Softball

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Hanna Stapleton had the ball in her hands and prepared to fire a pitch at the plate just as she has done countless times in her career at Navarre over the last four years. She had already put away the first two Gulf Breeze batters without much trouble, making the two strikeouts she recorded in […]

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Navarre’s softball team battled hard but lost a pair of close games last week. The Raiders were edged 2-1 by West Florida Thursday and let a lead slip away in a 9-8 loss to Choctaw Friday. Choctaw 9, Navarre 8 The Raiders were riding high going into the bottom of the seventh inning in its […]

Despite late rally, Navarre falls to Niceville

Despite late rally, Navarre falls to Niceville

Navarre’s girls softball team scored two runs in the sixth and seventh innings, but it wasn’t enough as the Niceville Eagles won the district contest by an 8-4 score at Navarre March 26. For the first four innings, Morgan Marquis shut out the Eagles while striking out eight. Marquis found herself in trouble in the […]

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Callan Taylor found herself penciled into the starting lineup as the designated hitter for the University of West Florida softball team on the first day of the 2017 season. The Argonauts were up against Miles in the Gulf Coast Invitational in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Taylor, a freshman out of Navarre, battled the tug-of-war feeling […]

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Navarre’s softball team went extra innings against rival Gulf Breeze Thursday night but came up short in its bid for a victory, falling 9-8 to the Dolphins. The Raiders trailed 7-5 entering the seventh inning but Hanna Stapleton came through with a double that went off the fence in the outfield and drove in two […]

Explosive fifth inning propels Raider softball team to win

Explosive fifth inning propels Raider softball team to win

Down six runs in the top of the second inning against Choctaw Tuesday night, it wasn’t looking good for Navarre’s softball team. Head coach Kelly Hayes never stopped believing. Her team didn’t either. “The one thing about our team is they always come back no matter what,” Hayes said. “They might not always win, but they […]

Argos picked to repeat as Gulf South champs in baseball

Argos picked to repeat as Gulf South champs in baseball

West Florida is the team to beat in baseball in the Gulf South Conference. The reigning conference champions are picked to win the GSC crown again this season, receiving six of the possible 11 first-place votes and finishing one point ahead of 2016 GSC tournament champion Delta State. Coming off a year where they appeared […]

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