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

February 20, 2014

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


Washington Elite Event Breakdown for 2/16/2014: By Ryland Spencer

February 18, 2014

  Click for Barton Elite Event Video   The Barton Football Academy resumed Elite Events this past weekend after a two-week layoff due to the Super Bowl and a snowy weather cancellation. We feel fortunate to be working with the State’s top athletes, and this week is no exception. The group of Linebackers is as good as we have seen so far this offseason. Barton Football coach Dion Alexander determined…


One of the Best in the West for 2016; Taylor Rapp of Sehome: By Jordan Johnson

July 14, 2013

A kid you will hear a lot about in the coming years is Sehome sophomore-to-be Taylor Rapp (6-0 195 RB/S). He played varsity ball as freshman and did well, going for 425 rushing and receiving yards and 2 touchdowns. Rapp MVP’d the Barton Football Academy Bellingham Camp/Combine, and was also named an Offensive Underclassmen MVP at the region’s premier Showcase event. His physical attributes and overall testing…


A team on the rise; the Sehome Mariners: By Scott Eklund

May 9, 2013

Last season, the Sehome Mariners, under first year head coach Bob Norvell, went 4-6 and appear to be on the upward trend with several players returning that will be big contributors this coming season. The thing is, they are really young with a small senior class so the future is very bright. Northwest Elite Index caught up with defensive coordinator Hillary Butler who broke down just a few…


Sehome Trio still looking for offers: By Scott Eklund

January 18, 2013

Three Sehome footballers are still looking for a home and recently, Northwest Elite Index spoke with first-year defensive coordinator Hillary Butler about why he thinks they deserve more attention and hopes some schools come calling in the near future. “I think these guys are really under-the-radar and I’m actually pretty surprised more schools haven’t been looking at them,” Butler told NEI. “They are all great kids and really good athletes….