competition

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Intensity rises to another level in a game between two rivals, setting the stage for a showdown that can either bring out the best in athletic competition or shine a light on the worst of it. In the wake of what has happened in recent years during the Navarre-Gulf Breeze rivalry week — property has […]

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Staying active as you age can be a challenge but the Senior Games of Pensacola provides an opportunity for those 50 and older to get exercise and have fun at the same time. The 25th edition of the event, which is sponsored by Humana, kicks off in early September and takes place over a two-week […]

Local 4-Hers “hit it with their best shot”

Local 4-Hers “hit it with their best shot”

Sharp public speaking skills and an intimate knowledge of shot guns meant a state 4-H victory for two Santa Rosa teen ladies at this summer’s State 4-H Competition. Katie Carmichael, 18 and Sydney English, 15, took first place at the state competition for their presentation of “Hit it With Your Best Shot” an illustrated talk, […]

Commissioner raises concerns with Tough Mudder

Commissioner raises concerns with Tough Mudder

Following doubts expressed by area tourism leaders on the value of the Tough Mudder Inc. military-style endurance event scheduled for next April, District 4 Commissioner Rob Williamson is stepping in before Santa Rosa County signs a contract with the New York company. In a Dec. 3 email to Kate Fitzpatrick, a Tough Mudder senior director, […]

Students shine at Holley-Navarre Middle School Science Fair

Students shine at Holley-Navarre Middle School Science Fair

Austin Anderson is no stranger to science fair success at Holley-Navarre Middle School. The eighth- grader was the school’s grand-prize winner a year ago and repeated the accomplishment this year with his experiment on whether or not a radish grows faster using Hydroponics or Aquaponics. “I won last year, too, with an experiment about the […]

Holiday staple doubles as learning tool

Holiday staple doubles as learning tool

Nearly 160 students competed for top honors Dec. 11 at West Navarre Intermediate School’s fourth- and fifth-grade gingerbread architecture competition hosted by the American Institute of Architects, Northwest Florida, and sponsored by J2 Environmental, Engineering and Construction Services. Expanding from previous years, the contest was open to fourth- and fifth-graders who, along with their parents, competed […]