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Starbucks holiday hiccup

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Review

As the seasons change, so does Starbucks’ seasonal drinks. Every year the winter season drinks are the star of winter. Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, peppermint and white chocolate are taking over. The newest drink spoke to me instantly, a Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. At first I thought it s...

Sitting down with members of the Grand Haven High School fine arts department

Sophia Jaeger and Morgan Womack

February 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Music, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Reporters Sophia Jaeger and Morgan Womack chat with Rita McLary, Samantha Korecki, Dominique Christian, Noah Merriman and Pearl Slayton about their experiences with the arts.

Welcome (back) to the Pirate’s Pit

Welcome (back) to the Pirate’s Pit

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

January 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Yes that is the winning team!” thunders the student section, the sound reverberating through the small gym as a couple hundred of students point toward the Bucs’ bench. The year is 1995, and the Bucs are about to win their eighth straight game. The gymnasium is small and musty, yet electric and...

Boys varsity soccer defeats the Rockford Rams, 3-1

Boys varsity soccer defeats the Rockford Rams, 3-1

Jordan De Klyen, Sports Reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

What happened: Last night the Grand Haven boys varsity soccer team traveled to Rockford to face the Rams. Junior forward Mason Harloff scored in the first half carrying the Bucs into halftime with a 1-0 lead. With two more goals added by junior Drew Van Andel and senior Connor Jettner in the second ha...

Grand Haven rugby falls to Kalamazoo in the Division 2 state finals

Grand Haven rugby falls to Kalamazoo in the Division 2 state finals

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

May 30, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  What happened: The Buccaneer rugby squad faced off against Kalamazoo in the Division 2 state finals on May 30. The Bucs came up short to the undefeated team, 10-5 allowing Kalamazoo to claim their second straight state title. The club finished off their second season 7-2. Key player...

Grand Haven class of 2015 graduation ceremony

Grand Haven class of 2015 graduation ceremony

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

May 22, 2015


Filed under Photos, Top Stories

The class of 2015 graduated 421 students on Thursday, May 21. Among the 421 were 65 Distinguished Academic Leaders who all maintained a GPA of 3.9 or higher throughout their high school careers. Addressing the senior class included Class President Alexa Shampine, Student Council President Devin Merz...

Jason Duram takes the field as head coach

Jason Duram takes the field as head coach

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Jason Duram stands in the endzone with his arms folded, nodding in approval. He looks onto the field with pride in his eyes. Despite the summer heat the players practice their hardest to prepare for the looming Fruitport game. The first game that Duram will take the field under the new title of head...

Swing club meets for first time this year

Maggie LaLonde, Reporter

November 12, 2013


Filed under Briefs

The Buccaneer Original Swing Society met Tuesday, Nov. 12 for the first time this school year. The club meets every Tuesday after school from 3-4 p.m. in the cafeteria. “I’m not sure if we’re going to be meeting next week because of exams, but it will be every Tuesday after school,” junior and c...