The 15th annual Enviro-Sports Escape from the Rock triathlon will take place on Sept. 11 on Mercer Island.
MIHS quarterback Jeff Lindquist has just returned from a week at the ESPN Elite 11 competition at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., and despite being named the fourth-ranked high school quarterback in the nation, he’s focused on his fall season at MIHS.
Several teams from Mercer Island made the trek to the annual Spokane Hoopfest competition in late June. From Mercer Island, five teams earned first place finishes in their brackets, while another three took second overall.
On a Saturday morning, while most Mercer Island football players were still asleep, dreaming of astounding runs, passes and tackles, a group of 20 “Gridiron Moms” gathered to learn the finer points of the game from MIHS coaches Brett Ogata and Shane Keck.
The Mercer Island track and field team headed south last week to participate in the 3A state championship meet at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. The Islanders had six individuals competing in the meet after qualifying in the SeaKing district meet. Despite wild weather that included driving rain and high winds followed by patches of warm sun, the team competed well.