The Bucs' Blade

Baseball to host districts

Nick Twa, Reporter

June 1, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Bucs head to district play as the regular season has concluded. The team takes on Mona Shores in a matchup that favors the squad. Junior Owen Krizan highlights the roster with his multifaceted playing style as he can dominate on the mound as well as in the infield. A commandin...

Girls lacrosse falls to Spring Lake in major rivalry game

Girls lacrosse falls to Spring Lake in major rivalry game

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

May 8, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven varsity girls lacrosse team travelled to Spring Lake for the annual Battle of the Bridge contest. The game was played sloppily and resulted in a 12-8 loss. THEY SAID IT: “We played with moments of brilliance,” coach Mark Robertson said. “The rest of the game wa...

Girls water polo unable to sustain momentum on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

May 6, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Buccaneers girls varsity water polo team hosted Hudsonville last Thursday. In the first quarter both teams showed equal aggressive and competitive spirit, ending it 3-2 in favor of the Hudsonville. However, Grand Haven proved to be no match for the Eagles, dropping the game 13-3. ...

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

May 2, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven girls lacrosse team traveled to West Ottawa, winning 10-8. They got into a hole early, trailing 6-1. However, they went on a run soon. It was an aggressive game, one that saw few yellow cards. WHAT IT MEANS: The win shows that no lead is safe in conference play. Yet, it also proves th...

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven boys golf team headed to the Macatawa Legends golf course to participate in the West Ottawa jamboree. This was the first time a full team was available to play  for the Bucs, since two of their golfers served four-game suspensions. Grand Haven earned a fourth place fini...

Baseball smashes West Ottawa with electrifying offense

Nick Twa, Reporter

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The baseball team battled West Ottawa on Thursday, defeating the Panthers at home 11-1. This game clinched a three-game sweep for the squad, which is always pivotal when the season starts conference play. KEY PLAYERS: 1st star: Senior Jax Mast - Mast shined on the mound, p...

Record-breaking season for girls basketball suffers harsh ending in district opener

Record-breaking season for girls basketball suffers harsh ending in district opener

Nick Twa, Reporter

March 6, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING/WHAT IT MEANS: Grand Haven girls basketball took on Muskegon in district playoffs action, falling 52-47 in a hard-fought battle. The final seconds ticked off the clock as a few clutch free throws by Muskegon widened the lead just enough to seal the victory. This means that the senio...

Bowling suffers first loss to Caledonia

Bowling suffers first loss to Caledonia

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

February 6, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Bucs’ bowling team clashed with Caledonia yesterday in what would turn out be a crushing 13-17 loss. The team’s attitude seemed to get in the way of their game. “It seemed like players were starting to give up” Senior Jonathan Garland said. WHAT IT MEANS: The Bucs fell to...

Bucs travel to states this weekend looking to secure a championship

Bucs travel to states this weekend looking to secure a championship

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

November 9, 2018

WHAT IS HAPPENING:  After a hard fought 2-1 record at Regionals and placing third in the region, the water polo team now has its eyes on the prize as they are traveling to East Kentwood to kick off the state finals. THEY SAID IT: “We’re excited,” senior Jackson Hamm said. “The last three years we’ve lost...

Season recap: Boys tennis

Season recap: Boys tennis

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 2, 2018

The boys tennis team finished off their season in 6th place in the O-K Red Conference with a 9-8-1 overall record. They had to compete against some steep competition, as well as dealing with harsh weather conditions later in the season.   “I think our team performed above the level we were thought to...

Season recap: Girls golf

Season recap: Girls golf

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 25, 2018

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

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...