Jennifer Seward

Social media generates added pressure for student-athletes

Social media generates added pressure for student-athletes

Caleb Long received a red card in Navarre’s soccer game against rival Washington last season. If that had happened 25 years ago, no one outside the stadium would have known about it. In the world today, however, society is obsessed with social media, almost a prisoner to it.   Read the full article in the […]

Raiders battle misconceptions and pressure of balancing academics with sports

Raiders battle misconceptions and pressure of balancing academics with sports

From the outside looking in, life looks good for high school student-athletes. Popularity. Success. The opportunity to play the sport they love in front of adoring fans. They have it made. Or so it seems to those who don’t see life through the eyes of an athlete.   Read the full article in the July […]

Message to grads: Look to the future, focus on God

Message to grads: Look to the future, focus on God

Before the pomp and circumstance of Saturday’s graduation ceremony, a handful of Navarre High School seniors gathered with their family and friends for a night of worship at a baccalaureate service May 23 in the Navarre Conference Center. Pastor Clint Jernigan explained the service was a joint effort to help send the graduates off in […]

Seward sisters help lead way in all-star win

Seward sisters help lead way in all-star win

Jessika Seward has one heck of a leg. The Navarre senior scored twice from the goalie position and a third goal while sitting on the bench during the Subway All-Star Soccer Game Thursday night at the Ashton Brosnaham Complex in Pensacola. “It’s crazy. My leg is strong,” Seward said during a post-game interview. It would […]

Navarre advances to district soccer final

Navarre advances to district soccer final

Navarre’s girls soccer team is moving on to the District 1-4A championship game. The Raiders advanced with a 4-1 win over Milton Tuesday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Jennifer Seward and Hunter Wallace scored two goals apiece. Seward and Wallace also each tallied an assist. Skylar Woods and Hailey Bastian also dished out assists […]

Raiders blank Choctaw on senior day

Raiders blank Choctaw on senior day

Navarre’s girls soccer team continued its winning ways with a 3-0 shutout victory over Choctaw at home Saturday. The game was also designated senior day, honoring six team managers and five current players. Many tears were shed as the team honored its seniors. The five players were Jocelyn Fernandez, Rosie Martino, Anakah Madril and the […]

Raiders prevail in battle with Trojans

Raiders prevail in battle with Trojans

There was never a feeling Navarre was in any danger of losing to Tallahassee Lincoln in a girls soccer showdown Friday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The Raiders did what they needed to do to stay a step ahead of the Trojans in a game that wasn’t always pretty but looked it on the […]

Navarre and Niceville play to a tie

Navarre and Niceville play to a tie

Navarre and Niceville squared off in girls soccer last Tuesday night, renewing their rivalry in Navarre on a wet and muddy field. The two rivals have quite a history, having battled each other in the district and regional finals the last few seasons. This season, both teams seemed to be evenly matched. The score at […]

Navarre’s girls soccer team continues to roll

Navarre’s girls soccer team continues to roll

Navarre’s girls soccer team has yet to give up a goal this season The Raiders blanked three teams last week, rolling over Escambia 10-0, topping Washington 4-0 and cruising past Pace 5-0. Their game against Crestview Saturday was postponed because of rain. Navarre is 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the district. The Raiders traveled to […]

Navarre’s girls soccer team keeps shutout streak intact

Navarre’s girls soccer team keeps shutout streak intact

In the three games the Raiders have played this season, they are not only undefeated but have not been scored upon. This week, the Raider girls soccer team beat Catholic 8-0 in an away contest and defeated Milton 3-0 at home. Navarre is now 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the district. Raiders 8, Catholic 0 […]

Three Raiders sign letters of intent

Three Raiders sign letters of intent

Three Navarre athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday afternoon. Soccer players Jennifer Seward (Samford) and Anakah Madril (University of Mobile) and softball player Kallie Anderson (Pensacola State) all look forward to playing at the next level. Seward and Madril have played key roles on the girls soccer team at Navarre. Seward has tallied 46 goals […]

South Santa Rosa teens take mission to Mexico

South Santa Rosa teens take mission to Mexico

Few things on Earth are culturally universal, but athletic competition is one of them. When a group of 12 teens from Navarre and Gulf Breeze headed to Mexico to spread the gospel last month, they used this universal language to connect with the community. Read the full article in the July 5 issue of Navarre […]

Win over Aggies propels Raiders into district final

Win over Aggies propels Raiders into district final

Navarre’s girls soccer team advanced to the District 1-4A championship game with a 4-0 win over Tate Tuesday night in Pace. Jennifer Seward scored twice and has racked up five goals in the first two district tournament games. Anakah Madril and Kileigh Whited also punched in goals for the Raiders, who will square off with […]

Navarre stuns Gulf Breeze in regular-season finale

Navarre stuns Gulf Breeze in regular-season finale

Navarre stunned Gulf Breeze 1-0 Friday night to close out the regular season in impressive fashion and then opened district tournament play Monday with a 10-0 win over Crestview. The Raiders handed the rival Dolphins their first loss of the season. A goal by Autumn Slaybaugh accounted for the only scoring in the game. Jessika […]

Raiders pick up wins over Wildcats and Aggies

Raiders pick up wins over Wildcats and Aggies

The Navarre Raiders girls soccer team traveled to Washington last Tuesday and shut out the Wildcats by a 2-0 score and defeated the Aggies 2 -1 two days later at Tate. Navarre 2, Washington 0 The Raiders started the game against Washington with several members of their high-powered offense sitting on the sidelines. Coach Rob […]

Raider soccer team records two shutouts, ties with Niceville

Raider soccer team records two shutouts, ties with Niceville

Navarre put together another successful week on the soccer field, shutting out Pace and Ocean Springs and then battling fellow regional power Niceville to a tie. The Raiders improved to 4-0-2 overall and are 3-0-1 in district play. Raiders 4, Pace 0 The Raiders traveled to Pace last Tuesday and blanked the Patriots 4-0. Jennifer […]

Navarre’s girls soccer team off to strong start

Navarre’s girls soccer team off to strong start

Navarre’s girls soccer team was impressive in its first week of the regular season, giving up just three goals in three games and winning two of them. Raiders 8, Escambia 0 The Raiders opened their season at NYSA against Escambia Nov. 7 with an 8-0 win. Brenda Bishop returned to action from an injury and […]

Raiders tested in preseason soccer tournament

Raiders tested in preseason soccer tournament

Navarre head girls’ soccer coach Rob Simon believes that if you want to face good teams in February, you’d better have some on your schedule during the regular season. “It starts with the Niceville preseason tournament where we’ll face the Vikings from Fort Walton Beach and the Dolphins from Gulf Breeze,” Simon said prior to […]

Raiders advance in regional tourney

Raiders advance in regional tourney

Navarre’s girls soccer team survived a tightly contested 4A regional quarterfinal battle with Leon Thursday night in Tallahassee, winning the game on penalty kicks. Tied at 1-1 at the end of regulation, the Raiders (23-2-1) won the shootout 4-3, with Jennifer Seward delivering the game-winning goal. Kylie Lawson, Autumn Slaybaugh and Jocelyn Fernandez made the […]

Raiders dominate second half in win over Dolphins

Raiders dominate second half in win over Dolphins

With a chill in the air and the wind blowing, Navarre’s girls soccer team knew it would be at a disadvantage in the opening half of its game against Gulf Breeze Thursday night. The Raiders went against the wind in the opening half and found themselves down by a goal at halftime. It was a […]