The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions
Preps Footall Header

Calendar


Prep sports headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.


Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014, 1:00 a.m.

Belk, Billen sign to play at Eastern Washington

Pair of Mukilteo S.D. players will play for Eastern Washington

A pair of local football players signed Letters of Intent to play at Eastern Washington University on Wednesday. Kamiak tight end Henderson Belk and Mariner long snapper Curtis Billen both officially signed their papers and committed to the Eagles.
Belk was the first-team tight end on the 4A All-State team and was named to The Herald’s All Area team. He finished his senior year with 25 receptions for 500 yards and helped block for a pair of running backs that amassed more than 1,450 yards.
“He’s long, has great ball skills and is a very versatile player,” said Easter head coach Beau Baldwin in a statement. “We saw him as somebody who could fit in as a tight end or defensive end. He has the type of ability to be great on both sides of the ball, and we’re excited to sign Henderson.”
A two-year starter on the offensive line, Billen served as the Marauders’ long snapper for the past three seasons. His skills on special teams caught the eye of Baldwin, who had high praise for the Mariner senior.
“He’s the best we saw — not just in the state but on the West Coast — as far as players we were recruiting,” Baldwin said. “... You are talking about an all-around football player who I think has all-league, All-America type of abilities as a long snapper.”

Like our high school sports page on Facebook, follow @HeraldNetPreps on Twitter and look for updates on our Prep Zone blog.

Story tags » Eastern Washington UniversityKamiak High SchoolMariner High SchoolHigh School Football

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...


HeraldNet Classifieds