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Ressmeyer and Motroni shine for Mercer Island gymnastics team

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
Ressmeyer and Motroni shine for Mercer Island gymnastics team
Leading the charge

Leading the charge

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

Leading the charge

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

Talented group of freshmen off to a fast start for Islanders

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

Talented group of freshmen off to a fast start for Islanders
Rallying interest in boys volleyball

Rallying interest in boys volleyball

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

Rallying interest in boys volleyball
Northwest Yeshiva basketball teams face off against Grace Academy

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
Northwest Yeshiva basketball teams face off against Grace Academy
2019: The year in sports for Mercer Island

2019: The year in sports for Mercer Island

Athletic success is a staple of the local community.

  • Dec 18, 2019
2019: The year in sports for Mercer Island
Mercer Island gymnastics have solid showing at dual-meet

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.

Mercer Island gymnastics have solid showing at dual-meet
Boys swim and dive team makes a splash in victory over Bellevue

Boys swim and dive team makes a splash in victory over Bellevue

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team opened its new season with a 129-51 victory over Bellevue on Dec 5. Matt Williamson, Collin Ralston,… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019
Boys swim and dive team makes a splash in victory over Bellevue
Boys basketball cruises past Liberty, girls pick up their first win of the season | Mercer Island prep basketball recap

Boys basketball cruises past Liberty, girls pick up their first win of the season | Mercer Island prep basketball recap

Boys basketball: The Mercer Island boys team improved to 2-1 on the new season with a 65-49 victory over the Liberty Patriots (2-2) on Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019
Boys basketball cruises past Liberty, girls pick up their first win of the season | Mercer Island prep basketball recap
Mercer Island basketball teams hit the hardwood

Mercer Island basketball teams hit the hardwood

The Islanders boys and girls basketball season began on the road against Issaquah on Dec. 3.

Mercer Island basketball teams hit the hardwood
Mercer Island wrestlers ready to tilt

Mercer Island wrestlers ready to tilt

The Islanders have a mixture of fresh faces and experienced veterans as they embark on new season.

Mercer Island wrestlers ready to tilt
Mercer Island boys water polo finishes sixth at state tournament

Mercer Island boys water polo finishes sixth at state tournament

By CHRIS VACCA Special to the Reporter The Mercer Island boys water polo team entered as the No. 5 seed in the Washington state water… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019
Mercer Island boys water polo finishes sixth at state tournament
Mercer Island football players snag all-league honors

Mercer Island football players snag all-league honors

Several Mercer Island football players received 2A/3A KingCo all-league honors for the 2019 season. Mercer Island defensive coordinator Gary Shavey was also named the assistant… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019
Mercer Island football players snag all-league honors
Amateur tennis team from Mercer Island wins national championship at California tournament

Amateur tennis team from Mercer Island wins national championship at California tournament

Play2Nguyen, an amateur tennis team from Mercer Island, won the 4.5 division championship at the 2019 World TeamTennis Rec League Nationals from Nov. 1-3 in… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019
Amateur tennis team from Mercer Island wins national championship at California tournament
Islanders finish strong at state

Islanders finish strong at state

The Mercer Island swim and dive team finishes fourth at state meet on Nov. 16.

Islanders finish strong at state
Mercer Island gymnastics tumbling into new season

Mercer Island gymnastics tumbling into new season

The Islanders will be led by new head coach Olivia Harvey.

Mercer Island gymnastics tumbling into new season
Soccer players receive all-league honors, Pettigrew competes at state cross-country meet | Mercer Island prep sports roundup

Soccer players receive all-league honors, Pettigrew competes at state cross-country meet | Mercer Island prep sports roundup

Girls soccer: The Mercer Island girls soccer team had four players named to the 2A/3A KingCo girls soccer all-league team. The two first-team selections were… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019
Soccer players receive all-league honors, Pettigrew competes at state cross-country meet | Mercer Island prep sports roundup
Mercer Island swim and dive finishes third at district meet

Mercer Island swim and dive finishes third at district meet

The Mercer Island girls swim and dive team finished third at the Sea-King district championships on Nov. 9 at Mary Wayte Pool. The team was… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019
Mercer Island swim and dive finishes third at district meet
Football results: Week 10

Football results: Week 10

Following are the prep football results from Nov. 7-8 for the teams the Reporter and Record newspapers cover: —————— Bothell 52 Auburn-Riverside 19 ———— Bellevue… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2019
Football results: Week 10