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Navarre makes a statement in win over Washington

Navarre makes a statement in win over Washington

A cell phone rang during the middle of a first-half water break for Navarre during its boys soccer showdown against Washington Wednesday night in Pensacola. It was head coach Abdalla Elbaioumy. Suspended for three weeks after his ejection for arguing a questionable call in the Raiders’ shutout loss to Pensacola Catholic two nights earlier, Elbaioumy […]

Raiders set to battle Wildcats

Raiders set to battle Wildcats

Navarre plays its home opener tonight against Washington. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The ninth-ranked Raiders are coming off a 35-7 season-opening win over Pensacola Catholic last week where they used a run of 28 unanswered points to put the game out of reach. Navarre also stepped up defensively, […]

Raiders advance to district final with win over Wildcats

Raiders advance to district final with win over Wildcats

Heartbroken a year ago, Navarre was wrapped in pure joy late Wednesday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium, a 2-1 semifinal win over area powerhouse Washington in the books, a trip to the District 1-4A championship game guaranteed. Senior Bobby Holderman never forgot that 1-0 semifinal loss to the Wildcats last season. “That was sad. […]

Raiders rally for big road win over Wildcats

Raiders rally for big road win over Wildcats

Navarre’s football team has developed a reputation for being road warriors. The eighth-ranked Raiders did nothing to tarnish it Friday night in Pensacola, winning their 13th consecutive road game with a 27-12 victory over Washington. The streak dates back to the beginning of the 2015 season and that success is one of the reasons the […]

Raiders set to hit the road for game against Wildcats

Raiders set to hit the road for game against Wildcats

Navarre’s football team hits the road for the first time this season when it travels to Washington Friday night for a 7 p.m. game. The Raiders enter the showdown riding the high of a 56-35 win over Pensacola Catholic in their season opener. Navarre is ranked eighth in the state in 6A and its win […]

Raiders endure painful ending to soccer season

Raiders endure painful ending to soccer season

Mario Cruz sat on the field at the Ashton Brosneham Complex Wednesday night, his face, with tears streaming down it, buried in his hands. Navarre head soccer coach Abdalla Elbaioumy walked over to him, knelt down and did his best to console the senior, who was just beginning to feel the sting of a 1-0 […]

Raiders blank Wildcats

Raiders blank Wildcats

By Brian Lester For a moment, it looked as if Navarre’s first shutout of the year was going to have to wait. Washington marched down the field late in the third quarter and was on the cusp of its first touchdown. Michael Sandle refused to let it happen. The senior defensive back stepped in front of the […]