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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. ALARMS BLARE ABOUT RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN US ELECTIONS The Trump administration is facing bipartisan criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. 2. MIRACLE IN MEXICO All 103 aboard an Aeromexico jetliner have survived a fiery crash in Durango after the pilot aborted takeoff […]

Collegiate National Team next stop for Cronin

Collegiate National Team next stop for Cronin

Matt Cronin isn’t done playing baseball yet. His next stop is North Carolina. He arrived there this past weekend to join the Team USA Collegiate National team. Cronin and his teammates will play a handful of games in the United States before wrapping up with a trip to Cuba July 10-15  for the USA vs. […]

Arkansas’ championship dream on hold – game 3 tonight

Arkansas’ championship dream on hold – game 3 tonight

Championship glory is on hold. At least for now. With Arkansas holding a 3-2 lead and one out away from its first national championship in school history, the Razorbacks couldn’t close the door on Oregon State, which rallied for a 5-3 victory and kept its own hopes for a title alive. The two teams will […]

Cronin, Razorbacks earn shot at championship

Cronin, Razorbacks earn shot at championship

Goodbye Florida. Hello national championship opportunity. With a spot in the College World Series final on the line Friday night, Arkansas earned a title shot with a 5-2 win over the Gators at Ameritrade Park in Omaha. Clutch pitching by Matt Cronin over the final two innings helped Arkansas defeat the reigning champs on a […]

Cronin embraces role as Arkansas’ closer

Cronin embraces role as Arkansas’ closer

Arkansas’ charter bus is loaded up and ready to roll out of Fayetteville on a 90-degree Thursday afternoon in June. The ultimate destination is Omaha, Neb., the home of the NCAA College World Series. But first up is a trip to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and a charter flight to Nebraska. As Matt Cronin settles […]

Arkansas wins its College World Series opener

Arkansas wins its College World Series opener

Arkansas is one step closer to a national championship. The Razorbacks rolled past Texas 11-5 Sunday in their College World Series opener at Amritrade Park in Omaha. Navarre’s Matt Cronin is the team’s closer and has played a key role in its success this season. But he did not make an appearance in Sunday’s game. […]

Madril competes in another training camp

Madril competes in another training camp

Former Navarre soccer standout Emily Madril had an opportunity to compete in her second United States Under-20 Women’s National Team training camp, which took place Dec. 28-Jan. 3 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton. It’s the second time she has been selected to participate in a national team camp. She attended a training camp last […]

Leggett goes out a winner at Clemson

Leggett goes out a winner at Clemson

Greg Leggett has been battling an eye issue that has made him partially blind, but what he witnessed Monday night, his son Jordan, helping Clemson win the national championship in a thrilling 35-31 win over Alabama,  is a moment that was crystal clear to him and one that will live in his memory forever. Barely […]

Tremendous Trio! Carter, Brahms, Madril getting early jump on collegiate careers

Tremendous Trio! Carter, Brahms, Madril getting early jump on collegiate careers

Some schools never produce a Division I athlete. Others might have one or two go on to play at the highest level of college athletics. Navarre has three headed to the D-I level, and all three are graduating from high school next week to get an early jump on their college careers. Running back Michael […]

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Judd Smith has long been a promoter of beach volleyball. He played professionally and now trains athletes through his Bulldog Beach Volleyball Club. His latest involvement with the game is connected to college recruiting. Nearly two months ago, Smith launched the Bulldog Beach Elite – the first sand volleyball recruiting service in the panhandle. “I’m […]

Navarre football players sign letters of intent

Navarre football players sign letters of intent

Three Navarre football players signed national letters of intent with NCAA Division III schools Friday. Matt Webb, John Hunnicutt will continue their careers at Huntingdon College while Dylan Main is headed to Birmingham Southern. Huntingdon is part of the USA South Athletic Conference and Birmingham-Southern is in the Southern Athletic Association. However, both schools play […]