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2013 Canby Cougars Look Like the Real Deal: By Jordan Johnson

       Canby has consistently been one of the better football schools in the state, and the Cougars realize that this years season has the potential of being special.      Three backs return that averaged over 7 yards per carry, and they will run behind one of the largest lines in the Northwest, averaging 6-3 280 across the board. Add in one of the state’s top player’s in…

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One of WA’s fastest rising DB’s; Jorden Payne of Camas: By Scott Enyeart

       There is little debate that the football team at Camas (Wash.) High School boasts one of the most talent-filled rosters in the state of Washington for the upcoming season.      The Papermakers are led offensively by the likes of QB Reilly Hennessey, OL Drew Clarkson, and athletes Nate Beasley and Zach Eagle, and others.      But there is a player on the defensive side of…

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One of the Best in the West for 2016; Taylor Rapp of Sehome: By Jordan Johnson

       A kid you will hear a lot about in the coming years is Sehome sophomore-to-be Taylor Rapp (6-0 195 RB/S). He played varsity ball as freshman and did well, going for 425 rushing and receiving yards and 2 touchdowns. Rapp MVP’d the Barton Football Academy Bellingham Camp/Combine, and was also named an Offensive Underclassmen MVP at the region’s premier Showcase event. His physical attributes and overall testing…

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One To Watch; Kamiak Tight End Henderson Belk: By Scott Enyeart

       Sometimes being a skill position player can be a difficult task, especially one who plays tight end.      The tight end position in and of itself isn’t that difficult, but the job of a tight end can be. For one, you need to be equally enthused about blocking as you are about going out and catching passes. Often times that means sacrificing stats for the greater…

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Woodinville OT Andre Dillard is a rising star: By Scott Eklund

       Woodinville (Wa.) has been producing quite a bit of talent over the past couple of seasons, especially along the offensive and defensive lines, and the 2014 class is no different. Their one emerging star right now is OT Andre Dillard and he already has the offers to prove he’s special.      “Right now my offers are from Eastern Washington, Portland State and Idaho,” Dillard told Northwest…

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One of Oregon’s most underrated; Southridge S/LB Logan Sackley: By Jordan Johnson

       As we move into the 2013 season, one of the top ranked defensive players in the state will be Southridge LB/SS Logan Sackley (6-1 195). One of the first players that the Skyhawk kids talk about is Sackley. He started as a junior, and was one of the Metro League’s leading tacklers.      Logan legitimately had a 1st Team All-League season, but didn’t receive any all…

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From small town, Oregon, to the bright lights of the NFL; through the eyes of Kellen Clemens: By Taylor Barton

  2 years ago I had the opportunity of spending the entire week in St. Louis with Rams starting QB Kellen Clemens. I took my camera out to document what an entire week for a starting NFL QB looked like. It was cool to see the normal, civilian side of things where we went out to lunches, dinners, and even went to a movie theater and saw a movie. Then…

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Marysville Pilchuck QB Jake Luton grabs first offer: By Scott Eklund

       Marysville (Wa.) Pilchuck QB Jake Luton got some good news on Thursday as he received his first scholarship offer.      “I got offered by the University of Idaho,” a happy Luton told Northwest Elite Index. “I camped there a couple of weeks ago and coach (Paul) Patrino hadn’t seen my film, so they said I did a really good job, but they wanted to see my film.     …

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Federal Way’s Ryan Gnoinsky ready to make impact: By Scott Enyeart

       There is no shortage of impact players on the football team at Federal Way (Wash.) High School. Guys ranging from Chico McClatcher to Keenan Curran to Jay-Tee Tuili are the names you know, but there is another player emerging for the Eagles who could make a splash this fall in WR/DB Ryan Gnoinsky.      Gnoinsky first caught our eye at the Barton Football Academy Combine in…

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Early Oregon 6A Top 15 & Conference Power Rankings: By Jordan Johnson

** In the next Month we will be doing conference previews with individual players and positions highlighted… These are early predictions that could change as the season draws near. Included is each teams rank within their conference and on a state wide level from (1-42) **   Below you will see the overall state Top 10 along with each conference’s power ranking. Here is the mathematical breakdown of the Power…

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