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Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Wrestling successful at home dual meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 18, 2018


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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...

Season preview: Wrestling

Season preview: Wrestling

Nick Twa, Reporter

December 2, 2018


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The boys wrestling season kicks off this week and there’s a lot to look forward to in the season. Even though senior leaders from last season such as Daniel Guillen have graduated, there’s still great promise within the squad. Senior Cody Miller along with junior Riley Rhone led the group with state fin...

Team effort leads Bucs wrestlers to fend off Falcons

Team effort leads Bucs wrestlers to fend off Falcons

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 3, 2018


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What Happened: Grand Haven took on East Kentwood in the GHHS Fieldhouse this past week and came out triumphant with a 46-22 win. A team effort was needed to beat the Falcons; it couldn’t be done by one man alone. Sophomore Riley Rhone picked up a win to continue his illustrious season, boosting his p...

Grand Haven wrestling squad falls in state quarterfinals

Grand Haven wrestling squad falls in state quarterfinals

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

March 2, 2015


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What happened: The Buccaneer wrestling squad traveled to the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Friday, Feb. 27 to compete in the team state finals. The Bucs faced No. 2 seed Anchor Bay in the quarterfinals where they fell 49-12. Senior wrestlers Camden Bertucci, Nick Mulcahy and Chase Vanhoef all put ...

Nine Grand Haven wrestlers advance to individual regional tournament

Nine Grand Haven wrestlers advance to individual regional tournament

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

February 17, 2015


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 What happened: On Saturday, Feb. 14 Grand Haven hosted the individual wrestling district tournament. The Buccaneer wrestling squad will be advancing nine wrestlers to individual regionals on Saturday, Feb. 21 located at Saginaw Heritage High School. Out of the nine advancing wrestlers, three of them cl...

Grand Haven wrestling squad claims Division 1 district title

Grand Haven wrestling squad claims Division 1 district title

Adam Abraham, Senior staff writer

February 12, 2015


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What Happened: The Buccaneer wrestling squad added yet another piece of hardware to their showcase after winning the Division 1 district championship at Mona Shores on Wednesday night. They defeated Mona Shores (60-10) and West Ottawa (49-12), the Bucs are currently ranked No. 7 in the state for Divisi...

Player to watch: Chase VanHoef

Player to watch: Chase VanHoef

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

January 27, 2015


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Senior 285-pound wrestler Chase VanHoef is the player to watch for Grand Haven athletics this week. At the Lakewood duals meet this past weekend, VanHoef had a strong performance which helped lead the Bucs to a third place finish. With a 25-1 record, he has contributed 95 points to the team thus far...

Combat cutting weight

Combat cutting weight

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

December 18, 2014


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Two bare feet pad across a cold tile floor. A scale sits silently at the other end of the room underneath a single ceiling light. It gives off an ominous aura, the kind of intimidation that is caused by both the fear of failure and a fear of the unknown. The two feet step up onto the platform and the...

Wrestlers Advance to State Finals

Wrestlers Advance to State Finals

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

February 20, 2014


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Six varsity wrestlers competed in the regional tournament, junior Camden Bertucci, junior Antonio Reyes, junior Aaron Cummings, senior Dakota Juarez, senior Connor Morley and junior Chase VanHoef . The top four wrestlers from each weight class advance to the individual state tournament. Out of the s...