Mary Beloat

Preseason proves promising for Raider softball team

Preseason proves promising for Raider softball team

Kelly Hayes couldn’t have been happier after watching Navarre’s softball team roll through a pair of preseason games last Tuesday night at the Preston Hood Complex in Fort Walton Beach. A team that lost eight seniors to graduation last season looked as if it didn’t miss a beat in convincing wins over Choctaw (10-2) and […]

Seniors help spark turnaround for Raiders

Seniors help spark turnaround for Raiders

Over the last two seasons, Navarre’s volleyball team has won 16 matches. That’s more than double the win total of 2016 and 2017 combined (six). The seniors have played a pivotal role in that turnaround. They nearly pulled out another win last Tuesday night at home, pushing Gulf Breeze to five games in a thrilling […]

Raiders win home opener in volleyball

Raiders win home opener in volleyball

The Navarre Raiders won their first volleyball match of the season Thursday, defeating West Florida Tech in four games at home. The Raiders and Jaguars traded the lead several times in the first game. “We wanted to stay close and not allow any big runs by the Jaguars,” Reece Carroll said. The Jags had a […]

Navarre softball team hard at work in summer months

Navarre softball team hard at work in summer months

Summer practice rolls on under the hot Florida sun on a Thursday morning in late June. Navarre softball players are fielding balls in the infield and outfield and locked in on sharpening their swings as well. “It’s just about getting better, improving every day,” rising senior Allison Gutierrez said. “We had a great season last […]

8 headed to state science fair from Holley-Navarre Middle School

8 headed to state science fair from Holley-Navarre Middle School

Mary Beloat didn’t even place in the science fair a year ago. The seventh-grader at Holley-Navarre Middle School has a different story this year. She is one of eight students from the school who is headed to the state science fair in Orlando. Beloat took first place in the Chemistry category at the regional science […]