The Mississippi RiverKings SPHL hockey team split two exhibition games ahead of Friday’s regular season opener against the new Evansville Thunderbolts at the Landers Center in Southaven.
Mississippi defeated Huntsville 3-2 Saturday night in Alabama, but fell to Knoxville 5-4 Sunday.
Friday’s home opener starts at 7:30 p.m. in Southaven.
Bob Bakken is Sports Editor and may be reached at 662-429-6397 ext. 240.