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.