Weight Lifting

Eight Raiders qualify for state weightlifting meet

Eight Raiders qualify for state weightlifting meet

The Raiders easily won the Regional (also called the sectionals or state qualifying) meet at Navarre on Jan. 19. The Raiders scored 103 points in the meet. The next closest team was Pine Forest, scoring 26 points. “The Florida High School Sports Association changed the method girls’ state competitors are chosen,” Coach Garrett Bagley said. […]

Navarre weightlifting team pounds Gulf Breeze

Navarre weightlifting team pounds Gulf Breeze

The Navarre Raiders won every first place and all but one second place with a match against Gulf Breeze held at home on Dec. 16. The final score was Navarre 78, Gulf Breeze 11. “We have a lot to work on in the next three weeks before the district meet,” Coach Garrett Bagley said. “We […]

Raider weightlifters working hard over summer

Raider weightlifters working hard over summer

Inside the Raider weight room is a white board documenting the accomplishments of the girls weightlifting team. Since 2008, the Raiders are undefeated during the regular season and have captured 10 consecutive district titles. During that period, they have won eight sectional championships and were the state runner-up five times. The Raiders won state crowns […]

Webb excels in first season at NMU Olympic Training Center

Webb excels in first season at NMU Olympic Training Center

Morrigan Webb didn’t expect to compete in weightlifting once she started college. Never mind that she had the ability to do it, helping Navarre win the state championship in 2013 and earn a runner-up finish in 2014. Webb took third at state as a senior in the 169-pound weight division. “I thought I was done […]

Lady Raider weightlifting team celebrates second state title

Lady Raider weightlifting team celebrates second state title

Parents, friends and fans gathered at the girls’ weightlifting banquet Monday to honor the team for winning another state weightlifting championship. After winning the championship two years ago and placing second in 2014, only two medal winners returned for the 2015 season. Despite the challenges, the Raiders were ready and took 17 lifters to state. […]