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Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team played in a home duals meet facing Spring Lake, Battle Creek Lakeview, Howell and Reeths-Puffer. It finished the meet with a 3-1 record on the day. This boosts the group’s total record to 7-1 on the season, giving them significant amounts of mom...

Lakers take down Bucs in crushing double-overtime loss; round two coming Tuesday

Lakers take down Bucs in crushing double-overtime loss; round two coming Tuesday

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: In a rivalry clash that went to double overtime, the boys Buccaneer lacrosse team would not end up victorious, allowing five unanswered goals, including the game-winner for Spring Lake in a 10-9 loss. For the majority of the contest, each squad stayed within one goal of the other. When sen...

Buccaneer Boys basketball season recap

Buccaneer Boys basketball season recap

Jack Reus, 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...

Top 5 funniest movies of all time

Top 5 funniest movies of all time

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

Everyone needs a little comedy in their life, or just a good laugh or two. I am a funny movie enthusiast and am interested in presenting to you my top five favorite comedies. So next time you’re feeling somber or just need a little humor in your life, you will be set. Coming in at number five, Talladega ...

Bucs finish regular season with loss to FHC

Bucs finish regular season with loss to FHC

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: The Buccaneers fell to Forest Hills Central last night, 60-54 in what was the teams final regular season game. Grand Haven was able to finish off the regular season with a 14-7 record. Despite the loss, the Bucs were able to compete with a top tier, Red Ranger squad that was looking to win their 17...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 21

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports

Women’s Hockey Hysteria: It was a big day for the United States in PyeongChang. One of the key victories was for the women’s hockey team. In a game for the ages, the U.S. took home gold medal with a thrilling 3-2 shootout victory over Canada. Canada’s women's team had won the previous four gold me...

Buccaneers defeat Grandville Bulldogs on senior night

Buccaneers defeat Grandville Bulldogs on senior night

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: On senior night in Grand Haven, the Bucs were able to pull out a 51-36 victory over the visiting Grandville Bulldogs. Aggressive defense and a fast pace offense contributed mightely to the Buccaneer victory. The Bucs found themselves down 8-0 in the first quarter but were able to put together ...

Strong defensive showing in Buccaneer victory over Rockford

Strong defensive showing in Buccaneer victory over Rockford

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

What: The Buccaneers put an end to a game three game losing streak on Friday night by beating the Rams of Rockford, 38-35. Grand Haven got out fast and was able to hold a lead for the whole game. Strong defense won them this contest as they held the Rams to the fewest amount of points all season. ...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb.16

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Notable American Results: As day seven of Olympic competition comes to a close, the Norwegians are holding their first place spot, standing with 22 medals, followed by Germany with 17 and Canada with 15. The United States currently stands at fifth place in medal counts with nine. Surprisingly, John-H...

Buccaneers hope to end losing streak by beating rival Rockford

Buccaneers hope to end losing streak by beating rival Rockford

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What: The Buccaneers look to get back on track after three straight losses and most recently, a blowout 27 point deficit to the Hudsonville Eagles. Their challenger, the Rockford Rams. A Grand Haven arch nemesis. Tip off is at 7:30 at Grand Haven High school on Friday night. The Rams have an advanta...

2018 Winter Olympics: Results from Feb. 13

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

Notable American Results: Yesterday was an eventful seventh day PyeongChang. After U.S. halfpipe snowboarder Chloe Kim won gold for the women’s side, Shaun “Red Tomato” White took gold in the halfpipe for the men’s portion. The Red Tomato  used daring tricks to get him a score of 97.75, beating o...

Slaying the size-demons

Slaying the size-demons

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Let’s take it back in time. Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. I was in the eighth grade at Lakeshore Middle School and there was only one thing I could think about during that fall day: did I make the A or B basketball team? Before that day, I had spent the past 11 months, since the minute the last school ...