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Argos return home to face Crusaders

Argos return home to face Crusaders

After three weeks on the road, the University of West Florida football team is back at home. The 20th-ranked Argonauts welcome North Greenville to town Saturday for a 4 p.m. Gulf South Conference showdown at Blue Wahoos Stadium. UWF is riding the high of a six-game winning streak, allowing just 54 points during the streak. […]

UWF scores a touchdown for Escambia County’s economy

UWF scores a touchdown for Escambia County’s economy

Blue Wahoos Stadium is buzzing an hour before kickoff on a beautiful Saturday night in September. Over the next three hours, the Argonauts will light up the scoreboard the same way they have lit up Escambia County with dollar signs.   Read the full article in the Sept. 26 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe […]

Wahoos Stadium dealing with water issue

Wahoos Stadium dealing with water issue

Blue Wahoos Stadium has a reputation for having one of the best fields in minor league baseball. But the field looks more worn down than usual this season, in part because of the additional games played on the surface in the offseason.   Read the full article in the July 11 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Moyer plays ball at Blue Wahoos Stadium

Moyer plays ball at Blue Wahoos Stadium

Octavien Moyer plays his college baseball in Tallahassee. He’s a junior at Florida A&M. Opportunities to play close to home have been nonexistent in his collegiate career. Until Saturday. On a sunny and almost unbearably hot weekend afternoon at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola, Moyer and the Rattlers played Southern in an exhibition doubleheader. For […]

Football all-star team features nine Raiders

Football all-star team features nine Raiders

Navarre’s football team had a successful season. That has led to nearly a dozen Raiders earning a spot on the East squad at the Subway All-Star Game. Dante Wright, Josh Carter, Quinn Caballero, Alex Gilchrist, Matthew Downey, Kevin Taich, Bryson Garner, Mitchell Hunt and Jordan Jefferson are representing the Raiders on the team. Scheduled for […]

Argos kick off season in battle of nationally ranked teams

Argos kick off season in battle of nationally ranked teams

It can get downright intense at University of West Florida football practice. The players go back and forth. The smack talk is all in fun for the Argonauts as they push each other to be better than they were the day before. All-American defensive back Marvin Conley said he’s always talking with wide receiver Quentin […]

Former Little Leaguers recall historic 1955 Pensacola-Orlando game

Former Little Leaguers recall historic 1955 Pensacola-Orlando game

Tears streamed from the eyes of Admiral LeRoy for three days as he waited for his mother’s decision. LeRoy, only 12 at the time, wanted to join his Jaycees teammates at a Little League state tournament game in Orlando. A local Kiwanis team invited the Pensacola team down there to play. Read the full article […]

Greyson meets a girl, watches Wahoos beat Mississippi

Greyson meets a girl, watches Wahoos beat Mississippi

For those who haven’t met me, my name is Greyson, a 7-month old lovable, sometimes crazy, chocolate lab. I’m here to tell you about my adventure at Bark in the Park at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola last Wednesday night. Read the full article in the May 10 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

Argonauts face national runner-up in final home game of year

Argonauts face national runner-up in final home game of year

A stern test awaits the University of West Florida football team Saturday when it takes on 2016 national runner-up North Alabama. Kickoff is 4 p.m. at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola. In their second year of existence, the Argonauts come into the game with a chance to set a program record for wins in a […]

Halloween events and festivities

Halloween events and festivities

Halloween events and family friendly festivities will be going on in Navarre and the surrounding area throughout the weekend as well as the day of Halloween. Listed below are some of the events taking place. Oct. 27   Halloween Haunt Join in the howling happenings for a frightfully fun time at the annual Halloween Haunt […]

Field of Screams offers frightening experience for haunted house lovers

Field of Screams offers frightening experience for haunted house lovers

No one was afraid of Pensacola’s baseball team losing a lead inside Blue Wahoos Stadium late Wednesday night. But the ghouls and ghosts and, of course, clowns – you can’t have Halloween without clowns – instilled plenty of fear into the members of the media who were brave enough to venture through the Terror Under […]

