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Carter heads to California in pursuit of football dream

Carter heads to California in pursuit of football dream

Dwayne Carter is on the high school practice field at Navarre on a sweltering July morning. He’s working out with the Raiders, the team he once played for and went on to become one of the greatest running backs in program history. On Thursday, he’ll be on a plane to California where he’ll spend the […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. ODDS SEEM AGAINST TRADE WAR BREAKTHROUGH U.S. and Chinese negotiators begin talks aimed at settling a half-year dispute that has weakened both sides, rattled financial markets and clouded the global economic outlook. 2. LAWMAKERS HOPEFUL OF PACT THAT WOULD PREVENT SHUTDOWN Capitol Hill negotiators say they could easily reach a deal on a homeland […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. ‘STOP THE UNREASONABLE CRACKDOWN’ Beijing issues a warning to Washington following Huawei’s indictment in the U.S. on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran. Trade talks this week could suffer. 2. AFTER A PUBLICITY-FILLED WEEKEND, ROGER STONE TO FACE JUDGE Donald Trump’s confidant is expected to plead not guilty at a federal […]

Brooks joins Blue Wahoos ownership group

Brooks joins Blue Wahoos ownership group

NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks has never let his connection to Pensacola fade behind the spotlight he catapulted himself into while starring at Florida State and eventually with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he won a Super Bowl. That connection is now a little stronger after it was announced last Wednesday night in a […]

Possibility exists Leggett will play against Browns Sunday

Possibility exists Leggett will play against Browns Sunday

After four weeks of waiting, there is a chance former Navarre football star Jordan Leggett will play Sunday afternoon in the New York Jets’ game against the Cleveland Browns. Sidelined since the preseason because of a knee injury, Leggett was a limited participant in practice Wednesday. In past weeks, he had sat out of practice […]

Jets rookie Jordan Leggett likely to miss another game

Jets rookie Jordan Leggett likely to miss another game

It doesn’t look like Jordan Leggett will play in Sunday’s game against Jacksonville at MetLife Stadium. The New York Jets rookie tight end from Navarre has already missed the first three games of the regular season because of a knee injury and that same injury has kept him out of practice this week. Leggett hasn’t […]

Leggett turns in his best performance of the preseason

Leggett turns in his best performance of the preseason

Jordan Leggett saved his best performance of the preseason for last. After sitting out a weekend game against the New York Giants, the former Navarre standout caught two passes for 16 yards for the New York Jets in their 16-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night at MetLife Stadium. The rookie out of Clemson […]

Leggett makes his NFL debut with Jets in preseason opener

Leggett makes his NFL debut with Jets in preseason opener

Jordan Leggett made his NFL debut Saturday night at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The former Navarre standout caught one pass for eight yards in the New York Jets’ 7-3 win over the Tennessee Titans in the preseason opener for both teams. New York scored its lone touchdown when Josh McCown connected wtih Charone Peake […]

Carter on a mission entering final year with Harding

Carter on a mission entering final year with Harding

If you are looking for an indication of the drive and determination Dwayne Carter possesses, take a look at the approach to his recovery from a serious knee injury. Tearing his meniscus in spring practice at Harding University in March was tough but did nothing to slow down the former Navarre running back. Forget that […]

Faith and failure instrumental to Baldwin’s success

Faith and failure instrumental to Baldwin’s success

Doug Baldwin has come a long way from Gulf Breeze High School, establishing himself as one of the top wide receivers in the National Football League. A lot has gone into getting to where he is today, but the one thing many overlook is perhaps the biggest driving force behind Baldwin’s success as a professional […]