Michelle Lee

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team traveled to Pensacola on Sep. 5 and won a closely contested match, 3 games to two over the Tigers. Two days later, they returned home and were overwhelmed by Tate, last year’s district runner-up, three games to none. Navarre 3, Pensacola 2 The Raiders made the first game look easy, winning 25-12. […]

Raider volleyball team rolls past Eagles in home opener

Raider volleyball team rolls past Eagles in home opener

Navarre’s volleyball team won its home opener with a three-game sweep of Pine Forest last Tuesday. After playing inconsistently against Milton and losing against Gulf Breeze the week before, the Raiders came ready to play against the Eagles. “There was a definite improvement in our play tonight,” Coach Michelle Lee said. “We were able to […]

Navarre’s volleyball team ready to get the season started

Navarre’s volleyball team ready to get the season started

Navarre’s volleyball team will be tested right out of the gate. The Raiders take on rival Gulf Breeze Thursday in a District 1-8A showdown on the road. They open the season tonight against Milton. Raiders head coach Michelle Lee said her team is ready for the challenge of playing such a crucial game early in […]

Navarre’s volleyball team taking steps forward during summer workouts

Navarre’s volleyball team taking steps forward during summer workouts

Navarre’s volleyball team won only six games a year ago. It’s one more win than the Raiders had in Michelle Lee’s first season as the head coach. But optimism is high as the Raiders continue their summer workouts in preparation for the season ahead. Seven players are gone, but with a handful of returning players […]

Effort falls short in senior-night loss to Aggies

Effort falls short in senior-night loss to Aggies

Before Navarre’s volleyball team played its senior night match against Tate Thursday night, head coach Michelle Lee had dinner with her seniors. “The seniors are special to me,” Lee said. “We shared stories and memories. It was a lot of fun. They are some of the most gracious, supportive and loving seniors I’ve ever been […]

Raiders aiming to bounce back after tough week

Raiders aiming to bounce back after tough week

It’s been a tough stretch of games for Navarre’s volleyball team. The Raiders (2-5) lost their fourth-consecutive match Thursday night against county rival Gulf Breeze, falling 25-15, 25-6, 25-17 to the Dolphins in a 1-8A district showdown. The Raiders had a difficult time scoring against Gulf Breeze and were put in tough positions defensively against […]

Despite effort, Raiders drop district opener to Niceville

Despite effort, Raiders drop district opener to Niceville

At one point last Tuesday night it appeared Navarre’s volleyball team was going to stun district powerhouse Niceville. The Raiders surged in front 11-8 in the opening game thanks in large part to solid serving and a great defensive effort but couldn’t hold onto the lead. That proved to be the case throughout the evening […]

Raider volleyball players dedicated to improvement

Raider volleyball players dedicated to improvement

Michelle Lee didn’t have much time to get a summer workout program in place last year because she was hired in July. But it’s different this summer. Lee watches closely and provides instruction as players work on hitting, passing and setting inside the Navarre High School gymnasium. She is encouraged by the effort her players […]

Raiders focus on fundamentals and the future at volleyball camp

Raiders focus on fundamentals and the future at volleyball camp

Michelle Lee was thrilled with the turnout at Navarre’s volleyball camp last Wednesday and Thursday. “It’s always a toss-up as to how many kids will show up because families are on vacation, but I’m happy with the number,” said Lee, the head volleyball coach of the Raiders. We had about 20 the first day and […]