Students from Mercer Island High School and Newport High School have partnered with Seattle Adaptive Sports to hold a wheelchair basketball game between teams consisting of students and staff from Mercer Island and Newport High Schools vs. the Junior Sonics basketball team.
A little under a year ago, the result between the Mercer Island and Bellevue lacrosse teams was much different. While in that match the Wolverines walked away the state champions, on Thursday night the Islanders proved they hadn’t forgotten.
The Mercer Island girls golf team won their first match of the season, bringing home first place from the RHS Invitational Wednesday, March 16. The Islanders won with 336 strokes, beating out second place Redmond.
The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department are hosting a spring break pro-baseball camp in April. Hosted by Baseball Jazz’s Steve Goucher, a former major league baseball scout and player.
The annual Evergreen State Open Judo Championships return this March to Mercer Island. Hosted by the Mercer Island Judo Dojo, the Evergreen state event will take place March 19 at Islander Middle School.
With recent Super Bowl XLV reporting record-breaking numbers of television audiences, it’s no surprise that the National Football League is known to be the nation’s most popular spectator sport.
After heading east for the first weekend of the 3A state tournament last Wednesday, to beat the weather, the Mercer Island boys basketball team split their games, but the season ended with a 60-44 loss to Kamiakin last Saturday.
While the Islanders only won two event titles during the 3A state swim meet on Saturday night, the Mercer Island boys team still left King County Aquatic Center as the state champions.
The Islanders won with a 350 team score, while second place Lakeside had 227 points.