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Raiders put away Patriots in shutout fashion

Raiders put away Patriots in shutout fashion

Business-like in the locker room Friday night, Navarre mildly celebrated its shutout win over Pace at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. There were a few cheers here and there in the wake of a 34-0 win. However, most of the excitement among the players seemed to stem from watching replays of Raider alum Dante Wright catching […]

Turnovers key in playoff win for Raiders

Turnovers key in playoff win for Raiders

Navarre forced five turnovers in Friday night’s 38-6 win over Pace in the Region 1-6A playoff opener at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The top-seeded Raiders nearly forced a couple of other turnovers that could have led to more points on a night that proved to be one of Navarre’s most impressive defensive efforts. And while […]

Wright steps up as Raiders roll in playoff opener

Wright steps up as Raiders roll in playoff opener

Dante Wright is one of the best receivers in the area. He’s not bad at catching passes from the opposing quarterback either. The versatile senior athlete came up with three interceptions Friday night, returning one for a touchdown, helping Navarre make a statement in its Region 1-6A playoff opener against Pace behind an impressive defensive […]

Navarre rolls into postseason play

Navarre rolls into postseason play

Navarre’s quest for a 6A state championship begins tonight. The Raiders open the postseason against Pace at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. The winner plays Escambia or St. Augustine next Friday night. Navarre is making its seventh consecutive trip to the playoffs and enters it at 9-1 and as the No. 1 […]

It’s playoff time! Raiders open against Patriots

It’s playoff time! Raiders open against Patriots

Navarre’s quest for the first state football championship in program history begins Friday night with a first-round home game against Pace. The Raiders kickoff the Region 1-6A playoffs against the Patriots at 7:30 p.m. at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. If Navarre advances, it would play either Escambia or St. Augustine next Friday. “We have an […]

Raiders roll in district opener

Raiders roll in district opener

Another perfect September. Another road win. And, of course, a strong start to the quest for a District 2-6A championship. A back-and-forth battle in the first half, Navarre dominated Pace in the final two quarters to earn a 49-30 win on a humid Friday night. The fifth-ranked Raiders (6-0) took their first step towards their […]

Raiders move on to semifinal round of district tourney

Raiders move on to semifinal round of district tourney

Hayden Richard stepped up his game Monday night and propelled Navarre into the semifinal round of the District 1-4A boys soccer tournament. The Raiders blanked Pace 3-0 in the opening round and advanced to a showdown with Washington Wednesday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Game time is 7:30 p.m. It will be the third […]

Navarre Raiders win hard-fought district opener against Patriots

Navarre Raiders win hard-fought district opener against Patriots

Periods of pouring rain and crazy momentum shifts were part of the story line of Navarre’s District 2-6A opener against Pace Friday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. This back-and-forth battle between the sixth-ranked Raiders and upset-minded Patriots was a showdown where both teams put up a fight and refused to back down. Navarre threw […]

Raiders ready to open district play against Patriots

Raiders ready to open district play against Patriots

Navarre’s football team closes out September at home with its District 2-6A opener against Pace. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The Raiders are 4-0 and ranked sixth in the state and are looking to take the first step forward in their quest to win a district crown for […]

Raiders cap off spring football with win over Patriots

Raiders cap off spring football with win over Patriots

Dante Wright scored three touchdowns and the defense tightened up after allowing an early touchdown as Navarre rolled to a 21-7 win over Pace in its spring game Friday night in Pace. The varsity was on the field for the final two quarters after the junior varsity teams played in the first half. Using a […]

Raiders roll to district win over Patriots

Raiders roll to district win over Patriots

Navarre’s boys soccer team started off slow against Pace, but soon enough the Raiders started playing at a higher level and went on to crush the Patriots 7-0 in a District 1-4A battle on a chilly Thursday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. Zach Shealey led the charge with an impressive four-goal performance as the […]

Raiders resort to trick plays in district win over Pace

Raiders resort to trick plays in district win over Pace

Everyone knows Michael Carter can run with the football. It’s why the speedy Navarre running back is headed to North Carolina next fall to play for the Tar Heels. But considering what the senior did Friday night against Pace, he’s not bad at throwing the football either. Carter triggered a momentum-swinging play with under a […]