Weight Lifting

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. […]

Raiders finish second in district weightlifting meet

Raiders finish second in district weightlifting meet

Navarre’s boys weightlifting team turned in a strong performance at the district meet Monday afternoon at Pace. The Raiders racked up 44 points, placing second behind district champion Pace, which finished with 47 points to win the team title. Pine Forest (36) and Milton (12) rounded out the field. “I thought we performed the way […]

Weightlifting team brings home state championship

Weightlifting team brings home state championship

For the second time in three years, the Navarre High School girls weightlifting team is a state champion. Two years ago, when the Raiders won their first state title, it was by a one-point margin. This year, the Raiders left nothing to chance, scoring 39 points, 16 points more than state runner-up Port Charlotte, which […]

Raider lifters win over Pine Forest 67-21

Raider lifters win over Pine Forest 67-21

Two days after dominating the Choctaw Invitational Tournament, the Raiders were still scoring personal bests as they beat Pine Forest 67-21 at home on Dec 10. The Raiders won nine of 10 first places and seven of 10 second places. The Diel sisters continued to dominate the 110-pound weight division. Savannah won the event with […]

Raider lifters crush competition at Choctaw Invitational

Raider lifters crush competition at Choctaw Invitational

The Raider lifters won the team championship at the Choctaw Invitational Tournament on Dec. 8 by an overwhelming margin. The Raiders captured 93 points. Their nearest competitors in the 12-team event were Pine Forest with 37 points and Niceville with 25. The Raiders also broke several meet records in their first real test this season. […]