Tyrese Harvey

Six Raiders sign letters of intent

Six Raiders sign letters of intent

Six Navarre High student-athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Cyrus Grimes signed with the South Alabama baseball team while Tyrese Harvey is headed to Pfeiffer in North Carolina to play NCAA Division II basketball. A trio of Navarre girls soccer players are off to Daytona State. Lizzy […]

Raiders survive tourney showdown with Dolphins

Raiders survive tourney showdown with Dolphins

As each shot was launched up, including two from beyond the arc by Gulf Breeze’s Luke McHenry, in the final frantic seconds of a riveting District 1-8A tournament semifinal showdown Tuesday night, Navarre head coach Taf Bentley could only hope his Raiders would find a way to hang on and extend their season. Bentley, in […]

Raiders ride into postseason with momentum

Raiders ride into postseason with momentum

Momentum is on the side of Navarre’s boys basketball team as it heads into the postseason. The Raiders capped off the regular season Thursday night with a hard-fought 52-39 win over Milton in an intense non-district showdown. It’s the third win in the last four games, which have all been played on the road. Matt […]

Raiders stay in hunt for district title

Raiders stay in hunt for district title

This is the time of the year where teams either show they have the ability to be a title contender or fade away as a team that doesn’t quite have what it takes to rise up. Navarre’s boys basketball team has no intentions of fading away and they put their potential to contend for a […]

Shootout experience valuable to Raiders

Shootout experience valuable to Raiders

As he hung around outside the locker room Friday night, Navarre head coach Taf Bentley talked about the speech he made to his team after its 60-44 loss to Washington in the third-place game of the Northwest Florida Shootout at Choctaw. His team had just lost its second consecutive game, falling to 8-7 in a […]

Raiders show a lot of heart in loss to Indians

Raiders show a lot of heart in loss to Indians

Leads shifted hands several times. There were even a few ties. But ultimately, Navarre’s boys basketball team couldn’t get the stops it needed down the stretch in a 67-57 loss to Choctaw last Thursday night. Sure the scoreboard didn’t flash the result the Raiders had hoped for against their rival from neighboring Okaloosa County, but […]

Teamwork and defense fuel early-season success for Raiders

Teamwork and defense fuel early-season success for Raiders

Taf Bentley had his tablet in his hands after Navarre’s 59-24 win over Jay Monday night and was looking over the stats. Three players in double figures stood out to him and the balance he saw from his team is what he hopes to continue to see as this boys basketball season continues for the […]