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Boys basketball uses hot start to snap losing streak

Boys basketball uses hot start to snap losing streak

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys basketball team took on Rockford in a rescheduled away conference game on Wednesday Feb. 6, winning 48-43. A good start that gave the Bucs an eleven point lead in the first half had them never looking back. This ends the group’s three game losing streak, littered wit...

Bowling suffers first loss to Caledonia

Bowling suffers first loss to Caledonia

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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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...

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Nick Twa, Reporter

January 24, 2019


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WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team took on perennial conference foe West Ottawa in an away meet Wednesday night. The squad won 68-6 and had total control of the meet the entire night. Only suffering one loss of a match, the Bucs kept their composure, making sure they could secure the win....

Swim and dive shooting for success on Senior Night

Swim and dive shooting for success on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What’s Happening: When it comes to the boys’ swim & dive team, its business as usual. The boys are hitting the pool fast and strong these past couple weeks in training. They have been putting in the yards and the results show it. The team already has a bunch of individuals and relays qualify for ...

Hockey seeking to improve on last year’s postseason finish

Hockey seeking to improve on last year’s postseason finish

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

The boys hockey season is now underway and the team has started off the season with a 2-3 record. Notable returners from last year include seniors Trevor Kalis, Christian Forbes and Kyle Eveland, as well as juniors Cooper Fox and Nate Beers. Their talent and experience combine to allow the Bucs to pl...

New leadership and strong chemistry look to propel swim & dive

New leadership and strong chemistry look to propel swim & dive

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

The boys swim and dive team is back in the water again. This season the team is already hitting some rough waters from setbacks in practice with a broken pump in the pool. However, the team team having to recover and regroup from losing their excellent talent in the last year's seniors bunch. Yet, t...

Season recap: Girls cross country

Season recap: Girls cross country

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

November 17, 2018


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The girls cross country placed 3rd consistently throughout the season, earning them 3rd overall in the OK-Red Conference this season. Unfortunately, when it came to regionals, these girls were unable to snatch one of the three team slots for states. Adding to the ache of this devastating lost, this ...

Season recap: Boys tennis

Season recap: Boys tennis

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

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...

Bucs water polo gets big win over Zeeland East

Bucs water polo gets big win over Zeeland East

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED: After a strong 11-2 start, The Grand Haven Buccaneers slowed down, but still manage to finish Zeeland East off with a 12-7 victory on senior night. WHAT IT MEANS: The seniors were sent off with a win on senior night. Also, because Zeeland is a top team in their district, a victory over the...

Girls Soccer Weekly

Girls Soccer Weekly

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

May 6, 2018


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What Happened: On Monday, the Buccaneers traveled to West Ottawa and won 5-3. After recent weeks of a sputtering offense, Grand Haven finally were able to get it going. Junior Alli Keyser led the Bucs with two goals, followed by senior Lucy Toppen, sophomore Jennifer Dear and junior Dahlia Jerovsek, all o...

Lakers take down Bucs in crushing double-overtime loss; round two coming Tuesday

Lakers take down Bucs in crushing double-overtime loss; round two coming Tuesday

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2018


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What Happened: In a rivalry clash that went to double overtime, the boys Buccaneer lacrosse team would not end up victorious, allowing five unanswered goals, including the game-winner for Spring Lake in a 10-9 loss. For the majority of the contest, each squad stayed within one goal of the other. When sen...