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Mar 31, 2021

Raiders striving to reach full potential heading through second half of season

Kelly Hayes was tough on her softball team after last Monday’s 1-0 loss at home to Elmore County in the Florida/Alabama Challenge.

But it’s only because she wants the best out of her team and she knows the potential it has even if it does have just one senior on the roster.

Mar 31, 2021

Raiders close out weekend at Blue Wahoos Stadium with a win

Levi Hawley has been in challenging situations before, but never in a setting he isn’t accustomed to.

Hawley and his Navarre teammates were playing baseball at Blue Wahoos Stadium, and the senior hurler admits that as cool as it was to play in one of the nation’s best minor league parks, there was added pressure.

Mar 30, 2021

Griffin makes impressive comeback at Andrews Invite

Talin Griffin is pole vaulting again.

More than a year after he last competed in the event, the Navarre senior was back at it Friday at the Andrews Invitational in Gulf Breeze.

Brian Lester Headshot
Mar 30, 2021

Brian Out Loud

Millions of fans from around the nation are soaking in the excitement of the madness of March.

And you can’t blame them. The NCAA tournament is three weeks of win-or-go home basketball, with joy and heartbreak and everything in between all rolled into one.

Mar 30, 2021

Brewer make the most of all-star opportunity

Tim Brewer isn’t sure if he’ll get a chance to play basketball beyond high school, but if the Subway All-Star Game Thursday was his final hurrah, he went out giving his best effort.

“This could be the last time playing for all I know. I’m going to take advantage of every opportunity, live life to the fullest every time I get on the court,” Brewer said.

Mar 29, 2021

Raiders give state-ranked Timberwolves all they can handle

Four quarters and four overtime periods were intense from start to finish, with neither Navarre nor Chiles giving much to the other in the way of opportunities to score.

The Raiders, in fact, held a lead over the state-ranked Timberwolves most of the way in a crucial District 1-2A flag football showdown on a warm and cloudy afternoon at Bennett C. Russell Stadium.

Mar 26, 2021

Navarre trio caps memorable season with all-star appearance

Olivia Warren had active hands on defense, knocking away a couple of pass attempts.

Skylar Burleson ran the point effectively and even drove inside, getting fouled on the way up for a shot. Tailor Ernst battled for rebounds and was scrappy on defense. She even knocked down a 3-pointer.

Mar 25, 2021

Ready for football? Navarre’s 2021 schedule has been released

Navarre’s football schedule has been released, and the Raiders are set to open their 2021 season against Fort Walton Beach on Aug. 27.

The Raiders’ schedule includes six home games, including one against Warren Easton out of New Orleans in week two, and the Beach Bowl remains on the slate as well.

Mar 24, 2021

Three Raiders named to all-state team

Navarre soccer standouts Cami Acevedo, Maia Vacks and Megan Kirby have added all-state to their list of accolades.

The Raider trio is among the 30 players in the state to earn the honor in 6A.

Mar 24, 2021

Navarre overwhelmed in showdown with Niceville

Navarre’s flag football team came into its showdown with Niceville Thursday night on a roll.

Five consecutive wins to start the year, including a pair of shutouts, had the Raiders (5-1) trending in the right direction.