LaMarcus Smith might have wondered at times what he had gotten himself into. Joining a college football team that didn’t win a game the previous year isn’t exactly ideal.
But Smith stayed the course at Ave Maria, an NAIA school in South Florida, and it paid off.
Michael Carter is in the running for one of college football’s biggest awards.
The University of North Carolina running back is a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award, which is given to the nation’s most versatile athlete.
Abby Fogg coached like her team was down 30 instead of up by that much throughout Thursday night’s showdown with Pace.
Rachel Leggett, Mickey Vollmer and the rest of the players on Navarre’s girls basketball team kept playing like they were the team trying to dig out of a hole rather than bury its opponent in one.
Dante Wright didn’t get a chance to play many football games this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
But when he was on the field, he made his presence felt.
Blitzing wasn’t supposed to be part of the deal. This was, after all, an all-star game.
But when the West squad blitzed in the second half, the East did the same. And that opened the door for Navarre’s Grady Kelly to go after the quarterback, something he specializes in considering he is the all-time leader in sacks at Navarre.
Malik George slapped his hands together out of frustration after a missed layup attempt late in the action of a tightly contested game against Fort Walton Beach last Monday night.
George typically makes big shots – even the tough ones – so missing the easy one didn’t sit well with the Navarre senior.
Grady Kelly committed to Colorado State back in the spring and never wavered from that decision.
On Wednesday, he made his commitment official, signing his national letter of intent with the Rams.
Perhaps it was only fitting that it was a chilly Wednesday afternoon at the NYSA Soccer Complex as Navarre’s Megan Kirby prepared to sign her national letter of intent.
Kirby after all, is headed to St. Cloud State to continue her soccer career. For the record, that school is in Minnesota.
Pieces of blue confetti fell as the University of West Florida football team celebrated its greatest moment in program history one year ago.
The Argonauts won the NCAA Division II national championship for the first time, beating Minnesota State 48-40.
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