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Tom Yearout named Ferris head football coach

Tom Yearout is moving 33 blocks up South Hill. The former Lewis and Clark head football coach has accepted the Ferris head coaching job. He replaces Jim Sharkey.

A healthy Via leads Ferris past Shadle Park, 13-10

Ferris coach Jim Sharkey thought his football team was gaining traction. Now he’ll have to re-evaluate just where his team is, but he won’t turn back a 13-10 victory over Shadle Park in a Greater Spokane League crossover Friday at Albi Stadium.

Connor Halliday leaves a remarkable example, high marks for future WSU quarterbacks to pursue

PULLMAN – There was an extra coach on the sideline during Ferris’ football game against Gonzaga Prep on Oct. 31. Saxons alum Connor Halliday made the 80-mile drive from Martin Stadium to Joe Albi after Washington State’s Thursday practice. “He was awesome on our sideline,” Saxons coach Jim Sharkey said. “He actually helped me out quite a bit when we were talking routes and doing some different things. He got involved in the game so that was cool to see.”

Target on Pups, Saxons

It may not be unanimous but the Greater Spokane League’s 4A coaches believe Gonzaga Prep will capture the league championship. The team the coaches believe will earn the other play-in berth is Ferris. The coaches believe all six teams will be competitive.

Shadle Park eyes first title since 1999

There’s no question what Ferris football coach Jim Sharkey wants this week. “We want the No. 1 (postseason) seed,” Sharkey said. “If we get a league championship that will just be a bonus. That’s not the most important thing.”

Karstetter’s show

Just call him Every-Down Karstetter. Ferris’ senior two-way standout Cole Karstetter rarely came off the field Friday, and that was a good thing for the Saxons.

Ferris, G-Prep matchup will thrill

A third week in Greater Spokane League football is upon us and a third showdown looms. That’s the beauty of a league deep in quality. And for a third straight week, the Ferris Saxons (2-0) will be involved in the face-off when they visit the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups (2-0) on Friday. Kickoff is at 7.

Karstetters pride of Saxons

The Karstetter name is readily recognizable to those familiar with Greater Spokane League athletics and beyond. The last branch of the second generation in the Lilac City is Cole Karstetter.

Central Valley, Ferris favored by GSL coaches

A look into the crystal ball of Greater Spokane League football reveals it is clear as mud. There is a conglomeration of colors. There’s the light blue of Central Valley, the scarlet red of Ferris, the dark blue of Gonzaga Prep and the maize and gold of Mead. There’s even distinguishable hues of Shadle Park green.

GSL story lines

Top returners Here are the returning first team selections: Davian Barlow, running back, Mead; Luke Rogers, RB, Rogers; Dane Crater, offensive lineman, Mead; Nathan Hundeby, tight end, University; Brennan Schon, wide receiver, Lewis and Clark; Austin Rehkow, placekicker, Central Valley; Jake Hoffman, all-purpose player, North Central; Langston Ward, defensive lineman, Mead; Danny Mattingly, co-defensive player of year, Mead.