Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Elena Salik, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Feature, Health, Uncategorized

The burpee is an exercise that works your quads, calves, pecs and builds your core strength. Every morning, you can start by doing intervals of 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Repeat this continuously over the span of 30 days to create a habit and build strength. As the exercise becomes...

Busy week in volleyball spells bad news for Buccaneers

Busy week in volleyball spells bad news for Buccaneers

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Tuesday, the Bucs varsity volleyball team hosted the Grandville Bulldogs for their annual senior night. Aggressive attacking play kept the sets close, but the Buccaneers ended up dropping all three sets 27-25, 27-25 and 25-23 on an emotional night for the team. Riding the emotions from...

Buccaneer cross country team sprints to victory at Allendale Falcon invite

Buccaneer cross country team sprints to victory at Allendale Falcon invite

Kyle Bush, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country team took on the Allendale Falcon Invite last Saturday and placed first overall.   What It Means: The Buccaneers will move up in this week’s state rankings and will have momentum going into this weeks O-K Red jamboree meet.   Key Mom...

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Chris Hudson, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Finance, News, Opinion

Going into my final school year at Grand Haven, I’d always thought that taking Personal Finance was somewhat of a joke - no offense Mr. Smaka or Mr. Williams - but the rumor from class to class was that it was an easy math credit that appealed to colleges a little bit more than the Math & Games ...

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Sports

What Happened: The Bucs trekked to Caledonia to face the Fighting Scots in a crucial conference matchup. After losing all three sets, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21 the Bucs fell to 25-11-2. Inconsistency in all aspects of the game meant the squad was constantly fighting an uphill battle, which proved to be t...

Buccaneer Baseball splits with talented Hudsonville squad

Buccaneer Baseball splits with talented Hudsonville squad

Jack Reus, Assistant Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: In a makeup doubleheader on Tuesday, the Bucs split with the Eagles of Hudsonville, losing the first game, 5-2 and winning the second game, 2-1. Strong pitching and consistent defensive play contributed to the victory in the second game. However, runs were scored early by the Eagles in the firs...

GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

Morgan Womack, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Feature, Uncategorized

Science Olympiad teams from across the country competed in the National Science Olympiad tournament on Saturday, May 19 at Colorado State University. The GHHS team placed 16th overall with a total score of 446 points and medaled in four of 23 events. Medals were awarded to the top six places in each...

Buccaneer Boys basketball season recap

Buccaneer Boys basketball season recap

Jack Reus, Assistant Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Speaker Calvin Terrell discusses concerns about upcoming presentation with parents

Speaker Calvin Terrell discusses concerns about upcoming presentation with parents

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A meeting was held with upcoming guest speaker Calvin Terrell Monday night after questions were raised by parents about his presentation. Terrell is scheduled to present at the high school on Wednesday morning and was brought in by the Calling All Colors club. A question and answer took place in the Pe...

Senior Mock Trial team receives Honorable Mention at regional tournament

Senior Mock Trial team receives Honorable Mention at regional tournament

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Senior Mock Trial team received honorable mention at the regional tournament this past weekend. All three teams traveled to Ann Arbor on Saturday, Feb. 24 to compete in a simulation of jury trials. “Our program is very new,” Senior member Audrey Reus said. “Most (other teams) have been around...

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