Boys Hoops: Black Hills holds on over hard charging Peninsula

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12/27/16 Black Hills 42, Peninsula 40 (Tumwater, WA) Both teams came into this season without a large part of last year’s team and both have been working on finding their own identity. Both teams look like they took a step toward that goal despite Peninsula falling short after trailing by […]

Boys Hoops: T-Birds hand Hawks 2nd straight loss

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12/22/16 Tumwater 66, River Ridge 50 (Lacey, WA) The River Ridge offense for the 2nd night in a row got off to a slow start and their opponent took full advantage in both games. On Wednesday night the Capital Cougars led 24-7 after the 1st quarter, in their Thursday night […]

Boys Hoops: Cougars paste Blazers in SSC early Showdown

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12/14/16 Capital 76, Timberline 51 (Olympia, WA) The South Sound Conference looks like it will be a battle from top to bottom but the Capital Cougars are trying lay claim to the top spot and have jumped out to a 3-0 league mark and remained unbeaten at 5-0 after handling […]

Boys Hoops: Huge 2nd half paces Mark Morris over Tumwater

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12/12/16 Mark Morris 79, Tumwater 74 (Tumwater, WA) In December the majority of basketball games are non-league and you generally have two schools of thought. A team that has struggled and trying to turn things around may schedule teams they believe they can beat or certainly compete with trying to […]

Replacing a Legend appears to be popular!

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12/8/16 (Tumater, WA) Every year there are multiple coach openings in all sports but sometime when a position opens it draws a little more attention. This is the case in Tumwater where legendary and the State’s all-time winningest football Coach Sid Otton made it official and stepped down following their […]

Girls Hoops: Tumwater nips Fife for non-league win

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12/7/16 Tumwater 43, Fife 42 (Tumwater, WA) The visiting Fife Trojans and the home team Tumwater T-Birds were both undefeated, a combined 5-0 which meant something would have to give on this night. The young Trojans with just 2 Senior’s on their team would jump out to a lead led […]

Boys Hoops: Big 4th quarter propels Camas over Black Hills

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12/6/16 (Tumwater, WA) The Camas Papermakers are not at full strength still waiting for players off the football team who won the 4A State Championship last Saturday to get eligible for the Basketball season were at Black Hills playing their 3rd non-league game against the Wolves. Black Hills began the […]

ESN’s State Football MVP’s and other Tournament Awards

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12/5/16 (Tacoma, WA) What a weekend for Washington State High School Football Championships and ESN was pleased to have provided live and free play-by-play of 5 of the 6 Title Games. There were many spectacular performances that we got to witness and we named our Players of the Game for each […]

State Football Final 8; All Classifications Coverage

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Here is our page covering all classifications of the Football State Tournament Final 8. We begin with the 4A and work down to the 1B’s. We will have our own story coverage and picture galleries of games we cover while linking coverage of other media outlets. For our Broadcast schedule […]

Boys Hoops: Centralia topple Eatonville improves to 2-0

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12/1/16 Centralia 79, Eatonville 58 (Centralia, WA) The Centralia Tigers used a well balanced attack to take a quick early lead on the Cruisers and never looked back. Hodges Bailey led the Tiger attack with 28, scoring 16 of those at the free throw line. It would be Layne Pertzborn […]

Girls Hoops: Bearcats roll over young Hawks in opener

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11/30/16 WF West 87, River Ridge 27 (Lacey, WA) The WF West Bearcats had been making a habit of traveling to the Yakima Sun Dome in early March playing in the 2A State Tourney in 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 winning it all in 2013-14 but missed the tournament […]

The End of an Era, but not the Family

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11/21/16 Saturday afternoon Tumwater head Coach strolled the familiar sidelines of Tumwater District Stadium one last time. He knew regardless of a win or loss this would be the last time he would put on the headphones, meet with the PA announcer Jared Burbidge prior to the game to confirm […]

State Soccer Tournament Coverage: All Classifications

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Below you will find each classification match-ups, scores and coverage either by ESN or we will link other coverage from other newspapers and media sources. ESN will also be broadcasting at least 2 full final 4 tournaments on the 18th and 19th. 4A Tournament Link to State Tournament Bracket Link […]

Soccer State Championships Highlight this Weekend’s coverage

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11/17/16 The Eli Sports Network will be busy this weekend with 2 State Girls Soccer Tournament’s on our schedule. Our coverage will include the 2B and 4A Tournaments. We picked these tournaments because they have teams from our area that we broadcast from the most. In the 2B’s it’s Adna […]

ESN’s 2A State Volleyball All-Tournament Team

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Here is our 2016 2A State Volleyball All-Tournament team sponsored by Realtor Tommy Lowe of the Greene Realty Group. Here is how the list was selected and 1st and foremost it is clearly not scientific. We do not have official stats to use or justify our selections, we rely mostly […]

State 2A Volleyball Tournament

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11/10/16 (Lacey, WA) Eli Sports will be covering the 2A State Volleyball Tournament start to finish beginning Friday morning all the way through the Championship match Saturday evening. Below we will have scores and re-caps of each match plus you can listen live to our coverage. Link to State Bracket […]

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