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Bucs water polo gets big win over Zeeland East

Bucs water polo gets big win over Zeeland East

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED: After a strong 11-2 start, The Grand Haven Buccaneers slowed down, but still manage to finish Zeeland East off with a 12-7 victory on senior night. WHAT IT MEANS: The seniors were sent off with a win on senior night. Also, because Zeeland is a top team in their district, a victory over the...

Grand Haven water polo shuts out Grandville in lopsided victory

Grand Haven water polo shuts out Grandville in lopsided victory

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven Buccaneers boys water polo team traveled to a struggling Grandville team’s pool on Monday and produced a lopsided victory, with a score of 14-0. WHAT IT MEANS:  With a win like this, it shows the team is starting to gain confidence and is finding their stride. They a...

Girls golf finishes off jamboree before regionals

Girls golf finishes off jamboree before regionals

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The Buccaneers played in their home jamboree on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Grand Haven Golf Course, finishing their last match preparing for the postseason. The Lady Bucs ended up in third place, with Hudsonville finishing first with a combined score of 159 and Caledonia coming behind the...

Bucs tennis takes care of GRCC and Whitehall in home meet

Bucs tennis takes care of GRCC and Whitehall in home meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven boys varsity tennis team hosted a home Tri-match on Wednesday, Oct. 3, playing against Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Whitehall. The Bucs defeated both teams in a lopsided event, 6-2 and 5-3 respectively. WHAT IT MEANS: The squad won an important match befor...

Bucs volleyball starts strong but can’t finish against talented Rockford squad

Bucs volleyball starts strong but can’t finish against talented Rockford squad

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Tuesday, the Buccaneers varsity volleyball team faced yet another tough road test in the O-K Red conference: the Rockford Rams. Coming out hot in the first set winning 25-22, the Bucs dropped the next three sets 25-17, 25-21 and 25-18 against a dominant Rockford team. What It Mea...

EK Falcons steal the show on homecoming night

EK Falcons steal the show on homecoming night

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Homecoming night in Grand Haven, the O-K Red conference leading East Kentwood Falcons defeated the Buccaneers in a lopsided 55-6 victory.   What it means: The Grand Haven Buccaneer football team has lost four straight games after starting off 2-0 and falls to 2-4 on the sea...

Girl Up 5k Preview

Girl Up 5k Preview

Caleb Berko, News editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Sports

The Girl Up clubs of Grand Haven High School and Spring Lake High School are planning a 5k to raise funds for their programs taking place on October 6 at 8:30 a.m. at the Spring Lake High School cross country course.   Registration costs and more information can be found here.   Junior Jal...

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Sports

What Happened: The Bucs trekked to Caledonia to face the Fighting Scots in a crucial conference matchup. After losing all three sets, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21 the Bucs fell to 25-11-2. Inconsistency in all aspects of the game meant the squad was constantly fighting an uphill battle, which proved to be t...

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Photos, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The senior class of 2019 won Powderpuff last night, behind a speedy offensive attack and tough defense. They beat the sophomores 8-0 in overtime before taking down the juniors 8-0 in the championship match. WHAT IT MEANS: The seniors claimed their first championship and will leave Grand Haven High ...

Q&A with Assistant Golf Coach Taylor Schriber

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Q: How long have you been around the sport of golf? What got you to start playing and more importantly to start wanting to coach it? A: I have been around the sport of golf since I can remember. I remember being three years old owning a pair of plastic clubs and balls and hitting them around the back...

Buccaneer Baseball splits with talented Hudsonville squad

Buccaneer Baseball splits with talented Hudsonville squad

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: In a makeup doubleheader on Tuesday, the Bucs split with the Eagles of Hudsonville, losing the first game, 5-2 and winning the second game, 2-1. Strong pitching and consistent defensive play contributed to the victory in the second game. However, runs were scored early by the Eagles in the firs...

Girls Soccer Weekly

Girls Soccer Weekly

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Monday, the Buccaneers traveled to West Ottawa and won 5-3. After recent weeks of a sputtering offense, Grand Haven finally were able to get it going. Junior Alli Keyser led the Bucs with two goals, followed by senior Lucy Toppen, sophomore Jennifer Dear and junior Dahlia Jerovsek, all o...