Mary Moorer

Losquadro, Dorsey among regional qualifiers

Losquadro, Dorsey among regional qualifiers

Luke Losquadro and Harrison Dorsey are among the regional qualifiers for Navarre’s swim team. The two Raider swimmers placed in the top 10 in two events at the District 1-4A meet in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon. The meet featured the fastest swimmers in the state, according to head coach Mary Moorer. But that didn’t faze the […]

Swim team caps regular season at county meet

Swim team caps regular season at county meet

As this swim season for Navarre has moved along, head coach Mary Moorer has seen her team make significant strides. Moorer noted that she is happy with the progress, especially with the regular season reaching the finish line at the Santa Rosa County championship meet last Wednesday on an overcast and cool afternoon at Hunter […]

Simon says she’s making strides in the pool

Simon says she’s making strides in the pool

Emma Simon is only a sophomore and already feels herself making significant strides in the pool for Navarre this season. “Things have been going really good for me. I feel myself getting faster,” Simon said. As a result, she is swimming in the faster lanes at meets. She welcomes the challenge. “It challenges me, and […]

Mission accomplished with my open-water swim experience

Mission accomplished with my open-water swim experience

Editor’s Note: Navarre Press sportswriter Brian Lester recounts his experience in the open-water mile swim that took place Sunday in Santa Rosa Sound. The event was a fundraiser for the Navarre High School Swim Team. Navarre Press is proud of Brian’s accomplishment and can now say, he really goes the extra mile for a story. […]

Open water swimming provides opportunity to test limits

Open water swimming provides opportunity to test limits

Navarre’s swim team is hosting an open water swim for the second consecutive year in the Navarre Sound off the beach at Juana’s. It’s a fundraiser for the program. At least 60 are expected to take part. That includes the writer of this article. It will be my first open water swim and the first […]

Summer season wraps up for swim team

Summer season wraps up for swim team

The Pullum YMCA Wahoos swim team finished its summer season Saturday at home in a dual meet with the Seastars swim team out of Pensacola. “The kids … finished well,” said head coach Mary Moorer. This meet included all four swimming disciplines – butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle – and relays. In each heat of each age division, swimmers had barely exited the pool before receiving […]

Swim team makes splash at summer championship meet

Swim team makes splash at summer championship meet

Navarre’s Wahoos came through with 11 podium finishes, including a pair of relay victories, Saturday at the Summer League Championships in Pensacola. The 10-and-under girls medley relay swimmers finished in a time of 1:38.46 for their best finish of the day. The boys 10-and-under 100-yard freestyle relay swimmers clocked a time of 1:17.49 for top honors. […]

First-time fundraiser for Raider swim team a success

First-time fundraiser for Raider swim team a success

With the wind blowing, the waves a little choppy, but the sun shining bright on a chilly Sunday morning in mid-October, Navarre High’s first open water swim fundraiser went off without a hitch. A total of 42 participated in the event in the Navarre Sound behind Juana’s, with some swimmers doing the entire mile-long course […]

Raider swimmers continue to build momentum for district meet

Raider swimmers continue to build momentum for district meet

As the season winds down for Navarre’s swim team, the focus is turning to the upcoming district meet. At this point, it’s all about putting swimmers in the best possible position for success. “We’re figuring out our relays. That’s the big thing,” Navarre head coach Mary Moorer said. “We’re trying to come up with the […]