By Grady Short | with reporting from Jake D’Souza
On October 2, 2018, the varsity Girls Soccer team held off a still-winless Bellevue in the eighth game of their season, improving to 7-0-1 for the year. Continue reading “Girls Soccer Maintains Hot Streak, Beats Bellevue 1-0”
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””
By Maya Virdell
Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Samantha Marziello is a new addition to the MIHS coaching staff this year. In this role, Marziello brings a passion for the sport and an ambitious goal: winning state.
Continue reading “Volleyball Welcomes New Head Coach”
By Ellie Gottesman
As summer draws to a close, the members of MIHS Boys Cross Country are preparing differently for this year’s upcoming season.
Continue reading “MIXC Laces Up for the Season”
It’s the final showdown in the Integrity, Innovation, Inspiration Tournament of Champions, and 200 Hall Bathroom Closures is facing off against NextDoor Drama. Who will win this prestigious competition? Continue reading Final Matchup: The Integrity, Innovation, Inspiration Bracket of Champions
By Hannah Whobrey
For many high school students, senior year is fraught with uncertainty, thanks to the college application process. For some students, however, committing to play a college sport provides an opportunity for reassurance and safety. Continue reading “On National Signing Day, MIHS Athletes Become Collegiate Athletes”
By Ethan Preston
After stepping up following star quarterback Carson Wentz’s season-ending injury, Nick Foles proved to the world that he is more than just a backup by putting up a dominant performance and leading the Philadelphia Eagles past the New England Patriots 41-33.
Continue reading “Super Bowl Review”
By Hannah Whobrey and Maya Virdell
Mercer Island’s school spirit has a bad reputation in King County. Supposedly, MIHS students are unsupportive, disrespectful and often inappropriate, but this reputation is largely inaccurate. Continue reading “Sports, Spectators, and Spirit: Reputation is Everything”
By Ethan Preston
After finishing 4-0 last week in his NFL Wildcard Playoff picks, Staff Writer Ethan Preston is ready to give his expert picks for this week’s Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
Continue reading “NFL Playoff Predictions”