The Bucs' Blade

Girls water polo unable to sustain momentum on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

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. ...

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


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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...

Track & field splits with Rockford

Track & field splits with Rockford

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

All west-side Michigan natives know firsthand the freak snow storm that occurred last week Sunday. However, the boys and girls track team personally know the impact of the harsh conditions. So, when they traveled up to Rockford for their first away meet of the season, they were a bit surprised. T...

Pair of boys skiers prepared to impress at states

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Sports

WHAT’S HAPPENING: After placing fourth at regionals, juniors Mitch Bosgraaf and Jack Hardebeck are headed to states on Monday. Bosgraaf will be slalom and giant slalom skiing at states, and Hardebeck will be giant slalom skiing. Focusing on what they have been doing all year and being able to ski a...

Boys skiing suffers defeat on Senior Night

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The boys ski team took a trip to Cannonsburg to compete in their annual senior night meet. The team shared gifts with their coaches and the coaches shared pictures of the seniors throughout the senior’s time skiing on the team. The team took sixth place at the meet. WHAT IT MEANS: T...

Volleyball has magical season marked with district title

Volleyball has magical season marked with district title

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls volleyball team finished the season with a record of 35-19-2 and which earned them fifth place in the O-K Red conference, and added a thrilling postseason run, losing to Rockford in the regional finals. “I was happy to have my last time on a volleyball court to be at home,” senior Ol...

Season preview: Wrestling

Season preview: Wrestling

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The boys wrestling season kicks off this week and there’s a lot to look forward to in the season. Even though senior leaders from last season such as Daniel Guillen have graduated, there’s still great promise within the squad. Senior Cody Miller along with junior Riley Rhone led the group with state fin...

Bowling sets high goals for season with two new coaches

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Grand Haven Buccaneers’ varsity bowling team is going for the kill this season. They have their eyes on the prize as they aspire to win the state competition but will have to face some hardships while doing so. “Learning is our biggest goal,” senior Jonathan Garland said. “We want to wi...

Boys cross country starts strong, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Boys cross country starts strong, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Kyle Bush, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country took second in the O-K Red conference championship. What It Means: The Buccaneers finished second for the season and will move on to the regional meet Saturday October 27 in Allendale. Key Moment: The Bucs were coached to get out to a fast first mil...

Girls cross country ends season with a bang at O-K Red Conference championship

Girls cross country ends season with a bang at O-K Red Conference championship

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven cross country girls team took the O-K Red Conference Championship, one of the state’s most competitive conferences, by storm this past Thursday. The varsity runners ended with a bang, for some it was their final meet, finishing in an overall 3rd place tie with Caledonia. ...

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country took second in the O-K Red conference championship. What It Means: The Buccaneers finished second for the season and will move on to the regional meet Saturday October 27 in Allendale. Key Moment: The Bucs were coached to get out to a fast first mil...

Season recap: Girls golf

Season recap: Girls golf

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

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...