Student-athlete

Raiders battle misconceptions and pressure of balancing academics with sports

Raiders battle misconceptions and pressure of balancing academics with sports

From the outside looking in, life looks good for high school student-athletes. Popularity. Success. The opportunity to play the sport they love in front of adoring fans. They have it made. Or so it seems to those who don’t see life through the eyes of an athlete.   Read the full article in the July […]

Sage Chambers overcomes injuries to set stage for big senior year

Sage Chambers overcomes injuries to set stage for big senior year

Sage Chambers didn’t get an opportunity to play a full season of football a year ago. He broke his clavicle in week three and then returned in week 10 before getting injured again in the opening round of a postseason run that ended with Navarre making it to the 6A state semifinals. It wasn’t an […]

Tenacity catapults Whiteside to top of her class

Tenacity catapults Whiteside to top of her class

Sydney Whiteside didn’t get to be valedictorian of the Navarre High School Class of 2016 by taking it easy over the last four years. “I did a lot of work, put in a lot of time and didn’t get a lot of sleep,” Whiteside said with a laugh in an interview Tuesday morning. “It was […]

Leggett takes time to give back to alma mater

Leggett takes time to give back to alma mater

It was impossible to ignore the excitement beaming from members of the Student Government Association as they filed into a Navarre High School classroom Friday afternoon. A celebrity was in the room, at least as far as the students, many of whom were decked out in orange shirts, were concerned. Former Navarre standout and current […]