Raider Games

Raider Games brighten the day of everyone involved

Raider Games brighten the day of everyone involved

Carissa Spessard had never been a part of the Raider Games until Friday. The Navarre High swimmer didn’t hesitate to dive into the opportunity when asked. “My coach asked me and I said ‘of course,’” Spessard said. “I wanted to help make these kids’ day.” Read the full article in the April 19 issue of […]

Smiles, laughter and fun highlight Raider Games

Smiles, laughter and fun highlight Raider Games

Gabby Ayala watched as young children did their best to hold a coconut between their legs and hop to a finish line. She cheered them on the entire way. Normally, others are cheering her on as Ayala plays softball for Navarre. On this sun-splashed Friday morning in April, the script was flipped. Ayala was rooting […]

5th Annual Raider Games are big success

5th Annual Raider Games are big success

After being postponed several times because of rain, the Raider Games went off without a hitch on Wednesday, May 18. “The main reason we hold these games is so the kids have fun,” coordinator Jessica Howie said. Judging from the smiles on the athletes’ faces, the event was an overwhelming success. “This event was originally […]

NJROTC cadets earn recognition in essay contest

NJROTC cadets earn recognition in essay contest

Master Chief Petty Officer James Ethridge has always emphasized the importance of writing to his NJROTC students at Navarre High School. It’s why he makes every student participate in the Fleet Reservation Association Americanism Essay contest each year. “All of my students do it,” Ethridge said. “Writing is very important to me and it’s a […]

Raider Games hosts 61 athletes

Raider Games hosts 61 athletes

More than 60 young athletes gathered Friday morning to show off their skills at Navarre High School’s Bennett C. Russell Stadium for the fourth annual Raider Games. Students from both primary schools, both intermediate schools, Holley-Navarre Middle School and the high school participated in field events including races, the ring toss, the parachute, tee-ball, dancing […]

Exceptional students play at Raider Games

Exceptional students play at Raider Games

Navarre area exceptional students came out to play games, dance and just have fun at this year’s Raider Sports Ability Games at Navarre High School Friday. Jessica Howie, event organizer and exceptional-student educator at West Navarre Primary School, said that the third annual event had about 60 participants. Read more in the May 15 issue of […]