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Raiders banking on culture change to help fuel success

Raiders banking on culture change to help fuel success

As much as this preseason for the Navarre volleyball team has been about being prepared to play when the games start to count, it’s also been about instilling a new mindset and attitude, one that will help carry this program to a turnaround season. First-year head coach Ryan Davenport has emphasized the importance of changing […]

Raider volleyball team building foundation for success

Raider volleyball team building foundation for success

Friday afternoon was fun for Navarre’s volleyball team. The Raiders spent six hours in a lock-in type setting, going over goals and standards they have set for themselves for the upcoming season. First-year head coach Ryan Davenport said the day served as an opportunity to lay the groundwork for success. “If we don’t have a […]

Camp popularity connected to success of UWF football program

Camp popularity connected to success of UWF football program

Navarre running back Chris Williams said it best in providing a reason why the University of West Florida football camp was the place to be on a muggy summer night in July. “This isn’t just a regular team. They went to the (national) championship last year,” Williams said. “It’s a blessing to be a part […]

Faith and failure instrumental to Baldwin’s success

Faith and failure instrumental to Baldwin’s success

Doug Baldwin has come a long way from Gulf Breeze High School, establishing himself as one of the top wide receivers in the National Football League. A lot has gone into getting to where he is today, but the one thing many overlook is perhaps the biggest driving force behind Baldwin’s success as a professional […]

Taylor credits team effort for her success as a teacher

Taylor credits team effort for her success as a teacher

As big of a deal as it is to be named a teacher of the year, Navarre High School’s Angie Taylor deflects the credit for her recognition elsewhere. The long-time Exceptional Student Education teacher and department head for ESE makes it known she owes her success to the four other people she works with each […]

Governor applauds increasing high school graduation rates in Santa Rosa County

Governor applauds increasing high school graduation rates in Santa Rosa County

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday the high school graduation rate in the state hit a 12-year high. The number in Santa Rosa County is even better. Florida’s graduation rate for the 2014-15 school year was 77.8 percent, a significant improvement from where it was more than a decade ago when it stood at 59.2 […]