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Hellyer a double winner for Raiders at Patriot Invite

Hellyer a double winner for Raiders at Patriot Invite

Jasmine Hellyer had quite a day at the Frank Lay Patriot Invitational. The Navarre senior won the triple jump and 100-meter hurdles and took fourth in the long jump. It was an all-around effort that helped propel Navarre’s girls track team to a second-place finish Friday in Pace. “I’m feeling pretty good,” Hellyer said. “I’m […]

Raiders gear up for state track meet

Raiders gear up for state track meet

It’s a perfect spring morning on the track, complete with sunshine and blue skies, and here on this final day of April there is a feeling of finality. Track season will end this weekend and a handful of athletes from Navarre are busy preparing for the 3A State Meet at the University of North Florida’s […]

Navarre’s boys track team takes second at invite

Navarre’s boys track team takes second at invite

Navarre’s boys track team finished second at the Wildcat-Raider Invitational Saturday at Washington High School in Pensacola. The girls placed sixth with 55 points. Pine Forest won the girls championship with 144 points. West Florida won the boys title. The Raiders were originally announced as the champions of the meet with a 124-121 edge over […]

Hurd proves age is simply a number

Hurd proves age is simply a number

John Hurd is told someone called him the Usain Bolt of the Senior Games because every time he runs a race he seems to prevail much the way the famed Olympic sprinter does. Maybe the comparison does end at their love for sprinting but Hurd, who laughs at the comparison, has quite a resume, winning […]

Athletes not afraid to express their faith in God

Athletes not afraid to express their faith in God

It isn’t uncommon to hear an athlete thank God for his or her success in sports or to see athletes from both teams gather together for a prayer circle after a game. In a world where faith in God is sometimes looked down upon, many athletes aren’t afraid to express it. That group includes Navarre […]

West goes extra mile with random act of kindness

West goes extra mile with random act of kindness

Navarre High School student Savannah West wanted to go the extra mile during Love is Louder Week, a week started in 2010 that highlights the fact that love and support is more powerful than external and internal voices that cause pain and feelings of hopelessness. So the junior started writing down positive messages on hearts […]

Raiders make progress in season’s first track invite

Raiders make progress in season’s first track invite

As the Steven Garst Invitational wrapped up late Saturday night at Washington High School in Pensacola, the Navarre track coaches reflected on their teams’ performances in the first big meet of the year. The Raiders finished 10th in the girls meet and 11th on the boys side. Still, both boys head coach Pat Weeks and […]