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High School Basketball Season

Islanders --

Basketball season is here!  See below the Varsity schedule and the high school tab here for details on the JV and C team schedules.


A Saturday morning Islander tradition…



The Little Dribblers program has a rich 50-plus-year history of connecting generations of passionate Islander hoopsters. Open to basketball players in 3rd thru 8th grade of any ability, the program is led by MIHS Boys Head Coach Gavin Cree and his high school players. Players will be placed on mixed grade level teams and will compete against one another in a round-robin format each week.  Get your players on the court to play and be coached by the MIHS players!  All proceeds go to benefit MIHS Boys Basketball.

Dates: Saturday Mornings – December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 20, 27, February 3

Where:  Mercer Island High School Gym

Fee:  $95


3rd – 5th grade, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

6th – 8th grade, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


If you have any questions about Little Dribblers, contact          

Booster Club Donation Levels

Donate now to receive your booster membership benefits.


The Board of Directors of the MI Boys Basketball Booster Club appreciates the amazing support of the sponsors listed throughout this year’s media guide who helped make the guide and other Club activities possible.  Please join us in supporting these businesses and in letting them know that you appreciate their support for MI Boys basketball and youth athletics. 

New Website for Coach Ed Pepple's history at Mercer Island

Ed Pepple was the Mercer Island High School boy's basketball coach for 42 years where the Islanders won four state championships, with three at the 4A level (1985, 1993, 1997) and the 3A title in 1999. 

He is the winningest coach in Washington history with a record of 882-237 at Mercer Island, where he won 23 KingCo Conference titles.  He is in six halls of fame, including the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame and the National High School Coaches Hall of Fame.

We invite you to visit this website to learn more about Coach Pepple's years of coaching at Mercer Island. 

Website for Coach Ed Pepple's history at Mercer Island

We invite you to visit this website to learn more about Coach Pepple's years of coaching at Mercer Island. 


The Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club (MIBBBC) 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.

To make payment directly to MIBBBC, you can pay by paypal, zelle or the venmo QR code.    All donations are tax deductible: Tax Id: 91-2159698.  Thank you for your support!

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.

The Path of a MI Hooper for Youth

Do you have a youth basketball player and aren't sure how to get your child involved in the right programs?  Read here to learn more about the path of a MI Hooper. 

Join Booster Club

See our donation levels here

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!


Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club


P.O. Box 1691 Mercer Island, WA 98040