Sports

Islander earns gold at Jr. Crew Championships

Girls place seventh and 11th

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Rain and wind couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Lakeridge Lions during the 38th annual All-Island Track meet.

All-Island Track meet

Rain and wind couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Lakeridge Lions during the 38th annual All-Island Track meet.… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Rain and wind couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Lakeridge Lions during the 38th annual All-Island Track meet.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter New York Knicks guard Nate Robinson will hold his first Seattle-area basketball camp at the end of July at the Community Center at Mercer View on Mercer Island.

Keeping up with Robinson

Former MIHS nemesis, current NBA star comes to Island for basketball camp

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter New York Knicks guard Nate Robinson will hold his first Seattle-area basketball camp at the end of July at the Community Center at Mercer View on Mercer Island.

Will the Midlakes title stay between ‘rivals?’

Matt Phelps
On the Sidelines

  • Nov 24, 2008
Lacrosse takes center stage

Lacrosse takes center stage

Game at MIHS pits former Islanders against Team USA

  • Nov 24, 2008
Lacrosse takes center stage
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Allison Ratcey of the Mercer Island Country Club swims the second leg of the girls’ 11- and 12-year-old 200-meter medley relay on Thursday at the Shore Club.

Tradition, rivalry is great motivator

Matt Phelps
Mercer Island Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Allison Ratcey of the Mercer Island Country Club swims the second leg of the girls’ 11- and 12-year-old 200-meter medley relay on Thursday at the Shore Club.
Contributed photo Islanders Josh Stenberg and Nate Schuler take time to cool off at the River Front fountain during the 2008 Spokane Hoopfest. Stenberg’s Cloud Nine team won its division by going 5-0

Islanders invade Spokane Hoopfest

Annual event draws hundreds of Islanders

  • Nov 24, 2008
Contributed photo Islanders Josh Stenberg and Nate Schuler take time to cool off at the River Front fountain during the 2008 Spokane Hoopfest. Stenberg’s Cloud Nine team won its division by going 5-0
Mercer Islander Rachel Godfred won the 3A state swim title in the 200-yard individual medley event at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way

Godfred takes two individual state swim titles, breaks Wayte’s record

By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterMercer Island senior Rachel Godfred has achieved a lot in four years of swimming. Earning "Ironman" status all four seasons, winning… Continue reading

Mercer Islander Rachel Godfred won the 3A state swim title in the 200-yard individual medley event at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way

Mercer Island volleyball wins district title

The undefeated Islander volleyball team has had just one problem this season, the third game. Time after time Mercer Island takes a 2-0 lead only to let up and lose the third game. They always win the fourth game but that third one has become superstitious for the team. The Islanders broke that dubious run Saturday evening as they crushed Eastside Catholic 3-0 to win the district title at West Seattle High School.

Islander volleyball takes second straight KingCo tournament title

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

Islander boys water polo takes ninth consecutive state title

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

Islander football beat by Prep 29-26

By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterThe tumultuous Mercer Island football season came to close Friday with a 29-26 loss to Seattle Prep, despite a 20-0 lead… Continue reading

Sports brief | Little Dribblers registration

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.

  • Nov 4, 2008

Islander football gets picked off by Juanita, 45-14

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

Ready for KingCo

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.

  • Oct 31, 2008
Islander Charlotte Graham swims in the 100-yard butterfly event against Newport at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island

Both Islander cross country teams qualify for state meet, first time since 2001

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.

Islanders midfielder Rachel Pedreira (12) advances a ball against Interlake at Mercer Island Tuesday.

Mercer Island girls soccer clinches playoff spot, ends winless streak

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.

Islanders midfielder Rachel Pedreira (12) advances a ball against Interlake at Mercer Island Tuesday.

Islander football beats Sammamish 27-10

By Matt PhelpsMercer Island ReporterThis year has not been easy for Islander Sam Bliss. The senior began the season as the Mercer Island football team's… Continue reading

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Islander cross country takes boys and girls league titles

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

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