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Mother Nature doesn’t put damper on all-star experience

Mother Nature doesn’t put damper on all-star experience

Billy Unterbrink was hanging out in the dugout playing on his cellphone and chatting with teammates during a lightning delay in Thursday’s Subway High School All-Star Baseball game at the University of West Florida’s Jim Spooner Field. Unterbrink, the lone representative from Navarre on the East team, was hoping for a chance to play, but […]

Smith helps propel Raiders to spring game victory

Smith helps propel Raiders to spring game victory

Running back Derrick Smith doesn’t shine in the spotlight for Navarre the way teammate Michael Carter does. Still, no one can discount Smith’s role in the Raiders’ rushing attack. A year ago, he rushed for 541 yards and six touchdowns, using his bruising power and bursts of speed to finish as the second-leading rusher on […]

Raiders run over Dolphins in spring game

Raiders run over Dolphins in spring game

By Brian Lester Michael Carter and Derrick Smith scored two touchdowns apiece and the defense turned in a smothering performance, catapulting the Navarre Raiders to a 35-0 win over rival Gulf Breeze Friday night in their spring game at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The varsity teams for Navarre and Gulf Breeze played in the first half […]

Rain washes out Subway All-Star Games

Rain washes out Subway All-Star Games

Mother Nature was the winner in Thursday night’s Subway High School All-Star Baseball and Softball games at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. Lightning delayed the games initially, and with a line of storms headed into the area, the games were called. No word had been given that night as to whether or not […]

Sampson stays the course despite adversity

Sampson stays the course despite adversity

Life as a starting pitcher in professional baseball can be difficult. There are nights when a starter throws well enough to win only to see the effort wiped out by a lack of offense. Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Keyvius Sampson was in that position Saturday night against the Mississippi Braves. He gave up only three […]

Rivalry factor spices up spring game for Raiders

Rivalry factor spices up spring game for Raiders

Spring practice is nearing an end for Navarre’s football team. The Raiders will close it out Friday night with a 7:30 p.m. game against rival Gulf Breeze at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. It will be a nice change from a year ago when the Raiders had to settle for a scrimmage. “In the past we […]

Bridges reflects on successful college softball career

Bridges reflects on successful college softball career

Chandler Bridges always dreamed of playing college softball, and over the last four years, she was given an opportunity to fulfill that dream. Bridges played two seasons at the College of Central Florida and spent the last two at NCAA Division II Chowan University in North Carolina. “Looking back, I wouldn’t change a thing,” Bridges […]

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Judd Smith has long been a promoter of beach volleyball. He played professionally and now trains athletes through his Bulldog Beach Volleyball Club. His latest involvement with the game is connected to college recruiting. Nearly two months ago, Smith launched the Bulldog Beach Elite – the first sand volleyball recruiting service in the panhandle. “I’m […]

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