Sports

FHSAA leaves door open of spring sports resuming

FHSAA leaves door open of spring sports resuming

The Florida High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday there is a chance spring sports can resume in May. The FHSAA is actively working on creative solutions in order to allow the spring sports season to continue if schools reopen May 4. They have been closed since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. If the season […]

GSC cancels spring sports season

GSC cancels spring sports season

The Gulf South Conference cancelled the spring sports season Monday afternoon. Also, all other countable athletic-related activities have been suspended through at least the end of May. That includes spring football. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the NCAA’s requirement for waivers for affected student-athletes were significant factors in this decision […]

Raiders don’t surrender in loss to South Walton

Raiders don’t surrender in loss to South Walton

There was no surrender by Navarre’s girls lacrosse team in its 15-1 loss to South Walton on March 10. Junior Zoey Dezaldivar scored on a second-half penalty shot, beating the Seahawks’ goalie to the top right-hand corner for the Raiders’ lone goal. It was her sixth of the season.  Team co-captain Cheyenne Beasley dismissed the final score […]

Start of Minor League Baseball season on hold

Start of Minor League Baseball season on hold

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are supposed to begin their season April 9 against the Tennessee Smokies. But that game is on hold. Minor League Baseball released a statement this afternoon that it will delay the start of its 2020 season. It cited that after consultation with medical professionals and Major League Baseball, the decision was […]

ARCA Series race postponed over COVID-19 concerns

ARCA Series race postponed over COVID-19 concerns

Concerns over COVID-19 has wiped out the upcoming ARCA Menards Series race at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola. No make up date has been announced to reschedule the ARCA Pensacola 200. However, track and series officials are looking at potential dates later in the season. NASCAR and ARCA intend to work with their respective track […]

UWF putting limits on attendance for home games

UWF putting limits on attendance for home games

The University of West Florida announced this morning attendance at all home athletics events, starting March 13, is limited to certain people. Only student-athletes, coaches, immediate family of the student-athletes, officials, athletic staff and personnel and media will be allowed at games. The move is in response to a decision by the NCAA’s COVID-19 Advisory […]

Javelin returns to high school track

Javelin returns to high school track

Marlon Courtney is used to throwing things. He spent the last two years as the starting quarterback for Navarre’s football team, rolling up more than 4,000 yards through the air. These days, the senior standout is throwing a javelin. Navarre head coach Tony Carter convinced Courtney to give it a shot this season. “I was […]