Thursday update


Today marks the first day of back-to-back Grizzlies home games – and promotional giveaways.

  • Tonight vs. Minnesota: Free Grizz Girls poster to the first 5000 fans. 7 PM, televised on Bally Sports Southeast.
  • Tomorrow vs. Dallas: Free Grizz sleep masks to the first 5000 fans. Sponsored by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists. 9 PM, televised nationally on ESPN.

The Tigers took a bad loss on the road to UCF last night, 74-64. That makes their record 9-6 for the season. Remember pre-season, when we were saying if Penny doesn’t get his team to the Elite Eight at least, it will be a disappointment? Now we’re reduced to hoping for the 12-seed play-in game in the First Four.

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon has returned to the Peabody Corner Bar for a limited time.

Soul & Spirits, the new brewery at the far end of North Main, has started carrying Arbo’s cheese dip and Las Delicias chips in their taproom. They say that the cheese dip and chips pair well with their Mexican Lager.

Kids 12 and under can swap the jersey of an old player who is no longer with the Grizzlies for a brand-new Ja Morant or Jaren Jackson Jr. jersey.

Joe Austin & The Tallahatchies return to the Blind Bear Saturday at 9.

In world news: Senior officials, including some from his own party, are calling on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign. Johnson attended a garden party in May 2020, a time when the country was under strict lockdown and people could only meet with one other person from outside their household.

Bring your dog to bingo at Grind City tonight and get a bonus bingo card.

That’s all for right now. Back tomorrow with more.