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Catching up with O’Dea DT Jarius McDade: By Scott Eklund

       O’Dea has been one of the hottest teams in the state this year and one reason their defense has been so strong is because of the play of DT Jarius McDade. The senior updated us recently on his senior season and where things stand on the recruiting front.      “We’re all playing really well up front. Inside, no one can run on us up the gut, so we’ve…

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Bellevue’s Marcus Griffin opens up recruiting: By Scott Eklund

Click For Marcus Griffin Highlights        Since this summer, Bellevue DT Marcus Griffin has been steadfast in his decision to commit to Washington State, however, things have changed and over the weekend he announced via Twitter that he’s decided to decommit from the Cougars.      “At this time I have decommitted from Washington State. I would like to thank the coaches for understanding and respecting my decision,” was the…

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Patience pays off for Gaskin: By Scott Eklund

     It’s been a test of patience as O’Dea (Seattle) RB Myles Gaskin has waited for his first offer and on Sunday, he got good news when Washington became the first school extend him a full ride.      “I called coach (Marques) Tuiasosopo and we were talking and he put me in touch with coach (Steve) Sarkisian and when we were on the phone he said he was offering me,”…

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Eric Dungey and Lakeridge returning to the days of old: By Jordan Johnson

       Entering the 2nd round of the playoffs this week, the Lakeridge Pacers are one of the better 6A teams in Oregon. They have had a tough last five years going (15-34) from 2007-2012. Cross-town rival Lake Oswego has been one of the most dominant teams in the Northwest over the same time period, making it that much tougher to swallow.      That said things have changed as the Pacers…

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The Future is now; Lake Oswego Sophomore QB Mitch Verburg: By Jordan Johnson

       Some people consider Lake Oswego (5-6) to be down this year and from a record stand point that may be true. What people don’t necessarily realize is the ridiculously tough schedule that they have played and the close losses that they have had.      If I was an opposing Oregon team I wouldn’t want to play the Lakers. Sophomore QB Mitch Verburg (6-2 185) has done well and…

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One of the nation’s top 2016 Linebackers on the recruiting trail; Joel Dublanko: By Jordan Johnson

       A kid you will hear a lot about over the next few seasons is Sophomore LB Joel Dublanko (6-3 215 So.) of Aberdeen, Washington. He is an individual many people already know as his resume takes you a portion of your day to read. To summarize, Joel currently holds three D1 offers and will end up being one of the most courted athletes in the country for his class….

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Catching up with Skyline’s Cameron Saffle: By Scott Eklund

       He’s one of the top playmakers on one of the best teams in the state, but while they might be ranked high so think that Skyline is a bit of an underdog this year and that is just how junior LB Cameron Saffle and his teammates like it.      “There are some really good 4A teams this year and I know Camas is a really great team so…

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Keegen Hlad and Cade Smith lead a talented young West Salem team: By Jordan Johnson

       Anyone familiar with NEI knows that we are big advocates of head coach Shawn Stanley and the West Salem Titans. The kids out of the Valley are once again one of the top teams in the state, sitting at (8-1) going into the playoffs, and ranked #10 in our latest NEI 6A top 10.      Cade Smith and Keegen Hlad lead what many consider the top junior QB/WR…

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Touching lives everyday, Juanita’s Austin Knerr gets his chance to shine: By Ryland Spencer

Click This Link To Watch Austin’s Run     The Juanita Rebels have a history rich with quality Running Backs. Kurt Steck led the Rebels to two state championships in the 80’s, Kevin Griffin (Ohio State) and Jon Eide (Stanford) played major D1 football in the mid 90’s, while Keegan Tachell broke records left and right in the late 90’s. The story of Austin Knerr will make any historian forget just how great of a tradition…

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OFFICIAL: Oregon 2015 TE/OL Rankings: By Jordan Johnson

  We will have athletes ranked numerically and an honorable mention list, based on who PROJECTS HIGHEST AT THE NEXT LEVEL. There are a variety of factors that go into determining who projects where… These include (Current offers, Size, testing, All league/State accolades, camp/combine performances, stats, competition levels, D1/NFL Genes, GPA, Overall character/work ethic etc.). You can be a very talented high school athlete and not project to a high…

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