‘It’s so natural with us.’ Best friends, top recruits Mookie Cook, Lamar Washington lead Jefferson over rival Grant with Oregon coach Dana Altman in attendance

Democrats coach Pat Strickland: “It’s great to have players like them to take over the game. … They both do everything and it’s a pleasure to have.”

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Brian Michaelson on how Gonzaga has changed its recruiting pitch alongside program’s rise to national prominence: The Iso podcast with Dan Dickau

Gonzaga assistant coach Brian Michaelson joined Thursday’s episode of The Iso podcast with Dan Dickau to talk about the rise

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Harvard-Westlake girls soccer player Alyssa Thompson named Gatorade National Soccer Player of the Year

Harvard-Westlake sophomore Alyssa Thompson was named the Gatorade National Soccer Player of the Year on Thursday. She beat out nearly half a million other student-athletes who play girls soccer nationwide and is the second ever sophomore to win the award.

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A tree farm and a boat ramp: The personal touch behind Portland State coach Bruce Barnum’s job offer to Camas’ Jon Eagle

Barnum worked for Eagle’s father’s Christmas tree farm when he was in high school. “I just loved his old man,” Barnum said. So in hiring the Camas coach to his staff, he honored his late father in the process.

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