It will be a Friday night under the lights for the Argos

It will be a Friday night under the lights for the Argos

Due to the threat of Tropical Storm Nate becoming a hurricane this weekend, the University of West Florida football team has moved its game against Mississippi College to tonight. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola. The Argonauts come into their latest Gulf South Conference showdown on a high after […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Pensacola Seafood Festival Sample a variety of mouth-watering seafood dishes and enjoy continuous entertainment at Seville Square, Fountain Park and waterfront Bartram Park in Historic Downtown Pensacola Sept. 29-Oct. 1. A children’s area is filled with activities for all ages. For additional information, visit fiestaoffiveflags.com. Corn Maze and Fall Fun Festival Visitors can spend time […]

Argos open Gulf South Conference play against Blazers

Argos open Gulf South Conference play against Blazers

Gulf South Conference play begins Saturday night for the University of West Florida football team. The Argonauts will welcome Valdosta State to town. The perennial power Blazers find themselves in an unusual spot with an 0-2 record. The Argos are 2-0. Valdosta hasn’t lost three consecutive games since 2013 when it lost to North Alabama, […]

Argonauts crush Hawks in home opener

Argonauts crush Hawks in home opener

Mike Beaudry three three touchdown passes, including two to Ka’Ron Ashley, and he ran for another as the University of West Florida football team crushed Chowan 51-23 in its home opener Saturday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Beaudry connected with Ashley twice in the first half, including a perfect 9-yard scoring strike to Ashley in […]

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Mary Moore had no idea there was a professional baseball league for women. One of her teachers mentioned there was a former student playing in it and put Moore in touch with her. The Michigan native went off to Indiana for a tryout and the rest is history for Moore, who spent three seasons in […]

Pace of play hot topic of discussion in baseball

Pace of play hot topic of discussion in baseball

Danny Darwin pitched for eight different Major League teams during a 21-year career, so he understands as well as anyone that the game of baseball is not meant to be played fast. Yet it seems in this era of a sport affectionately known as the national pastime, it’s hard to ignore the discussion of the […]

Three-time World Series champion manager returns to Southern League roots during all-star break

Three-time World Series champion manager returns to Southern League roots during all-star break

Tony La Russa got his start as a manager in the Southern League, spending half of the 1978 season managing Knoxville, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. No one knew it at the time, but it was the beginning of a remarkable career for a manager who went on to become one of […]

Studer’s vision has Blue Wahoos Stadium at center stage for all-star game

Studer’s vision has Blue Wahoos Stadium at center stage for all-star game

Dreary has no business being in the same sentence as summer, especially in Florida, but another hard storm has just rolled through on a June morning in Pensacola. But the weather is clearing up as Quint Studer settles into his seat in the Hancock Bank Club high above Blue Wahoos Stadium. Rays of sunlight are […]

Guerrero wins Southern League Home Run Derby

Guerrero wins Southern League Home Run Derby

Gabriel Guerrero raised his hands in the air and pumped up the crowd as he settled in at the plate for the finals of the Southern League Home Run Derby. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos star the put on a show for the fans that turned out for the event Monday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium, […]

Harmon enjoys retirement life at the ballpark

Harmon enjoys retirement life at the ballpark

Les Harmon admits baseball isn’t his favorite sport, and yet, he has taken pleasure in working as an usher at Blue Wahoos Stadium, the home of the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. “I’m not a big baseball fan. I prefer college football,” Harmon said. “But I enjoy working here. I enjoy being around the […]

Seven Raiders set to play in Subway All-Star Game

Seven Raiders set to play in Subway All-Star Game

Navarre will be well-represented in the Subway All-Star Football Game Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Jordan Williams, Xavier Fernandez, Bo Hering, Lee Jones, Marc Struck, Lamarcus Smith and AJ Neal are the Raiders’ representatives on the East squad will get a chance to showcase their skills […]

Wahoo Judy!

Wahoo Judy!

Navarre Beach Chamber of Commerce CEO Judy Morehead threw out the first pitch Monday evening at the Pensacola Wahoos’ home game versus the Montgomery Biscuits. It was Navarre night at Wahoos’ stadium as catcher Chad Wallach presented her the ball. Click HERE to subscribe to your community newspaper.

Priority point deadline nears at UWF

Priority point deadline nears at UWF

The deadline to earn priority points for University of West Florida football season tickets is Saturday. Fans have nine options to earn points based on the amount of their donations. The cost of season tickets ranges from $70 to $115. Brett Berg, the associate athletic director at West Florida, said 3,400 season tickets are expected […]