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Arlington’s Max Gray hauls in first offer: By Ryland Spencer

       Working with the Northwest’s top athletes we get to meet some pretty amazing people. Some have overcome incredible odds to get where they are, then there is the story of Arlington WR/DB Max Gray.      When I got word that Idaho State had offered Gray, it instantly put a smile on my face. Since I first met Gray and his father (Bill) after a team scrimmage, I have…

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Oregon team on the Rise; Newberg By Jordan Johnson

       A team on the rise within the state of Oregon is the Newberg Tigers. The school from the Pacific Conference will be making the transition to the always tough Three Rivers League in 2014.      The Tigers went (5-5) in 2013 but the younger classes feature some of the top up and coming athletes in the state. 1st team all league DB/ 2nd team WR Tyler Delashmutt (6-0…

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Intro 2015: Liberty RB Russell Boston: By Scott Eklund

       Liberty (Renton, Wa.) RB/DB Russell Boston was a two-way star for the Patriots last season and received First Team All-Kingco 3A on defense and Second Team honors as a running back while leading his team to a 5-5 record.      At 5’7″ and 160 pounds, Boston isn’t the biggest prospect on the field, but he plays much bigger than his frame would suggest. He totaled 800 yards and…

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Eastside Catholic sophomore Harley Kirsch turning plenty of heads: By Ryland Spencer

Click For Harley Kirsch Highlights         With one of the more impressive sophomore performances, Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wash.) QB Harley Kirsch (6’3″ 210 lbs) has started turning heads on the national level.       Helping lead the Crusaders to a second straight state championship game, Kirsch threw for 3,535 yards, 35 TDs and only 3 INTs, while completing just over 70% of his passes. Kirsch finished with an amazing 116…

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Dale Daniels – Diamond In The Rough: By Scott Eklund

Dale Daniels (#9)   Click For Dale Daniels Highlights        This time of year, schools are always looking to supplement their classes with an under-the-radar type that they can let develop for a year or two. Look no further than Cleveland (Seattle, Wa.) WR/S Dale Daniels who was a two-way star for the Eagles and helped lead them to a 5-5 record.      Daniels was named the Metro League…

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Edmonds-Wo​odway Sr. Class Is A Tough Act To Follow: By Scott Eklund

       The Warriors had a great season under long-time head coach John Gradwohl, finishing 8-2 with a loss to a loaded Federal Way squad in the first round of the state playoffs. A big reason why was a very good senior class that will be tough to replace in 2014.      Offensively, QB Davis Giles (5’10, 195) was named to the All-Wesco 4A team after completing 56.7% of his…

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Two-way star Paul Wells ready to step up for Newport: By Ryland Spencer

Click for Paul Wells Highlights        As we begin to turn focus to the class of 2015, one athlete that has been impressive on both sides of the ball is RB/DB Paul Wells (5’10” 175) of Newport High School in Bellevue.      This past season, Wells was voted first team All-KingCo as a defensive back, and second team for his work at running back. These were both improvements from his…

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Under the Radar; 6-3 228 LB Brody Bagnall of Evergreen: By Jordan Johnson

  Brody Bagnall Highlights        Every year we rank and acknowledge the top athletes in the region by position. For the most part we are accurate as we get to work with a majority of the top kids in the Northwest.      An individual that was missed is Brody Bagnall (6-3 228 Sr. LB) of Evergreen High School. After watching his film you see a legit D1 kid that…

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Luke is a big-time prospect from a small school: By Scott Eklund

       Even though he played his final three season of prep football at a 1A school, Charles Wright’s Robert Luke is not a small-time football prospect. He’s getting looks from plenty of Ivy League schools and has a walk-on offer from a Big Ten program.      “Michigan has invited me to walk-on and that’s something I am considering,” Luke told Northwest Elite Index. “I’ve also heard from Boise State,…

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Ashland returns some of the state’s best after (11-1) season: By Jordan Johnson

       One of the state’s traditional powers returned to the days of old this season, as the Charlie Hall led Ashland Grizzlies went (11-1) losing in the state semifinals. The kids from down South went on to win the Midwestern League title, finishing undefeated in conference, before losing to what looked to be an untouchable Sherwood team.      The Grizzlies lose two time conference player of the year Mason…

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