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Bucs knock off Mona Shores in epic game

Bucs knock off Mona Shores in epic game

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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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, the game was moved to The Pit, where it once hosted Buccaneer basketball from 1953 to 1997. The P...

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

Bucs’ offense struggles in season opener loss to Reeths Puffer

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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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...

Q and A with senior guard Bryce Taylor on upcoming season

Q and A with senior guard Bryce Taylor on upcoming season

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

November 10, 2018


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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 do you feel is unique about this years team? A: "I feel we have a very talented start...

Haven Hoops scouting report

Haven Hoops scouting report

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018


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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, they were absolutely lights out from three point range and the game down low was working for them...

Lady Bucs basketball season recap

Lady Bucs basketball season recap

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

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, too late. Fortunately for Strom, it went in, cutting the final score to a 37-34 Muskegon win, en...

Bucs travel to East Kentwood, looking to sweep the Falcons

Bucs travel to East Kentwood, looking to sweep the Falcons

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 1, 2018


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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 on the court. The Buccaneers enter this one with a 10-3 record. East Kentwood on the other hand has st...

Excellent defense leads the Bucs in stifling of Caledonia

Excellent defense leads the Bucs in stifling of Caledonia

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

January 27, 2018


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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 a premium for the Fighting Scots. Junior Alli Keyser led the team with 18 points followed by senior...

Panthers take bite out Buccaneers

Panthers take bite out Buccaneers

Paul Moffett, Reporter

January 17, 2018


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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 their defensive chemistry wasn’t as smooth as it could have been. The game started o...

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

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

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

January 12, 2018


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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 of the team’s wins have been by 10 or more points. Grand Haven enters this one on a six game winning ...

Lady Bucs unable to knock off top-seeded Falcons on Bucs Pride night

Lady Bucs unable to knock off top-seeded Falcons on Bucs Pride night

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

January 7, 2018


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On a chilly night in Grand Haven, the girls varsity basketball team was unable to stay consistently hot in their home matchup against the top-ranked team in the state, East Kentwood. Grand Haven took a hard-fought loss, 51-47.   It was an extremely physical matchup with press defenses on both...

Bucs take flight out of East Kentwood Falcons

Bucs take flight out of East Kentwood Falcons

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

January 6, 2018


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What: After a slow start, the Bucs were able to come together and beat the East Kentwood Falcons. Sharp shooting and aggressive play propelled the team to victory. The score at the end of the first quarter was 17-3, East Kentwood. Shots weren’t falling and it looked like it was going to be a slow ...

Bucs Pride game features red hot Buccaneers and high flying Falcons

Bucs Pride game features red hot Buccaneers and high flying Falcons

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

January 5, 2018


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What: It’s the annual Bucs Pride purple game, a game which honors families that have been impacted by cancer. The Buccaneers will take on the East Kentwood Falcons in their first conference contest of the season and are coming into the game having won their last three games and are sporting a 4-1 rec...