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Jaden Krauser (pictured) recently graduated from Mercer Island High School and will be attending Pennsylvania State University in the fall. Photo courtesy Jaden Krauser

Mercer Island High School soccer team captain discusses unparalleled school year, what’s next

Jaden Krauser’s team was only a couple weeks into the season before everything was canceled.

 

Ed Pepple (center). File photo

Legendary Mercer Island coach celebrated on sports podcast

On Scorebook Live Today, coach Matt Logie discussed the legacy of his grandfather, Ed Pepple.

 

Rounding the bases: MIHS Baseball holds caravan for varsity seniors

The season was cut short for Mercer Island High School’s varsity baseball team, but that wasn’t going to stop the Islanders from recognizing the senior… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2020

 

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

Athletic practices and competitions cancelled through April 24 due to coronavirus outbreak

By Andy Nystrom and Benjamin Olson Gov. Jay Inslee announced on March 12 that all public and private schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020

Islanders possess young talent on soccer pitch

The Mercer Island boys soccer team awaits the new season.

Mercer Island wrestlers place at state folkstyle wrestling championships

Four Mercer Island elementary and middle school students placed at the state folkstyle wrestling championships on Feb. 23 at the Tacoma Dome. Briak Chapman (first… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020

Games are being postponed in response to coronavirus outbreak

In response to the recent coronavirus outbreak, Eastside schools are taking precautions when it comes to sporting events. The Lake Washington, Bellevue, Issaquah, Mercer Island… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2020

Preparing for the first pitch

The Mercer Island baseball team is going into the new season with a deep pitching staff.

Mercer Island Football Club teams net championships

Boys and girls soccer teams from Mercer Island Football Club dominated at the Washington Youth Soccer Founders Cup Tournament this year. Mercer Island Football Club… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020

Hardwood Classic tips off after coronavirus outbreak

By Benjamin Olson and Andy Nystrom Basketball players took to the court in Tacoma, Yakima and Spokane for the state Hardwood Classic tournaments on Wednesday.… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020

Most school events, including sports practices, on schedule after coronavirus outbreak

All the school districts in the Reporter’s coverage areas — Northshore, Lake Washington, Bellevue, Issaquah, Mercer Island and Snoqualmie — have noted that most school-related… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2020
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No changes to state basketball tournament schedules after coronavirus outbreak

State boys and girls basketball Hardwood Classic tournaments in Tacoma, Yakima and Spokane will remain on schedule this week after the coronavirus outbreak, according to… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2020
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Boys volleyball tournament coming to Mercer Island

Boys volleyball teams from Washington, Idaho, Oregon and British Columbia will compete at the Five12 Western Boys Power League tournament March 14-15 on Mercer Island.… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020

Islanders edge Bainbridge to win state swim meet

A complete team effort propelled the Mercer Island boys swim and dive team to 3A state title.

Islanders finish first at state swim meet

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team won the 3A state swim title on Feb. 22 at the King County Aquatic Center. The Islanders… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2020

Ressmeyer has giant bar routine at state

The Mercer Island sophomore tied for fifth on bars in the event finals at the 1A/2A/3A state meet.

Farrell shines at Mat Classic XXXII

Mercer Island’s Colin Farrell placed sixth at 182 pounds at the 3A state wrestling tournament on Feb. 22 at the Tacoma Dome. He began his… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2020