Navarre football

Seniors played key role in Raiders’ success

Seniors played key role in Raiders’ success

Friday marked the end of the road for the seniors on Navarre’s football team. The Raiders lost 49-27 to Crestview in the Region 1-6A regional championship game at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Nearly 30 seniors played their final game that night. Navarre head coach Jay Walls talked a little about what that group has meant […]

Top seed in region potentially on line for Navarre Friday

Top seed in region potentially on line for Navarre Friday

Before Navarre begins its quest for a state championship, the Raiders must first focus on their regular-season finale against Niceville. The Raiders (8-1) and Eagles (7-2) square off Friday night in Niceville at 7 p.m. Both teams are postseason bound and the No. 1 seed in the regional playoffs is potentially on the line for […]

Beach Bowl up next for the Raiders

Beach Bowl up next for the Raiders

As the thrill of victory soaked in late Friday night, the Navarre players celebrating a 49-12 District 2-6A win over Milton inside the fieldhouse, the enjoyment was expected to carry on into the weekend, though the focus was on a huge game on the horizon. Gulf Breeze is next for the state-ranked Raiders. As expected […]

Wright makes history in Raiders’ dominant district win

Wright makes history in Raiders’ dominant district win

Dante Wright made school history Friday night. The senior wide receiver became the first at Navarre to get to 2,000 receiving yards. Along the way he helped the Raiders dominate Milton 49-12 in a District 2-6A game at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. A class act and leader on and off the field, the Tulane commit […]

Raiders ready to move ahead after tough loss

Raiders ready to move ahead after tough loss

After suffering their first loss of the year, the Navarre Raiders now turn their attention to a District 2-6A showdown with Milton Friday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The Raiders fell 37-27 to Escambia Friday night in a battle of state-ranked teams and are eager to bounce back as they continue their quest for […]

Raiders counting on Garner to lead on the line

Raiders counting on Garner to lead on the line

One might be a little surprised to find out Bryson Garner played quarterback when he was younger. Typically, you don’t think of linemen playing anywhere but on the line. Garner is now tasked with the job of protecting the quarterback. He said he ended up on the line because of his size. And that’s okay […]

Coach Walls has high hopes for season

Coach Walls has high hopes for season

Head Football Coach Jay Walls is looking forward to his third season as the head coach of Navarre High Raider’s team. Walls has been coaching for 28 years, with seventeen years as the head coach. Walls record is 19-7 during his coaching tenure at Navarre. Walls and the Raiders face the Pensacola Catholic Friday night. “I’d like to thank all […]

Davidson outlasts Navarre, 24-21

Davidson outlasts Navarre, 24-21

W.P. Davidson High School stole a 24-21 come-from-behind win from Navarre on Friday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile. The Warriors (5-5) celebrated Senior Night by scoring the game’s final 10 points. The Florida District 2-6A champion Raiders (5-4) were gracious guests, turning the ball over twice in the fourth quarter and failing to gain a […]