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Carter and the Tar Heels to battle Tigers on national TV

Carter and the Tar Heels to battle Tigers on national TV

Michael Carter and the North Carolina Tar Heels are on national television Saturday afternoon, taking on reigning national champion Clemson at Keenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. Kickoff is 2:30 p.m. CST on ABC. Clemson is 4-0. The Tar Heels are 2-2 head into this Atlantic Coast Conference showdown. Carter, the all-time leading rusher at Navarre, […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN PERSISTS Trump is standing firm in his border wall demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up the pressure to reopen the government. 2. CHINA UPBEAT AHEAD OF US TRADE TALKS The two sides face wrangling over technology and their future relationship as a trade dispute threatens to […]

Okey never gives less than his best effort

Okey never gives less than his best effort

Pensacola Blue Wahoos catcher Chris Okey has never been one to give less than 100 percent. “That all came from growing up and my parents driving to travel ball tournaments. If they were going to make those two hour-plus trips, they wanted to see me play hard, and that’s something that has stayed with me,” […]

Jets rookie Jordan Leggett likely to miss another game

Jets rookie Jordan Leggett likely to miss another game

It doesn’t look like Jordan Leggett will play in Sunday’s game against Jacksonville at MetLife Stadium. The New York Jets rookie tight end from Navarre has already missed the first three games of the regular season because of a knee injury and that same injury has kept him out of practice this week. Leggett hasn’t […]

Leggett turns in his best performance of the preseason

Leggett turns in his best performance of the preseason

Jordan Leggett saved his best performance of the preseason for last. After sitting out a weekend game against the New York Giants, the former Navarre standout caught two passes for 16 yards for the New York Jets in their 16-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night at MetLife Stadium. The rookie out of Clemson […]

On to the NFL: Leggett taken by New York Jets in fifth round

On to the NFL: Leggett taken by New York Jets in fifth round

With the 144th pick in the NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select Grover Stewart, a defensive tackle out of Albany State. The announcement signaled the end of the fourth round Saturday afternoon, leaving Jordan Leggett, who was projected to be taken in the round, wondering when his name would be called. Nine tight ends had […]

Welcome to the NFL: Leggett selected by New York Jets

Welcome to the NFL: Leggett selected by New York Jets

Jordan Leggett has waited almost his whole life for the chance to play in the NFL. He had to wait a little bit longer than expected but his dream of playing professional football came true Saturday afternoon as the New York Jets selected the former Navarre football standout in the fifth round. The tight end […]

Leggett goes out a winner at Clemson

Leggett goes out a winner at Clemson

Greg Leggett has been battling an eye issue that has made him partially blind, but what he witnessed Monday night, his son Jordan, helping Clemson win the national championship in a thrilling 35-31 win over Alabama,  is a moment that was crystal clear to him and one that will live in his memory forever. Barely […]

Leggett takes time to give back to alma mater

Leggett takes time to give back to alma mater

It was impossible to ignore the excitement beaming from members of the Student Government Association as they filed into a Navarre High School classroom Friday afternoon. A celebrity was in the room, at least as far as the students, many of whom were decked out in orange shirts, were concerned. Former Navarre standout and current […]

Leggett excited about ACC title game

Leggett excited about ACC title game

Jordan Leggett and his Clemson teammates will  play for an ACC championship Saturday. The top-ranked and unbeaten Tigers (12-0) square off against the North Carolina Tar Heels (11-1) in the conference title game at 8 p.m. EST at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. “It will be two high-powered offenses going up against each other,” […]