Kavesh is recognized as an academic All-American

Mercer Island senior boys water polo player Daniel Kavesh recently captured a coveted honor. USA Water Polo announced their 2016-17 academic All-Americans honorees on Sept.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Mercer Island’s Cross Country runners perform well on senior day

The Mercer Island girls and boys cross country teams put together memorable performances on senior night on Sept. 20 at Luther Burbank Park in Mercer… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2017

Islanders football team captures second victory of 2017 season

The Mercer Island Islanders cruised to a 64-14 victory against the Kingston Buccaneers in a non-league contest on Sept. 22 in Kingston. Mercer Island (2-1)… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

Islanders conquer rival Wolverines in volleyball showdown

The Mercer Island Islanders girls volleyball team undoubtedly had Sept. 20 circled on their calendar before practice sessions kicked off in late August. Mercer Island… Continue reading

Islanders earn first place at Mid-Columbia Invitational

The Mercer Island girls swim team captured first place as a team at the Mid-Columbia Invitational on Sept. 16 in Tri-Cities. The Islanders compiled 349… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Islanders looking to dominate in the pool this season

BY CAROL GULLSTAD Special to the Reporter This year’s Mercer Island boys water polo squad will be led by a new head coach — Calvin… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Sideline shelters donated to stadium

Two sideline shelters that were recently donated to Mercer Island High School will provide cover from rain and wind during outdoor sporting events. The primary… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Islanders remain undefeated, shutout Totems

A perfect record is still completely intact for the Mercer Island Islanders girls soccer team. Mercer Island registered a 3-0 victory against the Sammamish Totems… Continue reading

Mercer Island dominates Juanita in KingCo 3A swim meet

The Mercer Island Islanders girls swim team cruised to a 149-37 victory against the Juanita Rebels on Sept. 12. Mercer Island athletes capturing first place… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Free lacrosse clinic is on the horizon

Youthful lacrosse players will have an opportunity to hone their skills at a free lacrosse clinic in mid-September. The Mercer Island lacrosse club and the… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Hiking through the wilderness is a fantastic summer activity

The summer is slowly coming to a close with each passing day, as fall is on the immediate horizon. It has been an abnormally sizzling… Continue reading

USASwimming honors Mercer Island student as Scholastic All-American

USASwimming has named Mercer Island resident Samantha Edwards as a Scholastic All-American for 2017-2018. Edwards, 17, has also qualified to compete at USASwimming’s 2017 Winter… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

Mercer Island cheerleading clinics now underway

The Mercer Island High School cheerleaders will be holding their annual Little Cheer clinics in the second week of September. The clinics, which are for… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

Walk through the park | Eye on MI

Stroum Jewish Community Center staff exercise with residents during the SJCC’s exercise walks at Mercerdale Park. For more information about SJCC programs, visit Submit… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Mercer Island sweeps Saints in KingCo 3A volleyball contest

The Mercer Island girls volleyball team made a statement in the first KingCo 3A matchup of the 2017 season on their home court in front… Continue reading

Mercer Island water polo team to host car wash fundraiser

The public is invited to attend the annual Mercer Island High School boys water polo car wash from 12-3 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Turk towers above his opponents in the trenches

The most important position on the football field never touches the ball for Mercer Island. Mercer Island left tackle Aksel Turk, who protects senior quarterback… Continue reading

Mercer Island boys water polo team partakes in annual I-90 Lake Swim tradition

BY CAROL GULLSTAD The Mercer Island High School boys’ water polo team ended its first week of practice with a tradition — the Lake Washington… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

MIHS girls’ volleyball team bonds by building bikes

Mercer Island High School volleyball players had a special bonding and leadership training experience planned on Aug. 25, after a long week of tryouts and… Continue reading

Islanders football squad focuses on the details

Mercer Island head football coach Ed Slezinger knows how important special teams are in order to have success on the gridiron. Slezinger, who is in… Continue reading