Tumwater’s Trevor Davis picks up first offer

June 17, 2014

       Great news from the South Sound where LB Trevor Davis of Tumwater (Wash.) received his first offer, when the coaching staff from Portland State University made their intentions known.      “It’s a great feeling to get my first offer,” Davis told NEI. “All the hard work that I’ve put in throughout my life has gotten me a free ticket into college and to be able to play the sport…

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Catching up with Cascade OL Randin Crecelius: By Scott Eklund

January 13, 2014

       For years, the Cascade (Everett, Wa.) Bruins had been an afterthought in the WESCO 4A. However, this past season, with a talented senior class, they made the playoffs and that is something that, senior OL Randin Crecelius takes a lot of pride in.      “(Going to the playoffs) was a huge accomplishment for us especially coming from the 0-20 seasons (two seasons with no wins) and being 5-5…

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On The Recruiting Trail; Skyline DE/OLB Josh Wright: By Scott Enyeart

July 10, 2013

       Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline defensive end Josh Wright is coming off a junior season that saw him earn All-KingCo honors as one of the top sack-leaders in the state. In addition to rushing the passer, Wright has shown that he can be equally effective against the run.      As the offseason has progressed, recruiting for the 6-foot-2, 220-pound Wright has started to pick up, though somehow he…

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One of the region’s best grabs first offer; Canby’s Sam Bodine: By Jordan Johnson

June 27, 2013

       One of the top linebackers in the Pacific Northwest, Sam Bodine (6-2 220) of Canby, got some much overdue news Tuesday night.      Nigel Burton and the Portland State Vikings did the smart thing by extending a scholarship offer to the in-state talent. Most of us considered Bodine the top recruit in the region without an offer, and it was refreshing to see the Viks make…

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Sheldon’s Mitch Herbert and Lakeridge’s Marqueese Royster grab first offer: By Jordan Johnson

May 18, 2013

       A kid we have been talking about for a long time got some good news today, as the Portland State Vikings made their intentions known offering Lakeridge DL Marqueese Royster (6-1 250 Jr. DL).      As many know Marqueese comes from a long line of professional athletes, which includes the likes of his father (Marcus) who played in the NFL and the Arena League. You also can’t forget his uncle Mazio…

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Notorious hitter AJ Hotchkins locks up 2nd offer: By Jordan Johnson

April 19, 2013

       In what wasn’t a surprise, the Portland St Vikings extended a full ride offer to notorious Tigard hitter AJ Hotchkins (6-0 230 Jr.) FB/LB) late this afternoon. AJ was offered a few weeks back by Idaho and was excited about his 2nd offer.      “I went to practice today and spent most of the time with the backers, it was really up beat and looked like something I could be a part of”. He continued,…

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The Offers Continue; Devante Downs CAL, Kimane Domena Colorado State, Ryan Nall adds Portland State: By Jordan Johnson

  Whats crazy about Devante Downs (6-3 235 Jr. RB/LB) is that he is always hungry for more. The kid out of Mountlake Terrace continues to rack up Pac 12 offers adding CAL to the list of schools vying for his services. Downs is an Eddie George type athlete, that has been offered by the likes of Washington, Utah, Arizona St, Washington St, and Colorado St. CAL is extremely fitting…

February 8, 2013
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Kingco 3A Offensive Player of the Year Trent Riley adds second D1 offer from Portland State: By Jordan Johnson

January 23, 2013

       I will reiterate what I said earlier in the year, as I would venture to say that Trent Riley (6-3 205 Sr. WR) of Mount Si could be the biggest steal of this 2013 class. Riley’s senior season saw him put up monster numbers grabbing 56 catches for 876 yards and 22 total touchdowns. His statistics were staggering as he had 2 pick 6’s, and 2 punt…

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West Salem’s Matt Sommer adds Idaho, Jesuit’s Ryan Brown gets first offer from PSU: By Jordan Johnson

December 17, 2012

Matt Sommer          One of the top lineman in the NW,  Matt Sommer of West Salem (6-5 300 Sr. OL/DL) added Idaho to his list of offers, giving him 5 quality D1’s that he will be deciding between. The Titans big man is an NEI favorite and now sports offers from Eastern Washington, Northern Colorado, Portland State, and Montana.      The Vandals recently dismissed head coach…

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