Shaun Scott

Islanders football squad clinches berth in state playoffs

The Mercer Island Islanders football program attained one of its biggest goals in a road playoff tilt this past weekend. The Islanders defeated the Kelso… Continue reading

Islanders volleyball team clinches spot at state tournament

With a berth in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on the line, the Mercer Island Islanders came through in the clutch against their biggest… Continue reading

Preparation drives Mercer Island’s Pearse in the pool

Mercer Island junior swimmer Annie Pearse loves swimming as fast as she possibly can in the pool. Pearse, who captured seventh place in the 50… Continue reading

Mulflur is thriving as Mercer Island’s middle linebacker

Mercer Island junior middle linebacker William Mulflur had never played in an organized football game until he took the field for the Islanders’ season opener… Continue reading

Hamilton is a senior leader for the Islanders

Consistency has defined Mercer Island volleyball player Adara Hamilton ever since her freshman year of high school in 2014-15. Hamilton made the Islanders’ varsity team… Continue reading

Islanders sweep Kangaroos on senior night

The Mercer Island Islanders girls volleyball team put on a show for their hometown fans in the final regular season home match of the 2017… Continue reading

Wolverines defeat Islanders in rivalry contest on gridiron

Bellevue Wolverines senior running back Isaiah Ifanse was an unstoppable force against the Mercer Island Islanders in a Class 3A KingCo rivalry matchup. Ifanse scored… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls swim team is undefeated in KingCo 3A action

The Mercer Island girls swim team has undoubtedly been one of the top teams in the entire KingCo 3A League in the pool during the… Continue reading

Mercer Island soccer team gets back on track

The Mercer Island girls soccer team couldn’t wait to get back on the field after suffering their first loss of the 2017 season. The Islanders,… Continue reading

Second half surge propels Islanders to victory

Second half dominance was the difference for the Mercer Island football team in their KingCo 3A matchup on the road against the Interlake Saints. Interlake… Continue reading

Mercer Island dominates Liberty on volleyball court

Mercer Island senior volleyball player Adara Hamilton was a dominant force in a KingCo 3A/2A matchup against the Liberty Patriots on Sept. 27. Hamilton, who… Continue reading

Islanders conquer rival Wolverines in volleyball showdown

The Mercer Island Islanders girls volleyball team undoubtedly had Sept. 20 circled on their calendar before practice sessions kicked off in late August. Mercer Island… Continue reading

Islanders remain undefeated, shutout Totems

A perfect record is still completely intact for the Mercer Island Islanders girls soccer team. Mercer Island registered a 3-0 victory against the Sammamish Totems… Continue reading

Hiking through the wilderness is a fantastic summer activity

The summer is slowly coming to a close with each passing day, as fall is on the immediate horizon. It has been an abnormally sizzling… Continue reading

Mercer Island sweeps Saints in KingCo 3A volleyball contest

The Mercer Island girls volleyball team made a statement in the first KingCo 3A matchup of the 2017 season on their home court in front… Continue reading

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