Benjamin Olson

Leading by example

Senior captains on the Mercer Island wrestling team are leaders on and off the mat.

 

Mercer Island boys swim and dive takes first place at Kentridge Invitational

The Islanders finished first as a team and had 14 state-qualifying times at the meet on Jan. 11.

 

Leading the charge

Luke Wenzel tied the Mercer Island boys basketball record for charges drawn in his career.

 

Talented group of freshmen off to a fast start for Islanders

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team has 16 freshmen on board.

Rallying interest in boys volleyball

Absolute Zero Volleyball Club on Mercer Island hosts annual boys volleyball tournament in March.

Mercer Island gymnastics have solid showing at dual-meet

Islanders earn a team score of 160.4, sophomore Rachel Ressmeyer finishes third in all-around.

Mercer Island basketball teams hit the hardwood

The Islanders boys and girls basketball season began on the road against Issaquah on Dec. 3.

Mercer Island wrestlers ready to tilt

The Islanders have a mixture of fresh faces and experienced veterans as they embark on new season.

Islanders finish strong at state

The Mercer Island swim and dive team finishes fourth at state meet on Nov. 16.

Mercer Island gymnastics tumbling into new season

The Islanders will be led by new head coach Olivia Harvey.

Mercer Island volleyball season ends with loss to Lake Washington

The Islanders lost 3-2 in a loser-out 3A KingCo tournament game on Nov. 7.

Mercer Island football changing the feel of rivalry game against Bellevue

Despite a 53-14 loss to the Wolverines, head coach Ed Slezinger said his team played with fire.

Mercer Island volleyball finishes strong to beat Bellevue

The Islanders won 3-2 against the Wolverines in final regular-season game.

Baebler is an anchor for the Islanders defense

Mercer Island linebacker Owen Baebler uses football IQ to stop opposing offenses.

Eastside Dream Elite cheerleaders compete at a competition last February. Photo courtesy of Anne Christiansen

Cheer program celebrates 20 years

Eastside Dream Elite offers classes and competitive teams across the Eastside.

Eastside Dream Elite cheerleaders compete at a competition last February. Photo courtesy of Anne Christiansen

Mercer Island boys golf ride momentum into district tournament

Islanders win 2A/3A KingCo medalist tournament on Oct. 14.

Mercer Island looks to make a splash before postseason

Islanders have a deep team under head coach Chauntelle Johnson.

Mercer Island cross country competes on challenging course

Islanders finish second and third against difficult competition at Luther Burbank Park on Oct. 2.

Mercer Island soccer overwhelmed by Lake Washington

The Islanders fall 6-0 on the road.

Mercer Island boys tennis off to a perfect start

Islanders taking five straight 7-0 wins into crucial showdown with Bellevue.