Former MLS pro Sawatzky is technical director for Mercer Island FC.
MIFC girls U13 soccer team went undefeated throughout the tournament, taking its first three games before beating Spokane's FC Black Brown 1-0 in the final.
Rockers fall in coed senior softball title game to reigning champs Maple Valley, 16-11.
Sophomore quarterback remains upbeat as Aug. 30 opener approaches.
Eastside FC Red defeated the Issaquah Gunners to take the title; Seattle/Lake Washington Open Water Swim Sept. 6.
J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camps brought its traveling roadshow to the Eastside, bringing two-time NCAA Champion Tony Nelson, and a host of top-level coaches from around the country to tutor area youth.
Mercer Island residents Jennifer Bernardez, Kendall Riley and Paige Robertson helped their girls U15 soccer team Eastside FC White win the gold division at the fourth annual Washington Rush Cup, which took place Aug. 1-3 at Skagit Park in Burlington.
Two Mercer Island girls competed in the USA Triathlon Junior National Championships, which were held Aug. 2-3 in West Chester, Ohio.
Mercer Island select BU16 soccer team, the Whitecaps, won the Tumwater Soccer Club's 35th annual Kick in the Grass tournament, which took place the weekend of July 19-20.
Maroon took top spot after beating Timber Barons in title game Aug. 3.
Islanders took two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship; Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup.
Two St. Monica School students competed at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic championships July 6 at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley.
Last Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of Mary Wayte Bradburne winning the gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.
Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
A team of local runners participated in the overnight, 196-mile Ragnar Relay July 18-19.
The Mercer Island 8U Select baseball team finished second in the All World Baseball Classic in Issaquah the weekend of July 11-12.
One year after tying with Mercerwood Shore Club for championship, Newport Hills Swim & Tennis Club wins outright; GU13 Crossfire Premier wins NIKE Crossfire Challenge.
Students at Islander Middle School had a chance to learn the game of rugby last week from some of the best players in the business. The school was host to Serevi Rugby for a two-day demonstration on the sport.