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Local Sports Update April 1st

It was light night of local sports Thursday, in part due to the rain that moved through the area, but here is a look at the handful of baseball scores we have for you.

Central blanked Fulton 10-0, Sevier County edged Powell 3-1 and Gibbs defeated Danville (KY) 7-4.

On the ice in the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Nashville Predators 5-2 in the Steel City.

Closer to home, the Knoxville Ice Bears will be home Friday and Saturday nights at 7:35, hosting the Peoria Rivermen at the Civic Coliseum.

The NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies will host the Toronto Raptors.

Two of NASCAR’s top three national touring series’ return this weekend with a doubleheader from Martinsville. Saturday at 2 pm, the Camping World Truck Series runs the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 on WYSH & WQLA and then Sunday at noon, Merle FM joins the party with live flag-to-flag coverage of the Sprint Cup Series STP 500.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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