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A FOOT ABOVE: Keefe gets her hands on the basketball as Hudsonville point guard goes up for the shot. Even at 5'8

Sole senior Avery Keefe sets example for entire basketball program

Humble leader develops quiet shot and will leave legacy on court for years to come
Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief March 18, 2021

Intermittent squeaks of shoes on the shiny hardwood floor, the overpowering sound of Lil’ Wayne’s “Uproar” blasting through the loudspeaker and harsh iridescent lights overwhelm the senses when...

Girls basketball falls to West Ottawa

Girls basketball falls to West Ottawa

Grace Montgomery, Managing Editor for Design February 13, 2021

Senior Will McWatters is pictured on the far left with his teammates after the team defeated Spring Lake in the

Basketball seniors Will McWatters and Jalen Greene reflect on their seasons during COVID-19 outbreak

Nick Twa, Business Manager April 20, 2020

There is one certain thing that has come along with all of the uncertainty pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, and that is plans ending or changing.  One of those plans is the boys basketball...

Girls basketball beats Zeeland West

Girls basketball beats Zeeland West

Grace Montgomery and Macayla Cramer February 29, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED: The girls basketball team beat Zeeland West in a non-conference game on Friday, Feb. 28. They came out strong with a 7-0 lead over the Dux in the first quarter. The Bucs were outscored...

Sophomore Caydee Constant goes up for a lay up through Rockford defender.

Girls Basketball loses after a hard fight to Rockford

Macayla Cramer, Reporter February 18, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED: The girls varsity basketball team was away at Rockford on Valentine's day where they faced Rockford’s aggressive and lengthy players. Grand Haven was able to put up the first two points,...

Girls basketball travels to Rockford

Girls basketball travels to Rockford

Grace Montgomery, Managing Editor for Design February 14, 2020

WHEN/WHERE: The girls varsity basketball team will travel to Rockford to take on the Rams on Friday Feb. 14. The theme for the student section is Valentine’s and tip-off will begin at 6:00 p.m. Put...

Girls Basketball beats Ludington in close game

Girls Basketball beats Ludington in close game

Grace Montgomery, Managing Editor for Design February 6, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED: The girls' varsity basketball team beat Ludington by two points on Tuesday, Feb. 4. They came out strong and lead the first quarter with a score of 11-3. The Bucs were able to maintain...

Junior Anna Strom fires up one of many three point shots she took during the successful season

Lady Bucs basketball season recap

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 20, 2018

When junior Anna Strom pulled up for a three-pointer in the district final against the Muskegon, no matter the shot went in or missed the basket, the home crowd at GHHS Fieldhouse knew it was too little,...

Coach Katie Kowalczyk-Fulmer huddles her team together in a conference matchup against West Ottawa. A team effort was crucial in Wednesday's win versus Mona Shores.

Balanced attack leads Lady Bucs to dominant district win

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2018

What Happened: In a district semi-final contest against Mona Shores, the Grand Haven girls basketball team was easily able to handle the Sailors in front of their home crowd with a 51-24 win. This was...

Senior Sophie Mariani takes the ball down the floor during a heated contest against the Panthers earlier this month.

The week in review: Girls basketball

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter February 26, 2018

What Happened This Past Week: The Lady Bucs’ started their week with an away game against the Grandville Bulldogs on Tuesday. Thanks to another strong defensive outing, particularly in the second half,...

Senior Autumn Buikema looks to pass to junior Esther Byington while being heavily guarded by Forest Hills Central defenders. Buikema had a solid night with six points against the Fighting Scots.

Excellent defense leads the Bucs in stifling of Caledonia

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief January 27, 2018

What Happened: The Grand Haven varsity girls basketball team hosted Caledonia Friday night and came out victorious in a 35-24 win. Stellar defense propelled the Buccaneers to this win as points were at...

Byington attempts to knock down a free throw from the line in last year's Bucs Pride game.

Byington’s road to recovery

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter January 25, 2018

The first thing you notice about Esther when she walks into the room is that she’s tall. Really tall. It’s not every day that you see a 6-foot-3-inch figure towering over everyone else, whether it’s...

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