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Register for MI Select Boys Youth Season Tryouts

School has started and the youth boys basketball season is coming up soon!

Tryouts Schedule:

  • Friday, September 23: 5th Grade & 7th Grade: 5-6:30 PM; 6th Grade & 8th Grade: 6:30-8 PM
  • Sunday, September 25: 5th Grade & 7th Grade: 1-2:30 PM; 6th Grade & 8th Grade: 2:30-4 PM

Tryouts Registration Fee: $35

Tryouts Location: Islander Middle School, Mercer Island, WA 

Register HERE. Your player MUST be registered beforehand in order to participate in tryouts.

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Believe it or not, we are just 10 weeks away from basketball tryouts for the 2022-2023 season!  See the high school homepage here for more information about fall scheduling including strength and conditioning sessions currently happening after school/evening, open gyms and information on the Fall League.

Tryouts and the start of winter practices are November 14th and 15th. 

Celebration of Pepple’s life and career will take place on October 1, 2022

Remembrances of Ed Pepple will shine at center court during an upcoming celebration of his life and career in the Mercer Island High School (MIHS) gymnasium.

The legendary and influential Islander boys basketball head coach — who made an immense impact on the court, throughout the city and beyond — passed away from cancer at the age of 88 on Sept. 14, 2020, and several people associated with the program are organizing a community gathering to honor Pepple at 2 p.m. on October 1, 2022.  To RSVP for the event, email

To read the full article, please click here.


The Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club is committed to maintaining high standards and special experiences for our student-athletes. With the support of fans like you, we offer exceptional year-round player development opportunities. We provide training for our coaches, giving them the best tools to mentor our student-athletes. We purchase equipment, from basketballs to video editing software. Most importantly, we provide scholarships to ensure that a family’s financial circumstance is never an obstacle to playing the game these boys love.

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The Path to College Basketball

Learn from former Mercer Island players, and current college coaches, on what it takes to be a college athlete. Special thanks to our alumni who took the time to talk to current and future Islanders.

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MIBBBC Scholarships

Thanks to  the generous contributions of our MI basketball community, including your membership with the MI basketball booster club, scholarships are available for the Boys Basketball Select and high school team travel.  

Our scholarship application form is below.  If you are interested, please download the form and send to

Go Islanders!

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Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club


P.O. Box 1691 Mercer Island, WA 98040