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Cole Chandler and Jonas Dahl to lead 5A State Title Contender Silverton in 2013: By Jordan Johnson

Highlights: Cole Chandler, Jonas Dahl        One of the state’s top returning 5A teams next season will be the John Mannion led Silverton Foxes. They return a host of talent from last years (12-1) group that lost to Sherwood in the state semi finals.      Leading the crew will be a pair of kids that are two of the most well rounded athletes in the region. Cole Chandler…

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One of Oregon’s top returning D Lineman; Marqueese Royster of Lakeridge: By Jordan Johnson

Marqueese Royster Highlights          A kid you will hear a lot about in the coming months will be one of Oregon’s top ranked D ends in Marqueese Royster (6-1 250 Jr.). Many know the standout D lineman from last years 12.5 sack season, where he also led the Pacers in total tackles and tackles for loss.      As we have stated many times before Marqueese is…

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Sophomore Alex Neale of Eastside Catholic making case to be states best Center: By Ryland Spencer

       The 2015 offensive line class is beginning to look like it might be one of the best in state history. A player to keep an eye on, and the best Center of the bunch, is Alex Neale (6-3 280) of Eastside Catholic.      This past season was a good one for the Crusaders, finishing with a state championship loss to Bellevue, and Neale was the starting…

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Under the radar; Jaysen Yoro of Orting is a 2A player to watch: By Ryland Spencer

       One of the top returning small school athletes is junior running back Jaysen Yoro (5-11 175) of Orting.      Yoro is a two way star for the Cardinals. He also returns punts, kickoffs, and rarely leaves the field.      This past season the Cardinals made the jump from the 1A Nisqually League up to the SPSL 2A. They finished 6-5 on the season with a…

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Southridge QB AJ Woodin returns to lead Skyhawks: By Jordan Johnson

AJ Woodin Highlights          We are 5 short months away from the 2013 season getting underway, and as of right now I would have the Southridge Skyhawks ranked the #2 team in the state of Oregon at the 6A level coming into next year.      A big reason for that is quarterback AJ Woodin (5-11 180 Jr.) and the leadership that he brings to the table….

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One of the top DEs in the country; Connor Humphreys of Central Catholic: By Jordan Johnson

     One of the top defensive ends in the country, Connor Humphreys (6-4 260 Jr. Central Catholic), has been lights out in the offer department recently adding UCLA and Boston College.      Humphreys now has 9 offers in all, and doesn’t look like he will be slowing down anytime soon. National power USC has been very interested in Connor among many other top ranked schools. He has been…

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One of WA’s top returning RBs; Austin Hall of Kamiak: By Ryland Spencer

Austin Hall Highlights        In 2012 one of the most productive backs in the entire state of Washington last year was Austin Hall (6-0 180, Jr) from Kamiak HS in Mukilteo.      Last season for the Knights, Hall rushed 234 times for 1,673 yards and 21 TDs. He was also the teams second leading receiver with 14 receptions, for 232 yards and another two scores. All told…

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NEI/BARTON FOOTBALL CAMP AND COMBINE TOUR

  All of us at the Barton Football Academy and Northwest Elite Index are excited to announce our second annual Camp and Combine Tour, which will begin in Bend, Oregon at Summit HS on April 14th. Our goal is to come to you, to each region within the northwest, allowing us to see ALL of the kids within each given area. By putting on these events our evaluations become much…

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Budda Baker & Devante Downs; U.S. Army All Americans: By Jordan Johnson

       Last week Washington athletes Budda Baker (5-11 190 Jr. ATH/DB) and Devante Downs (6-3 235 Jr. RB/LB) were selected to participate in the prestigious Army All American Game next season.      It’s the highest of honors for some of the country’s top athletes and both kids are excited about the opportunity. Budda says, “Devante and I just started talking and now we are now good friends…..

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Sophomore Jackson Gardner set to lead new look Inglemoor: By Ryland Spencer

Jackson Gardner Highlights          When our 2015 player rankings become more clear, one of the top players at TE and DL will be Jackson Gardner (6-5 225) of Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, WA.      Gardner is a kid with limitless potential. I saw the Vikings play five times last season, and while they struggled in the standings, Gardner was a kid that seemed to get…

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