Newport’s Conner Baumann lands another offer: By Scott Enyeart

September 6, 2013

       Bellevue (Wash.) Newport RB/DB Conner Baumann, who was one of the more dominant players in the region in 2012, has picked up yet another Division 1 scholarship offer from the University of Wyoming.      The 6-foot-2, 223-pound Baumann rushed for 1,338 yards and 14 TD’s as a junior, and was a 1st Team All-KingCo and 2nd Team All-Area RB selection in 2012 – a season that…

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NEI Poll Results; Reader Submissions for “Game Day Tradition / Superstition”: By Scott Enyeart

September 5, 2013

In our most recent #NEIpoll we asked what is your personal game day tradition or superstition. It’s no secret that football coaches and players are creatures of habit, and your responses proved that. Everything from a clothing item you have to wear, to where you sit in the locker room, to what you eat before a game was mentioned. Some were “normal”, others, well, weren’t so normal – but that’s…

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Game Preview: #1 Bellevue Wolverines vs Skyline Spartans: By Scott Enyeart

  Quarterbacks   Advantage: Skyline Skyline features highly-touted Florida transfer Kilton Anderson who is committed to South Alabama. Anderson, the state’s Co-No. 1 signal-caller, is a dual-threat QB in every sense of the word, running s 4.5 40 yard dash and possessing a cannon for an arm. He also earned All-State honors last year while attending Naples (FL) High School and leading them to the State Semi-finals. Bellevue’s QB Timmy…

September 4, 2013
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Previewing the R.A. Long Lumberjacks: By Scott Enyeart

September 3, 2013

       Despite going just 2-7 and 4-5 the last two seasons, Longview (Wash.) R.A. Long has the makings of what could be a pretty good football team this fall – one that should certainly contend in the Greater St. Helens 2A league.      Led by quarterback Ryan Peerboom, one of the state’s better signal-callers, the Lumberjacks’ passing attack could be one of the better ones in 2A….

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Cooper Murphy looks for breakout season at Olympia: By Scott Enyeart

September 2, 2013

       There is a lot of excitement surrounding the Olympia (Wash.) football program this fall. There are the obvious reasons, like the addition of transfer quarterback Derrick Becker from Capital, and the return of talented skill players such as Randy Jones, Mitch Fettig, and Cedar Frost.      Another player back for the Bears is 5-foot-8, 160-pound defensive back, Cooper Murphy. Murphy was a part time starter for Oly…

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#NEIpoll – What is your game day tradition / superstition?: By Scott Enyeart

September 1, 2013

As we just completed Week 1 in Oregon, and we get set to kick the season off in Washington, the buzz and excitement of “Game Day” is in the air all over the Northwest. For weeks now players have been tweeting and posting pictures of their gear they’ve ordered for the season – those must-have items that they feel like takes their game to the next level. It’s a superstition…

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John Clark looks to have big junior season for Marysville Getchell: By Scott Enyeart

August 30, 2013

       The football program at Marysville (Wash.) Getchell is entering its third season of competition, and after posting a 5-5 record in 2012, the Chargers are looking to take another step forward this fall towards becoming a contender in the Wesco North 3A.      One player who has become not only a key component for Getchell, but also a major-college prospect is defensive end John Clark.  …

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NEI Poll Results; Reader Submissions for “Bucket List Sporting Event”: By Scott Enyeart

August 29, 2013

In our most recent #NEIpoll we asked what sporting event was on your “Bucket List”. Once again we saw a wide array of responses coming from players, coaches and parents alike. The variety of events selected was pretty wide, everything from the Seahawks in the Super Bowl to NASCAR. Having to pick just one “must-see” sporting event before you die isn’t easy, but you guys picked some good ones. Check…

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QB Tanner Gueller Looks to Lead, Leave Mark at W.F. West: By Scott Enyeart

August 28, 2013

       You would think that earning All-League honors in three sports, All-Area recognition in football, and a State Championship and 2nd Team All-State honors in baseball would be a pretty good resumé for most players entering their senior year of high school – one that would leave a player pretty content with what they had accomplished in their high school athletic career.      But Tanner Gueller is…

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Mikel Owes gives O’Dea a weapon in the passing game: By Scott Enyeart

August 25, 2013

       The talent on the roster at Seattle (Wash.) O’Dea High School is as deep as it’s ever been. Players like Pierre Le Dorze, Myles Gaskin, Jack Flor and Jarius McDade – just to name a few – are all big time high school players with potential to have success at the next level as well.      Because O’Dea’s offense is so run-oriented, one name that sometimes…

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