Navarre Raiders Weightlifting

Raiders hoping to jam to state championship tune

Raiders hoping to jam to state championship tune

Rap or Rock? That was the question Garrett Bagley posed to Jacobi Smith prior to the start of a mid-day workout a week before Friday’s 2A state weightlifting meet at Arnold High School in Panama City Beach. Smith chose rock. But had he chosen rap, or really, any other brand of music, that wouldn’t have […]

Gourley, Wright forced to choose between two sports

Gourley, Wright forced to choose between two sports

Evan Gourley and Dante Wright are multi-sport athletes at Navarre High School. They qualified for state in weightlifting. The problem is the district track meet in Santa Rosa Beach is Friday, the same day as the state weightlifting meet in Panama City Beach. The conflict put both athletes in a difficult spot, one they shouldn’t […]

Six Raiders earn automatic bids to state

Six Raiders earn automatic bids to state

Six members of  Navarre’s girls weightlifting team claimed regional titles at the Region 1-2A meet Tuesday. Their first-place finish assures them of a spot at the state meet Feb. 8 in Panama City. Kiara Latouche (101), Jelyna Bly (110), Veronica Hall (139), Julia McMaster (169), Suki Clinkenbeard (183) and Alexis Prather (unlimited) won their respective […]

Raiders win first outright regional title in program history

Raiders win first outright regional title in program history

Navarre’s weightlifting team is the outright champion of the region for the first time in program history. The Raiders won the title Friday, tallying 70 points, and four lifters won their respective weight classes. Josh Carter, Chris Williams, Jordan Jefferson and Daniel Bost all punched tickets to state. There is a possibility a few other […]

Raiders lifters dominate their own invitational

Raiders lifters dominate their own invitational

The Lady Raiders placed first among the 11 teams participating in the Raider Invitational Dec. 7, winning seven of 10 weight divisions. They also earned three second-place finishes as the Raiders scored 93 points. Pine Forest was the closest competitor with 27 points. The meet was the largest one the Raiders will compete in until […]