High School Weightlifting

Weightlifting team sweeps opening meet of year

Weightlifting team sweeps opening meet of year

Navarre’s girls weightlifting team swept all 10 weight classes Wednesday at its first home meet.  In just their second meet of the season, Navarre faced Gulf Breeze and Pace in the tight quarters of the Navarre weightlifting room. It’s still early, as several lifters did well enough to win their classes, but it was in ways they didn’t expect.  Alexis Prather topped the […]

Navarre aims for return to top in girls weightlifting

Navarre aims for return to top in girls weightlifting

Music is blaring early on a Wednesday morning, almost to the point where it’s drowning out the sound of weights clanking inside the Navarre weight room. Forget rise and shine. This is rise and grind. The Raiders’ girls weightlifting team has a reputation for hard work, but their motivation to work entering the season has […]

Prather, Hall set to do heavy lifting for Raiders

Prather, Hall set to do heavy lifting for Raiders

If Navarre’s girls weightlifting team is going to contend for a state title, it will have to count on the leadership of seniors Alexis Prather and Veronica Hall. The two have been in the top six finishers in their respective weight groups the last two seasons. Prather and Hall followed different paths to find weightlifting […]