• NEI Recruiting Tips: Choosing The Correct College Camps
  • Northwest 9 Announces Regional Tryouts
  • Issaquah’s Gevers Searching For The Right Fit
  • Intro 2018: Squalicum RB Triston Smith
  • Stadium’s Novak Seeing Increased Interest

A tale of two halves; the 2013 Bonney Lake Panthers: By Ryland Spencer

       The first half of the 2013 season wasn’t exactly what the Bonney Lake Panthers were looking for. They had started 0-5 and were headed down a dark path towards missing the playoffs. A week five homecoming loss to eventual SPSL 3A champion Peninsula would signal the end of the losing.      “The loss really made me realize two things: the direction that our season was heading and the direction…

Read More >>

Oregon 6A – 1st Round Breakdown with Prediction​s: By Jordan Johnson

(3-7) Crater @ #4 Jesuit (7-2)

Breakdown: The Comets score a lot of points, but are small up front and Jesuit will most likely exploit that. It should be interesting as Crater will try to air it out and Christian Martinek will be all up in the mix. Trent Werner has been playing outstanding ball, and Chase Morrison went for 276 on the ground against Beaverton in the regular season finale, in Alfieri’s absence.

Read More >>

Washington’s Elite Performers for November 3rd, 2013: By Ryland Spencer

**This list is a way to showcase the weeks top performances. I am sure I missed a few and would like to know the ones I did. You can either comment on here or send me an email at Ringerland@gmail.com     Tommy Nelson, Sr. WR / Derek Chapman, Sr. WR Issaquah – The two seniors combined for 439 all purpose yards and 4 TDs in a 48-311 win over Redmond…

Read More >>

Auburn Riverside QB Kevin Thomson leads the Ravens’ attack: By Scott Eklund

       Auburn Riverside’s Kevin Thomson has flown under-the-radar most of the season, but after a solid regular season for the Ravens he is sitting on two offers, but his focus right now is leading his team on a playoff run.      “I really worked hard this past summer on my mechanics and also on learning the game of football more,” Thomson told Northwest Elite Index over the weekend after…

Read More >>

Best of the Best; Oregon 2016: By Jordan Johnson

** Below you will see a brief overview of the top kids in Oregon for the 2016 class. We are currently releasing the 2015 positional rankings and the 2016 will follow. No list is perfect and kids will be missed so feel free to chime in if you know of an athlete that may be deserving, based on what they have done thus far in their varsity career. All feedback is appreciated as…

Read More >>

Always looking to grow, CJ Lat helping lead Lake Stevens surge into playoffs: By Ryland Spencer

       The Lake Stevens Vikings started the season with back-to-back losses to Glacier Peak and Marysville-Pilchuck, both teams won their respective 3A division, but have rebounded to go 6-1 since, including the Wesco 4A Championship game over undefeated Edmonds-Woodway. Leading the Viking defense is senior LB C.J. Lat (6’0″ 215).      Lat was born in a small village in what has become South Sudan. At the age of three…

Read More >>

One of the state’s top athletes Peyton Dole and Eagle Point travel to Wilsonville: By Jordan Johnson

       One of the top games state wide during the play in round will come when Eagle Point (5-4) travels to Wilsonville (6-3) in a matchup of 5A top 10 type teams.      Wilsonville had a clutch 17-14 come from behind win against Sandy last week, after blasting Liberty 45-7 the week before. They will be led by NWOC Player of the Year candidate Derek Sunkle and an outstanding…

Read More >>

Football family top to bottom; James Banks and Company: By Jordan Johnson

      Its always good to see families rally around their kids especially when they are doing great things on and off the field. The Banks family takes a humble approach and enjoys watching their three boys on the grid iron.      Recently I was able to take a trip to Snow junior college (Ephraim, Utah) with Fred and Jill Banks, to see last years state leader in tackles James…

Read More >>

Jake Luton makes his college decision: By Scott Eklund

       It’s been a long time coming, but finally, Marysville-Pilchuck QB Jake Luton made his college choice earlier this week when he called Idaho head coach Paul Petrino and told him he wanted to play for the Vandals.      “They were all really happy,” an excited Luton told Northwest Elite Index. “I called coach Petrino and when I got ahold of him he asked if I was calling to…

Read More >>

Big Sky doing well as 6-7 David Reese and 6-6 Josh Brown commit: By Jordan Johnson

       Two of the regions top athletes made their decision known this past week as Oregon’s top ranked Offensive Lineman David Reese (6-7 270 Sr. T) of Clackamas, and dual threat talent Josh Brown (6-6 250 Sr. TE/DE/OL) of Sunset committed to Big Sky Schools.      Reese was courted by D1AA national power Montana and found it to be what he was looking for saying,”Everything just felt right when…

Read More >>