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By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterThe Mercer Island volleyball team has been the picture of domination in league play during the past two seasons, and the… Continue reading
By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterFor the first time in 11 years the Mercer Island boys water polo team didn't enter the state tournament as the… Continue reading
Little Dribblers, a basketball camp for kids in grades 3-9, will start on Saturday, Dec. 6. The program is all about having fun learning the fundamentals, playing games and getting to know the Islander players who will be coaching. Practices will be at the Mercer Island High School gym every Saturday throughout the high school season.
By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterHalloween is a day full of ghosts and goblins. This year the Mercer Island football team entered a foggy Juanita High… Continue reading
Islander Charlotte Graham swims in the 100-yard butterfly event against Newport at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island, Thursday. The Islanders defeated an old rival in Newport, 113-73, in a tune-up for the KingCo meet to be held at Mary Wayte pool Thursday and Friday.
For the first time since 2001, both the boys and girls cross country teams will compete at the state meet thanks to strong finishes at districts on Thursday at Lower Woodland Park. The girls team finished second to Seattle Prep (34) with a team score of 69 placing-points, while the boys placed third behind the Prep Panthers (43) and Bellevue (66) with 84 placing-points.
The Mercer Island girls soccer team finally stopped its long five game winless streak and fall from the top of the 3A KingCo league with a 2-0 victory against Interlake Tuesday. The win clinches a playoff spot for the team, which went without a win since September 23.
By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterThe Bellevue and Mercer Island High School rivalry is one of the biggest in the state. That rivalry was renewed Thursday… Continue reading
The Mercer Island boys water polo team continued its dominance of in-state teams on Friday at Edgebrook Country Club, defeating Castaway Polo 16-7. Despite the final score, the game was not all Mercer Island, as CPA outscored the Islanders during the second quarter and played tough during the second half.
Mercer Island 104, Bellevue 81
The Mercer Island boys golf team qualified six athletes for districts for the first time in school history on Monday, as the team finished second to Mount Si at the Snohomish Golf Course.
By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterThe Mercer Island girls volleyball team took control of its own destiny Monday as they defeated Mount Si 3-1 at Mercer… Continue reading
Islander Emma Nelson starts the backstroke leg of the 200-yard medley relay event against Woodinville at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island, Thursday.
Dewey hasn’t missed a step in bigger shoes | Sophomore has helped lead volleyball to an undefeated record
The success of the Mercer Island volleyball team has been a surprise to some. Its undefeated record in eight matches, including a 3-0 win against Sammamish on Wednesday, was not necessarily expected after losing four key starters from the 2007 roster. One of those players who moved on was the team’s starting setter for three seasons. This year, sophomore Ariel Dewey has stepped into the position and the team has not lost a step.