The Bucs' Blade

Pair of boys skiers prepared to impress at states

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Sports

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...

Calling It Like I See It: Player Polarization

Calling It Like I See It: Player Polarization

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

As I sat and watched the world’s most lifeless affair - Super Bowl LIII - I couldn’t help but think: Tom Brady is about to get his sixth ring. It seemed unlikely that mediocre quarterback could possibly have a stranglehold on the NFL and its history, and probably its future. So I thought a little dee...

Boys basketball uses hot start to snap losing streak

Boys basketball uses hot start to snap losing streak

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED/WHAT IT MEANS: The boys basketball team took on Rockford in a rescheduled away conference game on Wednesday Feb. 6, winning 48-43. A good start that gave the Bucs an eleven point lead in the first half had them never looking back. This ends the group’s three game losing streak, littered wit...

Volleyball has magical season marked with district title

Volleyball has magical season marked with district title

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls volleyball team finished the season with a record of 35-19-2 and which earned them fifth place in the O-K Red conference, and added a thrilling postseason run, losing to Rockford in the regional finals. “I was happy to have my last time on a volleyball court to be at home,” senior Ol...

Q&A with deer hunter Dylan Bruursema

Q&A with deer hunter Dylan Bruursema

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Junior Dylan Bruursema is an avid deer hunter whose family has been hunting for generations. Dylan was able to share some of his hunting experience and wisdom with me. Q: How long have you been hunting? A: “Probably eight years now.” Q: How many years have you been going up north for openin...