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

Eastside Catholic’s Alex Neale picks up first offer

June 15, 2014

  Great news from the Sammamish Plateau tonight as the State’s top 2015 class interior lineman Alex Neale of Eastside Catholic has been offered by the University of Montana. “Coach (Scott) Gragg, the OL coach, said on Friday when I was there that they were very interested and should stay in touch,” Neale told NEI. “So I decided to call him today after working with Coach Yensen at Cal, and told me he…


One of the top 2017 lineman in Washington; Brody McKnight of Eastside Catholic: By Ryland Spencer

February 16, 2014

Click for Brody McKnight Highlights   There aren’t many freshman that see significant playing time in the State of Washington, but those who do are usually pretty special. Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wash.) offensive lineman Brody McKnight had a great freshman campaign, and with a great work ethic, looks like he could be one of those special players. This season McKnight started all 14 games for the Crusaders, who…


Eastside Catholic’s Cody Baker Is A Top 2015 Recruit: By Scott Eklund

January 24, 2014

  The state of Washington is loaded with talent in the 2015 class and one that is already attracting attention and offers is Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wa.) DL Cody Baker. The talented two-way lineman is one of the gem’s of the Evergreen State’s junior class. “Things have been going pretty well,” Baker told Northwest Elite Index recently. “We’ve had a lot of schools coming by and talking to…


Multiple Teams Impress At Skyline Passing Tourney And Linemen Competitio​n: By Scott Enyeart

June 9, 2013

  There was lots of sun and lots of football being played on the plateau this weekend, as Skyline HS hosted its annual “Skills and Drills on The Hill / Linemen Competition”. Teams from all over of the state made the trip to Sammamish to participate in the two day passing tournament and single-day big man battle. As would be expected, the KingCo Conference was well-represented with…


Eastside Catholic’s Drew Springfiel​d Talks Recruitmen​t: By Scott Enyeart

May 11, 2013

  Springfield is one of two returning starters from last year’s team that went 13-1, and fell to Bellevue in the 3A title game. Recently, Springfield took a bit of a whirlwind recruiting tour, taking six unofficial visits in six days. We recently caught up with Springfield to get a recap of his visits. Here is what Springfield had to say about each school: Oklahoma State: “My…