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Big Tone Catches Up To NWPR – 400 lb Running Back Still In the Game


Tonight we feature an update on the biggest football story to come out of the Pacific Northwest in a long time.  Late in 2013 we broke the story of Tony “Big Tone” Picard and his amazing work as a running back of some 400 lbs at White Swan High School.  The story went viral and Tony was swept away in a media frenzy that included appearances More...

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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...

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...

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...

#44 from Woodinville was Parker Moore. He lost his young life on 11-15-14.
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Woodinville Graduate Parker Moore Gone But Not Forgotten

He was a probably at a high point in his life last night coming off the big win.  Parker Moore and the Wildcats’s of Linfield had to beat Pacific University to make a 6th straight appearance in the NCAA More...

Rahmel Dockery (RT) and Cornelius Edison (Middle) are both team mates from Curtis High in Washington and battles today as the Beavers beat the PSU Viks 29-14~
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, August 30th, 2014

NW Prep Football Alumni Light Up Saturday Football

Just a fun night watching scores come in here in the NW and catching some NW Prep Football Alumni of NWPR and NW Prep Football making waves for their teams.  There are so many great kids that have moved on More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Alumni Watch – Brock Lutes Looks At Hoops & NFL On Journey Ahead

Brock Lutes of Newberg High School in Oregon first caught our eye at the OSAA Basketball Playoffs a few years back.  He was tearing up the kids in the High School ranks and was touted as a big time hoop recruit More...

Colt Lyerla showed up big at Pro Day.
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Every Story Has 3 Sides – Mine Is Always With The Athletes’- Colt Lyerla

Part of the job of being a top writer in the High School space is getting a chance to know the kids and their families.  Today at Portland State University I attended the NFL Pro Day which was right after the More...

Drew Swank
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Beau Baldwin Shows Incredible Character Through Connection To Fallen Angel

Your going to have to watch this to understand why this is special.  Those of you that know me will know that this is special for me.  All of us close to Drew Swank and his family can appreciate this.  I More...

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