State Records Update from David Maley

I’m a little late on getting this out. Happy Championship Weekend to all.   Before tonight’s state semifinal games, here are some expanded lists for records in which an individual or a team could end up in the top five when the season is finished. In the state tournament program, the top five list does ...

History of Whatcom County Football’s Top 500 Players Project

About 18 months ago, Tyler Anderson, who’s been the top contributor to StatewideStats.com for nearly 10 years, opened his excellent History of Whatcom County Football Facebook page.  The page, which is devoted to the past and present greats playing in Whatcom County, quickly took off and currently generates tens of thousands of interactions a week. What ...

David Maley’s 2014 Coaching & Team Changes List

Editor’s Note: On the eve of the opening of 2014 practices, David Maley, the state’s unofficial football historian, has compiled a list of coaching and team changes for 2014. If you have any updates for the questions Mr. Maley has below, please email. Once again, I’m compiling statewide prep football coaching changes. If a new coach has ...

WIAA Rep Assembly Speeds Up Running Clock Again

WIAA Rep Assembly Speeds Up Running Clock Again
The Tacoma News Tribune reports today that the WIAA Representative Assembly has change the running clock rule again for the 2014 season. * Amendment 57.7.0 alters the rules of the running-clock “mercy rule” in high school football. The clock will now run through official’s timeouts, shortening a blowout game. The Columbian clarifies a little further ...

Arlington “Flash Football” Fundraiser to Benefit Oso Slide Victim

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Arlington football senior Max Gray is organizing a fundraiser to benefit an Arlington middle school football player missing in the slide. Arlington High School senior Max Gray is assembling a charity game of flash football and a barbecue at his high school on Friday, April 4 starting at 11 a.m. The event will take place at ...

David Maley Updates Current Winning & Losing Streaks

Washington football historian David Maley sent along this update to current winning and losing streaks in the state. Statewide winning streak list Bellevue (3A)   47 Lynden (2A)   20 Lind-Ritzville-Sprague (B-11)   19 King’s Way Christian (1A but playing 8-man)   10 Ellensburg (2A)   8 Many schools   7 Statewide losing streak list Winlock (B-11)   26 Chief Leschi (B-11)   ...

David Maley’s Update on Brett Rypien’s New Passing Records

David Maley, prep historian and custodian of all things notable in Washington football history, sent the update below on Brett Rypien’s new passing records. Also, Vince Grippi at the Spokesman-Review did some research and found that Rypien’s single-game passing numbers would have led Greater Spokane League in season passing as late as 1975, and some ...

Rypien Sets 11-Man State Record with 613-Yard Passing Performance

Shadle Park junior QB Brett Rypien went off again last night in Shadle’s 63-42 win over Mt. Spokane, throwing for 613 yard (44 of 59, 8 TDs, 0 INt), a new 11-man state record. Here’s the NW Preps Now story on the game. In a word, wild. In another word, unprecedented. Shadle Park junior quarterback Brett Rypien had another ...

Fun with Numbers: Week 3 Average Scores & Margins of Victory

The table below is a summary of Week 3 games in Washington.  The data set includes games where the victor was a Washington team.  Likewise, the 11-man/8-man breakdown is also predicated on the victor, but I don’t think any crossovers occurred there.  There are a total of 151 games included, which might be missing a ...

David Maley on Bellevue’s Record Winning Streak

David Maley, officially unofficial Washington prep football historian, sent out this release yesterday on Bellevue following their 45-7 win over Skyline in the Emerald City Kickoff Classic. Last season, Bellevue tied and broke the big-school record for most consecutive games won when they beat Ferndale 28-0 (State 3A first round) and Peninsula 40-3 (State 3A ...