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The Den Podcast 5/29

May 29, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek and Nick Twa discuss all the recent happenings in the world of  sports. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-529  

The Den Podcast: Senior Edition

May 10, 2019

It's a special week on The Den Podcast, as sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek and Nick Twa are joined by the senior members of the sports team in Ashton Voorhees, Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Jack Reus and Chris Hudson. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-senior-edition

Girls water polo unable to sustain momentum on Senior Night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

May 6, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Buccaneers girls varsity water polo team hosted Hudsonville last Thursday. In the first quarter both teams showed equal aggressive and competitive spirit, ending it 3-2 in favor of the Hudsonville. However, Grand Haven proved to be no match for the Eagles, dropping the game 13-3. ...

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Boys golf turns in mediocre performance at West Ottawa Jamboree

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven boys golf team headed to the Macatawa Legends golf course to participate in the West Ottawa jamboree. This was the first time a full team was available to play  for the Bucs, since two of their golfers served four-game suspensions. Grand Haven earned a fourth place fini...

Track & field splits with Rockford

Track & field splits with Rockford

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

April 28, 2019

All west-side Michigan natives know firsthand the freak snow storm that occurred last week Sunday. However, the boys and girls track team personally know the impact of the harsh conditions. So, when they traveled up to Rockford for their first away meet of the season, they were a bit surprised. T...

Baseball smashes West Ottawa with electrifying offense

Nick Twa, Reporter

April 28, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The baseball team battled West Ottawa on Thursday, defeating the Panthers at home 11-1. This game clinched a three-game sweep for the squad, which is always pivotal when the season starts conference play. KEY PLAYERS: 1st star: Senior Jax Mast - Mast shined on the mound, p...

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 26, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Senior Cody Miller and junior Riley Rhone are going to Ford Field in Detroit to compete for a state championship this weekend. They are the leading two wrestlers for the squad. They have to compete against the best in the state, both having the #1 wrestlers in their brackets. For Rh...

Boys skiing suffers defeat on Senior Night

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 8, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The boys ski team took a trip to Cannonsburg to compete in their annual senior night meet. The team shared gifts with their coaches and the coaches shared pictures of the seniors throughout the senior’s time skiing on the team. The team took sixth place at the meet. WHAT IT MEANS: T...

Ski team looks to capitalize on added depth this season

Kyle Bush, Reporter

December 3, 2018

Last year: Junior Mitch Bosgraaf went to states hoping to place and is hoping to go back again this year. The team is strongest in slalom and the main week point of the team was in GS but as the year progressed they started to improve on their times. This year: Top skiers going into the year are junior ...

Season preview: Wrestling

Season preview: Wrestling

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 2, 2018

The boys wrestling season kicks off this week and there’s a lot to look forward to in the season. Even though senior leaders from last season such as Daniel Guillen have graduated, there’s still great promise within the squad. Senior Cody Miller along with junior Riley Rhone led the group with state fin...

Bowling sets high goals for season with two new coaches

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

November 29, 2018

The Grand Haven Buccaneers’ varsity bowling team is going for the kill this season. They have their eyes on the prize as they aspire to win the state competition but will have to face some hardships while doing so. “Learning is our biggest goal,” senior Jonathan Garland said. “We want to wi...

Q&A with deer hunter Dylan Bruursema

Q&A with deer hunter Dylan Bruursema

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

November 28, 2018

Junior Dylan Bruursema is an avid deer hunter whose family has been hunting for generations. Dylan was able to share some of his hunting experience and wisdom with me. Q: How long have you been hunting? A: “Probably eight years now.” Q: How many years have you been going up north for openin...