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Wheeler wishes to occupy time during leave from school

Freshman Justin Wheeler distracts himself the road to take a quick picture. Completing the 50 hours needed for Segment One of driver's training is something Wheeler hopes to accomplish during his time off.
March 19, 2020

Freshman Justin Wheeler isn’t much of a reader.  He averages about a book a year. It’s not that he doesn’t like to read or is illiterate - in fact, he is eager to learn with each new novel -...

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials
February 4, 2020

Bud Light: “Inside Post’s Brain” Without every directly going at humor, Bud Light does it subtly as they show what the inside of Post Malone’s brain is thinking. The thoughts themselves...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 11: “Yessir”

January 23, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by special guest Adam Strom.

Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Senior Gavin Jonker battles for the ball against Caledonia. Jonker, among with the rest of the senior, have acted as leaders for a primarily young team this year.
September 17, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The Grand Haven varsity boys soccer team fell to Hudsonville on Tuesday night 5-3. Down 3-1 at halftime, the Bucs got a quick goal to cut the deficit to one. However, Hudsonville responded...

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.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

'Avengers: Endgame' packs a punch on all levels
May 6, 2019

If there was one word to sum up Avengers: Endgame, it would be WOW. Just when you thought Infinity War raised the bar, Endgame completely blew it out of the water. There will be no intentional spoilers...

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

The Bucs defenders look to ward off an aggressive Grandville attack. Defense was a key reason for the Bucs victory last night.
May 2, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven girls lacrosse team traveled to West Ottawa, winning 10-8. They got into a hole early, trailing 6-1. However, they went on a run soon. It was an aggressive game, one that...

Track & field splits with Rockford

Track & field splits with Rockford
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...

Record-breaking season for girls basketball suffers harsh ending in district opener

Junior Jolee Houle celebrates with her team after a high-scoring first half against East Kentwood. Houle, the team's primary outside shooter, had 18 points in a loss to Muskegon in the district opener.
March 6, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING/WHAT IT MEANS: Grand Haven girls basketball took on Muskegon in district playoffs action, falling 52-47 in a hard-fought battle. The final seconds ticked off the clock as a few clutch...

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Miller wrestles a Hudsonville opponent in a home district meet. He has been the Bucs No. 1 wrestler this year with a near-perfect record.
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...

Pair of boys skiers prepared to impress at states

February 25, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING: After placing fourth at regionals, juniors Mitch Bosgraaf and Jack Hardebeck are headed to states on Monday. Bosgraaf will be slalom and giant slalom skiing at states, and Hardebeck...

Boys skiing suffers defeat on Senior Night

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...

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