Sports

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

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

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

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

Mercer Island girls basketball season ends in tiebreaker

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

Whipple gets back into the pool despite blood-flow disorder

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

Harper sets American powerlifting records at 75 years old

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

Headrick brings team-first attitude to the pool

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

Leading by example

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

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

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

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.

Ressmeyer and Motroni shine for Mercer Island gymnastics team

The Mercer Island gymnastics team took second in a meet with Lake Washington on Jan. 9. Sophomore Rachel Ressmeyer placed first on bars (9.6) and… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2020

Leading the charge

Luke Wenzel tied the Mercer Island boys basketball record for charges drawn in his career.

Mercer Island basketball teams find success at holiday tournaments

The Mercer Island boys and girls basketball teams both went to out-of-state basketball tournaments over the holidays, with the girls team in Oregon and the… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020

Talented group of freshmen off to a fast start for Islanders

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team has 16 freshmen on board.

Rallying interest in boys volleyball

Absolute Zero Volleyball Club on Mercer Island hosts annual boys volleyball tournament in March.

Northwest Yeshiva basketball teams face off against Grace Academy

The Northwest Yeshiva boys and girls basketball teams hit the hardwood against the Grace Academy Eagles on Dec. 14. The boys picked up a hard-fought… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

2019: The year in sports for Mercer Island

Athletic success is a staple of the local community.

  • Dec 18, 2019

Mercer Island gymnastics have solid showing at dual-meet

Islanders earn a team score of 160.4, sophomore Rachel Ressmeyer finishes third in all-around.