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.

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