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Between The Posts

Official Blog Page of the Mississippi RiverKings Interns

Between The Posts is a blog aimed at informing prospective sports industry interns of the opportunities presented to young people in the sports industry. In addition to profiling internship related material, Between The Posts also acts as a snapshot of the day to day interactions that the RiverKings interns face.

This blog will profile various Interns in the Mississippi RiverKings front office, detailing their responsibilities, but also their interests, and their excursions into the Mid-South region. In addition to providing internship related information, Between The Posts also seeks to help sports industry interns gain a better understanding of the industry in which they work, and ultimately hope to build their career. For regular visual updates to what the interns are doing, follow us on Twitter, @RKInterns!

A Little Bit About Us

RiverKings interns hail from a diverse background, boasting many different skill sets and academic fields.

Jake Powell

Jake is a current masters candidate at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN.  Jake received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Alabama in December of 2012, and is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration at CBU.  He will Graduate in May of 2016.

Andrew Kiepe

Andrew is a Junior at the University of Memphis, studying Sport and Leisure Management.  Andrew is slated to graduate in May of 2017.

Austin Brown

Austin is a junior at Florida State University, studying Sports Management.  He plans to graduate in 2017, and is looking to pursue his J.D. after he receives his bachelor's degree.

Donnie Shea

Donnie is a senior at the University of Memphis, studying Sports Management.  Donnie intends to graduate with his Bachelor's degree in may of 2016. In his free time, Donnie coaches high school football for Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, TN.

Prospective Interns

RiverKings hockey is always looking for prospective interns. Detailed information regarding the responsibilities and roles of the interns are listed on the Internships page at riverkings.com. Those looking for a snapshot look into what the interns do on a daily basis can follow us on twitter, with the account @RKInterns. Here, you can see the various opportunities and excursions afforded to the interns.


Back from Break

Hey there everyone, Donnie back again to sum up the last few weeks. Since the last time we spoke, I have been responsible for most of our community development opportunities. This entails corresponding with organizations about donations, looking for community appearances and contacting the correct people to get these things done. I also began working on our community development audit. I have been gathering information about all of our donations, community appearances, Face Off Field Trips, RiverKings Readers program and Jersey Auctions from the past year. This information is crucial to present to the Maddox Foundation, our ownership organization, so that they see the impact we are making in the community.

My bosses were also kind enough to allow me to miss a week in the office for spring break. During the break, I spent time skiing in Breckenridge, CO. Needless to say, it was nice to have the time off to relax. When I came back, however, I did anything but relax.

The day that I got back, I we had a game. I got off the plane at 2, went home and showered, and was at the arena by 4. We had our normal pregame/game routine and the night was over. And I was exhausted. Thankfully, I didn't have anything to do until class and work on Monday. Then we had another game on Tuesday. And Thursday. And Friday. Having four games in a week was by far the most exhausting part of my time here. But we made it through without any major problems.

So that concludes another blog. Talk to you guys in a few weeks.

Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at 9:41 AM

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TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEN Pensacola 16 12 4 0 24
PEO Peoria 16 11 4 1 23
HUN Huntsville 15 9 4 2 20
MRK RiverKings 16 10 6 0 20
EVV Evansville 16 9 5 2 20
MAC Macon 16 7 5 4 18
KNX Knoxville 15 7 7 1 15
FAY Fayetteville 18 5 9 4 14
RKE Roanoke 15 5 8 2 12
BIR Birmingham 13 3 9 1 7
 
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Updated: December 12, 2017