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Taking a look at the 2013 Glacier Peak Grizzies: By Scott Eklund

       Northwest Elite Index got a chance to catch up with Glacier Peak head coach Rory Rosenbach recently and he gave us a quick preview of some of his top players and an idea of what to expect from the Grizzlies this fall.      Last year, the Grizzlies posted a 9-2 record, but lost in the first round of the State 3A playoffs to Mount Si. GP loses a…

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Central Catholic’s Aidan Wilder adds 1st offer: By Jordan Johnson

       An athlete we have gotten to know well over the last few seasons, Aidan Wilder (6-0 190 Sr. QB) of Central Catholic, received his 1st D1 offer from the Portland State University on Saturday.      Wilder comes in ranked as our #1 QB in the state of Oregon for the class of 2014, and will be in his 4th year as the starter for the Rams….

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#NEIpoll – Favorite Football / Sports Movie: By Scott Enyeart

  It’s that time of year where football season is officially weeks away. It seems like any time you turn on the TV, some network is showing a football-themed movie. Every time one is on, you see your twitter feed start to fill up with friends and teammates watching the same movie and expressing their excitement for the upcoming season. For this week’s #NEIpoll we are asking you to tell…

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Q & A with Joey Alfieri; One of the nation’s top LBs commits: By Jordan Johnson

       The best part of our job is being able to build relationships with quality people. Prior to Joey’s commitment to Stanford, we were able to speak with the standout Jesuit LB on all of the relevant info pertaining to his decision.      The Alfieri’s have been big supporters, and all of us at NEI and Barton Football couldn’t be happier for the in state talent. Joey epitomizes what a student…

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One of the region’s best Ryan Nall of Central Catholic Commits: By Jordan Johnson

       One of the top linebackers on the West Coast for the class of 2014, Ryan Nall (6-3 235 Sr. LB/RB) of Central Catholic, made his intentions known Friday committing to Oregon State.      The talented two-way threat projects on the defensive side of the ball, but is also one of the best running backs in Oregon and could very well play an H back type position…

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Gig Harbor’s Reese Carlson Makes College Decision: By Scott Enyeart

       Gig Harbor (Wash.) wideout Reese Carlson saw his stock rise after a strong junior campaign, so much so that he earned an offer from the University of Montana this offseason.      This week, the 6-foot-4, 215-pounder decided to accept the scholarship offer, and verbally committed to the Grizzlies.      “The past success at Montana is what drew me initially. They are almost always competing for…

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NEI Poll Results; Reader Submissions for the NW’s Best Stadium: By Scott Enyeart

The second edition of the #NEIpoll saw even more feedback, as players, fans and even coaches sounded off and shared with us which stadiums they thought were the best in the Northwest. Some of you agreed with the stadiums the NEI Team picked, while others of you casted your vote for other venues in Washington and Oregon. Check out which stadiums readers voted as their favorites!       Mount…

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Washington Updated 2014 Rankings (LB/DB): By Jordan Johnson

Over the next week we will be posting overviews of the 2014 Oregon and Washington updated rankings by position. All of us at NEI and the Barton Football Academy feel fortunate to be able to work with a majority of the region’s top athletes. There’s not a perfect ranking system, but we do our best based on all of the criteria listed. The Pacific Northwest is the fastest growing football…

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Yakima West Valley ATH Braydon Shields ready for big year: By Scott Enyeart

       The football team at Yakima (Wash.) West Valley has one clearcut goal in mind this season – to make the playoffs. Coming off last season’s 5-5 record, and no true playoff experience on the roster, the Rams know the challenge they face. One player who will West Valley will rely if they hope to make a playoff push will be WR/CB Braydon Shields.      “As a…

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Oregon Updated 2014 Rankings LB/CB/S: By Jordan Johnson

Over the next week we will be posting overviews of the 2014 Oregon and Washington updated rankings by position. All of us at NEI and the Barton Football Academy feel fortunate to be able to work with a majority of the region’s top athletes. There’s not a perfect ranking system, but we do our best based on all of the criteria listed. The Pacific Northwest is the fastest growing football…

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