Megan Managan

Mercer Island sit near top of standings early on | Boys soccer

Just weeks into the spring boys soccer season, the Mercer Island boys are sitting high in the KingCo standings. The team started off with a 6-1 overall record, and was 4-1 in KingCo play, after a loss to Juanita two weeks ago.


MIHS students earn honors

Mercer Island High School students continued to earn accolades last month, picking up honors at the state debate championship and being chosen as aerospace scholars.


Three Islanders take on Boston Marathon

Three Mercer Island residents tackled the Boston Marathon last weekend, racing in record heat.


Mercer Island holds off Mount Si, wins KingCo title | Prep volleyball

The Mercer Island volleyball team finally accomplished a long sought goal on Thursday night. The Islanders swept Mount Si this season, beating the Wildcats on Thursday 3-2 and clinched the team’s first regular season KingCo title since 2008.

Mercer Island advances to state semi-finals | Prep girls lacrosse

The Mercer Island girls lacrosse team took one more step closer to the state finals on Friday night, beating Issaquah 21-10 in the quarterfinals.

Teams of fall: MIHS previews 2009

It’s that time of year again. School has already started, and students, coaches and fans have begun to gear up for the fall sports season.The… Continue reading

Mercer Island student helps softball team to tournament win | Sports brief

Mercer Island student Jessica Ramseyer is a member of the Bellevue Blast Black 2000 softball team which recently won a tournament in Tacoma.

Sizably younger: MIHS girls basketball returns with bigger, younger team

In years past the Mercer Island girls basketball team has relied on speed more than size. The program was built around the team’s typically smaller players who had speed up and down the court. This season, head coach Jamie Prescott has to reconfigure to accommodate the program’s newest attribute: size.

Broker, new dad leads new pro lacrosse team

Ensconced on the 24th floor in a downtown Bellevue office building, Jason Bloom chats with colleagues from GVA Kidder Mathews, a world away from his… Continue reading

Mercer Island falls to Interlake | Boys prep soccer

The Mercer Island boys soccer team fell to Interlake on Friday, April 19 in a 3-2 KingCo showdown.

Mercer Island track hosts Garfield, girls win | Track and field

During a home meet against Garfield High School on Thursday, March 31, the Mercer Island girls team won their meet 94-46 over the Bulldogs. The boys team lost to Garfield with a 81-59 score.

Mercer Island wraps East Coast trip with win over Concord-Carlisle | Boys prep lacrosse

The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team wrapped up a trip to the East Coast by beating Massachusetts 2012 state champion Concord-Carlisle on Saturday, April 6. The final score was 7-2.

Mercer Island falls to Interlake | Prep fastpitch

The Mercer Island fastpitch team lost to Interlake in a KingCo match on Tuesday, March 26. The final score was 7-3 for the Saints.

Mercer Island falls to Mount Si | Boys prep soccer

The Mercer Island boys soccer team traveled to play Mount Si on Tuesday, April 30, falling 2-1 to the Wildcats.

Mercer Island Schools Foundations, PTA raise $850,000 for MISD schools

As of June 1, the Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) and the Mercer Island PTA raised $850,000 to go to the Mercer Island School District.The… Continue reading

Mercer Island earns senior night win over Liberty | Boys prep basketball

The Mercer Island boys celebrated senior night on Tuesday, Jan. 29 with a win over Liberty to clinch the regular season KingCo title. The Islanders won 70-53.

Board considers three levy options

The Mercer Island School District is considering its options for possible upcoming levies, including a maintenance and operations (M&O), transportation levy and a possible technology levy.

Mercer Island Little League softball events coming soon | Sports brief

The Mercer Island Little League softball teams will soon be gearing up for the spring season, with activities beginning in January.

New coach, same feel for Mercer Island baseball | Spring Preview

Just two months before the spring sports season started, Mercer Island baseball coach Brian Potoshnik resigned his position. Citing an out-of-season violation, the coach stepped down and suddenly the Islanders needed someone to fill the space. Cory Smith, an assistant under Potoshnik, was named to the top job, and since the season began on March 1, things are moving along.

Mercer Island girls beat Snohomish | Girls lacrosse results

The Mercer Island girls lacrosse team beat Snohomish on Tuesday evening. The final score was 20-18 for the Islanders.