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#NEIpoll – Best stadiums in the Northwest: By Scott Enyeart

We are so fortunate here in the Northwest to have some of the most scenic venues around to watch high school football games. Beyond that, the game day atmospheres provide very incredibly unique experiences from town to town. For this week’s #NEIpoll we are asking you to tell us what stadium in the Northwest is your favorite to catch a game in. We know you all love your own stadium,…

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One of Oregon’s fastest rising linemen; Garrett Stauffer of Barlow: By Jordan Johnson

       An athlete that has gone under the radar as much as anyone is Barlow lineman Garrett Stauffer (6-3 260 Sr. OL/DL). The kid is legit on multiple levels, and will jump up our rankings board immediately after earning 1st team all-league honors on both sides of the ball in 2012.      The Bruins have athletes coming back at the skill positions with talented kids up front….

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Washington Updated 2014 Rankings (OL/DL/TE): 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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NEI Poll Results: Fan Submissions for the NW’s Best Uniforms: By Scott Enyeart

The response to the first edition of the #NEIpoll was great. We loved all of the feedback you provided on our Top 10 Washington uniforms, and especially enjoyed all of your submissions as to which uniforms you thought were the best in the Northwest. We had submissions from Washington, Oregon and even Idaho for this first poll. So, without further ado, in no particular order, here are your tweets for…

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Bellevue’s Marcus Griffin Lands UW Offer: By Scott Enyeart

       Generally, when a committed player picks up an offer, it isn’t something all that noteworthy. However, in the case of Bellevue (Wash.) DL Marcus Griffin, there is an exception to every rule.      Griffin, the state’s No. 1 ranked defensive linemen in the class of 2014, is currently committed to the Washington State Cougars – and has been for some time now. But on Tuesday, Griffin…

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New BFA Oregon Head WR Coach Elvis Akpla: By Jordan Johnson

       The addition of Elvis Akpla to the Barton Football Academy as Head Oregon WR coach is big on many different levels.      Head BFA WR coach Mike Bush is as good as they come up in Washington and Akpla only adds to the arsenal. Other coaches include the likes of the Nation’s #1 projected college TE in Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and UW All-Pac 12 Wide out Kasen…

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Goy Mal ready to compete at Emerald Ridge: By Scott Enyeart

       Slowly but surely the football program at Puyallup (Wash.) Emerald Ridge has been building the right way, and the Jaguars could be poised for a strong season this fall.      We’ve told you about standouts such as wide reciever Brett Rankin and do-everything athlete Ashanti Kindle. But there is another player the Jaguars will look to, and could be the key piece of the puzzle for…

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The Do-it-all Kid; 6-8 DE Drake Brennen of Grants Pass: By Jordan Johnson

       As the 2013 season draws near we take a look at some of the potential breakout athletes statewide. One kid that sticks out like a sore thumb is 6-8 230 pound defensive end Drake Brennen of Grants Pass.      It’s no secret that the Cavemen have struggled over the past few seasons going (12-30) over the last 4 years. That said, anyone familiar with Oregon High…

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Oregon Updated 2014 Rankings (OL/DL/TE’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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Former UW RB Willie Hurst joins Barton Football Academy as WA RB coach: By Scott Enyeart

       The Barton Football Academy has announced the hiring of Willie Hurst as Head RB Coach for the state of Washington.      Hurst is a name that should be familiar to many on the West Coast. He had a stellar prep career at Compton (Calif.) Doninguez High School, and then went on to play collegiate for the University of Washington.      His career at Washington is…

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