Softball

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

With an ice bag on her arm and a smile on her face, Holly Koch talked about how much her final experience as a softball player meant to her. Koch, one of two players from Navarre playing for the East in the Subway High School All-Star Game last Thursday at the University of West Florida […]

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

West Florida’s remarkable run to the NCAA Division II Softball College World Series came to a close Saturday in a 1-0 loss to West Virginia Wesleyan. The Argonauts wrap up their year with a 46-15 record, the most wins they have had in a season since 2005. They finished 1-2 in their first college world […]

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Hope was fading fast for the West Florida women’s softball team in its NCAA Division II Super Regional showdown with Lee Friday afternoon in Pensacola. Down 4-0 going into the sixth inning and still searching for its first hit of the day, the Argonauts came to life and took this dream season one step further […]

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Tiona Hill’s heroic hit in the bottom of the seventh inning put the exclamation point on a perfect three-game run through the NCAA Division II South 1 Regional. With the Argonauts down a run with one out and the bases loaded, Hill drove in two runs with a big base hit to help the Argos […]

Taylor’s clutch hit helps lead Argos to NCAA tourney win

Taylor’s clutch hit helps lead Argos to NCAA tourney win

Callan Taylor came through with a clutch hit when her team needed one most and helped lift the University of West Florida softball team to a 4-3 victory over Valdosta State in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division II South 1 Regional Friday afternoon in Pensacola. With the score tied at 1-1 and two […]

Argos hosting NCAA regional softball tourney

Argos hosting NCAA regional softball tourney

The University of West Florida softball team will host an NCAA South Regional this week. The Argos are in the tourney for the 12th time in program history and begin play Thursday when they battle Claflin in a 2:30 p.m. game. Mississippi College and Valdosta State will play in the second game. The winners move […]

Navarre’s softball team falls to Niceville in district tourney

Navarre’s softball team falls to Niceville in district tourney

Navarre’s softball team was eliminated by Niceville 5-2 at Milton April 25 in the opening round of the district playoffs. Throughout the season, the Raiders demonstrated the potential to challenge any team. They were in most games until the last out. All they needed was a clutch hit or maybe a big defensive play that […]

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Hanna Stapleton had the ball in her hands and prepared to fire a pitch at the plate just as she has done countless times in her career at Navarre over the last four years. She had already put away the first two Gulf Breeze batters without much trouble, making the two strikeouts she recorded in […]

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Navarre’s softball team battled hard but lost a pair of close games last week. The Raiders were edged 2-1 by West Florida Thursday and let a lead slip away in a 9-8 loss to Choctaw Friday. Choctaw 9, Navarre 8 The Raiders were riding high going into the bottom of the seventh inning in its […]

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