Dirk Knudsen

Dirk is a lifelong resident of the Pacific NW; athlete and Merit scholar. He runs camps, clinics, and has been a sports writer and analyst for nearly a decade now; mostly with Rivals.com as the editor of OregonPreps and WashingtonPreps.com. Dirk is the founder of NWPR & BrainChampions.org; a charity for injured athletes suffering from Brain Trauma / Concussion. He is a father of three and married.

Summit High School TE Cam McCormick
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Cam McCormick Talks Ducks Offer

Cam McCormick is hot.   In a word Super-heated.  The youngster from Bend. Oregon just hung up the helmet after a great Junior season and laced up his high tops and the phones started ringing leading to Boise More...

mike deangelo
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Saying Goodbye To An Old Friend

Today there will be celebration of life for a man that made a lot of great friends and contributed a tremendous amount of his time as a high school football official.  Mike DeAngelo will be remembered today More...

Summit High School Football recruit Cameron McCormick
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Oregon Ducks Offer Junior Cameron McCormick

The Oregon Ducks might be getting ready for the biggest game(s) in the history of the football program but they never stop recruiting.  Especially when it comes to a top tier athlete from Oregon like Cameron More...

Souther Oregon Raiders Win National Championship
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Southern Oregon Football (SOU) Takes NAIA National Title 2015

Nothing stopped the Southern Oregon Raiders in Daytona Beach, Florida tonight as they took on #1 Marian and beat them soundly in a great game 55-31.  SOU won the National NAIA Championship just further proving More...

Parkrose High School Fooball Player Jonatahn Boland
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Jonathan Boland’s Ship Finally Comes In

A young man from the Parkrose district on the Eastside of Portland made a lot of waves the last few seasons racking up hundreds of yards per game at times and bringing excitement and winning ways back to his More...

Blake Brandel Central Catholic
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Blake Brandel Talks Championship & OSU

One of the best linemen in the Class of 2015 out of the Pacific Northwest is Central Catholic’s Blake Brandel.  We caught up  with the long armed Offensive Linemen right after the game where the Rams More...

Football In The Fall
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Pacific NW Football Proving Best In Nation

There is a lot of talk about how good the South, Florida, California, or Texas is when it comes to not only college football but high school ball is well.  This year the Pacific Northwest has once again shown More...

High Schol Heisman Winner Nolan Henry
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Union High Star Nolan Henry Wins Heisman

It’s official.  We have a Heisman winner here in the NW.  Marcus Mariota?  No not yet.  Today QB phenom Nolan Henry won the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Nolan Henry of Union HS in Camas, More...

Top Football Recruit for 2016 Erick Glueck
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Erik Glueck A 2016 Enforcer To Follow

The recruiting class of 2015 -2016 is on the way up the ranks as teams start turning to Juniors more now then ever.  One of the most dominating players in the Pacific NW for that class is big time Middle Linebacker More...

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