Raiders struggle with momentum in loss to Eagles

Raiders struggle with momentum in loss to Eagles

Navarre Raiders head coach Jay Walls stood outside the visiting locker room late Friday night and said to himself that ‘we have to get better.’  Those words summed up the night a difficult night that ended with the Raiders falling 24-6 to Pine Forest. It’s their second consecutive loss. Not since 2014 has Navarre lost […]

Open water swimming provides opportunity to test limits

Open water swimming provides opportunity to test limits

Navarre’s swim team is hosting an open water swim for the second consecutive year in the Navarre Sound off the beach at Juana’s. It’s a fundraiser for the program. At least 60 are expected to take part. That includes the writer of this article. It will be my first open water swim and the first […]

JROTC remembers those who perished on tragic day in history

JROTC remembers those who perished on tragic day in history

Lauren Lassiter is only a sophomore. She wasn’t alive on Sept. 11, 2001, the day the world changed forever in the wake of terrorist attacks in which commercial airliners were used to blow up the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington D.C.   Read the full article in the Sept. […]

Home opener on horizon for Argonauts

Home opener on horizon for Argonauts

For the first time this season the University of West Florida football team is playing a home game. The Argonauts host the University of Virginia-Lynchburg Saturday at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. for the first ever meeting between the two schools. After crushing Shorter last Saturday, UWF faces a team that has […]

Loss to Lincoln serves as learning experience

Loss to Lincoln serves as learning experience

Navarre stumbled for the first time this football season last Thursday. The Raiders didn’t have enough answers for Lincoln in a 35-20 loss at Gene Cox Stadium in Tallahassee. It was the first time in program history that the Raiders have played a district game as a 7A school. And while the scoreboard didn’t shine […]

Raiders soar to personal bests at Patriot Invite

Raiders soar to personal bests at Patriot Invite

No fewer than three Raiders established new personal bests Saturday at the Patriot Duel and the Pool in the University of West Florida Aquatic Center. Luke Losquadro, Emma Simon and Alyssa Grant were pleased with their improvement against the clock. Losquadro shaved some time off his 50-yard freestyle, clocking in with a time of 32.87. Simon outswam her 200 freestyle time […]

Cross-country team shows improvement at Stampede

Cross-country team shows improvement at Stampede

If anyone needs a sign that Navarre’s cross-country team is improving, Saturday morning’s Gulf Coast Stampede is a blinking green light. The regional race drew teams from Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Some brought national-caliber runners to the event at the Escambia Equestrian Center. The boys’ winner, Sully Sheldon from Harrison High School in Georgia, torched the course in 15 minutes, 53 second. The record is […]

Argos torch Hawks in GSC opener

Argos torch Hawks in GSC opener

Austin Reed had a debut to remember. Navarre’s own Quentin Randolph came through with a performance he’ll never forget. The defense played well enough to keep Shorter off the scoreboard in the second half. It all added up to a 42-14 win for the University of West Florida Saturday afternoon in Georgia. This was UWF’s […]

Senior center counts on community support

Senior center counts on community support

The Holley Navarre Senior Center leans heavily on community support. Without people turning out for the various fundraisers the center hosts or donations being received from local businesses, including a brand-new stove donated by a local brewery, the center would find it challenging to continue going forward.   Read the full article in the Sept. […]

Tough night for Raiders in Tallahassee

Tough night for Raiders in Tallahassee

The final score tells the ending of the story but not the whole story. Navarre had a chance to swing the momentum in its favor in this showdown with Lincoln Thursday night here in Tallahassee.  Down seven early in the third quarter, the Raiders had forced the Trojans off the field on their opening drive […]

McCall embraces opportunities that come with scuba diving

McCall embraces opportunities that come with scuba diving

Most people enjoy just walking along the beach, soaking in the atmosphere of it all. When Rebecca McCall is on the beach, she’s thinking about the life under the water. Read the full article in the Sept. 12 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options – or click here sign up to […]

Raiders on the road for district opener

Raiders on the road for district opener

Navarre begins District 1-7A play under the lights on a Thursday night. The Raiders head on the road today to Tallahassee to take on Lincoln at Gene Cox Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. EST. The Raiders (3-0) come in unbeaten and looking for their first win in a new district. They held on for a […]

Raiders ready to begin district play in football

Raiders ready to begin district play in football

Navarre makes its District 1-7A debut Thursday night when it heads to Tallahassee to take on Lincoln at Gene Cox Stadium. The Raiders moved up from 6A this season and haven’t played the Trojans since 2010, when they met in the playoffs. Lincoln prevailed 34-33. So, for the current players on Navarre’s team, a trip […]

Raiders show improvements in opening meet of season

Raiders show improvements in opening meet of season

Emma Kirby set an early season personal-best mark of 23 minutes 33 seconds Saturday over the flat, five-kilometer course at the Pace Patriots Invitational. The freshman placed 38th overall as the Navarre girls cross-country team finished ninth in the 16-team field. “I wanted to set a good time, and I think I did. I wanted to be at 24 (minutes),” […]

Raiders win five-set thriller against Patriots

Raiders win five-set thriller against Patriots

Navarre’s volleyball team survived a five-set battle with Pace last Tuesday for its second win of the year. The Raiders improved to 2-5 on the year, with both wins coming at home. Head coach Ryan Davenport is still adjusting the mix of players he sends out on the floor. He’s tried four different liberos to firm up […]

ROTC offers wealth of opportunities

ROTC offers wealth of opportunities

Two hours remain until the school day begins at Navarre, but out behind the school and on the practice football field, Navy Junior ROTC cadets are practicing a drill routine ahead of a competition in the coming weeks. As one of the best units in the area, the cadets are always putting work in.   […]

Defense propels Raiders to win over Panthers

Defense propels Raiders to win over Panthers

Kobe Johnson threw the football into the air moments after getting it in his hands after a big play on defense. Moments earlier, the ball had been knocked out of a Milton receiver’s hands on a hard hit by Bailey Huston in the end zone. Johnson’s recovery of the fumble  with 1:41 to go sealed […]

Raiders battle Panthers in first road game

Raiders battle Panthers in first road game

Navarre heads to Milton tonight for its first road game of the season. The Raiders and Panthers kick off at 7:30 p.m. at Haywood Hanna Panther Stadium. Navarre (2-0) is coming off its first shutout win of the season, blanking Pace 34-0. Milton (1-0) played its opener last week and won 36-6 over Pensacola. The […]

Coast Guard: Boating accidents, deaths decline

Coast Guard: Boating accidents, deaths decline

Boating fatalities, injuries and accidents all decreased slightly in 2018, according to statistics released by the United States Coast Guard last week. There were 633 boating fatalities in 2018, a 3.8 % decrease from 2017 when there were 658.   Read the full article in the Sept. 5 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

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