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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

Five members of the boys basketball team dominate sidelines

Five members of the boys basketball team dominate sidelines

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor March 14, 2016

When senior guard Tyler Wiedeman knocked down a three-pointer two minutes into the first quarter of the Muskegon game, the fans attention was dragged from the court to the extravagant celebration occurring...

Athletes battle more than just physical injuries

Athletes battle more than just physical injuries

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor March 14, 2016

Two athletes missed practice last week. Upon return, one wore a cast. The other, wore no cast. From the outside, nothing appeared wrong, but on the inside, he is fighting a battle with himself just...

Wrestling team defeats East Kentwood in conference match, 38-30

Wrestling team defeats East Kentwood in conference match, 38-30

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor January 28, 2016

What happened: The Bucs’ wrestling team traveled to East Kentwood last night to take on the Falcons in their third conference match of the season. The team started off hot after a pin at the 135 weight...

Bucs Boosters urge student involvement

Bucs’ Boosters urge student involvement

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor November 24, 2015

A group of cheerleaders gathered excitedly around cardboard boxes, days before the football season opener. The boxes are opened to reveal pristine blue and gold skirts with matching tops. The new uniforms...

New basketball coach, Greg Immink, brings a wide range of knowledge to the court.

Former Traverse City West coach, Greg Immink, named boys basketball coach

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor November 24, 2015

27 applicants. Nine phone interviews. Six face to face meetings. Two large group interviews. But only one coach was chosen to lead Grand Haven’s boys varsity basketball team. Hope College graduate,...

Equestrian team proceeds to state

Equestrian team proceeds to state

Zac Holman and Mason Harloff October 16, 2015

Juniors Rya Greene and Lily Atkinson lead the Equestrian team out the school doors and through the tunnel of students, hopefully towards a state championship. This is Greene and Atkinson’s second time...

Senior mentality

Senior mentality

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor September 9, 2015

“Senior year, it goes by so fast” I have been sarcastically saying since the last day of junior year. But it is so true. That day seems like yesterday and before we know it graduation will be tomorrow. If...

State-runner ups, Grand Haven Rugby Club fell to Kalamazoo 10-5 in the Division 2 state finals on May 30.

Grand Haven rugby falls to Kalamazoo in the Division 2 state finals

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor May 30, 2015

  What happened: The Buccaneer rugby squad faced off against Kalamazoo in the Division 2 state finals on May 30. The Bucs came up short to the undefeated team, 10-5 allowing Kalamazoo to claim...

Staff vs. student basketball game set for April 27

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor April 24, 2015

This Monday night, basketball fans can once again fill the field house as staff members take to the court to face off against the students. Members from the Pay it Forward class, seniors: Madison Nogar,...

Senior swimmer Spencer Poort traveled to Eastern Michigan University on March 14, for his final state meet. Poort’s 200-yard free relay team earned 10th place with a time of 1:28.28.

Poort’s last lap

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor March 24, 2015

Senior swimmer Spencer Poort is no stranger to the state stage - and as he embarked on his fourth and final journey to the state swim meet, only one thing was one his mind, nothing. It was the calm...

On Feb. 23, senior Hannah Landman placed second at her fourth state competition with a time of 1:11.02.

Slalom slayer

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor March 23, 2015

Frigid February wind whipped across senior Hannah Landman’s goggle-cladded face. Her signature blue and yellow spyder speed suit stood out against the white expanse of the hilltop, offering little warmth...

The Buccaneer wrestling squad marches around Kellogg Arena before the start of state quarterfinals. The last time the team made it to state was 2012.

Grand Haven wrestling squad falls in state quarterfinals

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor March 2, 2015

What happened: The Buccaneer wrestling squad traveled to the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Friday, Feb. 27 to compete in the team state finals. The Bucs faced No. 2 seed Anchor Bay in the quarterfinals...

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