Hanna Stapleton

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

With an ice bag on her arm and a smile on her face, Holly Koch talked about how much her final experience as a softball player meant to her. Koch, one of two players from Navarre playing for the East in the Subway High School All-Star Game last Thursday at the University of West Florida […]

Seven Navarre Raiders sign letters of intent

Seven Navarre Raiders sign letters of intent

Seven Navarre student-athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday afternoon. Four of the players who signed played football for Navarre, which went 12-2 and reached the state semifinals this past season. Bo Hering and Caine Adamson will continue to be teammates as they head to Maryville College. Marc Struck will play football at Huntingdon and Lee […]

Navarre’s softball team falls to Niceville in district tourney

Navarre’s softball team falls to Niceville in district tourney

Navarre’s softball team was eliminated by Niceville 5-2 at Milton April 25 in the opening round of the district playoffs. Throughout the season, the Raiders demonstrated the potential to challenge any team. They were in most games until the last out. All they needed was a clutch hit or maybe a big defensive play that […]

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Hanna Stapleton had the ball in her hands and prepared to fire a pitch at the plate just as she has done countless times in her career at Navarre over the last four years. She had already put away the first two Gulf Breeze batters without much trouble, making the two strikeouts she recorded in […]

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Raiders lose pair of close softball games

Navarre’s softball team battled hard but lost a pair of close games last week. The Raiders were edged 2-1 by West Florida Thursday and let a lead slip away in a 9-8 loss to Choctaw Friday. Choctaw 9, Navarre 8 The Raiders were riding high going into the bottom of the seventh inning in its […]

Despite late rally, Navarre falls to Niceville

Despite late rally, Navarre falls to Niceville

Navarre’s girls softball team scored two runs in the sixth and seventh innings, but it wasn’t enough as the Niceville Eagles won the district contest by an 8-4 score at Navarre March 26. For the first four innings, Morgan Marquis shut out the Eagles while striking out eight. Marquis found herself in trouble in the […]

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Navarre’s softball team went extra innings against rival Gulf Breeze Thursday night but came up short in its bid for a victory, falling 9-8 to the Dolphins. The Raiders trailed 7-5 entering the seventh inning but Hanna Stapleton came through with a double that went off the fence in the outfield and drove in two […]

Raiders show promise in preseason action

Raiders show promise in preseason action

Kelly Hayes watched as her Navarre softball team racked up hit after hit in a preseason game against Pensacola last Wednesday night in Gulf Breeze. The Raiders dominated the Tigers offensively, rolling to an 18-2 victory, and Hayes was pleased to see the team click in that manner even if the game didn’t count in […]