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Whalen is still looking for a place to call home

While this time of year is the “Season of Giving”, make no mistake, college football, at all levels, is a business and because of that, recruiting can be a dog-eat-dog world. One player who found that out recently was Woodinville (Wa.) DL Sawyer Whalen who recently found out there wouldn’t be a spot for him at Portland State, the school he had committed to only two months before. “I talked…

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Washington 3A and 4A All-state Teams

4A First Team Offense QB – Max Browne 6-5, 210 Jr. Skyline (Sammamish) RB – Ryan Lewis 6-0, 190 Sr. Eastlake (Sammamish) RB – Parker Henry 5-11, 190 Sr. Skyview (Vancouver) TE – Caleb Smith 6-5, 235 Sr. Kentridge (Kent) WR – Michael Rector 6-1, 190 Sr. Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma) WR – Christian Gasca 5-11, 165 Sr. Lake Stevens OL – Joshua Garnett 6-5, 300 Sr. Puyallup OL – Cory…

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South Medford Always Legit

Daniel Jiminez #2 Pat Alexander #47 Year in and year out the South Medford Panthers are one of the top teams in the state, but they don’t always get the love they deserve due to their location. This past season they did more of the same winning their first eight games of the season before falling to conference rival Roseburg in the state playoffs. They were ranked #3 in Oregon…

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Cowboys Try To Rope In 2 More Northwest Recruits

Jayshawn Jordan 5-10 185 Sr. CB ODea HS As the recruiting “dead period” begins, 2 Washington HS recruits are feeling more alive than ever. Both Jayshawn Jordan and DJ May were offered full scholarships to play at the University of Wyoming. We had a chance to speak directly to both of them, as they talked to NEI 1st about their offers. “I feel so good right now, it’s a great…

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Recruiting Tip #6

by Taylor Barton In the “Recruiting Tips” prior to this, I’ve addressed a number of issues. In this “Tip”, I wanted to discuss something that I feel kids and parents are really screwing up on. I want to talk about the summer college camp tour. I see kids attend the wrong camps for the wrong reasons every year, and suffer down the road as a result. Hopefully with this guidance,…

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Sefo Liufau knows what it’s like to be understimated

  As a junior he’s made a name for himself, leading Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma) to the top ranking in the NEI polls and an undefeated regular season before falling to state runner-up Skyview (Vancouver). As a sophomore he led the Lions to the State 4A Semi-Finals where they lost to eventual state champion Ferris (Spokane). With his productivity — 4,800 yards and 44 touchdowns with only 15 interceptions — the…

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Christian Gasca; Washington’s Leading Receiver

Statistically he is one of the best receivers in the country (Max Preps), and to back that up Christian Gasca (5-11 185 Sr ATH) absolutely went off in 2011. The senior wide out from Lake Stevens broke 7 school records and lead his team to the class 4a semi finals. He accounted for 2087 all purpose yards and 26 total touchdowns. His records included single game, single season, and career…

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Breaking News: Kameron Canaday Commits to PSU

As always, coming to you first NEI is breaking the story of Kameron Canaday’s (6-5 240 Long Snapper/DL) commitment to PSU. Canaday is recognized as one of nations top long snappers, and did an incredible job for the nationally ranked Irish in 2011. Ranked as one of Oregon’s top 50 athletes by NEI Canaday says” the PSU coaches came to my house on Wednesday night (Head Coach Nigel Burton, Coach…

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High Profile Voeller Just Getting Better

He is currently ranked the #2 overall recruit in the state of Oregon for the class of 2013, and he is sitting with 3 major offers (Washington, UCLA, Purdue) . There’s a laundry list of additional D1 schools that are interested and Evan Voeller (6-5 285 Jr. OL) is still a long way from being done with his high school career. Voeller was part of a talented West Linn team…

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Sean Byrne offered by Navy

Coming to you first once again with breaking news as West Linn’s Sean Byrne (6-2 235 Sr LB) has grabbed an offer to play football at the Naval Academy. The senior linebacker was the Three Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Year and has received offers from Portland St and the Air Force Academy. He was contacted earlier in the day and says ” the coaches said they were happy…

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