Sports

A stroll down memory lane

Certain holidays can create a tidal wave of memories that can rush back to a person like a hurricane. Each year, the Fourth of July… Continue reading

Islanders boys tennis team wins state title

The Mercer Island Islanders boys tennis team captured the Class 3A state team championship on May 27 in the Tri-Cities, compiling a total of 22… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2017

Champions on the soccer pitch

Mercer Island athletes Christina Crow and Scarlett Counihan were members of the Eastside FC GO2 Red soccer team that captured the Washington Youth Soccer State… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2017

Championship attained

Mercer Island residents Kendall Riley and Camryn Steiner were members of the Eastside FC G99 red girls soccer team that captured the Washington Youth Soccer… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2017

Gillis wins coach of the year honors

In her first season as the Mercer Island girls lacrosse head coach, Lyndsey Gillis was named the 2017 varsity coach of the year by the… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2017

Mercer Island hoop camps are on the horizon this summer

Youthful basketball players looking to hone their hardwood skills on Mercer Island will have an opportunity to gain a sizable amount of knowledge during the… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls hoops camp is on the horizon

Youthful girls basketball players will have the opportunity to gain immense knowledge and instruction from the members of the 2017 Class 3A girls basketball state… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s Bottomley earns academic all-conference honors

Mercer Island resident Brett Bottomley, left, earned New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) academic all-conference honors during the 2017 season with NCAA Division… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

Islanders complete memorable 2017 track season

The Mercer Island girls and boys track teams turned in a season to remember in 2017. Eight Islanders athletes consisting of Hampus Carlens (high jump,… Continue reading

Mercer Island runners compete in 5K

A plethora of Mercer Island youthful runners competed in the third annual “Mercer Island Young Life Jump into Summer” 5K run/walk on June 3 at… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2017

Mercer Island captures third place at Class 3A state baseball tournament

The Mercer Island baseball team didn’t let a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in the Class 3A semifinals against the Southridge Suns keep them down for long.… Continue reading

Islanders earn second place at 3A state lacrosse tournament

A memorable 2017 season unveiled by the Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team came to an end just one win shy of a state championship.… Continue reading

Southridge defeats Mercer Island in Class 3A state semifinals

The outcome of the Class 3A state semifinal baseball matchup between the Mercer Island Islanders and Southridge Suns was decided in the seventh inning. With… Continue reading

Islanders girls golf team wins Class 3A state title

The Mercer Island girls golf team captured the Class 3A state tournament championship on May 24 at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick. The Islanders… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017

19 Mercer Island bike riders compete in state championship race

Nineteen Mercer Island mountain bike riders made the trek to Spokane last weekend to participate in the Washington Student Cycling League’s State Championship Race. In… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017

Mercer Island’s Schulz wins regional home run derby competition

Islander Middle School 12-year-old student Jakob Schulz won the Regional Junior Homerun Derby Championship on May 21 in Los Angeles. Schulz, who competed in the… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2017

Mercer Island doubles team wins Sea-King 3A title

The Mercer Island boys doubles tennis squad consisting of Christian Anderson/Chris Elliot defeated Lakeside’s Eli Fonseca/Jason Edmonds 2-0 (6-2, 6-1) in the Class 3A 2017… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

Mercer Island trio will compete at coveted lacrosse tournament

Mercer Island girls lacrosse varsity players Katie Brodsky, Tessa Guerra and Julia Nordstrom are members of the Team Washington girls lacrosse team, which will compete… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2017

Islanders clinch spot in Class 3A state baseball semifinals

With their season on the line the Mercer Island Islanders baseball team rose to the occasion against the Bonney Lake Panthers in the Class 3A… Continue reading

Islanders dominate Scots in first round state playoff game

A 10-day layoff had no adverse effects on the Mercer Island boys soccer team in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs against… Continue reading