Sports

Leading by example

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

 

Islanders boys basketball victorious at ShoWare Center

The Mercer Island boys basketball team jumped out to an early lead to beat the Lakes Lancers, 48-32, at the King Showcase on Jan. 20… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

 

Islanders take on rivals on the hardwood

The Mercer Island basketball teams split their games against the Bellevue Wolverines in a double-header on Jan. 15. The Mercer Island girls fell 44-34 to… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2020

 

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.

Ressmeyer and Motroni shine for Mercer Island gymnastics team

The Mercer Island gymnastics team took second in a meet with Lake Washington on Jan. 9. Sophomore Rachel Ressmeyer placed first on bars (9.6) and… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2020

Leading the charge

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

Mercer Island basketball teams find success at holiday tournaments

The Mercer Island boys and girls basketball teams both went to out-of-state basketball tournaments over the holidays, with the girls team in Oregon and the… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020

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.

Northwest Yeshiva basketball teams face off against Grace Academy

The Northwest Yeshiva boys and girls basketball teams hit the hardwood against the Grace Academy Eagles on Dec. 14. The boys picked up a hard-fought… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

2019: The year in sports for Mercer Island

Athletic success is a staple of the local community.

  • Dec 18, 2019

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.

Boys swim and dive team makes a splash in victory over Bellevue

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team opened its new season with a 129-51 victory over Bellevue on Dec 5. Matt Williamson, Collin Ralston,… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

Boys basketball cruises past Liberty, girls pick up their first win of the season | Mercer Island prep basketball recap

Boys basketball: The Mercer Island boys team improved to 2-1 on the new season with a 65-49 victory over the Liberty Patriots (2-2) on Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

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.

Mercer Island boys water polo finishes sixth at state tournament

By CHRIS VACCA Special to the Reporter The Mercer Island boys water polo team entered as the No. 5 seed in the Washington state water… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019

Mercer Island football players snag all-league honors

Several Mercer Island football players received 2A/3A KingCo all-league honors for the 2019 season. Mercer Island defensive coordinator Gary Shavey was also named the assistant… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019

Amateur tennis team from Mercer Island wins national championship at California tournament

Play2Nguyen, an amateur tennis team from Mercer Island, won the 4.5 division championship at the 2019 World TeamTennis Rec League Nationals from Nov. 1-3 in… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Islanders finish strong at state

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