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Why the Tigers will take the crown this tournament

Why the Tigers will take the crown this tournament

PJ Moffet, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Clemson’s creeping to the championship. The hype is brewing. The fans are ready. The brackets are set. The bets are made. Who is will walk out with the win in this years NCAA men's basketball tournament? Better yet who even has the chance to take it all the way to the Final Four? Everyone has thei...

Will Michigan State pull it all together for a magic March run?

Will Michigan State pull it all together for a magic March run?

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Starting as the second-ranked team in the preseason AP poll, and ending as the fifth-ranked team in the nation, a three seed was an underwhelming evaluation to most State fans. However, you don’t count the Spartans out in March, no matter what the seed. It’s not a well-kept secret that March is ...

Michigan’s momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Michigan’s momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It is upon us. The upsets, cinderella stories, big names, buzzer beaters. It’s all here. This is the 2018 NCAA college basketball tournament. In other words… March Madness. 68 teams all competing for a National championship, but only one can claim victory. That team in my opinion will be the Michi...

Why Duke will win the title again and no one will like it

Why Duke will win the title again and no one will like it

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Yet another NCAA tournament is upon us. March Madness and all of its hysteria is soon to be underway and with that, another crown will be presented to the king of the ‘Big Dance’. Through a season of turbulence and surprises week after week, many were left unclear as to who would come out on to...

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Every March, there is a certain time that calls for days of endless basketball, filled with underdog stories, buzzer-beaters and heartbreak. Or, in other words: madness. March Madness. This year when millions of people fill out their brackets, most be will be determined to choose one of the tourna...

Bucs Bowling hope rises as season ends

Bucs Bowling hope rises as season ends

Nick Garvale, Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

As the bowing season come to an end, the team has improved greatly over the last couple of months as well as we can hope for a couple of representatives to sport GHHS at states. While the regular and postseason are finished, those events are in the past and the few bowlers who can say they made the cut f...

Balanced attack leads Lady Bucs to dominant district win

Balanced attack leads Lady Bucs to dominant district win

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: In a district semi-final contest against Mona Shores, the Grand Haven girls basketball team was easily able to handle the Sailors in front of their home crowd with a 51-24 win. This was one of the Buccaneers’ better performances of the year as both their electric offense and tough defen...

Bucs finish regular season with loss to FHC

Bucs finish regular season with loss to FHC

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: The Buccaneers fell to Forest Hills Central last night, 60-54 in what was the teams final regular season game. Grand Haven was able to finish off the regular season with a 14-7 record. Despite the loss, the Bucs were able to compete with a top tier, Red Ranger squad that was looking to win their 17...

Why this year’s Olympics were the worst this century

Why this year’s Olympics were the worst this century

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Out of all the Olympiad’s that have happened in my lifetime, though it might not be a lot, these Winter Olympics in PyeongChang were by far the most boring, lackadaisical and unintriguing games that I have witnessed. Period. With the American team not living up to their hype until the final week or ...

The week in review: Girls basketball

The week in review: Girls basketball

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What Happened This Past Week: The Lady Bucs’ started their week with an away game against the Grandville Bulldogs on Tuesday. Thanks to another strong defensive outing, particularly in the second half, the Lady Bucs were able to leave Grandville with a 47-33 win. Next up for the Bucs were the Fighting...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 22

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

American Results: It was a disappointing day for the USA. The lone bright spot was the men’s curling semi-finals. The Americans upset the Canadians with a 5-3 win. Canada always has had a great curling team, so this comes as a bit of a surprise for the United States. They’ll play in the gold meda...

Second-to-last home contest has Bucs taking the victory by offensive firepower

Second-to-last home contest has Bucs taking the victory by offensive firepower

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: In one of their final regular-season clashes, the Bucs hockey team took on conference rival Grand Rapids West Catholic on home ice and shut them down, earning Grand Haven a 5-2 victory. Having the upper hand at the end of the first powered the Bucs to cruise to yet another key conferenc...