Joe Sczesny

Navarre opens season with win over Gators

Navarre opens season with win over Gators

Navarre opened its boys basketball season with a full helping of Gator last Monday, dropping Escambia 50-43.  Louis Carter’s driving layup from the right wing with 4:35 remaining proved to be the game-winning basket.  The Gators had a line-up that head coach Terry Posey summed up in two words, “They’re big.”  Posey started Joe Sczesny and Christian Vollmer in the front court, […]

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 […]

Raiders looking for more aggression in the paint

Raiders looking for more aggression in the paint

The front court is instrumental to success in basketball on both ends of the floor. Navarre’s boys hoops team primarily leans on three key players in Jacob Yates (6-foot-7), Joe Sczesny (6-4) and Christian Vollmer (6-3). Malik George and Carson Whitley are also competing for time. Head coach Terry Posey puts their responsibilities bluntly. “I […]