Shaun Scott

Brackmann’s memorable career comes to a close

One of the best basketball players to ever suit up for the Mercer Island girls basketball program recently completed a successful four-year collegiate career on… Continue reading

Father Time is inescapable

In the days leading up to the recent second annual Seattle Seahawks media combine at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, I texted King… Continue reading

Islanders earn Class 3A state championship

Pure euphoria was on display following the biggest victory in the history of the Mercer Island High School girls basketball program. The Islanders attained its… Continue reading

Strong fourth quarter propels Islanders to the Class 3A state championship game

The Mercer Island Islanders girls basketball team is just one victory away from a state championship. The Islanders, who trailed the Snohomish Panthers 42-41 at… Continue reading

Islanders advance to Class 3A state semfinals

Mercer Island senior guard Kailee Yan came through when it counted the most in the Class 3A state girls basketball quarterfinals against the Kamiakin Braves.… Continue reading

Islanders lose to Braves in regional playoff game

With 8.7 seconds left in regulation Bishop Blanchet Braves girls basketball player Jadyn Bush hit one of two free throws, giving her team a 48-47… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls basketball team advances to district title game

The Mercer Island Islanders girls basketball team registered a monumental victory against one of the best teams in Washington in the Class 3A 2017 SeaKing… Continue reading

Bellevue girls hoops team defeats Mercer Island in KingCo title game

The third time was a charm for the Bellevue Wolverines girls basketball team against the Mercer Island Islanders. Bellevue, who suffered two defeats against Mercer… Continue reading

Strong second half propels Wolverines to victory against Islanders in KingCo title game

The Bellevue Wolverines boys basketball team’s stingy defense was the difference against the Mercer Island Islanders in the Class 3A KingCo title game. Bellevue, which… Continue reading

Howard is determined to place at the Mat Classic

In February 2016, Mercer Island freshman grappler Donnie Howard earned a berth at the Mat Classic Class 3A state tournament with a third place finish… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s Anna Luce a powerful force in the post

Post players are typically the focal point of high school basketball teams across the nation. A talented post player who controls the paint, typically controls… Continue reading

Superb defense propels Islanders to win against Mustangs

Stingy perimeter defense propelled the Mercer Island boys basketball team to a victory against the Redmond Mustangs. Mercer Island, who allowed a meager seven points… Continue reading

Islanders remain undefeated in league play

The Mercer Island girls basketball team remained perfect in KingCo 3A league play on the hardwood with an impressive performance against the Redmond Mustangs. The… Continue reading

Precision passing propels Mercer Island to victory against Totems

An evenly-matched game after the first quarter of play between Mercer Island and the Sammamish Totems boys basketball teams appeared to possess the attributes of… Continue reading

Islanders earn convincing victory against Patriots

Mercer Islanders senior girls basketball player Anna Luce was an unstoppable force against the Liberty Patriots in the first game of 2017 for both teams.… Continue reading

Islanders compete against top caliber opponents at Arizona tourney

The Mercer Island girls basketball team may have put together a 1-3 record at the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix from Dec. 19-Dec. 22,… Continue reading

Mustangs earn victory against Islanders in battle on the mat

The Redmond Mustangs wrestling team’s ability to earn victories courtesy of pins was the difference in a Class 3A KingCo wrestling dual match against Mercer… Continue reading

Islanders defeat Totems in wrestling matchup

The Mercer Island wrestling team registered a convincing 69-6 victory against the Sammamish Totems in a battle of schools separated by a mere seven miles… Continue reading

Wrestling is undoubtedly a phenomenal sport

The 2016-17 high school winter sports season kicked off its first athletic contests this past week not only on Mercer Island, but across the entire… Continue reading

Lowering the boom in the low post

After a three-year hiatus, Mercer Island High School 2013 graduate Max Tilden is finally back on the basketball court. Tilden, who attended Washington State University… Continue reading