The Bucs' Blade

Basketball seniors Will McWatters and Jalen Greene reflect on their seasons during COVID-19 outbreak

Senior Will McWatters is pictured on the far left with his teammates after the team defeated Spring Lake in the

Nick Twa, Business Manager

April 20, 2020

There is one certain thing that has come along with all of the uncertainty pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, and that is plans ending or changing.  One of those plans is the boys basketball playoffs. For senior Will McWatters, having his senior season ending in the blink of an eye made him...

Boys basketball seeks revenge

Owen Ross goes up for a layup during a conference rivalry game against Hudsonville.

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The boys basketball team prepares to take on the Caledonia Fighting Scots at home on Feb. 21.  “We feel like we can beat them,” senior Adam Strom said. “We feel like we can play with anybody. We should because we play better at home too.” The boys traveled to face the Scots early on in Feb...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 14: “Too Much Sauce”

Senior Owen Ross puts up a shot against Spring Lake. Ross, one of the teams captains, has led the team out of their conference play slump as of late.

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa

February 13, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by senior basketball player Owen Ross.

Boys basketball to battle Spring Lake in Battle of the Bridge game

Senior Owen Ross drives to the hoop past a defender. As an intense player, Ross will be a catalyst for the Bucs this season.

Nick Twa, Business Manager

December 20, 2019

Tonight, the boys basketball team takes on the Lakers of Spring Lake with tip-off at 7:30 p.m.. Along with being the Battle of the Bridge game, it is also Bucs Pride night, so the players will be playing for a purpose. “We’re not playing for ourselves,” senior Adam Strom said. “We’re playi...

Slaying the size-demons

Fellow junior Trevor Holleman and I playing against rival Spring Lake freshman year. That was my last season of basketball. Due to my size, I saw limited playing time, but I made sure to always have a positive impact in every opportunity I got.

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

January 19, 2018

Let’s take it back in time. Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. I was in the eighth grade at Lakeshore Middle School and there was only one thing I could think about during that fall day: did I make the A or B basketball team? Before that day, I had spent the past 11 months, since the minute the last school ...

5 things to do this weekend

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Fire up the student section this Friday as the boys and girls basketball teams battle rivals from Rockford High School on the road. The girls will tip-off at 6 p.m. followed by the boys at 7:45 p.m. Take advantage of the unusually warm weather, and explore one of West Michigan’s best kept secrets,...