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Bucs knock off Mona Shores in epic game

Bucs knock off Mona Shores in epic game

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

What: In a last minute venue change, the Bucs were able to defeat the Sailors of Mona Shores 58-55 in a down to the wire game.   What Happened: Due to a power outage at Grand Haven High School, the game was moved to The Pit, where it once hosted Buccaneer basketball from 1953 to 1997. The P...

Haven Hoops scouting report

Haven Hoops scouting report

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

Last season: The team put up a 13-8 record and lost in the District Finals to an always tough, Muskegon Big Red’s team. The squad started out the year red hot, winning seven of their first eight games, they were absolutely lights out from three point range and the game down low was working for them...

Buccaneers hope to end losing streak by beating rival Rockford

Buccaneers hope to end losing streak by beating rival Rockford

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018

What: The Buccaneers look to get back on track after three straight losses and most recently, a blowout 27 point deficit to the Hudsonville Eagles. Their challenger, the Rockford Rams. A Grand Haven arch nemesis. Tip off is at 7:30 at Grand Haven High school on Friday night. The Rams have an advanta...

The week in review: Girls Basketball

The week in review: Girls Basketball

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 5, 2018

What Happened This Past Week: The Lady Bucs kicked off the week Tuesday by hosting Muskegon in a closely contested battle with the Bucs falling 39-37. Muskegon played strong transition offense and while the Bucs played well defensively by holding them to only 39 points, it wasn’t enough to get the ...

Bucs fall to Lakers in heartbreaking double overtime dagger

Bucs fall to Lakers in heartbreaking double overtime dagger

Paul Moffett, Reporter

December 20, 2017

What Happened: The Buccaneer squad battled against the Spring Lake Lakers until the very end but were unable to come out on top in a 69-66 double-overtime game. They were hit with a rough scoring episode and ended up shooting under 30% from the 3 point line. Spring Lake executed their aggressive physica...

Clash of the ages: sharp-shooting Bucs aim to beat Lakers again

Clash of the ages: sharp-shooting Bucs aim to beat Lakers again

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

What: The Bucs host rival Spring Lake for the annual Battle for the Drawbridge on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Expect an intense and loud atmosphere at this special rivalry game. The contest, as of late, has been full of thrilling games that have come down to the buzzer. Expect nothing less for this o...

Former Traverse City West coach, Greg Immink, named boys basketball coach

Former Traverse City West coach, Greg Immink, named boys basketball coach

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

November 24, 2015

27 applicants. Nine phone interviews. Six face to face meetings. Two large group interviews. But only one coach was chosen to lead Grand Haven’s boys varsity basketball team. Hope College graduate, Greg Immink, was named head coach following Bob Eidson’s one year stint as interim coach. “I...