Volleyball

Thompson makes most of all-star volleyball experience

Thompson makes most of all-star volleyball experience

Hayley Thompson wasn’t sure what it would be like to play volleyball with players she has competed against during her high school career. She found out Thursday night at the Subway All-Star Game that it isn’t so bad.  The best part was having Gulf Breeze players Maddie Grace McCurdy and Jordan Taylor as teammates on […]

Freese never lacks intensity on the volleyball court

Freese never lacks intensity on the volleyball court

Whether it’s the pump of a fist, a high-five exchange with a teammate or jumping up and down and cheering from the bench, Shelby Freese doesn’t hide her emotions on the volleyball court. She loves energizing her teammates during timeouts and she is full of excitement when she or one of her teammates makes a […]

Effort falls short in senior-night loss to Aggies

Effort falls short in senior-night loss to Aggies

Before Navarre’s volleyball team played its senior night match against Tate Thursday night, head coach Michelle Lee had dinner with her seniors. “The seniors are special to me,” Lee said. “We shared stories and memories. It was a lot of fun. They are some of the most gracious, supportive and loving seniors I’ve ever been […]

Raiders aiming to bounce back after tough week

Raiders aiming to bounce back after tough week

It’s been a tough stretch of games for Navarre’s volleyball team. The Raiders (2-5) lost their fourth-consecutive match Thursday night against county rival Gulf Breeze, falling 25-15, 25-6, 25-17 to the Dolphins in a 1-8A district showdown. The Raiders had a difficult time scoring against Gulf Breeze and were put in tough positions defensively against […]

Despite effort, Raiders drop district opener to Niceville

Despite effort, Raiders drop district opener to Niceville

At one point last Tuesday night it appeared Navarre’s volleyball team was going to stun district powerhouse Niceville. The Raiders surged in front 11-8 in the opening game thanks in large part to solid serving and a great defensive effort but couldn’t hold onto the lead. That proved to be the case throughout the evening […]

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