Local TV stations have put 's first home game of the season Sept. 16 against Juanita High School at up for a vote along with other key games for each station's "Game of the Week" extended coverage.
The Mercer Island vs. Juanita game has been nominated both for King 5 TV’s Big Game of the week and Q13 Fox’s Varsity on Q Game of the Week. The Mercer Island Football Boosters Club is encouraging fans from all around the Island to pass the word and vote for the game before the votes are counted.
According to the results posted so far as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, KING 5 has counted the most votes for Mercer Island's game (1313), with the Capital v. Lakes game a close second with 1,081 votes. Over on Q 13 Fox, Mercer Island has only received 67 votes so far and is currently 4th.
KING 5's Big Game of the Week nominees:
- Juanita vs. Mercer Island
- Lindbergh vs. Renton
- Capital vs. Lakes
- West Seattle vs. O'Dea
- Archbishop Murphy vs. Cedarcrest
Q13 Fox's Varsity on Q Game of the Week nominees:
- Central Kitsap at Shelton
- Morton/White Pass at Napavine
- Archbishop Murphy at Cedarcrest
- Juanita at Mercer Island
- Monroe at Kamiak
- Lynden at Blaine