When looking for models of established, successful homegrown soccer players, people on Mercer Island don't have to look very far.
For the second year in a row, the Mercer Island FC soccer club hosted a Sounders Women match at Mercer Island High School stadium. On June 11, the Sounders Women took on the Portland Spartans in a Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) regular season match. Despite intermittent rains throughout the match, a nice crowd turned out to see the collegiate players display their soccer skills.
Mercer Island coach Brett Ogata remembers the last time the Bellevue Wolverines lost a KingCo 3A league game.
The Mercer Island girls water polo team placed sixth at the 2016 state tournament, which took place May 26-28 at Curtis High School in University Place.
The Mercer Island 10U Thunder baseball team conquered all at the Bend Elks Memorial Day Tournament, which took place May 28-30 in Bend, Oregon.
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) named Mercer Island its 2015-16 3A Scholastic Cup champion, the association announced in a press release Tuesday.
Two Mercer Island tennis coaches recently took home hardware at a national 40-and-over tennis tournament in Atlanta.
Islanders earn all-league, all-state recognition
Upon first glance, it appeared the Mercer Island girls tennis team's seven-year streak of winning the KingCo 3A championships was snapped.
Though previous Mercer Island teams have been to the state finals before, it's not something this year's boys soccer squad would like to bring up.
The 3A boys soccer championship is set, and this year, it will be an all-KingCo state final.
The Mercer Island girls golf team placed third overall at the 3A state championships, held May 24 and 25 at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane.
True to form, Zach Evens finished his prep golf career just like he competed all season long: down to the wire.
What a time for Mitchell Meade to score his first goal of the postseason.
The Mercer Island High School Unified Soccer team won the gold medal at the district playoff tournament on May 14, defeating West Seattle 4-3 in overtime.
The Mercer Island girls water polo team earned a fourth-place finish at the Region I tournament, which took place May 20 and 21 at Rogers High School in Puyallup.
The Mercer Island girls track and field team tied for fifth place at the 3A SeaKing district championships, which took place May 18-20 at Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle.
Mercer Island boys and girls doubles teams took home district titles at the 3A SeaKing district championships May 17 and 18 at Lower Woodland Park.
Mercer Island's bid for a state championship repeat came to an end in the Islanders' regional matchup against Southridge Saturday in Kelso.
Getting four goals apiece from Joey Matte and James Wehe, Eastside Catholic eliminated defending Division I champion Mercer Island from state tournament competition Friday at Eastside Catholic High School.