basketball

Harlem Globetrotters

On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will returns to the Pensacola Bay Center with their one-of-a-kind show at 7 p.m. Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHAT SCIENTISTS ARE SAYING ABOUT GENE-EDITED BABIES Experts at a Hong Kong conference declare that it’s still too soon to try making permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations. 2. WHERE CARS SPY ON YOU Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful […]

Sports editor publishes his greatest season

Sports editor publishes his greatest season

  Navarre Press reporter, sports editor and now published author Brian Lester, took the time to sit down with us to talk about his book just recently published. As he recounts the historic season for University of Findlay, Ohio’s men’s basketball team, the emotion is palpable. Read the full article in the Mar. 29 issue […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHO IS COOPERATING IN MUELLER PROBE George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman and convicted pedophile, met with Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon at Trump Tower in December 2016, AP learns. 2. TOYS R US DOWNFALL WIDESPREAD The iconic retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees and forcing […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. WHY FLORIDA SURVIVORS, LAWMAKERS ARE ON A COLLISION COURSE OVER GUNS Students who survived the Florida school shooting journeyed to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but the gun-friendly Legislature effectively halted any possibility of banning assault rifles like the one used in the attack. 2. WHAT GUN DEVICE TRUMP […]

Sting Rays win national tournament

Sting Rays win national tournament

Lighthouse Private Christian Academy boys basketball coach Morris Jones wasn’t sure what to expect from his team over the summer considering it lost five seniors from a team that played in the national tournament in March. But the Sting Rays seemingly have picked up where they left off after winning the Panhandle National Championship tournament […]

Raiders lay foundation for success during summer hoops season

Raiders lay foundation for success during summer hoops season

An industrial fan set up in a doorway to the gym blows air on a muggy summer afternoon. With the air conditioning not functioning properly in the gym, the somewhat cool air from the fan is the only relief from the heat for the players warming up before their game and the handful of fans […]

Taylor credits team effort for her success as a teacher

Taylor credits team effort for her success as a teacher

As big of a deal as it is to be named a teacher of the year, Navarre High School’s Angie Taylor deflects the credit for her recognition elsewhere. The long-time Exceptional Student Education teacher and department head for ESE makes it known she owes her success to the four other people she works with each […]

Raiders beat Tate, play Crestview Friday in district tournament

Raiders beat Tate, play Crestview Friday in district tournament

The Navarre Raiders basketball team overcame a slow start Tuesday evening and defeated Tate 60 – 57 in a district tournament game played at Fort Walton Beach High School. The Raiders trailed 13 – 2 in the first quarter and were down by eight, 20 – 12 when the second quarter began.  A strong defensive […]