The Bucs' Blade

Wheeler wishes to occupy time during leave from school

Freshman Justin Wheeler distracts himself the road to take a quick picture. Completing the 50 hours needed for Segment One of driver's training is something Wheeler hopes to accomplish during his time off.

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2020

Freshman Justin Wheeler isn’t much of a reader.  He averages about a book a year. It’s not that he doesn’t like to read or is illiterate - in fact, he is eager to learn with each new novel - but he just doesn’t have time.  Now he does. “I could see myself picking a book during this break,” Wheele...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 14: “Too Much Sauce”

Senior Owen Ross puts up a shot against Spring Lake. Ross, one of the teams captains, has led the team out of their conference play slump as of late.

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa

February 13, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by senior basketball player Owen Ross. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2738842

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

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Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2020

Bud Light: “Inside Post’s Brain” Without every directly going at humor, Bud Light does it subtly as they show what the inside of Post Malone’s brain is thinking. The thoughts themselves are comical, but the true laughter comes when his inner thoughts look exactly like him. On the out...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 11: “Yessir”

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa

January 23, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by special guest Adam Strom. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2561686-the-den-podcast-episode-11-yessir ...

“The Den” Podcast: “Oh Lord, Not Again”

Senior Andrew Sinke shakes off his eye injury in a game against Spring Lake. Sinke is the team's sharpshooter.

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer

January 16, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2505436-the-den-podcast-episode-10-oh-lord-not-again...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 9: “It’s Our Applebee’s”

Junior Owen Ross attempts to convert a layup against East Kentwood. Ross has been a catalyst for the Bucs recently, leading them in scoring over the past three games.

December 18, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give listeners an inside scoop on what to expect from this Friday's Grand Haven v. Spring Lake basketball games. ...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 8: “Debate Club”

Senior Owen Ross drives to the hoop past a defender. As an intense player, Ross will be a catalyst for the Bucs this season.

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer

December 11, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2265953-the-den-podcast-episode-8-debate-club

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 7: “In My Feelings”

Junior Jolee Houle celebrates with her team after a high-scoring first half against East Kentwood. Houle, the team's primary outside shooter, had 18 points in a loss to Muskegon in the district opener.

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer

December 5, 2019

Sports fanatics Nick Twa, Brendan Vander Meer and Sam Woiteshek share their perspective on the week's hottest sports news. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2228609-the-den-podcast-episode-7-in-my-feelings

New “Star Wars” trailer signfies epic ending to series

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Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 24, 2019

Well Star Wars fans, this is the beginning of the end. The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth movie in the Star Wars saga, has just released its final trailer for the movie that comes out on December 20. And it does not disappoint.  The trailer starts out with a heart-racing scene with Rey (Daisy Ridley) r...

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Senior Jaden King prepares to hit the water. King was a first-timer in the competition this year.

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 9, 2019

The annual belly flop contest was held during sixth hour on Tuesday. Eighteen student floppers and a few staff members participated in the event as seniors were let out early to spectate. Junior and past champion of the contest Thomas MacDonald enjoys the contest and participated this year as well...

Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Senior Gavin Jonker battles for the ball against Caledonia. Jonker, among with the rest of the senior, have acted as leaders for a primarily young team this year.

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

Junior doubles player Tyler De Gram and his partner await an opposing serve. Doubles has been the weakness for the Bucs this year and poor health did not help their cause.

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...