Mikel Owes gives O’Dea a weapon in the passing game: By Scott Enyeart

August 25, 2013

  The talent on the roster at Seattle (Wash.) O’Dea High School is as deep as it’s ever been. Players like Pierre Le Dorze, Myles Gaskin, Jack Flor and Jarius McDade – just to name a few – are all big time high school players with potential to have success at the next level as well. Because O’Dea’s offense is so run-oriented, one name that sometimes…


#NEIpoll – What sporting event is on your “Bucket List” to attend?: By Scott Enyeart

August 25, 2013

The Little League team from Sammamish lost a heartbreaker in Williamsport, PA, after making a magical run to the Little League World Series. Watching the game got us thinking about how cool it would be to attend a LLWS game. Soon enough, we were thinking about other sporting events we found ourselves wanting to attend, which led us to the idea for this week’s #NEIpoll question… What sporting event is…


NEI Poll Results; Reader Submissions for Favorite Pre Game Pump Up Song: By Scott Enyeart

August 23, 2013

Our most recent #NEIpoll asked what is your favorite song to listen to before taking the field. Once again we saw a wide array of responses coming from players, coaches and parents alike. The variety of songs selected was pretty wide, and to be honest half the songs players picked I have never heard of – I think that means I am getting old. One thing is for sure, there…


New era at Inglemoor starting in the trenches: By Scott Enyeart

August 22, 2013

  In 2012, things didn’t exactly play out on the field the way the Kenmore (Wash.) Inglemoor football team would have liked. The Vikings finished 2-7, and entered the offseason with a bitter taste in their mouths. With longtime head coach Frank Naish retiring after 34 seasons, former Woodinville offensive coordinator DJ Baddeley takes over, bringing with him excitement and optimism to the program. …


Meridian’s Spencer Blackburn to host youth football camp: By Scott Enyeart

August 21, 2013

  You could argue that Meridian two-way lineman Spencer Blackburn has already accomplished enough on the field heading into his senior year to leave quite a legacy with the Trojans. Blackburn’s accolades include being a two-time all-league selection on both sides of the ball, and 2nd AP 1A All-State recognition defensively as a junior. But Blackburn has something else up his sleeve to leave…


#NEIpoll – Favorite Pre Game Pump Up Song: By Scott Enyeart

August 19, 2013

As we gear up for fall camp to start this week at most high schools in the Northwest, we can’t help but get pumped up. The buzz of taking the field friday nights is just around the corner and everyone has their own way to help get themselves ready for a big game. There is one way that has been around for some time, and that’s the pre-game “pump up”…


VIDEO: Marcus Griffin hosts “The RealMG Sports Report”: By Scott Enyeart

August 18, 2013

  If you’re a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, there’s a chance you’ve seen fullback Michael Robinson’s YouTube show “The Real Rob Report” where the Pro Bowler interviews teammates, coaches and lets you see life behind the scenes in the NFL. At Barton Football Academy’s final event of the year we put nationally ranked defensive tackle, and Washington State commit, Marcus Griffin of Bellevue (Wash.) with…


Gig Harbor’s Owen Taylor Helping Lead The Tides: By Scott Enyeart

August 17, 2013

  We recently told you about Gig Harbor (Wash.) standout wide receiver Reese Carlson and his commitment to the University of Montana. But Carlson isn’t the only college prospect that will take the field for Tides this fall. Along the offensive line you’ll find another player who has what it takes to continue playing at the next level in Owen Taylor. Taylor is a 6-foot-4, 290-pounder…


On The Recruiting Trail; Federal Way’s Keenan Curran: By Scott Enyeart

August 16, 2013

  Federal Way (Wash.) DB Keenan Curran has emerged this offseason as one of the most sought-after prospects in the state, regardless of position. As Washington’s #3 ranked defensive back in the 2014 class, the 6-foot-2, 185-pound Curran possesses the ability to play both the safety and cornerback position. Curran currently holds offers from Montana, Eastern Washington, Yale, Wyoming, Portland State, Army, Air Force,…


NEI Poll Results; Reader Submissions for Favorite Football / Sports Movie: By Scott Enyeart

August 15, 2013

Our most recent #NEIpoll asked what is your favorite football or sports-themed movie. Once again we saw a wide array of responses coming from players, coaches and parents alike. Many of you shared similar selections as the NEI team picked, while others went a different route. One thing is for sure, there has been no shortage of quality football flicks that have been produced over the years. Check out what…