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 ...

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 ...

Monroe High School Represents NFL Seahawks in National 7-on-7 Tournament This Weekend

A team of Monroe High School athletes are representing the Seattle Seahawks this weekend in the NFL/National Guard National 7-on-7 Tournament in Cleveland. From the Everett Herald: Every summer, the NFL partners with the National Guard to put on a national 7-on-7 tournament for high school players. Teams advance through qualifying tourneys and eventually earn ...

King’s Scrimmage

King's Scrimmage
I had a chance to watch the morning session of scrimmages at King’s High School this morning.  King’s has been offering this end to spring football for 3-4 years now, and they do a great job of managing the day for maximum reps against multiple opponents.  The morning session included: Cascade (Everett), Jackson, Roosevelt, Cleveland, Archbishop Murphy, Sultan, Sedro Woolley, King’s, Bellevue Christian, Meridian, and ...

It’s Earl Barden Classic Week

It's Earl Barden Classic Week
Today Tuesday the state’s top 2A/1A/2B/1B players are reporting to Yakima for the 2013 Earl Barden Classic.  The full rosters are available here, with the caveat that the teams that take the field are always a little different from the nominated rosters, due to availability and such. Coach Bill “Alex” Alexander, longtime Earl Barden honcho, is ...

Bellevue Finishes with Sports Illustrated’s #1 National Ranking

Bellevue Finishes with Sports Illustrated's #1 National Ranking
In Sports Illustrated’s final 2012 high school football rankings released today, Bellevue is ranked as the number one team in the nation. Unfortunately, the accompanying article discusses only Katy, Texas.  But Bellevue coach Butch Goncharoff was on KJR this morning to talk about the ranking. Bellevue finished #4 in the final ESPN rankings, although the ...

Maley/Tuengel Career Coaching Winning Percentage (Min. 100 Wins/10 Seasons)

WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CAREER COACHING RECORDS Compiled by David Maley and Dave Tuengel—January 1, 2013 * Active coach at end of 2012 season Only Washington high school varsity records on this list Through the 2012 season If a coach has an “X” next to his name, I have complete annual regular-season totals (non-league and ...