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The Bucs' Blade

Winter sports still on pause until Feb. 21

Winter sports still on pause until Feb. 21

Nick Miller, Sports Editor January 30, 2021

At a conference on Friday, Jan 29, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced that the Feb. 21 extension on winter sports is still in place per the most recent update from the Michigan...

The Bucs celebrate after a conference championship-winning goal from junior Kyle Eveland

Season in review: Bucs hockey 2017-’18

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief April 6, 2018

Looking back at the record books, this past season for the Bucs hockey team stands alone. Simply, one of the best in years. One could say ever. In head coach Keegan Ferris’ third year at the helm,...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 19

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter February 20, 2018

Notable American Results: The Americans could only secure one medal on Feb. 19, with a bronze medal coming from the Ice Dance event in Figure Skating. It was a great day on the ice for both Olympic hockey...

Working in the offensive zone, sophomore Cooper Fox helps out the first line and makes a push toward the net earlier in the Bucs season.

Third period scoring swarm ignites Bucs to blowout win over Sailors

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief February 3, 2018

What Happened: As the Bucs took on the team they share Lakeshore Sports Centre with, the Mona Shores Sailors, Grand Haven showed no signs of holding back, dominating the Sailors 5-1. The Bucs proved to...

Sophomore Cooper Fox checks one of the Portage Central defenders into the boards, as Fox seemingly owned the ice the entire night, adding a goal and an assist of his own to the score sheet.

Portage Central proves to be no match for Bucs firepower

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief December 24, 2017

What Happened: The Bucs hockey team cruised to an easy 5-0 victory over lowly-touted Portage Central on Saturday night. Grand Haven scored a goal a piece for the first two periods, bringing them to the...

Junior Kyle Eveland squares up for a big hit with a Portage Central defender from last years clash. He will look to be aggressive once again when the Bucs play them tonight.

Bucs hockey keeps momentum rolling with takedown of Hudsonvillle

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief December 16, 2017

What Happened: After a strong road trip last weekend, Grand Haven came out and put on a show Friday night, shooting down the Eagles of Hudsonville 5-2. The Bucs came out guns blazing, being up 2-0 after...

Sophomore Cooper Fox crunches a defender against the glass. Even though he is only a sophomore, Foxs talent and skill have helped the Bucs greatly this season.

Bucs hockey dominates Kalamazoo United in big road test

Nick Garvale, Reporter December 5, 2017

What Happened: The Grand Haven varsity hockey team competed against Kalamazoo United last Saturday and came out victorious with a four to one win. Adding to the score sheet was senior Brandon Beeler finishing...

Sophomore Gavin Baldwin brings the puck back around during a rush toward the opposing teams net. Stellar defensive play paired with an unrelenting offense led the Bucs to easy win.

Bucs hockey lights up scoreboard en route to victory over Jenison

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief December 2, 2017

What Happened: This past game could be thought of as the best the Bucs have played all season, as they went on the road to face Tier 3 O.K. Red rival, Jenison, which ended up as a 6-2 dismantling of the...

Buccaneer defender takes puck in the defensive zone.

Bucs open conference play with Friday night road clash

Jack Reus, Sports Editor December 1, 2017

What: The Grand Haven varsity hockey team travels to Georgetown ice arena to play against Jenison for their hardest test so far this season and quite possibly the toughest conference game of the year....

Junior Kyle Eveland attacks the net late in a contest during the Kentwood tournament this past weekend. Eveland needed to give it his all in order to help the Bucs pull out a much needed victory.

Bucs hockey takes down Portage Northern with late-game heroics

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief November 29, 2017

What Happened: The Bucs closed out an early season tournament with a nail-biter victory over Portage Northern, winning 5-4. It was a solid response after dropping a close game in OT the night before. Senior...

Senior Austin Fox leads the Bucs attack across into the offensive zone. He will be looked to as a key leader this season for Grand Haven.

Hard-hitting Bucs lose home opener in OT

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief November 18, 2017

What Happened: Grand Haven began their 2017-18 hockey campaign with a clash against Byron Center. The contest ended up not going in the Bucs favor, as they lost 3-2 in overtime. Grand Haven opened the...

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