softball

UWF putting limits on attendance for home games

UWF putting limits on attendance for home games

The University of West Florida announced this morning attendance at all home athletics events, starting March 13, is limited to certain people. Only student-athletes, coaches, immediate family of the student-athletes, officials, athletic staff and personnel and media will be allowed at games. The move is in response to a decision by the NCAA’s COVID-19 Advisory […]

Softball players make most of all-star opportunity

Softball players make most of all-star opportunity

They were asked to get together and take one more picture late Thursday night at the UWF Softball Complex in Pensacola, their last one as high school athletes. Navarre’s Kallie Anderson, Emily Cannington and Lakin Grindland obliged. Their smiles spoke volumes about the friendship they share and the enjoyment they had playing in the Subway […]

Standout student becomes honored employee at HNIS

Standout student becomes honored employee at HNIS

Not all that long ago, 21-year-old Kamber Anderson was walking the halls of Holley Navarre Intermediate School (HNIS) as a student. Now she’s the school’s Santa Rosa Employee of the Year. Read the full article in the Jan. 17 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options – or sign up to receive […]

Raiders suffer close loss in district tourney

Raiders suffer close loss in district tourney

The Navarre Raiders were eliminated from the district softball playoffs by Milton last Tuesday, falling 1-0.  The Raiders entered the first round of the district playoff at Niceville as an underdog. They were riding a three-game losing streak and had lost twice during the season to Milton. However, those losses were by two runs and […]

Anderson and Marquis are friends on and off the field

Anderson and Marquis are friends on and off the field

Kallie Anderson and Morgan Marquis laugh when they are asked about the competitiveness between them during an interview on a sweltering August morning. Teammates at Navarre and best friends for nearly eight years, Anderson and Marquis admit they are indeed competitive. “We always have a thing going on. It’s like who can hit better or […]

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

Koch, Stapleton help East top West in Subway All-Star Game

With an ice bag on her arm and a smile on her face, Holly Koch talked about how much her final experience as a softball player meant to her. Koch, one of two players from Navarre playing for the East in the Subway High School All-Star Game last Thursday at the University of West Florida […]

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

West Florida’s remarkable run to the NCAA Division II Softball College World Series came to a close Saturday in a 1-0 loss to West Virginia Wesleyan. The Argonauts wrap up their year with a 46-15 record, the most wins they have had in a season since 2005. They finished 1-2 in their first college world […]

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Raiders cap regular season with thrilling win over Dolphins

Hanna Stapleton had the ball in her hands and prepared to fire a pitch at the plate just as she has done countless times in her career at Navarre over the last four years. She had already put away the first two Gulf Breeze batters without much trouble, making the two strikeouts she recorded in […]

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Raiders fall to Dolphins in extra innings

Navarre’s softball team went extra innings against rival Gulf Breeze Thursday night but came up short in its bid for a victory, falling 9-8 to the Dolphins. The Raiders trailed 7-5 entering the seventh inning but Hanna Stapleton came through with a double that went off the fence in the outfield and drove in two […]

Explosive fifth inning propels Raider softball team to win

Explosive fifth inning propels Raider softball team to win

Down six runs in the top of the second inning against Choctaw Tuesday night, it wasn’t looking good for Navarre’s softball team. Head coach Kelly Hayes never stopped believing. Her team didn’t either. “The one thing about our team is they always come back no matter what,” Hayes said. “They might not always win, but they […]