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Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The Grand Haven varsity boys soccer team fell to Hudsonville on Tuesday night 5-3. Down 3-1 at halftime, the Bucs got a quick goal to cut the deficit to one. However, Hudsonville responded mere minutes later with two goals of their own, all but sealing a victory for the Eagles. Gran...

Injured tennis squad falls to East Kentwood

Injured tennis squad falls to East Kentwood

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

September 17, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED Last night, the varsity boys tennis team hosted a conference match against East Kentwood. Although the Bucs performed well, the recent illnesses and injuries left Grand Haven at a loss against one of their toughest competitors, falling 5-4.  WHAT THIS MEANS The loss is a minor setback for th...

Baseball to host districts

Nick Twa, Business Manager

June 1, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Bucs head to district play as the regular season has concluded. The team takes on Mona Shores in a matchup that favors the squad. Junior Owen Krizan highlights the roster with his multifaceted playing style as he can dominate on the mound as well as in the infield. A commandin...

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...

The Den Podcast 5/29

May 29, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek and Nick Twa discuss all the recent happenings in the world of  sports. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-529  

The Den Podcast: Senior Edition

May 10, 2019

It's a special week on The Den Podcast, as sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek and Nick Twa are joined by the senior members of the sports team in Ashton Voorhees, Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Jack Reus and Chris Hudson. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-senior-edition

Girls lacrosse falls to Spring Lake in major rivalry game

Girls lacrosse falls to Spring Lake in major rivalry game

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

May 8, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven varsity girls lacrosse team travelled to Spring Lake for the annual Battle of the Bridge contest. The game was played sloppily and resulted in a 12-8 loss. THEY SAID IT: “We played with moments of brilliance,” coach Mark Robertson said. “The rest of the game wa...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

Nick Twa, Business Manager

May 6, 2019

If there was one word to sum up Avengers: Endgame, it would be WOW. Just when you thought Infinity War raised the bar, Endgame completely blew it out of the water. There will be no intentional spoilers as I’m sure a lot still haven’t seen it, although there may be parts of Infinity War in this r...

Girls water polo unable to sustain momentum on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

May 6, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Buccaneers girls varsity water polo team hosted Hudsonville last Thursday. In the first quarter both teams showed equal aggressive and competitive spirit, ending it 3-2 in favor of the Hudsonville. However, Grand Haven proved to be no match for the Eagles, dropping the game 13-3. ...

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

May 2, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven girls lacrosse team traveled to West Ottawa, winning 10-8. They got into a hole early, trailing 6-1. However, they went on a run soon. It was an aggressive game, one that saw few yellow cards. WHAT IT MEANS: The win shows that no lead is safe in conference play. Yet, it also proves th...

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven boys golf team headed to the Macatawa Legends golf course to participate in the West Ottawa jamboree. This was the first time a full team was available to play  for the Bucs, since two of their golfers served four-game suspensions. Grand Haven earned a fourth place fini...

Baseball smashes West Ottawa with electrifying offense

Nick Twa, Business Manager

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The baseball team battled West Ottawa on Thursday, defeating the Panthers at home 11-1. This game clinched a three-game sweep for the squad, which is always pivotal when the season starts conference play. KEY PLAYERS: 1st star: Senior Jax Mast - Mast shined on the mound, p...