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.

Zac  Shomler seen here with John Charles of Air One Football at the Nike Football Training Camp!
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Skyview Downs Skyline in Double OT Thriller- Zac Shomler Reviewed

Probably the most exciting game in the WIAA Football playoffs last Friday took place in Samamish, Washington where the Skyview Storm dropped in to play the Skyline Spartans.  The game was all Skyline early More...

Chase Resch Of Wenatchee Panther Football
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Chase Resch of Wenatchee High An Untapped Resource For Colleges

Today as the playoffs are all set in the Northwest we turn to Wenatchee, Washington where the Panthers have moved on to Week 2 on their quest to make it to the Tacoma Dome and a chance to play in the 2014 Championships. More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Oregon Prep Football Update And Recruit Watch

The playoffs begin in Oregon Friday night and already anticipation is high that the match-ups are going to produce some interesting results.  It seems like a good time to circle up the wagons and have a look More...

MVP- Skyline 2016 Prospect Rashaad Boddie showed his  footwork and speed when matched with his 220 lb size make him a terrific prospect.
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Rashaad Boddie Proves His Potential For Next Level

Rashaad Boddie Proves His Potential For Next Level For anyone watching Skyline of Sammamish, Washington this football season you saw the emergence of a pure athlete in Junior Running back Rashaad Boddie.  The More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Cole Chandler And Silverton Ride The Undefeated Train Into Playoffs

A quick shout out tonight to point out that the Silverton Foxes lead by Head Coach John Mannion are 9-0 and riding a wave into the playoffs.  They have a load of talent no doubt none the least of which is Cole More...

Tim Tawa is the West Linn High School QB who as only a Sophomore is posting amazing stats.
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

QB Tim Tawa A Pleasant Surprise As West Linn Star QB

What a season it has been over at West Linn for the Lions.  Football has always been big in the beautiful town along the banks of the Willamette River and this year the excitement seems to be peaking.  A lot More...

Javan Appling of Grants Pass is a terrific QB and College Prospect and he makes our list of player on the edge who will impact the outcome of this season. Picture -Facebook
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Teams At The Top In Oregon OSAA Polls Feature Lesser Known Stars That Make The Difference

As things come to a close in the regular season the OSAA Poll and Power Ranking will go through some final adjustments.  This will lead to seeding in the brackets both top and bottom and the outcomes will potentially More...

Dre Dorton had 2 offers and more schools looking before he committed to EWU this week.  Picture Courtesy of Chiawana Sports
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Chiawana’s Dre Dorton Commits to Eastern Washington

One of the best receivers/cornerbacks in the Class of 2015 in the entire NW is Chiawana Riverhawk Dre Dorton.  After landing an offer a few weeks back from Idaho Dre has been getting it done on both sides of More...

Sam Inos worked 3 years to become a major D1 talent and he is there.  The Tigard Senior racked up 230 yards and 5 TD's and is on fire this year.  Ralp Greene Pic.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Oregon Prep Running Backs Leading The Way

With the regular season nearing the final weeks it is only appropriate to take a look at some of the best in the State of Oregon and all they have accomplished.  After all as the rain begins to fall and the More...

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