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Navarro Football hosts a free Youth Camp for Grades K-5 at Tiger Stadium before the Bulldogs' Spring Game on Saturday, April 27. Participants will get an opportunity between 8:30 and 9:30 am to work on skills and drills with the Bulldogs. The hour-long youth camp precedes the Bulldogs' 10 am scrimmage that will conclude 2019 spring workouts. Donations will be accepted to support youth sport scholarships at The Corsicana YMCA. Following the Spring Game, coaches will return to campus to host the second of two Scouting Combines this spring.  Participants and prospects with NJCAA eligibility remaining register for the 2 pm combine at the Wolens Special Events Center.  Cost of the combine is $30 cash.  Participants will be measured and tested in the 40-yard dash, pro shuttle, and other specific or non-specific drills.  ...

Two more sophomore members of Navarro's NJCAA Tournament Quarterfinalist Soccer team recently signed letters to continue playing at university programs, coach Alicia Wilson announced. Signings by Laura Duran and Vianey Rivera raised the number to seven from the 2018-19 Bulldogs' squad. Duran signed a national letter of intent to attend Georgia Southwestern State University and play soccer for coach Enrique Rodriguez’ Hurricanes in the Peach Belt Conference. Duran scored three goals and assisted on six more during her two-year career at Navarro as coach Alicia Wilson’s Bulldogs went 31-4-2 during two Region XIV finals campaigns. The native of San Carlos, Costa Rica, joins a lengthening list of NC products, including Maitane Bravo and Andrea Rabanales who signed with Ball State University, Wasila Diwura, who chose Lamar University, and Valentina Carvajal, who inked with Midwestern State University. “We are very excited for her and wish her the best,” coach Wilson said. Georgia Southwestern State University, located in Americus, Ga., began its NCAA Division II women’s soccer program in 2006. On Wednesday, April 10, Vianey Rivera signed a letter of intent to attend Brewton-Parker College and play soccer for the Barons of the Southern States Athletic Conference. "Vianey is just an amazing individual and always gives her best in what...

Five sophomore members of Navarro's 25-7 Region XIV Basketball Tournament Finalists signed national letters of intent Wednesday to attend four-year universities and continue their athletic careers. Transfers Shakem Johnson, Gavin Kensmil and James Jean-Marie, two-year Bulldog Trey Pulliam and trainer/manager Jarad Hollis all made it official by signing letters during a ceremony at The Wolens Special Events Center. Johnson, a Youngstown, Ohio, product who transferred from Southwest Tennessee, signed with the Tennessee State University Tigers and coach Brian 'Penny' Collins. Kensmil, from Suriname, inked with coach Kyle Keller's Stephen F. Austin State University's Lumberjacks of the Southland Conference. Jean-Marie signed with coach Sam Scholl's University of San Diego Toreros of the West Coast Athletic Conference, while Pulliam signed with the crosstown San Diego State University Aztecs of the Mountain West Conference. Hollis plans to attend The University of North Texas and continue to work as a Mean Green manager for coaches Grant McCasland and Ross Hodge. SHAKEM JOHNSON Johnson averaged 12.2 points and 5.3 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Johnson, with 65.7 percent field-goal-shooting last season, had 19 double-figure scoring games and led the club in rebounding in five games. Johnson had high-scoring games of 28, 26 and 25 during the season, and fashioned a 17-point, 10-rebound double-double against...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Navarro Cheer, coached by Monica Aldama, won its 14th national championship Friday at the NCA-NDA College Nationals. The Bulldogs went back-to-back Friday by defeating TVCC to win the NCA's two-team Coed Junior College Division with a score of 97.8375.  TVCC scored 97.2875.      ...

CORSICANA, TX – Navarro College is excited to announce the organization of the Bulldog Hall of Fame, honoring its former student-athletes, coaches, teams and supporters who have enriched the legacy of the institution through intercollegiate athletics. This takes a major step in celebrating and recognizing those who have exhibited exceptional ability and performance in their selected field of athletics and have represented Navarro College in an exemplary manner. Nominations for the inaugural Bulldog Hall of Fame class can be found at athletics.navarrocollege.edu and will be accepted through May 5, 2019. “We have a rich history with our Bulldog athletic programs, and this is a great opportunity for us to honor those individuals who have helped to build our tradition,” said Michael Landers, Athletic Director. The inaugural class will celebrate its induction at the Bulldog Hall of Fame Luncheon at the Cook Education Center on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Inductees will receive “Bulldog Red” blazers and plaques commemorating their induction. They will also be introduced and honored at halftime of Navarro’s football game at Tiger Stadium the same day. A special Hall of Fame room will be established at the Corsicana campus and all inductees’ names will be commemorated. To be considered for induction,...