Sports

Islanders display determination, heart in season finale on the softball field

Tears were streaming down the faces of a plethora of Mercer Island girls softball players following the final contest of the 2017 season. The Liberty… Continue reading

Islander joins Sounders Discovery Program

Mercer Island resident Dilon Spahia was recently invited to join the Seattle Sounders Discovery Program. Spahia, 13, has already accomplished much in his young playing… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2017

3A KingCo baseball playoff games postponed because of lightning

A pair of 3A KingCo baseball playoff games featuring Mercer Island, Bellevue, Lake Washington and Juanita at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue were postponed this evening… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2017

Second half surge propels Mercer Island to victory against Bothell

A prolific performance in the second half was the difference for the Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team against the Bothell Cougars. The Islanders, who… Continue reading

Thunder win coveted tournament on the diamond

The Mercer Island Thunder 12U baseball team captured first place at the MayDay Mayhem baseball tournament on April 22 in Yakima. The Thunder went 6-0… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2017

Youth lacrosse night to take place on Mercer Island

A youth lacrosse night will take place on Friday, April 28 at Islander Stadium at Mercer Island High School. At 8 p.m. the Mercer Island… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2017

Islanders conquer Wolverines in lacrosse showdown

The Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team registered a comeback 6-4 victory against the Bellevue Wolverines on April 26. The Islanders, who trailed the Wolverines… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2017

Mercer Island dominates Redmond on the diamond

The Mercer Island Islanders baseball team didn’t let a defeat against the arch-rival Bellevue Wolverines keep them down for long. Mercer Island, which lost a… Continue reading

Islanders cruise to victory against the Wolverines

After the first 12 minutes of play the Mercer Island Islanders and Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse teams were tied at 2-2. The close contest between… Continue reading

Mercer Island defeats Liberty in softball showdown

Prep sports roundup SOFTBALL Islanders defeat Patriots in high-scoring contest The Mercer Island Islanders softball team defeated the Liberty Patriots 18-15 on April 19 at… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2017

Islanders capture win against Saints on the soccer field

In a contest featuring a downpour of heavy precipitation for the majority of the game, the Mercer Island Islanders boys soccer team earned a monumental… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls lacrosse welcomes new coach in 2017

Last fall, the Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse Club announced the hiring of its new varsity lacrosse coach, Lyndsey Gillis. Gillis grew up in Concord, New… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2017

Ogata leaving MIHS to take over as football coach at Kentridge High

After eight seasons, Mercer Island football coach Brett Ogata is stepping away to take on a new challenge. Ogata was named the new football coach… Continue reading

Mercer Island dominates Kamiak in lacrosse matchup

Prep sports roundup LACROSSE Mercer Island dominates Kamiak The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team cruised to a 18-3 win against Kamiak in a non-league contest… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2017

Mercer Island registers convincing victory against Sammamish on the diamond

The Mercer Island Islanders baseball team took care of business against the Sammamish Totems in a Class 3A/2A KingCo contest. The Islanders, who scored a… Continue reading

Soccer2Unite celebrates International Day of Sports for Development and Peace

Local nonprofit Soccer2Unite, partly sponsored by Mercer Island FC, is celebrating the United Nations’ International Day of Sports for Development and Peace on April 6.… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

Mercer Island dominates Sammamish in soccer matchup

Mercer Island Islanders junior Emil Talerman was unstoppable against the Sammamish Totems in a KingCo 3A/2A boys soccer matchup. Talerman, who scored a game-high four… Continue reading

Mercer Island girls tennis eyes return to title-winning ways

There’s a different kind of standard when stepping on the tennis court as a member of the Mercer Island girls tennis varsity team. Expectations are… Continue reading

Run Like a Girl set for May 13 on Mercer Island

A run for fun through Luther Burbank Park, the Run Like a Girl female 5K celebrates female fitness for all ages. The event begins at… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

Islanders defeats Wolverines in thriller | Prep softball

Mercer Island Islanders junior softball player Maddie Rowe came up with her only hit of the game when it counted the most against the archrival… Continue reading