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Oregon’s Best LB Class Ever 2014: By Jordan Johnson

  Joey Alfieri (6-3 225 Sr. LB/RB) – Jesuit Committed – Stanford University        One of the best players in state history. Showed that he was one of the top backers in the country over the off season, being invited to the prestigious NIKE Opening and dominating while there. He recently earned Metro League Player of the Year honors, even after going down for the season with an injury.     …

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New Offer For Auburn Riverside QB Kevin Thomson: By Scott Eklund

Kevin Thomson (Photo: DHC Photography/dhc.snugmug.com        With his senior season completed, Auburn Riverside QB Kevin Thomson can now turn his sights toward recruiting and recently he added his third offer from an FBS program.      “I got an offer from New Mexico State,” Thomson said in a text message to Northwest Elite Index recently.      The offer from the Aggies joins full rides the talented signal-caller already had from…

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One of the NW’s top big men; Mason Johnson of Kentlake: By Jordan Johnson

     One of our top ranked lineman in the Northwest is Mason Johnson (6-3 285 Sr. DL/OL) of Kentlake. He completely transformed himself from this year to last and it showed on both sides of the ball.      The kid dropped 45 pounds over the off season and made a statement on the Barton Camp and Combine tour against some of the top athletes in the region. Mason came into…

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Canby continues to roll as D1 LB Sam Bodine gets healthy: By Jordan Johnson

Click For Barton Football Academy Video        Year after year the Cougars of Canby (6-5) show that they are one of the better programs in Oregon. They shy away from no one during the pre season, typically playing maybe the toughest non conference schedule in the state. Not much changed this year as they played 6A title favorite Tigard to open the season, followed by one of the top…

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Talented Jesuit Offensive Lineman Mike Miller Sitting on the D1 bubble: By Jordan Johnson

       A kid that’s stock just continues to rise is Jesuit Offensive Tackle Mike Miller (6-5 285 Sr). He recently earned 1st team all league honors for the Crusaders, who are currently (9-2) and headed for the state quarterfinals against Lakeridge next week.      Miller was a kid we got to know well over the off season as a standout at our elite events and on the Barton Camp…

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Two-sport star Evan Johnson leading always tough Mount Si: By Ryland Spencer

Click for Evan Johnson Highlights        It was about this time last year I reported on Mount Si LB Hank Van Liew (Concordia-Moorhead) and his importance to the Wilcats. This year, in the form of Van Liew, I give you LB Evan Johnson (Sr. 5’8″ 200).      Through nine games, Johnson leads KingCo 3A in tackles (77) and tackles for a loss (16). For the second straight season, the Wildcats are 9-1 with their only regular season…

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Oregon top Senior backs Dan Sherrell & Devin Martinez continue tearing up the state: By Jordan Johnson

       As we move deeper into the playoffs two of Oregon’s top players are not the biggest in stature, but are both incredibly talented. TRL Player of the Year Daniel Sherrell (5-9 170 Sr. RB) of Clackamas, and 1st team all conference back Devin Martinez (5-6 171 Sr. RB) of Southridge went off again in 2013 and will be crucial for their clubs during the post season.      Sherrell has been…

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Kainoa Hanchett and Glencoe look to continue playoff run: By Jordan Johnson

       The biggest upset state wide last week came at the hands of the Glencoe Crimson Tide, after traveling to traditional CVC power West Salem (8-1) and grabbing a 49-34 win over a good Titan team.      Head coach Steve Jones has done an outstanding job of getting his guys to focus on the task at hand, which showed in last Friday’s big upset. Time and time again 1st…

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QB Dillon Sugg leading Big-9 Champion Wenatchee Panthers: By Ryland Spencer

Click For Dillon Sugg Highlights        Coming into 2013, the Wenatchee Panthers were the overwhelming favorite to win the Big-9 Conference. When all was said and done, they did just that. A big reason has been the play of Senior QB Dillon Sugg (6’5″ 215).      With one of the state’s top recruits, Isaiah Brandt-Sims, being the main offensive focus, Sugg has managed thus far to throw for over…

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Juanita’s Salvon Ahmed named Freshman Army All American: By Jordan Johnson

Click for Salvon Ahmed Highlights          One of the most exciting players in the nation for the class of 2017 just received some good news, being named one of the top 50 players in the country. Salvon Ahmed (5-11 165 Slot/CB) of Juanita HS was selected to the Freshman Army All American Game in San Antonio, Texas during January’s premier event.      The kid out of Kirkland, Washington…

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