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The boys cross country team share a hug before running in the O-K Red conference meet in 2021. Norder and Clark are off to a great start this year, both running personal best times at the MSU meet.

Boys cross country off to hot start

Sage Jarmosco, Reporter September 20, 2022

WHAT HAPPENED: The boys cross country team, currently ranked at fourth in the state and first in region, finished in fourth place at the Michigan State University meet on Friday, Sept. 16. According to...

RUNNING: Buitenhuis runs at pre regionals on Nov. 5 at Grand Haven High School.

Sophomore Ava Buitenhuis qualifies for state cross country

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor November 5, 2020

Sophomore Ava Buitenhuis qualified for the state cross country meet and will be participating on Friday, Nov. 6 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. “I was very happy because...

Boys and Girls XC battle West Ottawa

Boys and Girls XC battle West Ottawa

Camille Berko, Editor In Chief October 14, 2020

Cross Country meet rescheduled

Cross Country meet rescheduled

Michael Baldus October 3, 2019

The boys and girls second cross country O-K Red conference meet was canceled due to bad weather on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The meet was at East Kentwood High School. The meet has been rescheduled for Wednesday,...

Opinion: No harm in cornrows

Macayla Cramer , Reporter November 28, 2018

I didn’t realize little girls were racist. I wasn't the only one returning from spring break with bronzed skin, Florida apparel and my curls twisted into tight, woven cornrows braids back in elementary...

The 2017, O-K Red championship cross country team posing with the championship trophy.

Boys XC places 21st at State finals

Kyle Bush, Reporter November 8, 2018

What Happened: The boys cross country team took 21st place in states last weekend.   What It Means: The boys cross country team has closed out there season with first place in the falcon invite...

Junior Andrew Ireland bursts ahead, fighting the elements during the MHSAA state meet. Ireland closed out a solid campaign and looks to lead the team again next season.

Strong state performance solidifies season for Boys cross country team

Wyatt Eikenberry, Reporter November 7, 2017

What: Following the achievement of second place at regionals and of course the conference championship, the cross country team headed to Brooklyn, Michigan, home of Michigan International Speedway. Through...

Juniors Aidan Martin and Dominic Weatherwax lead the pack during the O-K Red Conference championship meet. With their performances,  the Bucs were able to clinch the title outright and gain momentum for this upcoming race.

Boys Cross Country team holds high hopes for regionals

Wyatt Eikenberry, Reporter October 28, 2017

What: This Saturday the Boys Cross Country team will head to regionals, facing off against west Michigan’s best teams including Rockford, Forest Hills Northern, East Grand Rapids and more. The boys are...

Varsity boys and girls cross country update

Varsity boys and girls cross country update

Zac Holman and Eric Stolarski October 16, 2015

Girls cross country What Happened: The Buccaneers traveled to Portage this past Saturday. The Portage invitational was filled with the states top ranked teams. The Bucs finished at eighth place out...

Girls Cross Country takes 20th; Boys 22nd at State

Girls Cross Country takes 20th; Boys 22nd at State

Adam Abraham, Sports Reporter November 5, 2014

What Happened: The Grand Haven girls Cross Country team was propelled by several personal best times to take 20th at Saturday’s division 1 state meet in Brooklyn, MI. The boys team placed 22nd behind...

Cross Country team advances to state finals

Schaefer Thelen, Sports Editor November 1, 2013

    Saturday, Nov. 2 the girls’ cross country team will head to Michigan International Speedway to compete in the Division 1 state meet for the 14th straight year. Runners include sophmore Hannah...

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