Column: “That Got Me to Thinking”; The Basketball Game


6/29/2020 “That Got Me to Thinking…?” Chapter 3 “The Basketball Game” By Bruce Williams I had the opportunity to attend a basketball game at my former high school earlier this year with three old friends, two of which I hadn’t seen in over thirty years.  Gone were the swagger, posturing […]

25th Season at Emerald Downs opens today!


6/24/2020 (Auburn, WA) The 25th racing season opens today, the last time Emerald  Downs’ opening day was in June you’d have to go back when they began 24 years ago June 20, 1996. This of course was not the plan for today fans had hoped to be coming off the […]

Column: “That Got Me to Thinking…!”


6/15/2020 “That Got Me to Thinking…!” Chapter 1 By Bruce Williams           Prologue The Eli Sports Network is excited to introduce our new columnist, Bruce Williams. We were first exposed to Bruce’s ramblings on his Facebook page. His wit and command of language made us want […]

Emerald Downs Changes Plan to Re-Open


6/5/2020 (Auburn, WA) Emerald Downs was ready to open their 25th season with no fans in attendance and only wagering on-line on Monday, June 22nd. Those plans have been changed and now they will open on Wednesday, June 24th. The track is set to run only 2 days a week […]

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