Leggett helps former teacher with science video

Leggett helps former teacher with science video

West Navarre Intermediate teacher Ryan Duphiney figured it was a long shot, but he reached out to Jordan Leggett about helping with a science video for his class. Leggett was in the middle of finalizing everything for his wedding in Santa Rosa Beach but agreed to drive over to Navarre the Tuesday after spring break […]

Drive for donations a success for senior center

Drive for donations a success for senior center

Donations poured in quickly and that led to the concrete being poured for the foundation for the gazebo the Holley Navarre Senior Center is receiving from the Panhandle Butterfly House. The gazebo will be disassembled and reassembled today by Keller Williams Realty during its Red Day efforts at the senior center. Read the full article […]

Navarre football coach arrested for battery

Navarre football coach arrested for battery

Navarre High School offensive line coach and teacher Greg Greenhaw was arrested April 28 for domestic violence related battery. The charge is a first-degree misdemeanor. The incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. the previous day and was reported by his wife, Stacey, upon her arrival at the District I Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office shortly after […]

Raiders close out regular season in baseball

Raiders close out regular season in baseball

The Navarre baseball team’s last week of the regular season had one ugly outing followed by a shutout performance, and then capped off the week with a lopsided final game. In the end, the Raiders have a 12-12 record. But there’s still a shot at a district title and a berth in the regional tournament. First, the bad. The team committed seven errors and […]

Age-friendly designation given to Florida

Age-friendly designation given to Florida

Florida has been awarded an age-friendly designation through the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. The initiative to create age-friendly communities and states began in 2012. The Sunshine State currently has 26 communities with the designation. The state now has it as well.   Read the full article in the May 2 issue of […]

State track meet a success for Raiders

State track meet a success for Raiders

Navarre had two individuals and a relay team come away from the 3A state track meet with medals Saturday at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville. The 4×100 relay team of Dante Wright, Jaylen Shropshire, Nathan Crews and Evan Gourley clocked in with a time of 42.28 to place eighth. All four […]

Joey Ferrell finally lands his first cobia

Joey Ferrell finally lands his first cobia

Joey Ferrell has been fishing off the Navarre Beach Pier for as long as he can remember. In early April, he caught a cobia for the first time. The weight of the fish checked in at 22 pounds. “It was exciting,” Ferrell said. “It definitely got my adrenaline pumping and my eyes open to looking […]

Gaetz hosts military night at Navarre

Gaetz hosts military night at Navarre

When U.S Rep. Matt Gaetz is having a tough day at the nation’s capital, he turns to the folder containing the stories of candidates for the military academies. One of his jobs as a member of Congress is nominating students from Northwest Florida for the honor of attending West Point, the Air Force Academy or […]

Silver Airways unveils Kazoo plane

Silver Airways unveils Kazoo plane

Silver Airways unveiled its first themed aircraft for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The plane, named after the team mascot, Kazoo, flew out of Orlando Thursday and landed at Pensacola International Airport. Silver Airways is the official airline of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Read the full article in the […]

Ogunjobi living proof that anything is possible

Ogunjobi living proof that anything is possible

Overweight and obsessed with video games, Larry Ogunjobi was a long way from being an athlete. Making a living playing in the NFL? The closest it seemed he would get to a football field was on his Xbox. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription […]

Raider tennis team makes school history

Raider tennis team makes school history

All season Navarre head tennis coach Rob Whitley talked about this team being good enough to contend for a district title. The Raiders proved their coach right last week, finishing as the runner-up in the District 1-3A tournament at Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze. It’s the first time in program history it’s happened. Gannon Casey […]

Raiders expect greatness heading into regional meet

Raiders expect greatness heading into regional meet

Navarre track coach Tony Carter expects the best from his team every time it competes. The expectation intensifies this week as the Raiders compete in the Region 1-3A meet Saturday at Sherman Robinson Stadium in Pensacola. “You hear me say it all the time. I expect greatness,” Carter said. “If you practice great and approach […]

Navarre wins the week in baseball

Navarre wins the week in baseball

Navarre swept a pair of non-district baseball games last week, one in convincing fashion and the other by scrappy play. Head coach Jon Boddy called it a tale of two games. Navarre rolled over Fort Walton Beach 7-2 last Tuesday and edged Tate 6-5 last Wednesday. Both games started similarly, as both opponents held a two-run lead before Navarre’s offense […]

Stingrays see record number of athletes sign with colleges

Stingrays see record number of athletes sign with colleges

Lighthouse Private Christian Academy has come a long way with its athletic program in a short period of time. Last Wednesday, the Stingrays had their largest group of senior athletes sign letters of intent Wednesday at Gadsden United Methodist Church in Pensacola. The list of signees includes four football players: Collin Morris (Faulkner), Chalante Saulsberry […]

Four Raiders sign letters of intent

Four Raiders sign letters of intent

Abigail Pantlitz was nervous as she awaited the start of signing day at Navarre Wednesday afternoon. More nervous, in fact, than standing at the starting line for the 100- or 200-meter dash. “At the start line, I can just focus on the race,” Pantlitz said. “I can block out everyone. I’m locked in. Up there […]