Mars Hill next stop for Raider lifter Bryce Eberhardt
Bryce Eberhardt wasn’t quite sure how good he would be in weightlifting when he first started high school. He’s come a long way since his freshman year at Navarre, winning a state championship this season and is now gearing up to compete in the sport in college.
Raiders begin regional softball tourney play this week
For the first time since 2019 the Navarre softball team is headed to the regional. The Raiders open tourney play Thursday on the road against Lake Howell. Game time is 7 p.m. EST.
Navarre alum Michael Sandle finding his stride at Triple-A level
With one swing of the bat Michael Sandle absolutely crushes the pitch fired at him. He sends the ball screaming over the wall in left and then rounds the bases at Greater Nevada Field in Reno as if it was no big deal. Sandle has hit home runs before in his career. In high school. In college. Even in the pros. But this one is different for the Navarre alum.
Jeffcoat named coach of the year in Gulf South Conference
The University of West Florida baseball team saw two of its own recognized this week. Mike Jeffcoat has been named the coach of the year in the Gulf South Conference and Dalton Neuschwander has been tabbed the Pitcher of the Year for the conference.
Monteverde recognized by Southern League
Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Patrick Monteverde has been recognized by the Southern League for his stellar performance in April.
Runner-up finish in district final not end of road for Raiders
Jessi Farrer swung fast and swung hard, the ball zipping into the outfield. Cailyn Cooke scored off the clutch hit. So did Natalia Taylor. In that joyous moment, a moment buzzing with energy and excitement, Cooke jumped up and down and got pumped up near home plate as the Raiders breathed new life into their hopes for an upset of the No. 1 team in the state Wednesday night in a District 1-6A final.
Promising future ahead for Raider baseball team
One final out closed the door on a season, that, while not championship worthy, it wasn’t sunflower seeds on the dugout floor either. Once left for dead after a seven-game losing streak a few weeks into the year, Navarre found new life as the season progressed. But the road ended here in Pace late last Tuesday night, the Raiders walking off the field after a 13-0 loss to the host Patriots.
Navarre Raiders ‘knock the rust off’ on opening day of spring practice
On a wind-swept Monday in May, the dust on the practice field kicked up often as offensive and defensive linemen battle in the trenches and running backs and receivers make plays, Navarre’s football team is back at it with the start of spring football.
District Tournament: Raider baseball team survives thriller; softball team punches ticket to final
Navarre and Milton played like two baseball teams not wanting their seasons to end Monday night. In the bottom of the 10th inning, three hours after the first pitch, Jayden Smith ended the game with a clutch home run and kept Navarre alive in the District 1-6A tournament for at least one more day.
With year of college experience, Leggett ready to raise her game even more
In the warm-up line before her first collegiate game last November, Rachel Leggett couldn’t shake the nerves the way she shook off defenders so often during her prep career at Navarre. “Oh man, I was so nervous,” Leggett said.