Navarre boys basketball

The view from the press box

The view from the press box

The Lead In Navarre’s boys weightlifting team has been a force in the sport over the last two seasons. The Raiders have won nearly every meet it has competed in, including winning a state championship in 2019. The only non-first-place finish for the Raiders in that stretch? A runner-up finish at state in 2018. The […]

The view from the press box

The view from the press box

The Lead In The sun is shining this morning as we have finally bid farewell to the rain that has been nearly non-stop the last couple of days. And that means it’s time for high school soccer to resume its District 1-6A tournaments. Both Navarre teams are in action tonight. The girls were supposed to […]

Raiders keep hot streak going with two more wins

Raiders keep hot streak going with two more wins

Tally another two wins for Navarre’s boys basketball team. Last week, the Raiders outran Crestview 60-55 and powered past Pace by a 57-39 score.  Navarre (14-7, 4-4 District 1-6A) has won its last six games Still, despite the success, Navarre head coach Terry Posey can’t make heads nor tales of the Raiders’ chances of making the […]

The view from the press box

The view from the press box

The Lead In Navarre’s girls basketball team is looking for an upset tonight against Pace in a 7 p.m. District 1-6A road game. The Raiders come in at 10-11 overall and 4-5 in the district. Meanwhile, the Patriots are 17-4 overall and 8-1 in district play. These two teams have met once already and the […]

Raiders rebound with win over Washington

Raiders rebound with win over Washington

Navarre’s boys basketball team notched its ninth win of the season Saturday, defeating Washington, 56-42 in Pensacola. It was the Raiders’ third game of the week, which included losses to Tate (74-55) and rival Gulf Breeze (73-62). Since Christmas Day, the Raiders have gone 4-3, and their season record at this point is 9-7. Nine games remain on the Raiders’ […]

Raiders drop pair of games to Eagles and Aggies

Raiders drop pair of games to Eagles and Aggies

After a roaring start, Navarre’s boys basketball team dropped a pair of games last week, falling 44-40 to Niceville Tuesday before losing 77-62 to Tate. Navarre is now 4-2 overall and 0-1 in the district. Raider head coach Terry Posey continues to experiment with personnel. After a standout performance against Niceville, Posey inserted Tim Brewer […]

Raiders roll past Jaguars and Gators in boys basketball

Raiders roll past Jaguars and Gators in boys basketball

Navarre’s boys basketball team raised its season-opening win streak to four last week with a 57-40 win over the West Florida Jaguars last Thursday and a 65-53 win over Escambia Gators Friday.  Navarre’s defense swarmed and suffocated the Jags (0-2) through three quarters – giving up 23 points in the first three quarters.  “I felt we played really hard. Worked together,” Navarre head coach […]

Navarre has no answer for Indians on senior night

Navarre has no answer for Indians on senior night

Navarre basketball head coach Terry Posey was in his office late Friday night talking with the media about his team’s latest game. It was a tough one. Arguably the toughest defeat of the year. Navarre had no answer for Choctaw, specifically, TCU signee Diante Smith, in a 92-51 loss to the Indians at home. Smith […]

Navarre suffers OT loss to Gulf Breeze

Navarre suffers OT loss to Gulf Breeze

With a little over five minutes left in the opening half of Friday night’s rivalry game against Gulf Breeze, Navarre had a double-digit lead. It appeared the Raiders were on their way to their biggest win of the season. By the end of the regulation, the game was tied, the Raiders and Eagles headed to […]

Raiders play tough in tip-off tourney losses

Raiders play tough in tip-off tourney losses

Navarre’s boys basketball team held its own in a challenging tip-off tournament in Tallahassee this week. The Raiders faced off against state runner-up Lincoln Monday and fell 53-45 before dropping a 53-44 decision the next day to Georgia state champion Tift County. Matt Harshany poured in 21 points in Monday’s game. He scored 20 on […]