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NW Freshman TE Wyatt Houston now starting at Utah State: By Jordan Johnson

       Last year’s #1 ranked TE in the State of Oregon was Wyatt Houston (6-5 245) of 3A Horizon Christian. He is now starting for the Aggies of Utah State (8-5) who are one of the fastest rising collegiate programs in the country. They are headed to the Poinsettia Bowl to play #24 Northern Illinois on December 26th in San Diego.      Houston was initially going to redshirt, but was…

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Catching up with Coeur d’Alene QB Gunnar Amos: By Ryland Spencer

Click For Gunnar Amos Highlights        One of the top QB recruits in northwest is Coeur d’Alene (Ida.) senior Gunnar Amos (6’1″ 195). He currently sits at four offers (Army, Idaho, Idaho State and Weber State), while recovering from a season ending injury he occurred during the state playoffs.      The Coeur d’Alene Vikings have won three of the last four 5A State Championships in the state of Idaho,…

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One of the top two-way players in Washington, Mason Tobeck of Cascade Christian: By Scott Eklund

       Even though he plays at a small school, there is no denying that Cascade Christian (Puyallup) ATH Mason Tobeck is one 2015 prospect to keep an eye on after he was named the 1A Nisqually Defensive Player of the Year.      Tobeck, who already was an All-league tight end prospect, was named First Team-All League as a linebacker after totaling 100 stops (64 solo), 10 tackles-for-loss and eight…

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Woodinville OT Andre Dillard and Auburn Riverside QB Kevin Thomson make college commitments: By Scott Eklund

       It wasn’t until recently that Woodinville (Wash.) OT Andre Dillard picked up his only Pac 12 offer, but shortly after the weekend, he decided he had waited long enough and decided to commit to Washington State.      “I verbally committed to WSU,” Dillard said via social media. “Gonna play for the Cougs!”      Dillard chose the Cougars over offers from Idaho, Eastern Washington and Portland State.      “They…

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On the rise, Kentridge LB Braiden Beckman: By Ryland Spencer

Click For Braiden Beckman Highlights        While the Kentridge Chargers struggled on the field, one major bright spot was the play of 2015 LB Braiden Beckman (6’2″ 227).      Beckman finished the season with 148 tackles (new school record), three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two INTs, one and a half sacks, and one defensive TD. His total tackles were tops in the SPSL and good for third overall in the state….

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One of the Nation’s top Sophomore LBs Joel Dublanko adds first Pac 12 offer: By Jordan Johnson

       Washington State continues to do good work on the recruiting end, as Mike Leach and his staff extended an offer to one of the nation’s top sophomore LB’s last week.      Joel Dublanko (6-3 220) of Aberdeen HS is a kid we have gotten to know well and the Cougars seemed to like what he brought to the table. Dublanko currently holds four offers including from the SEC in Mississippi State. He…

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Oregon Elite Jr QB Willy Pflug of Sunset: By Jordan Johnson

Click For Willy Pflug Highlights           As we move into 2014 we take a look at some of the top underclassmen returning next season. One of the first names that comes to mind is Sunset Jr QB Willy Pflug (6-0 175). Time and time again the quarterback kept his team in ball games, ultimately having an all state type season. Pflug was the 6A state leader in accuracy (72.9%) and…

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Foss DT Patiole Pesefea makes his commitment: By Scott Eklund

       In the past, Foss (Tacoma, Wash.) High School has struggled to produce good teams and prospects, but this past season, the Falcons went 5-5 and one of the biggest reasons was the play of DT Patiole Pesefea who has committed to play football at Eastern Washington next fall.      “I committed to Eastern about a month ago,” Pesefea told Northwest Elite Index recently. “They offered me a while…

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Tristan Moffat taking it one play at a time: By Braulio Perez

**Originally published in the Lynden Tribune        As Tristan Moffat walked across the turf at Civic Stadium in Bellingham Nov. 22, the Lynden sophomore looked as though he couldn’t be happier. Enjoying every moment of Lynden’s crushing 54-21 victory over Sumner in the 2A state quarterfinals, Moffat’s enthusiasm grew with each play.      Dressed in his green Lions jersey, with a sweatshirt underneath and a Lions beanie over his…

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Tumwater senior class looks to go out on top: By Ryland Spencer

       The Tumwater Thunderbirds are headed back to the state championship game for the seventh time in school history, all under legendary head coach Sid Otton, who is going for win number 360. They have a plethora of seniors with big time experience and the lingering taste of a 2012 championship defeat to Lynden.     “Going back to the dome means a lot to me, but not enough. Last year, we were…

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