The Bucs' Blade

“There isn’t anything I’d give for just one more practice”

From left to right: now seniors Connor Worthington, Alex Kapala, Tyler Harp, Caleb King and Owen Krizan pose with the District Champions trophy they won in 2019.

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

April 28, 2020

When baseball seniors Alex Kapala and Owen Krizan walked off the field last year they never imagined it’d be their last. The news of their season ending so abruptly hit them both pretty hard.  “I was in shock,” Krizan said. “It was definitely hard to understand everything and put it all toge...

What’s up with the 12th Buc?

Leaders try to engage all members of the section. Senior Carter Prieditis holds a sign letting students know what they’re all about. “The section’s purpose is to encourage the players,
especially when they need it the most,” Bremmer said. “But also to show some spirit, show some student pride, and kind of just let the opposing team know what we’re all about.”

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

November 9, 2019

Year after year, the student section is the source of energy and excitement for our football, soccer, basketball, and numerous other sports teams.  They show up and bring the heat. They’re the ones who stomp their feet on the North side of the bleachers every game, they’re the ones shouting (a...

Varsity football falls to Hudsonville in season finale

Senior Connor Worthington stays and waits until every member of the team walks off the field. Worthington is pictured embracing senior Owen Krizan as they head for the locker room.

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

November 9, 2019

What Happened:  The Buccaneers fought a war last night at Hudsonville’s Eagle Stadium. They battled through bitterly cold weather conditions, poor management and sportsmanship, which sparked several heated scenes throughout the game. Unfortunately, the Bucs lost the advantage at the critical sta...

Football searches for immense payoff from their hard work

Senior quarterback, Alex Kapala, searches downfield  for an open receiver during the away East Kentwood game.

Camille Berko, Managing Editor for Content

November 7, 2019

With a huge victory under their belt, the football team is marching towards another underdog matchup with 12th ranked Hudsonville on Friday, Nov. 8. The Bucs are currently riding a five-game winning streak with an overall record of 6-4.  “Our first matchup with them didn’t go as planned, it was pr...

Football downs Grandville, advances to next round of playoffs

Senior quarterback Alex Kapala hangs onto the ball and quickly finds the gaps in Grandville's defense. The Bucs' ground game proved to be the deciding factor in the victory.

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

November 2, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED:  At first, viewed as the underdogs, Grand Haven achieved the unexpected at Friday night’s game in Grandville by defeating the Bulldogs on their home turf in the first round of the playoffs. The Buccaneers can attribute their win to an early lead in the first half with an intense...

Varsity football falls to Grandville in annual purple game

Varsity football falls to Grandville in annual purple game

Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED:  The varsity football team lost 27 - 7 to the Grandville Bulldogs. This game was special because it was the purple game, a traditional Grand Haven sporting event where fans and players alike wear purple to support cancer awareness. All members on the team wore jerseys either i...