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Game at MIHS pits former Islanders against Team USA Lacrosse takes center stage

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:54PM

The popularity of lacrosse in the Northwest has led to more and more high school athletes going on to play in college. That popularity brought the U-19 national team to Islander Stadium on Sunday for a clinic and an exhibition game against the Northwest College All-Stars.

Dodds and team tackle Mtns. to Sound Relay

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:54PM

Many Islanders search for physical challenges during the summer. Western Washington has many marathons, bike races and other physical activities to take on during the summer.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

Mudville BHC, a Mercer Island-based 14U Sandy Koufax team, won the Northwest Wood Bat Tournament over Memorial Day weekend. The team played four games during the weekend, including two extra-inning games, winning three games and tying one. The team won a thrilling nine-inning game on Sunday evening to qualify for the championships, beating the South Sound Cardinals 6-5. Will Bassetti, Ionnis Kritonis, David Oppenheim and Jeff Lindquist gave up no earned runs during the victory, and Charlie Meyers drove in the tying runs with a long double to left field with two outs during the last inning of regulation, and then the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Mercer Island athletes invade Spokane Hoopfest

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

The 2008 Hoopfest in Spokane, Wash., again played host to many Islander basketball teams, families and fans. The annual 3-on-3 basketball tournaments, held on the streets of downtown Spokane, garnered 25,000 players, 3,000 volunteers and 175,000 fans.

Shore Club win-streak stretched to 27, Beach Club wins first meet

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

Earning 27 consecutive victories is tough in any sport or league. The Mercerwood Shore Club reached that mark with a 439.5-249.5 victory over Newport Hills, despite being shorthanded on Thursday. The mark continues a Midlakes swim league record.

Elston steps down as coach

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

Meg Elston is stepping down as the coach of the Mercer Island High School girls lacrosse team and moving to Boston, Mass.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

United wins Skagit soccer tournament

Mercer Island's Summer Celebration! draws record numbers for basketball tourney

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

The 2008 3-on-3 basketball tournament, as a part of Summer Celebration!, drew a record 33 teams on Saturday. The increase of eight teams, compared to last year, was not the only change as the event moved to downtown Mercer Island to the parking lot of Farmers Insurance for eight hours of hoops.

Shore Club defeats Edgebrook to keep streak alive

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 1:53PM

During the Mercerwood Shore Club swim team’s 27-meet winning streak, one rival has always challenged the Manta Rays. Edgebrook has nearly 100 more swimmers than the four-time Midlakes champions. Each meet during the past four years has been close, and Thursday’s match-up was no different in competition level or outcome as the Shore Club won number 28, 389-323.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

The 9-and-under Thunder baseball team took third place during the Wenatchee Eastmont Tournament on June 20-22. The tournament consisted of 12 teams from across the entire state.

Teams for the Summer Celebration! 3-on-3 tournament

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Cloud 9 — Jessie Stenberg, Claire Mansfield, Macy Mounger, Jackie Stenberg

Championship Saturday

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Ryan Moline was one of 20 Beach Club swimmers to earn an individual first-place finish on July 8 during the team’s victory against the Mercer Island Country Club. The complete story can be found in sports. The Midlakes championship meet will take place on Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center as the Beach Club and Country Club look to knock off the four-time defending champs, the Mercerwood Shore Club.

Mercer Island's Choe plays in lacrosse world championships with Korean National team

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

For Island resident Michael Choe, the past few months have been like a lacrosse game — non-stop action. Choe recently graduated from Mercer Island High School, helped guide the varsity lacrosse team to the state semifinals and played for the Korean National team in the world lacrosse championships in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Shore Club completes season undefeated, Beach Club continues rise in Midlakes Division I

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Two seasons ago, the Mercer Island Beach Club swimmers competed in division II of the Midlakes swim league and were awaiting the remodel of their home pool.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Islanders Sean and Tess Johnston recently competed in the 2008 USA Taekwondo Junior Olympic Championships, held in Detroit, Mich. Sean Johnston won gold in the 12- and 13-year-old boys blue belt forms competition and silver in the sparring event. Tess Johnston won the 8- and 9-year-old girls blue belt sparring competition. The siblings train with Coach Lionel Lee at Yi Sport Taekwondo in Seattle.

Miller sets senior PBA circuit on fire | MIHS graduate won fame and fortune during his career as a professional bowler

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Two things have been constant in Hugh Miller’s life — Mercer Island and bowling. And while he has drifted away from each at one time or another, he has returned to both.

Miller sets senior PBA circuit on fire

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:52PM

Two things have been constant in Hugh Miller’s life — Mercer Island and bowling. And while he has drifted away from each at one time or another, he has returned to both. Miller grew up on the Island and graduated from Mercer Island High School in 1975. That was when the lane of life rolled him into stardom.

Thundering impact on HS sports?

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

There has been a lot of fallout from the move of the Seattle Sonics NBA franchise to Oklahoma City. And yes, while there is a chance that turncoat Howard Schultz might be able to bring the team back with his public-relations-stunt of a lawsuit, most sports fans will feel the void this November.

Shore Club run comes to an end

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

The Midlakes Swimming Championship marked the end of an era and many coaching tenures for Island clubs at the King County Aquatic Center on Saturday.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

11U baseball team finishes second at district tourney

Yankee Stadium, Fenway and Cooperstown: The baseball trip of a lifetime | Column

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

For most people, the vacation of a lifetime has a destination of Italy, France, or for Islander Paul Allen, maybe outer space. For me, the person who has taken two vacations since starting at the Reporter in 2001, it was the baseball trifecta. Following the Midlakes Championship meet and quickly filing my story, I rushed to the airport with my brother-in-law for a red-eye to New York to see Yankee stadium, Cooperstown and then over to Boston for a game at Fenway Park.

First state title for the Mercer Island Little League baseball

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

The Mercer Island 9-10 Little League baseball All-Stars capped an undefeated playoff tournament by capturing the Mercer Island Little League’s first Washington state championship on July 27.

Camping with Nate the Great

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:51PM

MI Girls Basketball (MIGB) is offering free clinics in August for girls in grades four through eight. Fourth, fifth and sixth-grade clinics will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Aug. 21 and 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the MI Boys and Girls Club. The clinics will be run by the fifth and sixth-grade select team coaches. At the clinics, MIGB will be introducing Jennie Rondel as the new fifth-grade coach. Coach Rondel played college basketball at Santa Clara University and coached Lake Washington High School varsity girls basketball team last season. Also running the clinics will be sixth-grade Select coaches Matt Price, former MIHS men’s varsity player and record holder, along with Dawn Wilson. Both have been coaching MIGB for the last two and three years, respectively.

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