The Bucs' Blade

GH Boys Lax weekly update

Senior Kyle Bush works to find a clear shot on goal

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

What: The boys lacrosse team went 0-2 last week with losses to Traverse City St. Francis (9-6) and Holland Christian 11-4.   What This Means: The Buccaneers drop to 4-9 on the year with only two regular season games left   Key Players: Senior Kyle Bush was able to have yet another m...

Boys lacrosse weekly update

Junior Jake Law receives a pass, looking to make a shot on goal.

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

WHAT: The Buccaneer boys lacrosse team split  two games last week, losing to Grandville 11-4 and knocking down West Ottawa 12-3. WHAT THIS MEANS: The team advances to 4-6 on the year. KEY PLAYERS: Senior Max Sepeshy scored a goal in the victory over the panthers of West Ottawa. Freshman Dominic Jerov...

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

Senior point guard Casey Constant works to create space in order to find an open look for a shot against Rocket defender.

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

What: The Bucs fell to the Rockets of Reeths Puffer on Tuesday night, 54-39.   What Happened: Grand Haven fell behind early to a veteran loaded Reeths Puffer team and were never able to recover. The Bucs were down 12-7 after the first quarter, 21-17 at the half and 39-27 going into the fourth...

Strong pitching in Buccaneer split against conference rival West Ottawa

A Buccaneer batter swinging at the pitch, looking to generate some offense.

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

What: The Bucs split in their doubleheader against the Panthers of West Ottawa, Tuesday night. The first game score was a 3-0 loss and the second game was a 1-0 victory for Grand Haven, bringing their record to 6-5 on the year. The low scoring games were the result of strong pitching and a lack of offen...

GH Baseball loses to tough Grandville team

Junior Brendan VanDeWeghe on the mound pitching to Grandville batter

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018

What: The Buccaneer baseball team fell to the Grandville Bulldogs in a lopsided, 10-1 game. This loss puts the Bucs at an 0-3 record to start the season. Poor pitching and errors in the field contributed to runs scored early for the Bulldogs, and with a lack of offense for the Bucs, they were unable...

Buccaneer Boys basketball season recap

Senior Kellum Bridgeforth with an aggressive take to the hoop

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018

Two words to describe the 2017-18 Grand Haven Varsity boys basketball season are triumph and courage. This past season was full of excitement and pride but also road bumps and adversity.   The squad finished off the season with a 14-8 record and a loss to Muskegon in the District finals, a te...

Buccaneers hope to end losing streak by beating rival Rockford

Kellum Bridgeforth brings the ball up court against West Ottawa

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018

What: The Buccaneers look to get back on track after three straight losses and most recently, a blowout 27 point deficit to the Hudsonville Eagles. Their challenger, the Rockford Rams. A Grand Haven arch nemesis. Tip off is at 7:30 at Grand Haven High school on Friday night. The Rams have an advanta...

Buccaneers aim to shoot down Rockets

Senior Kellum Bridgeforth at the free throw line.

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

January 2, 2018

What: The Bucs look to win their third straight game tonight as they square off against the Reeths Puffer Rockets at 7:00 at home. Grand Haven will have to play a solid game on both sides of the ball today in order to beat a tough Reeths Puffer team. The Rockets are full of very strong shooters and G...

Haven hoops gets bounce back win against the Muskegon Big Reds

Senior Kellum Bridgeforth looks for a pass while strongly defended.

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 20, 2017

What Happened: The Bucs defeated the Muskegon Big Reds Tuesday night by a score of 59-51. Grand Haven was able to hold a comfortable lead for most of the game and was shooting very well from beyond the arc. The guys were also able to find many open looks down low to score as well, but the overall diff...

Grand Haven aims to sink the Sailors in season opener

Grand Haven Buccaneer defender steals ball away from opponent

PJ Mofett, Reporter

December 8, 2017

On Friday night shoes will whine on the polished wood of the court in Mona Shores high school while screaming fanatics fill the student section. The gymnasium air thickens with anticipation. As we enter the most exciting winter sport season of Grand Haven athletics, the questions posed ‘will the boy...

5 Things that happened this week

5 Things that happened this week

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

February 20, 2016

A Federal Magistrate judge granted a Department of Justice request on Tuesday for an order demanding that Apple assists the FBI in its investigation of the San Bernardino shooting. Apple CEO Tim Cook has called the demand “chilling” and “an unprecedented step which threatens the security of ou...