district champions

Raiders win district championship

Raiders win district championship

Navarre’s baseball team celebrated its first district title since 2015 Friday night by engulfing Ben Waschenko under a dogpile just off the pitching mound on Niceville’s home diamond. The bench erupted and cleared the instant Eric Anderson gloved Garon Finley’s flip from second base to cap a 9-8 win over Niceville. Although Navarre has made the regional postseason twice in the previous three years, the team’s 12 seniors won its first district championship, […]

Raiders repeat as district champs

Raiders repeat as district champs

Cody Thompson admits he didn’t have his best performance of the year Thursday afternoon at the District 2-2A weightlifting meet at Choctaw. But he still won a district title, one of five Navarre lifters to do so, and the Raiders left town with the trophy they came for, repeating as district champions and winning their […]

Raiders are new No. 1 team in playoff power poll

Raiders are new No. 1 team in playoff power poll

Navarre is the new No. 1 team in the Region 1-6A playoff power poll. The Raiders (9-1) have 41.44 points. They jumped into the top spot after rolling past Gulf Breeze in the Beach Bowl Friday to clinch their sixth district championship in program history. Already assured of a top four seed, they close out […]

Raider lifters back on top of the district

Raider lifters back on top of the district

Navarre is the boys weightlifting champion of the district for the the second time in program history. The Raiders won the title with 91 points Friday at Niceville. Six lifters won individual titles. “The guys have been relentless in the weight room with their effort. They are doing a great job,” strength and conditioning coach […]