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Madril receives Golden Boot

Madril receives Golden Boot

Navarre High School soccer standout Emily Madril was named to the Super Y League North American Finals U17 Girls All-Tournament Team after her team, the Gulf Coast Texans, captured the title with a 3-0 victory against the Kalamazoo Kingdom on Dec. 9 at IMG Academy. Madril, a forward, also earned the tournament’s Golden Boot after […]

Raider lifters win over Pine Forest 67-21

Raider lifters win over Pine Forest 67-21

Two days after dominating the Choctaw Invitational Tournament, the Raiders were still scoring personal bests as they beat Pine Forest 67-21 at home on Dec 10. The Raiders won nine of 10 first places and seven of 10 second places. The Diel sisters continued to dominate the 110-pound weight division. Savannah won the event with […]

Raider golfer Ailsa Clark already working on next season

Raider golfer Ailsa Clark already working on next season

Ailsa Clark, the Lady Raiders’ top golfer, isn’t slowing down just because the season is over. The high school junior won the Pensacola City Junior Championship Girls Open Division at Osceola Golf Course last weekend. As a Raider, Clark averaged 38.5 strokes per nine-hole during the season and won four of seven matches. In the […]

Raider lifters crush competition at Choctaw Invitational

Raider lifters crush competition at Choctaw Invitational

The Raider lifters won the team championship at the Choctaw Invitational Tournament on Dec. 8 by an overwhelming margin. The Raiders captured 93 points. Their nearest competitors in the 12-team event were Pine Forest with 37 points and Niceville with 25. The Raiders also broke several meet records in their first real test this season. […]

Volleyball: Raiders blocked in second round of playoffs

Volleyball: Raiders blocked in second round of playoffs

The Navarre High School Lady Raiders closed out the season Oct. 22 after making it to the second round of district playoffs. The second round was a step farther than the team went last year when they were defeated by Tate High School. This year, they bested Tate to move on and face the Fort Walton Beach Vikings, the No. 1 seed […]

Lady Raiders ‘fight like a girl’ for breast cancer fundraiser

Lady Raiders ‘fight like a girl’ for breast cancer fundraiser

The Lady Raiders raised $1,100 during the fourth annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness volleyball game Oct. 8 against Pensacola’s Washington Wildcats. Pink accessories and jerseys dotted the court and stands. Decorations including balloons and posters, like the one that read “Fight like a girl,” adorned the gym. The four coaches and team volunteer Jeanne Tittle wore pink shirts with messages related to breast cancer embroidered across the […]

Raiders prove too much for Milton

Raiders prove too much for Milton

In the pre-season Kickoff Classic, Milton held the Raiders scoreless and allowed just one first down in the half of play. Since that August 21 contest, the Navarre offense has been unstoppable. The Panthers must have thought they had taken the field against an entirely different team when they took on the Raiders last Friday […]

New YMCA director aims to double program usage

New YMCA director aims to double program usage

He’s not a new face at the Betty J. Pullum Family YMCA, but he has a new job title. In June, Colton Lombardo, 23, became the program director at the facility, 2379 Pawnee Drive, Navarre. That means being in charge of the record-breaking 225 kids who signed up to play soccer this season at the YMCA, their coaches and game schedules, on top of every other organized […]

Navarre Soccer Player Commits to Faulkner University

Navarre Soccer Player Commits to Faulkner University

Catherine Baccarini, a local Navarre soccer player, committed to Faulkner University out of Montgomery, AL earlier this week. Catherine first visited Faulkner last September and instantly made a connection with the coach, the program and the school. “I spent the entire day at the campus, ate dinner with the players and practiced with the team. I liked everything about the school and really liked the coach […]