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Mercer Island knocks off Hazen on the gridiron

Quarterback Eli Fahey threw three touchdown passes and ran for one during Mercer Island’s 41-12 home football victory over Hazen on Sept. 17. Garrett Rogan… Continue reading

 

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Mercer Island Girls Basketball tryouts are set for tip off

The Mercer Island Girls Basketball Booster Club recently announced tryouts for the fall/winter select girls basketball season. Teams will be forming for girls in grades… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2021

 

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‘Fireball’ is one of the Islanders’ leaders on the tennis court

Manhas plays No. 2 singles for stellar squad.

 

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Panthers Youth Rugby rolls into action

Panthers Youth Rugby is encouraging boys and girls in middle school and high school to “Get into Rugby this fall.” The program for players in… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2021
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MI beats Highline in football action

Vince Catano scored on a 2-yard run to give the Mercer Island football squad a 27-21 overtime victory at Highline on Sept. 9. The nonleague… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2021
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‘I’m really excited to play our hardest’

Lily Remington is set for her senior volleyball season.

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Mercer Island’s Jack Durner blasts up field against Auburn Riverside. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner

Auburn Riverside defeats MI in football opener

Auburn Riverside beat Mercer Island, 49-35, in a nonleague football opener on Sept. 3 at Islander Stadium. AR led 28-21 at halftime and 35-21 after… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s Jack Durner blasts up field against Auburn Riverside. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner
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Rogan and his teammates are ready for some fall football

Second-year varsity player thrives in the computer science realm.

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Mercer Island High School 2021 fall varsity sports schedules

FOOTBALL Sept. 3 AUBURN RIVERSIDE, 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Highline, 6 p.m. Sept. 17 HAZEN, 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Stadium, 7 p.m. Oct.… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2021
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A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

State announces mask requirements for student sports, performing arts

Athletes are not required to wear masks when participating in sports of any contact level while outside.

A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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Sun-filled volleyball action

Giovee Roque, left, eyes the volleyball during an afternoon match with friends Megan Sandoval, center, and Mia Vorkoper on Aug. 10 at Mercerdale Park. Annabelle… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2021
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Evans snags WJGA state title for second straight year

Mercer Island High School (MIHS) senior-to-be Ethan Evans notched his second consecutive Washington Junior Golf Association boys state championship on Aug. 3-5 on the par-72… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2021
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Drop-in sports return to action at Community and Event Center

Drop-in sports and recreational activities will reopen on Aug. 10 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St. Visitors can choose… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2021
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Crawford interacts with kids at his Mercer Island hoops camp

NBA star discusses life on and off the court.

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Mercer Island majors take second at district tournament

The Mercer Island Little League majors all-star team lost to Eastlake, 11-10, in game two of the District 9 final on July 12. The second-place… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Crawford to lead Summer Basketball Skills Camp

The Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Mercer Island branch will welcome NBA star Jamal Crawford to town for a Summer Basketball Skills Camp… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2021
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Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.

Former Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman charged with five misdemeanors in King County

Charges were filed following an incident at home of Sherman’s in-laws in Redmond.

Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.
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Redmond Police arrest former Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman

Redmond Police allege former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman crashed into a cement barrier on a State Route 520 off-ramp then fled the scene before… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2021
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Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18, 2020, in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie Casino executives. Courtesy photo

Gambling Commission OKs pacts with tribes for sports betting

Agreements with 15 tribes await approval by the governor and the feds.

Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18, 2020, in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie Casino executives. Courtesy photo
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Obeidat vaults her way to Dartmouth College

She will compete in Ivy League sports events and major in data science.

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