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Raiders proactive in approach to safety at football games

Raiders proactive in approach to safety at football games

Last weekend was one of the most violent on a football Friday night. There were three shootings outside stadiums in three different states, including Florida, and that has prompted a more proactive approach to preventing future incidents. Read the full article in the Sept. 6 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. […]

Coyne steps down as head coach of Raiders

Coyne steps down as head coach of Raiders

Navarre head girls basketball coach Jackie Coyne has resigned. She has also stepped down as a teacher as well. “It’s my time to be out,” Coyne said in a phone interview Tuesday morning. “I just think my time is best served enjoying time with my family and spending my energy to make a difference in […]

Raiders claim Rafferty Cup

Raiders claim Rafferty Cup

Talented athletes and quality coaching generated plenty of success on the field and in the gym this season for the Navarre Raiders. So it comes as no surprise the school claimed the Rafferty Cup Wednesday night. The award was created by lawyer Troy Rafferty – a partner at Levin Law Firm in Pensacola – and […]

Raiders focused on 2016 season

Raiders focused on 2016 season

Arguably, the 2015 Navarre baseball season was the most successful in school history. It included the program’s first 20- win season, the first district title since 2002 and a regional semifinal appearance. While all of those accomplishments are impressive, second-year head coach Scott Murphy has moved on from the successes of 2015. “We aren’t talking […]

Raiders moving on in regional tournament

Raiders moving on in regional tournament

Dusty Rogers delivered a clutch two-run hit to break a scoreless tie and Matt Cronin struck out 11 in a complete-game effort as the Navarre Raiders knocked off Tallahassee Lincoln 4-1 Thursday night in a 7A regional quarterfinal at home Rogers drilled a big hit to the outfield in the fourth inning, bringing Cyrus Grimes […]

Lady Raiders’ softball team seeks to improve

Lady Raiders’ softball team seeks to improve

Back in 2012, not much was expected of the Lady Raiders’ softball team. It had been decimated by graduation including four scholarship players. Coach Scott Murphy was forced to start three freshmen and the team surprised everyone, finishing the regular season second in the district. Those three freshmen, Sara Wilson, Kamber Anderson and Shana Pearl, […]