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First team all state OL Mike Miller commits to Boise State: By Jordan Johnson

       In breaking news over the weekend one of the Northwest’s top lineman made his intentions known committing to Boise State. First team all-state tackle Mike Miller (6-5 290 T) of Jesuit chose the Broncos over two other preferred walk on offers from Oregon and Oregon State.      Miller had a phenomenal senior campaign opening massive holes for Stanford bound Joey Alfieri and talented junior Chase Morrison, both of…

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Intro 2015: Addison Barrett of Tumwater: By Scott Eklund

Click for Addison Barrett Highlights        The Tumwater football team is loaded with talented senior class. One standout, at least on the defensive side of the ball, is LB Addison Barrett and he spoke with Northwest Elite Index recently to update us on his offseason as well as what makes him such a sure-tackler.      “I read the ball really well and I have more speed than a lot…

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One of Oregon’s top sophomores​; Jakob Eisenbeiss of Sherwood: By Jordan Johnson

       As most know Sherwood is a traditional football power within Oregon. The Bowmen will make the jump from 5A to 6A next season and graduate a phenomenal senior class.      That said, one of the top sophomores in Oregon is Jakob Eisenbeiss (6-2 195 RB/LB). You will see the young talent as the future of the Bowmen program, and someone that has the potential to be dominant on…

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Rochester’s Tyler Gedney looking for the right fit: By Ryland Spencer

Click for Tyler Gedney Highlights        One of the bigger surprises in 1A football last season were the Rochester Warriors of the Evergreen Conference. While they finished 6-4, it was the school’s best finish in ten years, including the past two years in which they went 2-7 and 1-8. A big reason for their improved play was senior QB Tyler Gedney (6’2″ 210).      While RB Tyler Yarber saw most of the…

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One of WA’s top Small School Athletes; Trent Green of Darrington: By Ryland Spencer

Click for Trent Green Highlights        Recruiting is not easy in general, but it can be extra tough below the 2A level in the State of Washington. One player that has emerged as a college prospect from the 2B level (State’s second smallest) is Trent Green (5’10” 170) of Darrington High School.      Darrington is a small town about a half hour east of Arlington, into the Cascade Mountains,…

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Lockdown: Oregon Junior standout Derek Parnell: By Jordan Johnson

Click for Derek Parnell Highlights        One of the top athletes in the 2015 class from the State of Oregon is Derek Parnell (5-9.5 178 ATH/CB) out of Southridge High School. He earned 2nd team all league honors at corner this past season, and has proven himself against the top kids in the Northwest at our elite events.      Parnell is one of the region’s true dual threat prospects…

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Central Washington hauls in top notch recruiting class: By Ryland Spencer

  On December 26th, it was announced that Central Washington University had hired Ian Shoemaker as head coach of its football team. Shoemaker spent the last six seasons and the co-Offensive Coordinator and QB coach at St. Cloud State in Minnesota, but grew up in Washington, and graduated from Orting High School. With a short time to assemble a recruiting class, Shoemaker and his staff clearly focused on the snagging as many top…

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Norvell and Haggen paving the way for Sehome: By Braulio Perez

It had been 14 years since the Sehome Mariners had made it to the state football tournament. For head coach coach Bob Norvell, a former Washington State offensive lineman, this fact left a sour taste in his mouth. However, in 2013, Sehome returned to the promised land for the first time since 1999 and although they fell to eventual state runner-up Tumwater 52-22 in the first round, it was a big deal for the team out of Bellingham to advance that far

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Three more offers for West Valley’s Lemieux: By Scott Eklund

       It’s been a hectic month of February for West Valley (Yakima, Wa.) OL Shane Lemieux. He recently added two new offers and the promise of a third to the three offers he already had and can now, rightfully, be considered a national recruit.      “Got an offer from the (South Carolina) Gamecocks,” Lemieux said in a message. “I also got an offer from the Idaho Vandals tonight and…

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