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GIRL POWER: Freshman kaitlyn Gillard shows off her muscles as she holds onto a helmet. She started playing football when she was in seventh grade and is currently the only girl in the Grand Haven High School football program.

Freshman Kaitlyn Gillard plays football as the only female player

Misgana Deur, Life Editor November 9, 2021

She weaves through the hallways wearing a Grand Haven football jersey. You might be wondering who she is, or why she is wearing a jersey. Well, freshman Kaitlyn Gillard is unlike any other. She is the...

Junior Ashton Lepo verbally commits to Michigan State for football

Junior Ashton Lepo verbally commits to Michigan State for football

3 star recruit makes announcement to join State team in 2022
Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief March 12, 2021

On Friday, March 12, junior Ashton Lepo decided to continue his athletic career as a lineman at Michigan State University. This announcement came three days after Lepo had narrowed down his top choices...

Senior Connor Worthington stays and waits until every member of the team walks off the field. Worthington is pictured embracing senior Owen Krizan as they head for the locker room.

Varsity football falls to Hudsonville in season finale

Macayla Cramer, Reporter November 9, 2019

What Happened:  The Buccaneers fought a war last night at Hudsonville’s Eagle Stadium. They battled through bitterly cold weather conditions, poor management and sportsmanship, which sparked several...

LB/TE Aidan Cooper takes down a Reeths Puffer Rocket at a home game on Sept. 13. Cooper, as well as others, have worked hard the last two years on varsity to make Grand Haven football better.

Just another night

Varsity football team does not waver from the structure head coach Joe Nelson has implemented in practice and under the lights even in the wake of homecoming week.
Caleb Berko, Managing Editor November 7, 2019

It’s Sunday. It’s 5:30 a.m. You’re probably still asleep and that’s okay because you had a big week with a few tests. But off in the quiet halls of GHHS, with the aromatic smell of fresh-brewed...

Senior quarterback Alex Kapala hangs onto the ball and quickly finds the gaps in Grandvilles defense. The Bucs ground game proved to be the deciding factor in the victory.

Football downs Grandville, advances to next round of playoffs

Macayla Cramer , Reporter November 2, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED:  At first, viewed as the underdogs, Grand Haven achieved the unexpected at Friday night’s game in Grandville by defeating the Bulldogs on their home turf in the first round of the...

Buccaneer athletes celebrate after a much needed big play.

Seniors reflect on roller coaster tenure with the Bucs football program

Jack Reus, Sports Editor December 3, 2018

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...

Super Bowl LII logo

Super Bowl draws nearer with all eyes on Minneapolis, experience wins championships

Jack Reus, Sports Editor January 19, 2018

After a regular season full of injury, upsets and cinderella stories, and what’s been a bizarre postseason there are only four teams left, all fighting for the same goal, a Super Bowl victory.   This...

Homecoming week leaves students filled with spirit

5 days post 2017 homecoming week - full of festivities and events. Here are a few highlights from this past week.
Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief October 3, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Student section secrets

Student section secrets

How to be the best Buc.
Isabel Andrini , Photographer October 9, 2015

The “Friday night lights” glimmer off of the sparkly signs and glossy pom poms. Blue and gold apparel fills the crowded bleachers of the student section as senior Levi Overway throws a 40 yard pass....

GHBUCS watches a play halfway through the third quarter.  (Hayes)

Homecoming Week Playlist- Friday

Cap off spirit week with these five upbeat songs.
Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief October 3, 2014
It's the final day of spirit week which means Friday night football. Get pumped for the game tonight with these five songs.
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