Sports

Mercer Island Football Club teams net championships

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
Mercer Island Football Club teams net championships
Hardwood Classic tips off after coronavirus outbreak

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
Hardwood Classic tips off after coronavirus outbreak
Most school events, including sports practices, on schedule after coronavirus outbreak

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
Most school events, including sports practices, on schedule after coronavirus outbreak
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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 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
Boys volleyball tournament coming to Mercer Island
Islanders edge Bainbridge to win state swim meet

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 edge Bainbridge to win state swim meet
Islanders finish first at state swim meet

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
Islanders finish first at state swim meet
Ressmeyer has giant bar routine at state

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.

Ressmeyer has giant bar routine at state

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
Three Mercer Island baseball players compete at showcase in Arizona

Three Mercer Island baseball players compete at showcase in Arizona

Mercer Island residents Austin Cupic, Marques Abulhosn and Max Clark competed at the Perfect Game MLK Championship West Showcase for Freshman from Jan. 17-20 in… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020
Three Mercer Island baseball players compete at showcase in Arizona

Four Mercer Island wrestlers qualify for regionals

Four Mercer Island wrestlers qualified for the regional wrestling tournament on Feb. 15 at Kelso High School. The Islanders competed at the 3A KingCo/Wesco South… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2020
Islanders claim KingCo crown

Islanders claim KingCo crown

The Mercer Island boys basketball team dominated Interlake, 61-36, in 3A KingCo championship.

Islanders claim KingCo crown
Mercer Island girls basketball season ends in tiebreaker

Mercer Island girls basketball season ends in tiebreaker

The Islanders lost to Bellevue and Interlake in tiebreaker games on Feb. 8.

Mercer Island girls basketball season ends in tiebreaker
Whipple gets back into the pool despite blood-flow disorder

Whipple gets back into the pool despite blood-flow disorder

The Mercer Island senior was diagnosed with POTS before the season.

Whipple gets back into the pool despite blood-flow disorder
Harper sets American powerlifting records at 75 years old

Harper sets American powerlifting records at 75 years old

Robert Harper had a record-setting performance at the USA Powerlifting Nationals in October 2019.

Harper sets American powerlifting records at 75 years old
Headrick brings team-first attitude to the pool

Headrick brings team-first attitude to the pool

Mercer Island senior Jake Headrick will be swimming at Dartmouth College next fall.

Headrick brings team-first attitude to the pool
Leading by example

Leading by example

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

Leading by example

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

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
Islanders take on rivals on the hardwood
Mercer Island boys swim and dive takes first place at Kentridge Invitational

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.

Mercer Island boys swim and dive takes first place at Kentridge Invitational