Shaun Scott

Turk towers above his opponents in the trenches

The most important position on the football field never touches the ball for Mercer Island. Mercer Island left tackle Aksel Turk, who protects senior quarterback… Continue reading

Islanders football squad focuses on the details

Mercer Island head football coach Ed Slezinger knows how important special teams are in order to have success on the gridiron. Slezinger, who is in… Continue reading

Cohen is back on the gridiron with the Bulldogs

Ben Cohen figured his football career had come to a close following the final high school football game with Mercer Island in the fall of… Continue reading

Hitting the waves was an enjoyable experience

Traveling is one of my favorite pastimes. In early August, I had the opportunity to visit Aliso Viejo, California for a visit with my childhood… Continue reading

Miller makes big-time plays for Mercer Island

Cole Miller turned in a sensational season as a sophomore in 2016 on the gridiron. Miller, who has played football since he was 7 years… Continue reading

Signal caller Nayar leads Islanders

Mercer Islanders senior quarterback Nikhil Nayar hasn’t spent his summer vacationing and lounging in the glare of the summer sunshine. Nayer, who has been lifting… Continue reading

Mercer Island lacrosse program to make trip to Russia

Members of the Mercer Island boys lacrosse team will partake in a trip of a lifetime this summer overseas. The Islanders, who captured second place… Continue reading

Slezinger to lead Mercer Island’s football program

A new face will be patrolling the sidelines on the gridiron this fall as the face of Mercer Island’s football program. Ed Slezinger, who was… Continue reading

Meek will play collegiate soccer for the Huskies

Throughout Mercer Island 2017 graduate Lucas Meek’s childhood he regularly attended the University of Washington men’s soccer games. This fall he will no longer be… Continue reading

Islanders to compete in coveted tournament in Spain

The Mercer Island Islanders boys soccer team will travel more than 5,100 miles to compete in one of the most prestigious soccer tournaments on the… Continue reading

A stroll down memory lane

Certain holidays can create a tidal wave of memories that can rush back to a person like a hurricane. Each year, the Fourth of July… Continue reading

Mercer Island hoop camps are on the horizon this summer

Youthful basketball players looking to hone their hardwood skills on Mercer Island will have an opportunity to gain a sizable amount of knowledge during the… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls hoops camp is on the horizon

Youthful girls basketball players will have the opportunity to gain immense knowledge and instruction from the members of the 2017 Class 3A girls basketball state… Continue reading

Islanders complete memorable 2017 track season

The Mercer Island girls and boys track teams turned in a season to remember in 2017. Eight Islanders athletes consisting of Hampus Carlens (high jump,… Continue reading

Mercer Island captures third place at Class 3A state baseball tournament

The Mercer Island baseball team didn’t let a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in the Class 3A semifinals against the Southridge Suns keep them down for long.… Continue reading

Islanders earn second place at 3A state lacrosse tournament

A memorable 2017 season unveiled by the Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team came to an end just one win shy of a state championship.… Continue reading

Southridge defeats Mercer Island in Class 3A state semifinals

The outcome of the Class 3A state semifinal baseball matchup between the Mercer Island Islanders and Southridge Suns was decided in the seventh inning. With… Continue reading

Islanders clinch spot in Class 3A state baseball semifinals

With their season on the line the Mercer Island Islanders baseball team rose to the occasion against the Bonney Lake Panthers in the Class 3A… Continue reading

Islanders dominate Scots in first round state playoff game

A 10-day layoff had no adverse effects on the Mercer Island boys soccer team in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs against… Continue reading

Islanders baseball team clinches berth at the state tournament

The Mercer Island baseball team has already collected two championships during the 2017 season thus far. The Islanders, who have compiled an impressive 18-2 record… Continue reading