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Sheldon Joins March of Dimes 'March for Babies'

By:Sylvia Petty sylvia@riverkings.com May 1, 2012 MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon ventured out to Shelby Farms for March of Dimes annual “March for Babies” event. Over 3,000 Mid-South participants walked to raise premature birth awareness, and in support of loved ones and friends born prematurely. March of Dimes Memphis Senior Community Director, David Silberman put an early walk fundraising estimate at just over $508,000. Some ‘March for Babies’ participants like... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, April 30, 2012 | 0 comments

MacDonald Traded

By:David Schmoll david@riverkings.com April 27, 2012 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings traded forward Justin MacDonald to the Pensacola Ice Flyers to complete the December 15 trade for Jeff Topilko. "We thank Justin for his time spent with the RiverKings this past season," RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser said. "We wish him the best of luck in Pensacola." The Newmarket, Ontario native joined the RiverKings on March 7 after being claimed... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 0 comments

RiverKings coach, mascot are champions of cheer

By:Whitley Rives RiverKings mascot Sheldon the turtle, long-time RiverKings fan Barbara Gagliano and RiverKings Head Coach Derek Landmesser share a hug in Gagliano’s garage on April 24 when the hockey team members made a surprise visit to Gagliano’s house at the request of her sister, Stephanie Marks. Gagliano has been sick for quite some time and didn’t get to make many games this past season, and Marks thought it might cheer her up to see some representatives from her favorite hockey team.... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Roller Hockey Preparing for Season

By:David Schmoll david@riverkings.com 4/26/12 HERNANDO, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings will host their second Open Skate of the summer on Saturday, April 28, from 11AM – 3PM at the Hernando Civic Center. The Open Skate is free along with free skate rental available for use on site on a first-come, first-served basis. The RiverKings will provide music and raffle items, including a pair of season tickets for the 2012-13 season. Goaltender David Wilson will be on hand, taking shots... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Ready…Set…Roll! This Saturday

By:Whitley Rives whitley@riverkings.com April 18, 2012 HERNANDO, Miss. — Area children enjoy an afternoon of fun and games with now RiverKings Head Coach Derek Landmesser and RiverKings hockey trainer Rick Hanlon during a Jr. StreetKings roller hockey camp in 2010. Jr. StreetKings is hosting an Open Skating activity this Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jr. StreetKings covered arena, located in the Hernando Civic Center and ball fields complex on Robertson Gin Road. The... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Jr. StreetKings Registration Opens

By:David Schmoll david@riverkings.com April 16, 2012 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Jr. StreetKings Roller Hockey League is now accepting registration forms for the 2012 Spring session. The Spring session will run May 15 – June 30. All games will be played at the Hernando Civic Center Roller Rink, located at 3800 Robertson Gin Road in Hernando, MS. The cost to participate is $100 and the league is open to participants ages 4 to 17 years-old. The $100 includes ten games in addition to the playoffs,... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, April 16, 2012 | 1 comments

Sheldon Shakes His Shell Tail at 'Avery Zumbathon' Fundraiser

By:Sylvia Petty sylvia@riverkings.com April 12, 2012 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mid-South cheerleaders, tumblers and gymnasts headed to Southaven Arena for “Avery Zumbathon” on Saturday, April 7. Mississippi RiverKings mascot, Sheldon, also came out to get his Zumba on and to support the fundraiser of a local girl whose life forever changed in January of this year. Thirteen-year-old Avery Downing was paralyzed while practicing her gymnastics routine at River City Gymnastics in Cordova. Jessica... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 0 comments

RiverKings ‘Assists for Autism’ Helps to ‘Light It Up Blue,’ Raising Autism Awareness

By:Sylvia Petty sylvia@riverkings.com April 9, 2012 HERNANDO, Miss. -- More than 300 people took to the Hernando Square in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day at the Hernando High School Interact Club’s first ‘Light It Up Blue’ event, Monday April 2. The Mississippi RiverKings ‘Assists for Autism’ charity campaign was a co-sponsor of the event. The team’s mascot, Sheldon, was on hand mingling with attendees, and the organization also brought out their inflatable slapshot hockey game. ... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, April 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Next Game

RiverKings @ Cottonmouths
Friday, March 31 - 6:30 PM
Columbus (GA) Civic Center

Watch Party at Old Style Bar-B-Q

SPHL Live Game Notes

Next Home Game vs. Evansville
Sunday, April 2 - 3:00 PM

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Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
x FAY Fayetteville 51 35 14 2 72
x MAC Macon 51 33 12 6 72
x HUN Huntsville 52 32 15 5 69
x PEO Peoria 51 28 12 11 67
x MRK RiverKings 52 29 20 3 61
x KNX Knoxville 52 27 18 7 61
x PEN Pensacola 51 24 19 8 56
COL Columbus 51 20 27 4 44
RKE Roanoke 52 16 28 8 40
EVV Evansville 51 13 29 9 35
 
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Updated: March 28, 2017

x - Clinched Playoff Berth