Weekend Recap 6/16/2014

  Some parts of the job can be a bit of a grind, but it is weekends like this last one that remind you just how much fun your job can be. Skyline High School hosted their annual Skills and Drills on the Hill. It is a two day 7-on-7 event, with a Kicking Competition Saturday, and Lineman Competition on Sunday. After Saturday’s event, I made my way out to Mount…

June 16, 2014
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Four Offers And Counting For Newport’s Throckmorton: By Scott Eklund

February 15, 2014

       Even though he’s only played one year along the offensive line, Newport (Bellevue, Wa.) OL Calvin Throckmorton is already a hot commodity for Pac 12 schools. So far this week he’s received two new offers and he updated Northwest Elite Index on the latest recruiting news.      “I just got offered by Washington State and Arizona State came in pretty recently too,” Throckmorton told NEI. “They both said…

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Two-way star Paul Wells ready to step up for Newport: By Ryland Spencer

January 1, 2014

Click for Paul Wells Highlights        As we begin to turn focus to the class of 2015, one athlete that has been impressive on both sides of the ball is RB/DB Paul Wells (5’10” 175) of Newport High School in Bellevue.      This past season, Wells was voted first team All-KingCo as a defensive back, and second team for his work at running back. These were both improvements from his…

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Conner Baumann makes his choice: By Scott Eklund

November 26, 2013

       One of the more versatile and athletic players we at Northwest Elite Index ran across during the start of the 2014 recruiting cycle was Newport’s Conner Baumann. The talented athlete recently visited one of his top schools and decided he’d seen enough and made the call on where he wants to play his college football.      “I chose to commit to Eastern Washington tonight,” Baumann told NEI. “I…

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Newport’s Conner Baumann lands another offer: By Scott Enyeart

September 6, 2013

       Bellevue (Wash.) Newport RB/DB Conner Baumann, who was one of the more dominant players in the region in 2012, has picked up yet another Division 1 scholarship offer from the University of Wyoming.      The 6-foot-2, 223-pound Baumann rushed for 1,338 yards and 14 TD’s as a junior, and was a 1st Team All-KingCo and 2nd Team All-Area RB selection in 2012 – a season that…

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2015 Lineman: Roberts, Throckmorton, Adams – Washington’s Trip Towers: By Jordan Johnson

June 24, 2013

Henry Roberts (6-7 275 OT) Bellevue   The Region’s top offensive lineman for the 2015 class, Henry Roberts of Bellevue, is one of the more humble kids you will ever meet. He currently holds offers from Washington, Arizona, and Arizona St playing for one of the best high school teams in America. Roberts did not start a game last season, just to show you how talented and deep the Wolverines…

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Newport’s Drew Sample Makes College Decision: By Scott Enyeart

June 20, 2013

        The state of Washington’s #1 ranked TE for the class of 2014 has found a home.      Bellevue (Wash.) Newport tight end, Drew Sample has given a verbal commitment to attend Boise State on a football scholarship.      The 6-foot-4.5, 232-pound Sample picked up an offer from Boise State earlier this week, after camping with the Broncos over the weekend.      Sample gave his commitment to the BSU…

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Newport TE Drew Sample talks about his latest offers, now totaling 11: By Scott Enyeart

June 6, 2013

       There may not be a hotter prospect in the Pacific Northwest, and certainly not in the state of Washington than Bellevue (Wash.) Newport TE Drew Sample.      Since we last talked with the 6-foot-5, 232-pound Sample in mid May, he has picked up another SIX scholarship offers – adding to the ones he holds from adding to the ones he holds from Idaho, Montana, Northern Colorado, Wyoming and…

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Newport’s Conner Baumann Lands First D1 Offer: By Scott Enyeart

May 24, 2013

       Friday was a day long overdue for Bellevue (Wash.) Newport RB/DB Conner Baumann. Baumann, who was one of the more dominant players in the region in 2012, picked up his first Division 1 scholarship offer from the Air Force Academy.      The 6-foot-1.5, 223-pound Baumann rushed for 1,338 yards and 14 TD’s as a junior, and was a 1st Team All-KingCo and 2nd Team All-Area RB selection in…

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Newport TE Drew Sample Lands Two More FBS Offers: By Scott Enyeart

May 6, 2013

       It’s been a busy week for Bellevue (Wash.) Newport tight end, Drew Sample. In the last seven days, the state of Washington’s #1 ranked TE in the class of 2014, took home offensive MVP honors at the BFA Issaquah Combine and then followed that up with two FBS offers.      Late last week, the 6-foot-4.5, 232-pound Sample picked up an offer from the University of South Florida of…

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