Tag: Sports

Second place finish not good enough for Raider lifters

Even with a second-place finish at the Northwest Florida Invitational last Wednesday afternoon at Baker, Navarre’s boys weightlifting team isn’t satisfied with the result.

This is a program that was the state runner-up in 2018 and won the state title in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic ended hopes of a repeat in 2020.

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Historic season for Navarre ends in Elite Eight

Once the tears dry and the sting of defeat subsides, Navarre’s girls basketball team will come to appreciate all that it accomplished during an historic season.

It is a season that ends in the Elite Eight, a 69-63 loss to 2020 state runner-up Wekiva  punctuating it. But the Raiders never took their foot off the gas pedal from an effort standpoint in in their attempt to pull off a monumental upset.

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Navarre boys lacrosse team aims to continue building program this season

Back on the field in a meaningful game for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic cut the 2020 season short in March, Navarre’s boys lacrosse team embraced the moment.

Although the outcome of its opener against Pensacola Catholic didn’t go the way the Raiders hoped it would, there were positives to be found buried underneath the surface of a 14-1 loss Thursday night.

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Improvement evident in second year of girls lacrosse program

Losing 15-0 isn’t ideal, but there is more to the story for Navarre’s girls lacrosse season, which began its season Wednesday night with a shutout road loss to Pensacola.

The Raiders were more active on the field against the Tigers, battling for possession and playing tough defensively as they made the effort to pull off an upset against one of the area’s more established programs on a chilly night in mid-February.

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Young softball team excited about start of new season

Navarre’s softball team has been able to lean on veteran talent to pave the way in the past, but this year’s edition of the Raiders is a younger one
featuring just one senior.

Rachel Hester is the lone fourth-year player and is just glad to be back on the field after the COVID-19 pandemic cut the 2020 campaign short. The Raiders finished 4-5.

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Huntingdon ready to kick off new season

Huntingdon’s football team is picked to finish in a tie for first in the USA South West Division. The Hawks are tied with Brevard and Maryville at the top.

Four former Navarre Raiders are on the Huntingdon roster in Darrell Hixon, Garrett Schluter, Marc Struck and Tyler England.

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