Softball

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 […]

Taylor set for next step of softball career

Taylor set for next step of softball career

Calllan Taylor walked off the softball field at the University of West Florida late Thursday night wearing a smile, the thrill of a 5-4 victory for the East in the Subway High School All-Star Game being the reason behind it. Soon enough, that very same field will be her home for the next four years […]

Argos turn attention to GSC tournament

Argos turn attention to GSC tournament

The best regular season in six years ended Sunday afternoon with a second consecutive loss to Shorter. The Argonauts fell 1-0 to the Hawks in nine innings. Yet, West Florida University’s softball team is still headed to the Gulf South Conference tournament, earning the third seed. The Argonauts will play the sixth-seeded Hawks at 10 […]

Pettigrew making most of senior season with Argos

Pettigrew making most of senior season with Argos

Emily Pettigrew swings at the pitch fired in her direction and makes contact before bolting down the first-base line. West Alabama’s infielder hustles to make a play, scooping the ball up and rifling it to first base. Bu Pettigrew, her phenomenal speed on display, beats out the throw. That moment on a sun-splashed Saturday paints […]

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