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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.

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.

Smokin’ aces

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:00PM

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.

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.

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.

Calendar

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Mudville SP, the Mercer Island-based 13U select baseball team, went 4-0 to win the Championship trophy of the “Early Bird Classic” baseball tournament near Bellingham on April 12-13.

Scoreboard

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Mercer Island 15,

Win 37th 3A KingCo title MI girls return to top

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Two seasons without a league championship is not normally a big deal for most high school sports programs. But when a team has 36 titles in 41 years, it is a huge deal.

Mercer Island gets infusion of youth for balanced attack
Boys bash Bellevue 11-5

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

The young Mercer Island boys lacrosse team is becoming younger and younger as the season goes on. The pitfalls of inexperience have been seen in the team’s inconsistency. But the skill of that youth came out as Mercer Island pounded Bellevue, 11-5, on Friday at Islander Stadium.

Girls avenge 2007 loss to Skyline, beat Newport by three strokes on final day Golf completes the sweep, wins title

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Last year, the final day of the season was a nightmare as the undefeated Mercer Island girls golf team lost to Skyline to finish in second place. This year, the Islanders earned redemption against the Spartans and also won the final meet of the season by three strokes against Newport, 223-226 on Monday.

Season resumes for girls water polo

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

The Mercer Island girls water polo team has had a tough time finding consistency. But it is not in their offense, defense or practices. It’s all in the scheduling.

No-no for Russell

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

Soccer’s KingCo-sized comeback

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

At the beginning of April, the Mercer Island boys soccer team fell to fifth place in 3A KingCo and were in danger of heading out of the postseason playoff picture all together. The team will not play in the KingCo playoffs this season but will bypass them instead.

Patience, patients and impatience

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

The first month of the 2008 season for the Seattle Mariners has gotten down to three forms of the same word: patience, patients and impatience.

Basketball tourney moves to Saturday, downtown

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:59PM

The annual 3-on-3 summer basketball tournament on Mercer Island, part of Summer Celebration, will undergo many changes in trying to cater to its ongoing growth.

Baseball back in playoffs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Mercer Island baseball team qualified for the playoffs for the second time in 10 years by earning the sixth and final seed in the 3A KingCo league.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Saint Monica eighth-grade girls volleyball wins title

Girls lacrosse drops two, ties with Forrest Ridge

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Mercer Island girls lacrosse team knew that playing Lakeside would be a challenge last Wednesday night.

MI postseason lasts one game

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Facing a team’s No. 1 pitcher during the first round of the playoffs can be daunting. And while the Islanders had Cullen Russel on the mound against Issaquah on May 6 at Bannerwood, the Eagles were missing their ace due to an SAT exam.

Doubles team wins 3A KingCo tourney

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Mercer Island girls tennis team will have just one duo competing at districts this week, but they might be the best in Washington state. Islanders Chelsea Bailey and Michelle Zemplenyi defeated Lani Nunokawa and Meredith Jewitt of Newport to win the 3A KingCo tournament doubles championship on May 5.

Golf wins 3A KingCo meet

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Mercer Island girls golf team traveled to Snohomish to do something they have done all season — beat their league rivals.

Boys lacrosse vs. Issaquah tonight

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team will play at Issaquah High School at 7 p.m. during the state semifinals, thanks to a win against Curtis, 17-11, on Friday.

Polo preps for state run

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

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