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The Future of Aloha Football; Sophomore athlete Parker Bull By Jordan Johnson

       People remember the Aloha Warriors from just a few years back with Thomas Tyner and Brayden Kearsley. That said things are different now, as people haven’t forgotten how long it took for the Warriors to get out of the cellar.      Aloha spent two and a half decades trying to climb it’s way up the ranks of the state’s toughest conference, culminating in a memorable 2011 season with…

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Gicewicz is a 2016 prospect worth keeping an eye on: By Scott Eklund

       It’s pretty rare for a sophomore to earn All-Narrows honors, but that’s exactly what happened with Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma, Wa.) OL Paul Gicewicz and he appears headed toward being one of the top in-state offensive linemen in the 2016 class.      The 6’5″, 290-pounder started nine games for the 10-3 Lions this past season and attributes his quick feet and leg-drive to his other sporting ventures.      “I…

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Traditional Portland Power Grant looking for big 2014 season By Jordan Johnson

       One of the more respected programs and coaches in the state of Oregon is Diallo Lewis and his Grant Generals. All things considered they have been the most successful football school in the City of Portland over the last decade and a half.      He has helped groom a host of D1 and NFL kids with the likes of Ndamukong Suh, Kenneth Acker and countless other collegiate level…

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Kamiak’s Henderson Belk makes his commitment: By Scott Eklund

       Last year, one of the top multi-purpose tight ends in the state of Washington was Kamiak (Mukilteo) TE Henderson Belk. After a solid senior season, he started to garner attention and, while on a trip to visit Eastern Washington, he made the decision to join the Eagles.      “I just committed (to Eastern) about an hour ago actually,” a happy Belk told Northwest Elite Index. “The people here…

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O’Dea FB/LB Jack Flor updates us on recruiting and his latest offer: By Ryland Spencer

       As the 2013 season went along, one of the more impressive athletes was O’Dea senior Jack Flor (6’2″ 215). He helped lead the Irish to the semi finals at the Tacoma Dome, and an overall record of 12-1.      With his latest D1 offer, Wyoming, Flor now holds offers for both sides of the ball. Flor finished his senior campaign with 103 tackles, 56 solo, 11 tackles for loss and five sacks. He…

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Oregon/SW Wash Elite Event Breakdown By Jordan Johnson

  Quarterbacks   Oregon’s top 3 ranked Jr QB’s and the SWC Player of the Year all showed up in Portland and did well on Sunday. Kimane Domena (6-2 200 Jr.) has multiple D1 offers (BYU, Colorado St, PSU) and is a true dual threat quarterback. He looked as good as we have ever seen him, after accounting for 29 TD’s (14 passing, 15 rushing) and 2,619 yards of offense…

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Catching up with Aberdeen LB Joel Dublanko: By Scott Eklund

       We’ve been talking about Aberdeen (Wa.) LB/DE Joel Dublanko for a while now and things just continue to heat for the talented 2016 prospect. He spoke with Northwest Elite Index recently and gave us an update on what’s been happening including which Pac 12 school became his most recent offer.      “Things have been pretty good. My season ended so I have just been working out and working…

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Two of Oregon’s best commit to Big Sky Schools; Mitch Herbert & Brody Haehlen By Jordan Johnson

       As signing day draws near more of the Northwest’s top kids will be making their decisions on where they will attend school. Just recently two of Oregon’s featured athletes made their intentions known committing to Big Sky Universities.      Mitch Herbert (6-4 205 Sr. WR/S) of Sheldon HS in Eugene committed to conference power Montana St, after a phenomenal 2013 campaign where he accounted for 21 total TD’s (15 receiving,…

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1A State Player of the Year still searching for his first offer; Brady Widner of Zillah: By Ryland Spencer

Click for Brady Widner Highlights        When you watch as much film as we do at NEI, every now and then you come across players that can just flat out play. That was the case one year ago when I came across Zillah WR/DB Brady Widner (5’11” 175).      While this season may not have ended the way Zillah would have liked (9-1), Widner was well recognized for his…

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Intro 2015: Central Kitsap LB Eric Ledesma: By Scott Eklund

Click for Eric Ledesma Highlights        On the Peninsula, prospects can go a bit overlooked, but Central Kitsap (Silverdale, Wa.) LB Eric Ledesma, a 2015 prospect, could help change that pattern after he put up some big numbers this past fall.      “I had a good year personally and that helped me team have a good year too,” Ledesma told Northwest Elite Index. “I’ve always been coached to be…

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