Xavier Fernandez

Fernandez seizes opportunity to play college football

Fernandez seizes opportunity to play college football

One door closed. Another opened. And former Navarre standout Xavier Fernandez wasted little time seizing the opportunity, signing with Keiser University to be a part of the school’s inaugural season of football this fall. “I’m excited,” Fernandez said. “It was hard watching everyone else I grew up with play last season and I’m just a […]

Navarre fourth at regional weightlifting meet

Navarre fourth at regional weightlifting meet

Eleven Navarre boys weightlifters placed in the top six at the 2A Regional meet Monday afternoon at Fort Walton Beach High School. A total of 16 lifters competed at the 12-team meet for the Raiders, who finished fourth overall as a team with 32 points. Two-time state champion Choctaw won the meet with 75 points. […]

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Xavier Fernandez and Omari Green both won district championships in their respective weight classes Friday and helped Navarre’s boys weightlifting team finish second as a team at the District 2-2A meet at home. Two-time state champion Choctaw won the title with 91 points. Navarre was second with 61 points. “We knew Choctaw was going to […]

Raiders fourth at weightlifting invitational

Raiders fourth at weightlifting invitational

Navarre finished fourth at its own weightlifting invitational Wednesday afternoon. The Raiders scored 31 points, finishing two points behind third-place Niceville. Choctaw won the meet with 74 points and Pace placed second with 35. Three Raiders took second in their respective weight classes, with Xavier Fernandez coming through with a total lift of 570 pounds […]

Seven Raiders set to play in Subway All-Star Game

Seven Raiders set to play in Subway All-Star Game

Navarre will be well-represented in the Subway All-Star Football Game Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Jordan Williams, Xavier Fernandez, Bo Hering, Lee Jones, Marc Struck, Lamarcus Smith and AJ Neal are the Raiders’ representatives on the East squad will get a chance to showcase their skills […]

Spring practice underway for motivated Raiders

Spring practice underway for motivated Raiders

No one on Navarre’s football team will ever forget the painful ending to last season. The 23-22 double-overtime loss to Tate in the opening round of the playoffs will forever be stored somewhere in the memory banks of the players. It also serves as motivation for the Raiders as they engage in spring practice. “Last […]