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Forget about likes

Forget about likes

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It took five tries to get the picture just right. You tried every filter snapchat, instagram and twitter had to offer. You tilted your head and squinted your eyes while trying to crop it perfectly. You discarded the draft three times. Finally you posted it. And now you wait. Wa...

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

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

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

May 30, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  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 their second straight state title. The club finished off their second season 7-2. Key player...

How to pin a boutonniere

How to pin a boutonniere

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

A lot goes into having a prom date, the proposal, the planning, the color matching, and finally, the icing on the cake, the boutonniere. Whoever has had the dreaded task of trying to pin the darn thing knows how awkward the pictures are of sticking your tongue out as you squint and try to find the end...

Party playlist

Party playlist

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Prom puts a lot of trust in a DJ to entertain rowdy high school students three plus hours, sometime it works out great, sometime not so much. This year, no matter the remixes played, be sure that your own prom playlist is on point. https://open.spotify.com/user/bucsblade/playlist/3te5Azk0Q9oiWeeGHFWc6E Shut up...

5 steps to prom etiquette

5 steps to prom etiquette

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Putting together a group of high schoolers getting ready for one of (what is supposed to be) the most memorable nights of their lives, can be a nightmare. The problem really only comes when said teenagers are dressed like adults but act like children. To make sure your group of friends isn’t the subject...

Girl’s guide to pre-prom

Girl’s guide to pre-prom

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Make sure you have a boutonniere Just as for the guys, your boutonniere should already be ordered and in the making so all you need to do is pick it up and pin it on. If not, then get a hold of somewhere quick and hope they can get you in. You may have a better chance with somewhere outside of Grand...

Guy’s guide to pre-prom

Guy’s guide to pre-prom

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Make sure you try on your tux before the 11th hour Most places you rent a tux from will not only be meticulous with measurements, but also  have you come in a day or two in advance to try it on and make sure no last minute alterations are needed. If you have a date and did not have the dress with y...

YOUR prom photo gallery

YOUR prom photo gallery

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2015


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment, Photo

Bucs’ Blade photographers usually take up all the photo credit, now it’s your turn. You don’t even need the press pass or fancy camera. Send us your photos from prom, whether it’s getting ready, going out to dinner, dancing selfies or keeping Grand Haven up late at after prom, we want to see...

Springcoming spirit week schedule

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 27, 2015


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Homecoming week has come and gone, now it is the last horrah for seniors, springcoming, all leading up to prom. Don't forget your spirit days and activities! Monday- Hobby Day Student vs. staff basketball game at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday- Sports team day Wednesday- Color wars freshman wear red sophomores wear white ju...

Promposal competition voting

Promposal competition voting

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 27, 2015


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment

It's been a month, prom is around the corner and now is your chance to pick which lucky couple had the best promposal of the year. Winners will receive two free tickets to prom and after prom. The top 10 have been picked by the Bucs' Blade staff based on originality and creativity, they are posted below along with a poll, pick your favorite. You can vote once every three hours per device but voting closes April 29 at 8 p.m. Updates on standings will be posted on twitter at @thebucsblade.

Bucs’ rugby trumps West Catholic once again

Bucs’ rugby trumps West Catholic once again

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

What Happened: The Buccaneer Rugby Club took on West Catholic once again and came away with a 29-13 win compared to their previous 24-7 win. Key Player: Senior Josh Snively earns his first key player for scoring 10 out of the 29 points. Who Scored: Senior Josh Snively scored 10 of the teams points, juniors And...

Bucs’ rugby falls to Rockford

Bucs’ rugby falls to Rockford

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

What Happened: JV rugby got their first loss early in the season to Rockford 16-0. Key Player: Spring Lake student Nicholas Bush earns key player of the night for his solid and consistent hits. What's Next: Varsity rugby takes on West Catholic once again tonight, April 21, this time with the h...