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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

Bainbridge proves it’s No.1, for now

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Young defense sinks MI

A little old, a little new

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Baseball lets six-run lead slip, still win

Water polo crushes Spartans

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

The Mercer Island girls water polo team won their eighth state title last season by beating long-time rival Bainbridge Island 10-6 during the state finals. The meeting between the two teams had great significance to start the 2007 season. But the game looked more like target practice for Mercer Island. Instead, it showed how far one team can fall in one off-season, as the Islanders were victorious 18-1, March 9 at Bainbridge Island.

Slicing through blue

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

Opening day for Island sluggers

  • Apr 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:33PM

As an unusually harsh winter fades away, spring is reborn on Mercer Island. With the warmer weather and yellow daffodils comes preparation for the national pastime, baseball. For a few hours on Saturday, more than 1,000 people, including players, coaches and parents, showed up for Mercer Island Little League’s opening day ceremony. While the weather was far from balmy, the overcast sky and chilly wind were not enough to quell the excitement in the air.

Girls find balance, top spot in division: Big wins against Forest Ridge, Lake Sammamish; loss to Bainbridge Island

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

Balance is at the heart of every good offensive threat in any sport. The Mercer Island girls lacrosse team proved that theory true last week by playing three of the toughest teams in the state and winning two games. The two victories came thanks to eight different Mercer Island scorers, giving the team sole possession of the first place in East Division of the varsity A league. The only loss came as the Islander offense became one dimensional.

Boys lacrosse beats Bellevue: Sixth-straight win moves team to first place in division

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

The Islander boys lacrosse team picked up a big victory Friday at Bellevue High School as they defeated the Wolverines 11-9. The win vaults Mercer Island into first place in the division.

Never give up: Team keeps battling despite tough season

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

The Mercer Island girls softball team continues to play against state tournament caliber competition in 3A KingCo, but has yet to win a game in seven league contests.

Soccer moves into second

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

The Mercer Island boys soccer team knew that there was very little room for error following its losses to Newport and Mount Si to start the season. That focus has led to a 3-0-1 record during the past two weeks, including two big wins against second place Bellevue and a comeback against Sammamish last week.

Baseball team is learning how to win

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

Changing the attitudes of players on a squad such as the Mercer Island High School varsity baseball team is not easy. Ridding the players mind of losing thoughts before they step on the diamond can be difficult after a decade of sub .500 seasons. But those attitudes and habits have to change before the record will improve. Coach Brian Potoshnik is changing his players habits in hopes that the team’s 1-6 record will be different come May.

Tennis beats Newport, loses to Skyline:Mercer Island girls still in season title hunt, need Newport win against Spartans

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

The focus of the Mercer Island girls tennis team last week was the battle against the defending 3A KingCo champion, Newport Knights. The Knights knocked off Mercer Island last year to take the regular season title from the Islanders for the first time in over a decade. The Islanders beat the Knights at Newport 6-3. But the combination of very little pre-season practice and a two-day event against Newport left the Islanders drained. Skyline took advantage with a 7-2 victory at Mercer Island Thursday, putting the 3A KingCo title in jeopardy.

Judo tourney brings 200 athletes to MI

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:32PM

The Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club’s gym was transformed into a martial-arts arena Saturday, as about 200 competitors from Washington and Oregon attended the Evergreen State Open Judo Championship.

‘A win is a win:’ Soccer squeaks by...Saints?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:31PM

Most sports fans would think that a 4-3 score between Mercer Island and Interlake High School would be a baseball or softball game. It would also be a typical water polo final or a low-scoring lacrosse contest. But when an Islander soccer team vying for the 3A KingCo title blows a comfortable three-goal lead at halftime to the second worst team in 3A KingCo, eyebrows raise and jaws drop among the Islander fans in the stands.

Consistency blacked out: Outstanding pitching performance by MI junior is wasted by fielding errors

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:31PM

Mercer Island junior Chris Black has been one of the most consistent starters for the high school baseball team. That consistency was on display Thursday night as Black baffled Liberty hitters for six innings and no earned runs at Island Crest Park. But the problem Thursday was the defense behind the right handed junior. Mercer Island gave up five unearned runs during the game, dropping its sixth in-league game in a row 7-5.

Thursday, April 19

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:31PM

3:30 p.m. Girls golf at Mount Si

Softball struggles with commitment: Spring break vacations lead to game forteiture

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:31PM

A lot has been made during the past three years of the carousel that is known as the Mercer Island fast-pitch softball head coaching position. But on April 10 it wasn’t the coach that cost the team a forfeit against Sammamish.

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