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Sticks are for Kids Fever Hits Harding Academy in White Station

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  The RiverKings and RiverThing continued to spread hockey knowledge across the Memphis area on Friday bringing their Sticks are for Kids to the Harding Academy White Station. A group of 24 summer campers learned how to puck handle and shoot with RiverThing offering some assistance and even playing goalie. After the campers had learned the basics, two games of 6-on-6 took place where they got to use those newfound skills in action. Sticks are for Kids is a... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Friday, June 16, 2017

Dad's Day with Derek Landmesser

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  Entering his 6 th  season coaching the RiverKings, Head Coach Derek Landmesser can be known as a stern, detail oriented, taskmaster behind the bench. His leadership and coaching have created a level of consistency in the RiverKings organization that’s hard to match. Behind Landmesser’s tutelage, the RiverKings have made the SPHL postseason in every season since the former RiverKings player signed on as Head Coach in 2011. With Father’s... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Thursday, June 15, 2017

RiverKings Offer Helping Hand at HeartLand Hands Food Pantry

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  The RiverKings stopped by HeartLand Hands this morning to assist in removing donated food off a tractor trailer. Every Thursday morning, HeartLand Hands Food Pantry on Stateline Road receives an 18-wheeler worth of food donated from local grocery stores and vendors. Representatives from the RiverKings arrived at HeartLand hands to offer assistance on the busiest day of the week for the Food Pantry and began sorting through donated meats, juices,... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Thursday, June 15, 2017

RiverKings Get Their Kicks at Blann's Martial Arts

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  The RiverKings continued their summer camp tour on Wednesday morning, bringing their Sticks are for Kids program to Blann's Martial Arts. One of the smaller groups seen this summer so far, the campers at Blann's were treated to stick handling, passing and shooting drills with instruction from RiverKings representatives. After drills and practice, the gang participated in a scrimmage with RiverThing anchoring the red team and even playing goalie. ... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Wednesday, June 14, 2017

RiverThing Stops By Camp Bold in Olive Branch

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  A certain flightless bird made his way down to Camp Bold in Olive Branch on Tuesday morning. That's right, RiverThing himself stopped by the Longview Baptist Church and offered up hugs, high-fives, and pictures with over 30 camp-goers ages 3 to 6. Camp Bold is a one-week, summer day camp program for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Campers are then paired with local high-school and college students as their counselor and buddy for... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Tuesday, June 13, 2017

RiverKings Announce Full-Season Schedule for 2017-2018

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings have announced their full schedule for the 2017-18 regular season. The RiverKings will begin their seventh season in the SPHL, and 26th season overall, at the Landers Center on Friday, October 20 against the Knoxville IceBears. Only one day later on the 21st, the RiverKings welcome the SPHL's newest team, the Birmingham Bulls, to Southaven. The home schedule features 23 games that fall on either a Friday or Saturday night. The... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Monday, June 12, 2017

Sticks are for Kids Stops By the Harding Academy Summer Camp at Cordova

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  Another morning, another exciting Sticks are for Kids program with a local kids group. On Friday, the RiverKings, along with RiverThing, visited the Harding Academy Cordova Campus and brought their exciting hockey lessons and games to 20+ girls and boys. After learning drills and working on some of the basics skills of hockey including stick handling and shooting, the players broke into four teams of five players based on age and... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Friday, June 9, 2017

RiverKings Bring "Sticks are for Kids" to the YMCA Summer Camp at Olive Branch Elementary School

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  The Mississippi RiverKings brought their fun-filled "Sticks are for Kids" event to the kids of the YMCA Summer Camp at Olive Branch Elementary school on Monday. A total of 82 kids aged 8 and 9 turned out to wield sticks and test out their skills in an obstacle course and play against each other in simulated games.  The Sticks are for Kids initiative is aimed at introducing kids of all ages to the sport of hockey, and also teaching some of... Read More
Posted by TJ Chillot at Monday, June 5, 2017

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Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEO y-Peoria 56 38 13 5 81
MAC x-Macon 56 33 16 7 73
PEN x-Pensacola 56 33 16 7 73
HUN x-Huntsville 56 30 16 10 70
KNX x-Knoxville 56 30 20 6 66
EVV x-Evansville 56 27 20 9 63
MRK x-RiverKings 56 29 25 2 60
RKE x-Roanoke 56 26 26 4 56
BIR Birmingham 56 22 28 6 50
FAY Fayetteville 56 12 38 6 30
 
Full Standings

Updated: April 8, 2018

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title