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Mercer Island 10U All-Stars place third

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:24PM

After losing its first game to the eventual tournament champion, the Mercer Island Little League 9- and 10-year-old All-Stars battled their way back through the loser’s bracket to finish third at the District 9 Little League tournament held at Hartman Park in Redmond, Wash. A total of 16 Little League all-star teams from the Eastside District 9 participated in the tournament and only the winner advanced to the state tournament.

Kern takes state golf title

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:24PM

Local 14 year old sets his sights on making Mercer Island High School varsity

Senior Islander athlete competes in triathlons

  • Aug 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:24PM

Aldape trains for fun, friendship and exercise

Former Island swimmer Andy Lloyd named CEO

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

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Water polo 17th at Junior Olympics

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

Pacific Northwest team, with four Islanders, falls out of top 10 at National tourney

Rockers take second

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

Team falls to Auburn No. 1 during finals

Special treatment at a young age is root of sports problems

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

Mike Vick, Adam “Pacman” Jones, Barry Bonds, Tim Donaghy, the Cincinatti Bengals, Tour de France etc ... professional sports scandals have cut across every arena this year. The situations that athletes have put themselves into are nothing new to sports fans. Athletes in trouble with the law or cheating has become an epidemic. And the trouble is not just at the professional level.

MI Rec. league softball is more about comraderie than competition

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

On beautiful nights during the summer, Homestead Field transforms from a lazy old baseball field into a place of excitement. The entire park seemingly comes alive with the crack of the bat, laughter and dugout chatter. These sounds are typically caused by energetic members of local Little League baseball teams, who are thrilled to be on the field. However, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night in the summer, the buzz is caused by members of the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Softball Program.

Mercer Island athletes excel in aquatics

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

Matt Phelps
Sports Beat

No sockeye season for lake

  • Aug 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:23PM

Forecast is less than half of preseason for fishes’ return, Cutthroat trout is OK

Country Club takes water polo title

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

The Mercer Island Country Club 14-and-under boys’ water polo team won the Midlakes Championship for the first time by beating the Mercerwood Shore Club, 18-16, on Aug. 17. The Country Club qualified for the finals by beating Phantom Lake 13-4 and Fairwood 10-6.

Mahony chooses Yale from Ivy league schools

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

Islander will attend Santa Clara for a year

A new era for Islander football

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

New MI coach is greeted with 54-7 loss to Eastlake

Serving notice to 3A KingCo

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

Volleyball is ready for battle

H2O polo strives for perfect 10

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

The idea of a woman taking the position of head coach for the Mercer Island boys’ water polo team was foreign to many. But Lauren Ayers’ ability to lead the team was never in question last year when Mercer Island took third place at the San Diego Invitational and won its seventh consecutive Washington state title.

One last step for girls’ swim

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

Breaking the impasse with Bellevue could mean a state title for Islanders

Cross country is all about timing

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

The Mercer Island High School cross country team will have just one home meet at Island Crest Park this season. But with nearly 150 kids turning out for the team, support will not be hard to find in the opposition’s back yard.

‘Get done, all in one’

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

Golf team looks to take all three titles in the same year

Thunderous start

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 5:22PM

Volleyball dominates Prep, Bothell

Soccer splits in opening week

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

MI loses starting goalkeeper

Football can’t sustain early momentum

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

MI loses to Skyline, 48-13

All charged up

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

Islanders destroy Kentridge, 25-6, in opener with youngest team in years

Islander boys’ golf team starts 3-0

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

The Mercer Island boys’ golf team’s stroke total has risen each time they have played this season. For most coaches, this problem would be alarming. But Islander golf coach Tyson Peters is not worried.

A learning experience for the MI football team

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

Islanders rack up a 20-3 lead on Mount Si, give up 34 unanswered points in loss

Godfred earns ‘Ironman’

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 5:21PM

Islander girls swimming gets rare tie against JFK

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