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Triple Threat! Raiders win third consecutive weightlifting crown

Triple Threat! Raiders win third consecutive weightlifting crown

Navarre climbed to the top of the girls weightlifting mountain Thursday at Belleview High School, winning its third consecutive 2A state championship. With Payton Watson and Savannah Diel repeating as state champions in their respective weight classes, the Raiders racked up 29 points at the meet to claim their fourth title in the last five […]

Raiders in first after completion of morning session at state weightlifting meet

Raiders in first after completion of morning session at state weightlifting meet

Navarre is one step closer to winning a third consecutive championship in girls weightlifting after the completion of the morning session at the state meet at Belleview High School. The Raiders have 10 points, holding a three-point lead over seven other teams tied for second. Five weight classes remain, including the 101and 119 pound classes, which […]

Girls weightlifting team aims to hit jackpot again

Girls weightlifting team aims to hit jackpot again

Inside his office on a Thursday afternoon, Navarre girls weightlifting coach Garrett Bagley is talking to a couple of his lifters about what they should be focused on during their workouts for that day. “Every time I write a workout on the board, it’s like the winning lottery numbers. You just have to play them,” […]

Raider weightlifters capture regional title in convincing fashion

Raider weightlifters capture regional title in convincing fashion

Navarre’s girls weightlifting team keeps raising the bar. Just when it seems like the Raiders can do no more than they already have, the two-time reigning state champions dominated the 2A regional Tuesday afternoon at Fort Walton Beach, scoring 98 points to win the crown. 2016 state champions Payton Watson and Savannah Diel led the […]

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 […]

Raider weightlifters dominate invite at Fort Walton

Raider weightlifters dominate invite at Fort Walton

Navarre’s girls weightlifting team dominated the Fort Walton Beach Invitational on Dec. 1 at Choctaw. The Raider weightlifters won a first place finish in each of the 10 weight divisions. The Raiders also finished second in seven weight divisions. The final score was Navarre 75, Fort Walton Beach 23 and Choctaw 15. Current state champion […]