Abby Fogg

Raiders just miss on upset of Pace in district semifinals

Raiders just miss on upset of Pace in district semifinals

With 14.8 seconds to play in the second overtime of an instant classic, Navarre led Pace 72-71. Hailey Neely knocked down a 3-pointer that gave the Raiders a one-point lead. It put them on the brink of an improbable upset of the top seed in the District 1-6A tournament in Crestview. But Pace tied the […]

The view from the press box

The view from the press box

The Lead In Navarre’s girls basketball team is looking for an upset tonight against Pace in a 7 p.m. District 1-6A road game. The Raiders come in at 10-11 overall and 4-5 in the district. Meanwhile, the Patriots are 17-4 overall and 8-1 in district play. These two teams have met once already and the […]

Raiders open new year with tough loss to Indians

Raiders open new year with tough loss to Indians

They had a game plan in place Friday, and it was straight to the point. Don’t let 6-foot-5 Kyla Abraham dominate the game. Navarre accomplished that mission against the 6-foot-5 standout, but the Raiders weren’t expecting the Indians to be so effective shooting the ball from the outside. The Indians only made three shots from […]

Raiders show signs of promise in loss to Wildcats

Raiders show signs of promise in loss to Wildcats

Rachel Leggett knocked down a short-range jumper midway through the fourth quarter against Washington last Tuesday night. The shot wasn’t a game changer, merely trimming Navarre’s deficit to 12, but the moment leading up to it was encouraging. Madison Schluter started the play with a pass to Kadie Hamm, who then passed the ball to […]

Senior-led Raiders setting the bar high this season

Senior-led Raiders setting the bar high this season

Natasha Elliott hurries into the gym last Wednesday night to make sure she doesn’t miss getting her picture taken on photo day for Navarre’s basketball team. Elliott was at a girls weightlifting meet earlier in the day. Her mom had to pick her up to ensure Elliott made it to the gym in time. In […]

Raiders split with Florida Dream at tourney

Raiders split with Florida Dream at tourney

A club basketball team with just six players hailing from four different schools defeated the Navarre Raiders 45-31 Sunday. The two squads battled for the division trophy in the Navarre Coast Classic. It was the second meeting of the tourney between the two teams. The first took overtime to finish. The final game was decided in a five-minute, second-half surge. […]

Senior night ends with a win for the Raiders

Senior night ends with a win for the Raiders

Losing wasn’t an option. Not on senior night. Not in the final game of a regular season that has seen this Navarre girls basketball team make significant strides. “I did not want to lose,” senior Lauren Kane said. “It was looking rough, but we got it.” The Raiders trailed by 10 at one point in […]

Navarre narrowly misses on chance to knock off Aggies

Navarre narrowly misses on chance to knock off Aggies

For three quarters Friday night, Navarre had Tate on the ropes in a District 1-8A girls basketball showdown at home. Foul trouble and missed opportunities cost the Raiders a chance to seal the deal in a 51-48 loss. “It’s frustrating,” Navarre head coach Abby Fogg said. Navarre appeared to be in control going into the […]

Raiders rally for win over rival Dolphins

Raiders rally for win over rival Dolphins

In the past, Navarre’s girls basketball team has found itself in a hole and has been unable to dig itself out of it. The Raiders flipped the script Friday night against rival Gulf Breeze. Trailing by five at halftime, Navarre made the shots it needed to make and intensified its defensive effort as well in […]

Extra work pays off for Navarre’s girls basketball team

Extra work pays off for Navarre’s girls basketball team

During halftime of the junior varsity girls basketball game last Monday night, Navarre’s varsity team took the floor for a shooting drill. “We wanted to get a couple of extra shots in,” head coach Abby Fogg said. “The warmups before our game go so quick, so we saw it as a good time to get […]

Raiders off to perfect start to season

Raiders off to perfect start to season

This wasn’t a pretty win, a polished display of offense and defense, but that’s just fine in this instance for the Navarre Raiders’ girls basketball team. Winning a game that at times was rugged worked just fine last Tuesday afternoon against Escambia. The Raiders put forth their usual effort that has come to be expected […]

Win over Dolphins perfect medicine for Raiders

Win over Dolphins perfect medicine for Raiders

Colds, coughs, and even the flu plagued Navarre’s girls basketball team this week. Not ideal for the Raiders with a showdown against rival Gulf Breeze on tap. But winning cures everything, even illness, and the Raiders felt rejuvenated after knocking off the Dolphins 57-55 in a thrilling District 1-8A battle Thursday night. Killian Casey turned […]

Raiders hold off Gators

Raiders hold off Gators

Nothing came easy for Navarre’s girls basketball team Monday night against Escambia. But the Raiders won a thriller against the Gators, surviving with a 53-51 victory, the players running off the floor as time expired to celebrate their win. “We like to keep it exciting here at Navarre,” first-year head coach Abby Fogg said with […]

Raiders battle until the final buzzer

Raiders battle until the final buzzer

Effort wasn’t an issue. Navarre’s girls basketball team battled until the final buzzer against Crestview Thursday night. Getting shots to fall consistently, however, ultimately hurt the Raiders in a 36-30 loss to the Bulldogs. Navarre dropped its third consecutive game and is 1-6. All of Navarre’s points in the first quarter came from the free-throw […]