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The Den Podcast: Senior Edition

May 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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, Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

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...

“The Den” Podcast 4/25

April 25, 2019


Filed under Audio, Sports

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek and Nick Twa discuss all the recent happenings in the world of professional sports. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-2  

Girls lacrosse trounced by Spring Lake

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

April 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

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 went into the game with an optimistic outlook,” senior Abby Dunster. “Spring Lake has always ...

Can Michigan State make a miraculous run for March Madness glory?

Can Michigan State make a miraculous run for March Madness glory?

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Michigan State has been one of the hard teams to predict this year. It has been a season of lengthy winning streaks and three game losing streaks against mediocre competition. But can it make a deep March run toward college basketball glory? Head coach Tom Izzo’s Spartans have made 22 straight NCAA Tour...

Vouching for the Vols in March

Vouching for the Vols in March

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

It’s mid-March and the snow is finally starting to melt away. When the sun is out and the wind is howling, West Michigan starts to feel like the bearable version again that we remember from months ago. At the same time, March Madness rolls into town. Hate it or love it, you won’t stop hearing...

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Sports Score

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Senior Cody Miller and junior Riley Rhone are going to Ford Field in Detroit to compete for a state championship this weekend. They are the leading two wrestlers for the squad. They have to compete against the best in the state, both having the #1 wrestlers in their brackets. For Rh...