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Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Hannah Lilly grabs a rebound against Mount Si on Friday. Lilly finished with a double-double

Girls, hoop fall apart against Mount Si

Battling to score points during the third quarter, Islander Hannah Lilly charged hard to the hoop. Her shot, which was deflected by a Mount Si player, hit the bottom of the back board, knocking off a duct-taped piece of protective foam.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Hannah Lilly grabs a rebound against Mount Si on Friday. Lilly finished with a double-double

Twice in a lifetime

Matt Phelps
On Sports

  • Nov 24, 2008

Major changes for KingCo teams in 2008-2009

The sports landscape will be very different next year for Mercer Island High School.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Everything goes right for wrestling

Mercer Island team is one win from third 3A KingCo title in five years

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Alex Faith works his opponent for an eventual pin on Wednesday as Mercer Island defeats Newport for the KingCo title.

KingCo champions

Wrestling wins third title in five years

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Alex Faith works his opponent for an eventual pin on Wednesday as Mercer Island defeats Newport for the KingCo title.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Erika Reutimann leaps toward the vault against Newport

Maruhashi takes all-around on senior night

Only two gymnasts have won the all-around title this season during meets involving Mercer Island, and both are Islanders.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Erika Reutimann leaps toward the vault against Newport
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Alex Tao has been a big part of the Mercer Island swim team’s domination this season.

MI boys swim team finishes unbeaten

The Mercer Island boys swim team completed what to some had become the inevitable — an undefeated regular season record to win the KingCo dual meet title.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Alex Tao has been a big part of the Mercer Island swim team’s domination this season.

Discover something new at Whistler

John Naye
Snow Sports

  • Nov 24, 2008
Islander tsunami sweeps 3A KingCo boys swim

Islander tsunami sweeps 3A KingCo boys swim

The word dominating has been synonymous with the Mercer Island boys swim team this season. That pairing was re-emphasized on Saturday when the Islanders crushed their opposition by more than 200 points during the KingCo championship meet at Mary Wayte Pool.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Islander tsunami sweeps 3A KingCo boys swim
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Matt Schut drives to the basket for two of his 17 points against Issaquah. His biggest shot came with 1.2 seconds remaining

Mr. Clutch!

Islanders clinch KingCo title

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Matt Schut drives to the basket for two of his 17 points against Issaquah. His biggest shot came with 1.2 seconds remaining

Wrestling wakes up from nightmare

Faith, Pothoven first, team takes second at KingCo

  • Nov 24, 2008

MI takes third at 3A KingCo gymnastics meet

The Mercer Island gymnastics team finished third overall at the 3A KingCo league meet, Saturday, at Mount Si High School. The team scored over 160 points for the first time all season, and Laura Maruhashi took second place in all-around.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter The Mercer Island girls basketball team survived a scare on Wednesday as Saint player Sarah Anderegg

Girls grab playoff spot

Team survives scare from Interlake

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter The Mercer Island girls basketball team survived a scare on Wednesday as Saint player Sarah Anderegg
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island senior Laura Maruhashi competes at districts during the floor exercise.

Maruhashi takes all-around title

Harvey qualifies for state despite injured ankle

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island senior Laura Maruhashi competes at districts during the floor exercise.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island Alex Faith won the 3A district title at 125 pounds on Saturday to take the No. 1 seed to the Mat Classic.

Faith wins district title

Pothoven takes No. 2 seed to state

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island Alex Faith won the 3A district title at 125 pounds on Saturday to take the No. 1 seed to the Mat Classic.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islanders Drew Sexton (23) and Jack Gala (44) double-team a Sammamish player on Thursday. The Mercer Island defense shut out the Totems during the first quarter of the game.

Boys finish undefeated in KingCo

Matt Phelps
On Sports

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islanders Drew Sexton (23) and Jack Gala (44) double-team a Sammamish player on Thursday. The Mercer Island defense shut out the Totems during the first quarter of the game.

Boys swim posts 150-point win at districts

Matt Phelps
Mercer Island Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008

Girls head to postseason

Matt Phelps
Mercer Island Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Leroy Lutu was named the 3A KingCo tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

Islanders take KingCo tourney title

Boys basketball team improves in-league mark to 18-0

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Leroy Lutu was named the 3A KingCo tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island freshman Jae Shin scored a season-high 20 points against fourth-ranked Issaquah.

Girls pull two upsets

Place second at KingCo

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island freshman Jae Shin scored a season-high 20 points against fourth-ranked Issaquah.