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Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

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. This boosts the group’s total record to 7-1 on the season, giving them significant amounts of mom...

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War
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Nick Twa, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Review, Top Stories

So… that happened. That was what I thought when I finished watching the Avengers: Endgame trailer. Sure, all trailers are meant to get you excited for the movie. But this trailer took it to another level. The suspense that was left from Avengers: Infinity War was honed in when Marvel decided to c...

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

This Saturday Dec. 15 marks a first for the Grand Haven High School Model United Nations team (GHMUN), as they hold their inaugural conference, specifically in the LGI and four pod 1 classrooms, against three local West Michigan teams - Grandville, Spring Lake and West Ottawa. As the Grand Haven...

Hockey seeking to improve on last year’s postseason finish

Hockey seeking to improve on last year’s postseason finish

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

The boys hockey season is now underway and the team has started off the season with a 2-3 record. Notable returners from last year include seniors Trevor Kalis, Christian Forbes and Kyle Eveland, as well as juniors Cooper Fox and Nate Beers. Their talent and experience combine to allow the Bucs to pl...

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Q and A with volleyball seniors Avery Strohmeyer and Avolyn Lepo

Q and A with volleyball seniors Avery Strohmeyer and Avolyn Lepo

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Seniors Avolyn Lepo and Avery Strohmeyer are nearing the end of their volleyball careers at Grand Haven High School. Both have been successful in high school, and now they are both moving on to play college volleyball. They will sign for their respective colleges on Nov. 14 in the LGI. Lepo is signing ...

GHHS Business department gains new tech tools for long-term marketing benefits

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Finance, News, Technology

New this year, the business department acquired a sublimation press and printer for production of apparel and gear to revamp the Buc Stop, as well as to design promotional high resolution photos and promotional items to market the in-school business. With these advanced tools, practically all f...

Senior athletes sign letters of intent

Senior athletes sign letters of intent

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, seniors Gabby Hentemann and Baby Hang signed their letters of intent to play cross country and softball respectively. They were met by a large crowd in the large group instruction room, full of family and friends supporting them. They were two of four total seniors signing ...

Ackerman commits to the University of Michigan

Ackerman commits to the University of Michigan

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Sports, Top Stories

Fans of the Grand Haven Buccaneers and Michigan Wolverines were equally enthusiastic on Monday, when junior swimmer Kathryn Ackerman verbally committed to the University of Michigan. Ackerman, perhaps Grand Haven’s best swimmer of all time, is specifically joining the swim team for the Wolverines. ...

Volleyball looks to capture district title versus Reeths-Puffer

Volleyball looks to capture district title versus Reeths-Puffer

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What’s Happening: On Wednesday, the volleyball team blew a crafty Kenowa Hills squad out of the water in the district semifinals, advancing to the finals after winning all three sets with scores of 25-10, 25-20 and 25-19. Kenowa Hills aimed to tip and dink balls over the net routinely, which caught t...

Boys cross country starts strong, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Boys cross country starts strong, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Kyle Bush, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country took second in the O-K Red conference championship. What It Means: The Buccaneers finished second for the season and will move on to the regional meet Saturday October 27 in Allendale. Key Moment: The Bucs were coached to get out to a fast first mil...

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

Boys cross country comes out hot, unable to finish in O-K Red Conference championship

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country took second in the O-K Red conference championship. What It Means: The Buccaneers finished second for the season and will move on to the regional meet Saturday October 27 in Allendale. Key Moment: The Bucs were coached to get out to a fast first mil...