Islanders grapplers sweep Bellevue, Juanita: The Mercer Island wrestling team captured two victories in a Class 3A KingCo double dual match on Jan 26, defeating the Bellevue Wolverines and the Juanita Rebels.
Girls basketball squad wins KingCo 3A title: The girls basketball team captured its first KingCo 3A championship since 2010 in dominant fashion, finishing conference play undefeated with a 69-24 win over Lake Washington in the league finale on Jan. 31.
Luce earns MVP honors: Senior girls basketball player Anna Luce was voted by coaches as the KingCo 2A/3A league MVP in the 2017 All-KingCo selections.
Boys swim team captures third: The boys swim anddive team earned a third-place trophy at the 3A state championships.
Girls hoops squad earns Class 3A state championship: The Islanders attained their first-ever state championship in program history, earning a 52-47 victory against the Bishop Blanchet Braves in the Class 3A state championship game.
Boys soccer team defeats defending champs: The boys soccer team waited nearly 10 months for another opportunity to face the Interlake Saints. Interlake, who captured a 1-0 victory against Mercer Island in the Class 3A state championship game in May 2016, was one of the best programs in the state. The Islanders beat the defending champs in a convincing 4-2 victory.
Girls lacrosse conquers Bellevue: After the first 12 minutes of play, the Mercer Island and Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse teams were tied at 2-2. The close contest between rivals didn’t last long. Mercer Island outscored Bellevue 15-1 in the final 38 minutes of play en route to a 17-3 victory.
Boys soccer team wins KingCo crown: The Islanders clinched a berth at the Class 3A state tournament courtesy of a dramatic 2-1 win against the Lake Washington Kangaroos in the KingCo championship game on May 6 .
Golf team wins state championship: The girls golf team won the Class 3A state tournament championship on May 24 at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick, scoring a total of 82 team points to take the title.
Baseball squad finishes strong: The baseball team didn’t let a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in the Class 3A semifinals against the Southridge Suns keep them down for long. Less than 24 hours after that defeat, the Islanders rebounded with a 2-1 victory against the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors in the Class 3A third/fourth place game.
Boys soccer team takes trip to Spain: The boys soccer team traveled more than 5,100 miles for a prestigious soccer tournament. The Islanders, who advanced to the Class 3A state quarterfinals in the 2017 season, competed in the formidable Donosti Cup International tournament from July 2-8 in San Sebastian, Spain.
Morris leads USMNT to Gold Cup victory: Island native and U.S. men’s national team forward Jordan Morris scored a goal in the July 26 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, giving the U.S. a 2-1 win and its sixth Gold Cup title.
Boys water polo team partakes in I-90 swim: The boys’ water polo team ended its first week of practice with a tradition — the Lake Washington Swim and Run. Decked in their Speedos and swim caps, the team departed Mercer Island’s western shore and swam to Seattle.
Girls swim team dominates in KingCo 3A matchup: The Mercer Island girls swim team cruised to a 149-37 victory against the Juanita Rebels on Sept. 12.
Girls soccer team remains undefeated in early season action: Mercer Island registered a 3-0 victory against the Sammamish Totems on Sept. 14.
Volleyball team defeats rival Bellevue: The girls volleyball team had Sept. 20 circled on their calendar before practices kicked off in late August. Mercer Island rose to the occasion against their biggest rival, earning a 3-1 victory against the Bellevue Wolverines on Sept. 20.
Football squad captures victory against Interlake: Second half dominance was the difference for the Mercer Island football team in their KingCo 3A matchup on the road against the Interlake Saints. Mercer Island outscored Interlake 20-7 in the second half en route to a 30-20 victory on Sept. 30.
Islanders swim team earns fifth win in a row: The girls swim team captured a 96-90 win against the Bainbridge Island Spartans on Oct. 3.
Tennis squad nabs KingCo title: The boys tennis team captured the Class 3A KingCo championship on Oct. 10.
Volleyball team attains championship: The girls volleyball team captured the 2017 Class 3A KingCo tournament title courtesy of a 3-1 win against the Bellevue Wolverines in the championship match on Oct. 28.
Volleyball earns second place
: The volleyball team put together a season for the ages in 2017, finishing with an overall record of 22-3 and earning second place at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 11.
Swim team takes fourth place at state: The girls swim squad registered a fourth place finish at the Class 3A state swim meet on Nov. 11.
Islanders capture state soccer championship: Often in the world of high school sports, big games come down to a the wire. But the girls soccer team didn’t have to worry about the outcome of their Class 3A state championship matchup, dominating all phases of the game en route to a 4-1 win against the Stadium Tigers on Nov. 18.
Gymnastics team defeats Juanita: The Mercer Island girls gymnastics team earned a 153-147 win against the Juanita Rebels on Dec. 7.