Soccer

Navarre’s five senior soccer players set to leave their mark on program

Navarre’s five senior soccer players set to leave their mark on program

Emily DePersio was told that a reporter wanted to do an interview with the rising seniors on Navarre’s girls soccer team. “I’m like ‘That’s not me,’ and then you realize it is. It’s hard to believe,” DePersio said. Fellow senior Kylie Lawson had a similar reaction. “It’s hard to believe it’s our last year,” Lawson […]

Raiders advance in regional tourney

Raiders advance in regional tourney

Navarre’s girls soccer team survived a tightly contested 4A regional quarterfinal battle with Leon Thursday night in Tallahassee, winning the game on penalty kicks. Tied at 1-1 at the end of regulation, the Raiders (23-2-1) won the shootout 4-3, with Jennifer Seward delivering the game-winning goal. Kylie Lawson, Autumn Slaybaugh and Jocelyn Fernandez made the […]

Raiders endure painful ending to soccer season

Raiders endure painful ending to soccer season

Mario Cruz sat on the field at the Ashton Brosneham Complex Wednesday night, his face, with tears streaming down it, buried in his hands. Navarre head soccer coach Abdalla Elbaioumy walked over to him, knelt down and did his best to console the senior, who was just beginning to feel the sting of a 1-0 […]

Raiders cash in on scoring chances in win over Bulldogs

Raiders cash in on scoring chances in win over Bulldogs

Capitalizing on opportunities has been something Navarre’s boys soccer team has struggled to do at times this season. But the story was different Monday night, the Raiders executing their offense perhaps as well as they have all season in a 4-1 win over Crestview in the opening round of the District 1-4A tournament at Bennett […]

Raiders punch ticket to district final

Raiders punch ticket to district final

Navarre’s girls soccer team is headed to the championship game of the District 1-4A tournament after blanking Tate 2-0 in the semifinal round Tuesday night. Navarre advances to play Niceville in the district title game at 6 p.m. Thursday at Tate. Both teams are assured of spots in the regional tourney. “I’m very excited for the girls […]

Raiders roll in district tourney opener

Raiders roll in district tourney opener

Jennifer Seward was at her best Monday night in a District 1-4A quarterfinal against Escambia, recording a hat trick to help Navarre roll to an 8-0 victory at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Seward scored all three of her goals in the first 21 minutes of the game, including two in a three-minute span, as the […]

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