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Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Coach Doug Thorne explains the plan for practice. The Bucs open their season against Mona Shores High School on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at home.

Boys Swimming & Diving Opens Season Against Mona Shores High School

Ian Burley, Reporter December 13, 2023

The Buccaneer boys Swimming and Diving team kicks off its season against the Mona Shores Sailors with a home meet. The meet will take place on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and will be the first of three meets that...

Junior Will Korenstra shoots a three pointer while the Bucs are down. The Bucs went on to win this game 69-62 and increase their win streak to 8. The Bucs will host Dearborn at 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 1.

Boys Varsity Basketball Prepares for Season Opener Against Dearborn Pioneers

Ian Burley, Reporter November 30, 2023

The varsity boys basketball team plays their first game of the season against the Dearborn Pioneers on Dec. 1 at 7:00 p.m. The Pioneers enter this matchup looking for revenge after their 65-45 loss to...

Triumph Four out of five girls wrestlers pose for a picture at the Lady Mat Cat in Montague Michigan.

First ever girls wrestling Regionals

Riley Vining, Reporter February 17, 2022

For the first time in Michigan’s history, girls wrestling will have their own regional qualifying meet.  Michigan was the 29th state to sanction women’s wrestling, with only 32 states officially...

Spectators watch on during the Grand Haven v East Kentwood game.

MHSAA lifts restrictions on sporting events

Jacob Welch, Reporter October 7, 2020

The Michigan High School Athletic Association recently removed venue size restrictions on all sporting events, with a limited capacity of 500 for indoor activities and 1000 for external activities, effective...

Girls lacrosse trounced by Spring Lake

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter April 20, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven girls lacrosse team squared off with long time rival Spring Lake. They lost 13-5 in a game that started out strong for Lady Bucs but ended sloppily. THEY SAID IT: “We...

Junior Wyatt Syzmas is crowned victorius in the Bucs home dual meet this weekend. Grand Haven begins conference play this week at home against Caledonia.

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Business Manager December 18, 2018

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team played in a home duals meet facing Spring Lake, Battle Creek Lakeview, Howell and Reeths-Puffer. It finished the meet with a 3-1 record on the day....

Junior Mark Wilgenburg swats a ball away during a home match against Zeeland East. The Chix play host to districts this weekend, where the Bucs will look to gain momentum.

Bucs water polo hoping for a good performance in district tournament

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter October 19, 2018

WHAT IS HAPPENING: The Grand Haven  Bucs’ water polo team seeks nothing but success when they open the postseason this Saturday. They will be traveling to Zeeland and will be playing their first game...

Jack DeKlyen heads the ball against East Kentwood. The team will look to provide more offense against Jenison in their district semifinal game.

Bucs to face Jenison tonight in home match up

Nick Twa, Business Manager October 17, 2018

WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Bucs varsity boys soccer team finished their O-K Red conference season with a 6-2-3 record, 9-3-3 overall. The squad defeated Mona Shores in the district semifinals on Monday, Oct....

Junior Nick Wilson goes for ball against his opponent. Wilson has been a catalyst for the Bucs, who have been playing well as of late.

Grand Haven water polo shuts out Grandville in lopsided victory

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter October 4, 2018

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven Buccaneers boys water polo team traveled to a struggling Grandville team’s pool on Monday and produced a lopsided victory, with a score of 14-0. WHAT IT MEANS:  With...

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