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Gym moves on to districts

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

Team edges Skyline for third place at KingCo meet

Magic act: boys disappear against Bellevue

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

Wolverine Luke Sikma dominates second half to give Islanders second loss

Swim takes KingCo meet title

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

Every in-state boys swim team that the Islanders have faced this season has lost. Not by 10 or even 20 points, but usually by 100 points. Saturday was no different, as Mercer Island earned 418 points at Mary Wayte Pool for the KingCo championship meet title. The next closest teams were Newport at 229 and Issaquah at 203.

Tough sprain for gymnastics

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

The Mercer Island High School gymnastics team received bad news even before the district meet began on Saturday. The team would be without one of its top gymnasts, as Olivia Harvey sprained her ankle Wednesday night during a practice. Despite the adversity, the Islanders gave it their all and came up just 10 points shy of qualifying at a team by putting up their third best score of the year, 157.975.

Girls hoops start playoffs tonight

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

As if Island senior Georgia Gier didn’t know that the game against Newport was her final contest at home, numerous banners of thanks hanging around the Mercer Island High School gymnasium told her so Feb. 6.

Gridiron great

  • Feb 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:36PM

Nicholl retires after 33 years as an Islander coach

Swim takes district title

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

A good basketball team will normally have a game or two during the season where it doubles an opponent’s score. In baseball it is even more frequent. But in a sport such as swimming it happens maybe once a season.

Wrestling shutout

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

The Mercer Island High School wrestling team was very young this season. The Islanders had no seniors and just two returning state participants from 2006. Next year the team will have no returning state participants as the Islanders were shutout at district meet held in Bellingham Saturday.

Boys lose to Newport

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

Open playoffs tomorrow at BCC

Comeback of the year

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

Girls beat Newport, qualify for districts

Boys bounced twice in KingCo

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

Team loses to Bellevue and Newport, still alive at Dist.

Playoff hurdle too tall even for Gier

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

Girls reach goals despite two losses at districts

Boys can’t hold on, but the Wildcats can

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:35PM

Mercer Island loses all four post-season games

Future is bright for varsity boys basketball

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Junior varsity finishes 20-0

Ida-snow

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Some of the West’s best skiing is close

Islander races at Rolex 24

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

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I don’t like being put on hold at a game

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Matt Phelps
Sports Beat

Rotary Run Day is March 25

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Record number of participants expected for event’s 35th year

Sports Briefs

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Barracudas and Islanders take silver medals

Respect the champs

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

MI looks to prove last year was not a fluke

Tracking the Islanders’ progress

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

When Mercer Island track and field head coach Chris Twombley took over as head coach in 2001, he had a five-year plan to put the Islanders among the elite in 3A KingCo.

Soccer will ride the de-fense

  • Mar 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:34PM

Big losses, but Islander confidence still high

Number nine in mind

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Girls water polo take aim at another state title

‘Trippel’ threat for tennis

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Tennis takes aim at KingCo

Islander baseball is in search of steady ground

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Team hasn’t won the KingCo championship since 1998

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