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  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Mike Henderson Good news, bad news for M’s

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

The good news/bad news quotient for the Seattle Mariners was somewhat parallel to the Pacific Northwest climate going into the recent weekend’s three-game road series with the division-leading Los Angeles Angels. Yes, it was late April and mid-spring in Greater Seattle; yes, the forecast mentioned snow.

Girls remain undefeated in KingCo

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Mercer Island girls golf team has lost just one meet in the last two seasons. That loss came at the end of last year and cost the team an undefeated season and the 3A KingCo title. This week, the Islanders have a rare chance to make up for that loss.

Islanders sweep Sammamish, distance dominates

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

Injuries, spring break and a tough early schedule have all conspired against the Mercer Island High School track and field team this season. Mercer Island took on Sammamish on Thursday at Islander Stadium and earned its first dual-meet victory for both the boys and girls team at one meet.

Smokin’ aces

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

The picture of inconsistency

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team has been the picture of youth and inconsistency this season despite being ranked in the top five in the state.

Boys soccer crushes Mount Si

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Islanders’ season-opening loss to Mount Si was a big blow to its hopes for this season. But the Islanders earned some big-time payback on April 8 when they destroyed the Wildcats 5-0.

Girls lacrosse rips North Kitsap, ties Holy Names

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

It is difficult for any team to make the transition between taking target practice and playing a high quality opponent.


  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

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Opening day for Little League

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

Lacrosse action

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Mercer Island baseball on a roll

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

The surging Mercer Island baseball team beat top-ranked Skyline 11-1 on Saturday.

Softball wins, softball wins!

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

All sporting victories feel good, but regular-season wins don’t normally come under the heading of feeling “unbelievable” unless they are for a championship. But the pride that the Mercer Island girls softball players felt when they defeated Federal Way 8-4 on April 7 at the South Mercer Playfields was a testament of dedication and hard work.

In Gary’s name

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

Former Mercer Island High School golf coach and middle school teacher Gary Adrian touched numerous young lives on the Island for more than a decade and a half. His passing in September 2006 brought many of his former students and athletes back together to say goodbye. Many more of his family, friends and pupils will gather on July 14 at the Fairwood Golf and Country Club in Renton for the first Gary Adrian Memorial Golf Tournament.


  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

Soccer rebounds from losses

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

The Mercer Island boys soccer team beat Sammamish 2-0 behind Jed Jacobson’s two goals on Thursday night at Islander Stadium. But the two consecutive losses prior to Thursday are raising questions of focus and consistency.

Promising start for the M’s?

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:01PM

For starters, the Mariners have them. That much was apparent during the brief first home stand of the 2008 Seattle Mariners, management of which bet millions that a beefed up starting-pitching corps would be all the team needs to seize the American West Division title from the rival Los Angeles Angels. But for a ninth-inning home run given up by all-star reliever J.J. Putz (now on the disabled list with a minor injury) during the second of three with the Texas Rangers, the 2008 M’s would have left home for a week at 3-0. As is, the 2-1 mark kept up with the pitching-depleted Angels in a race that may proceed well into September.

Big league plays at Safeco Field

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:02PM

Last week might have held the best three-day stretch in the past decade for the Mercer Island High School baseball team. The Islanders defeated Interlake, beat Bellevue for the first time in over six years and lost to Lakeside. How can a loss be included in that three-day stretch? It was played at Safeco Field and was a non-league game.

Emergency readiness in one year | Could you manage on your own for a week or more?

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 3:00PM

One year from today, the Island’s new Emergency Preparedness Officer wants residents and the city to be ready for the “Big One,” the natural disaster or storm that would take out both bridges.

Homeland Security grants go to Jewish groups

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:13PM

Ten Seattle-area Jewish nonprofits, including Northwest Yeshiva High School on Mercer Island, have been awarded over $295,000 from the Department of Homeland Security. The agency’s Urban Areas Security Initiative Nonprofit Security Grant program will enable the organizations to do as much as they can in the coming year to shore up their emergency and security systems.

Carjacking chase ends in Town Center early Saturday morning

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 3:00PM

Three men were arrested in the Town Center early Saturday morning on suspicion of carjacking. The men were apprehended following a car chase that began in Seattle.

Making an Escape

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 1:24PM

The 12th annual triathlon at Luther Burbank Park took place Sunday.

Police Blotter

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 3:00PM

Several pieces of jewelry were stolen from a home in the 6100 block of West Mercer Way on the morning of Sept. 3. According to the police report, the homeowner left around 9:30 a.m. and returned two and a half hours later only to find her front door left open by a burglar who had smashed a side-door window to get into her house.

Abandoned Mercer Island property sold

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:00AM

A derelict, mid-Island property along West Mercer Way slated to be demolished by the city has been purchased. It will be fixed or torn down by a new owner. If it had not sold, it would have been the first time in more than twenty years of that a private home was to be taken over and demolished by the city.

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