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Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit you well,” counselor Steve Evink said. If unable to visit colleges on your own, students can s...

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 11, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The varsity football team beat Caledonia 34-27 tonight in an intense Homecoming game. The score was tied up 27-27 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but senior Connor Worthington carried the ball into the end-zone with a few minutes left, securing a win for the Bucs.   ...

Boys water polo loses to Hudsonville at Bucs Pride game

Boys water polo loses to Hudsonville at Bucs Pride game

Jacob Welch, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The boys water polo team lost the Sept. 25 game against Hudsonville with a final score of 4 - 14. The Grand Haven team wore purple Bucs Pride shirts for cancer recognition and all players had a special name, honoring those who had the disease. “It's a learning experience to actually play with ...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice

May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...

Boys lacrosse weekly update

Boys lacrosse weekly update

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

WHAT: The Buccaneer boys lacrosse team split  two games last week, losing to Grandville 11-4 and knocking down West Ottawa 12-3. WHAT THIS MEANS: The team advances to 4-6 on the year. KEY PLAYERS: Senior Max Sepeshy scored a goal in the victory over the panthers of West Ottawa. Freshman Dominic Jerov...

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...

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

What: The Bucs fell to the Rockets of Reeths Puffer on Tuesday night, 54-39.   What Happened: Grand Haven fell behind early to a veteran loaded Reeths Puffer team and were never able to recover. The Bucs were down 12-7 after the first quarter, 21-17 at the half and 39-27 going into the fourth...

Seniors reflect on roller coaster tenure with the Bucs football program

Seniors reflect on roller coaster tenure with the Bucs football program

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

The 2018 football season has come to an end for every athlete on the team, but for the seniors… it all comes to an end for good.  Which means no more practices, no more inside jokes with the team, no more two-a-days, no more Friday Night Lights.   The class of 2019 had a very different go ar...

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

Nick Rice, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Meditation. Many people process the word “meditation” as sitting on the floor criss-cross applesauce and chanting “om.” If that is how you do it, great. The good news is that is not the only way to meditate. Meditation is the simple act of thought watching. It works a lot like people watching. I...