Girls Soccer Progresses to State Quarterfinals

By: Annika Bhananker and Ethan Preston Mercer Island Girls soccer defeated Bonney Lake 2-0 in the first round of the state tournament, securing a spot in the quarterfinals. Tuesday night’s game was a highly anticipated match, following Mercer Island’s KingCo championship victory last Tuesday. Mercer Island opened the game strong with two first-half goals, an early shot by Lanie Martin and a goal by Ashley … Continue reading Girls Soccer Progresses to State Quarterfinals

Football Team Will Face Liberty, With Playoff Hopes On the Line

By Alex Levin


Friday, Oct. 19, the Islander football team will face off in an important home match against the Liberty Patriots. Players hope to keep fans on their feet as they fight for a spot in the King County playoffs. With a 6-1 record, losing this game may take the team out of playoff contention.

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Mosh Pits in Jeopardy; To Be Replaced With “Fifth Quarter”

By Grady Short


Just before school ended on Friday, Sept. 28, school administration called together an emergency meeting of student government, marching band, and spirit groups.  This discussion centered around the possible cancellation of a school spirit tradition that has existed for over 20 years: school-wide mosh pits after home football games. Continue reading “Mosh Pits in Jeopardy; To Be Replaced With “Fifth Quarter””