Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Large turn out of fans at the senior night game for both Buc teams. They wore neon to support Give and Glow. (photo by Emily Walcott)

Supportive Student Section

Caden Buller, Reporter March 11, 2022

The bustling gyms, the crazy themes, the chants and all the works the student section place in to support our basketball team has returned after a bizarre one and a half years off. Students have put in...

After receiving her flower, senior Morgan Goss smiles while hugging Coach K on senior night.

Girls Basketball lose to Caledonia on senior night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter February 24, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED:  On Friday the girls basketball team played Caledonia at home, for their final game on their home court this season. For seniors, this is signalling the end of their high school basketball...

Head coach Greg Immink talks with the program before a practice.

Boys basketball holds annual fundraiser

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter December 12, 2019

The boys basketball program recently held their annual fundraiser at Lakeshore Middle school. “We enjoy it every single year because we get to play against past alumni that have gone here or we get...

Senior Owen Ross drives to the hoop past a defender. As an intense player, Ross will be a catalyst for the Bucs this season.

Bucs knock off Mona Shores in epic game

Jack Reus, Sports Editor December 10, 2018

What: In a last minute venue change, the Bucs were able to defeat the Sailors of Mona Shores 58-55 in a down to the wire game.   What Happened: Due to a power outage at Grand Haven High School,...

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

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

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 2017-18 basketball team takes a huddle to discuss the game plan.

Q and A with senior guard Bryce Taylor on upcoming season

Jack Reus, Sports Editor November 10, 2018

Q: How are you feeling going into the upcoming season? A: "As a team we are feeling good, I think we have a great group of guys this year and I think we will have great team chemistry."   Q: What...

Casey Constant with an aggressive take to the hoop to score

Haven Hoops scouting report

Jack Reus, Sports Editor November 3, 2018

Last season: The team put up a 13-8 record and lost in the District Finals to an always tough, Muskegon Big Red’s team. The squad started out the year red hot, winning seven of their first eight games,...

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,...

Dimitrius Neely with an aggressive take to the hoop against rival Spring Lake.

Bucs travel to East Kentwood, looking to sweep the Falcons

Jack Reus, Sports Editor February 1, 2018

What: The Bucs travel to East Kentwood to take on the Falcons for the second and final time this season, Friday night at 7:30. In the last contest against EK, the Bucs won 58-49 and excelled on all areas...

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...

Casey Constant shooting free throws in the purple game from last year.

Panthers take bite out Buccaneers

Paul Moffett, Reporter January 17, 2018

What Happened: The Buccaneers fell to the West Ottawa Panthers by a  score of 76-64. Senior, Kellum Bridgeforth, kept the team on the scoreboard with 25 points. They had the scoring to win the game. Unfortunately...

Dimitrius Neely with an aggressive take to the hoop against Spring Lake

Bucs try to chase down fierce Panther squad in conference title race

Jack Reus, Sports Editor January 12, 2018

What: The Buccaneers face the defending O.K. Red conference champions, West Ottawa, at home on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The Panthers come into this one 5-1 overall and 2-0 in conference play. All five...

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