NCAA Division II

Vernetti rows her way to success with Spartans

Vernetti rows her way to success with Spartans

Hanna Vernetti was a standout weightlifter at Navarre. But rowing? She had never done it before. She knew little about the sport. “The only thing I knew was that it had sometimes been called weightlifting on the water, which is what sparked my interest in joining a rowing team in college,” Vernetti said. When she […]

Randolph steps up in Argos’ season-opening win

Randolph steps up in Argos’ season-opening win

Quentin Randolph leaped into the air and snagged the ball with authority. He landed inside the 10-yard line with a 29-yard clutch catch in the third quarter that gave the University of West Florida new life in a tightly contested season-opener against No. 22 Carson-Newman Thursday night. Randolph’s catch, one of a career-high four, set […]

Camp popularity connected to success of UWF football program

Camp popularity connected to success of UWF football program

Navarre running back Chris Williams said it best in providing a reason why the University of West Florida football camp was the place to be on a muggy summer night in July. “This isn’t just a regular team. They went to the (national) championship last year,” Williams said. “It’s a blessing to be a part […]

Taylor earns player of the week honor

Taylor earns player of the week honor

Callan Taylor has been named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her University of West Florida softball career. The sophomore standout from Navarre earned the honor after dominating at the plate over the weekend in a series against Alabama Huntsville. Taylor finished the three-game series with six hits, […]

Argos will finally play home opener

Argos will finally play home opener

The University of West Florida’s football team will play its first home game of the season Saturday night when it takes on Chowan in a 6 p.m. showdown at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The Argos had their home opener against nationally ranked Midwestern State wiped out last week because of the threat of Hurricane Irma and […]

Once a dream, UWF closing in on historic first season of football

Once a dream, UWF closing in on historic first season of football

It began in 2009 with a vision that football would be a good fit for the University of West Florida. Dr. Judy Bense, the president of the university since 2008, spearheaded the efforts to turn the dream into reality, although initially the dream was a little too big. “Back when we had nothing, when all […]

Argonauts to host five football scrimmages

Argonauts to host five football scrimmages

The University of West Florida football team will hold five intrasquad scrimmages this fall that will be open to the public, including one Oct. 17 at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The other scrimmage dates for the Argonauts, who will play their inaugural season in 2016, are set for Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Oct. 24 and Nov. […]