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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. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-senior-edition

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

Nick Twa, Reporter

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 as I’m sure a lot still haven’t seen it, although there may be parts of Infinity War in this r...

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Girls lacrosse survives a thriller against West Ottawa

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

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 saw few yellow cards. WHAT IT MEANS: The win shows that no lead is safe in conference play. Yet, it also proves th...

Track & field splits with Rockford

Track & field splits with Rockford

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

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 traveled up to Rockford for their first away meet of the season, they were a bit surprised. T...

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

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

Nick Twa, Reporter

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 free throws by Muskegon widened the lead just enough to seal the victory. This means that the senio...

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Wrestlers hoping to finish strong at individual states

Nick Twa, Reporter

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 have to compete against the best in the state, both having the #1 wrestlers in their brackets. For Rh...

Pair of boys skiers prepared to impress at states

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

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 will be giant slalom skiing. Focusing on what they have been doing all year and being able to ski a...

Boys skiing suffers defeat on Senior Night

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

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 the senior’s time skiing on the team. The team took sixth place at the meet. WHAT IT MEANS: T...

Hot takes from Super Bowl LIII

Hot takes from Super Bowl LIII

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 4, 2019

1. The most interesting part of the game was the Super Bowl record punt Let’s admit it. You didn’t miss much if you only tuned into the commercials or the halftime extravaganza that Super Bowl LIII had to offer. The game set a Super Bowl record low for points and incidentally featured the lon...

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Wrestling dominates West Ottawa in glorious fashion

Nick Twa, Reporter

January 24, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys wrestling team took on perennial conference foe West Ottawa in an away meet Wednesday night. The squad won 68-6 and had total control of the meet the entire night. Only suffering one loss of a match, the Bucs kept their composure, making sure they could secure the win....

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 18, 2018

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...

New leadership and strong chemistry look to propel swim & dive

New leadership and strong chemistry look to propel swim & dive

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

December 4, 2018

The boys swim and dive team is back in the water again. This season the team is already hitting some rough waters from setbacks in practice with a broken pump in the pool. However, the team team having to recover and regroup from losing their excellent talent in the last year's seniors bunch. Yet, t...