C SPIRE FERRISS TROPHY

It is time to once again announce the winner of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy emblematic of the most outstanding collegiate baseball player in the state of Mississippi.  Named after the legendary player, coach and Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer, Dave “Boo” Ferriss, the winner is selected by vote of Major League scouts who cover Mississippi closely and by the college coaches themselves.  Five finalists will be invited to the luncheon ceremony. Mississippi baseball always ranks among the best college baseball in the country and this year is no exception.  Last...

Cowboy Maloney’s Madden tournament set Feb. 7

  Your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame will hold its own Super Bowl this season — a Madden Football Super Bowl for fans of one of the world's most popular video games. The Cowboy Maloney's Hall of Fame Bowl will be held at your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, Feb. 7, six days after the real Super Bowl. Our Madden tournament will be limited to the first 64 players to sign up. The winner will receive a 60-inch flat screen, high definition LG TV courtesy of...

Tournament Rules

MADDEN TOURNAMENT OFFICIAL RULES PLATFORM: The Tournament is being played on PS4. Any Standard controller can be used. TEAMS: Players will be allowed to use any of the 32 NFL teams (Latest UP TO DATE ROSTERS Preexisting Injuries Off).  You do not have to use the same team throughout the tournament. Players will be allowed to use the same teams within a game. TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Brackets will be set randomly. There will be 12 systems and 12 TV's.*If you help donate a system and controllers or Madden 16, you will be eligible for discounted...

Tournament Sold out

We apologize but this years Cowboy Maloney's Hall of Fame bowl is sold out. Check back next year and get in early. You double check for open slots by calling 601-982-8264.

Need Orange Bowl tickets? Row 1?

Need Orange Bowl tickets? In the Mississippi State section? Row 1? We've got them. Traci and Paul Maloney generously have donated two Orange Bowl tickets to your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Face value of the tickets is approximately $200. You can by a $10 raffle ticket by clicking below or by calling 601 982-8264. We will announce the winner on Tuesday December 23rd at 4:00 p.m. These tickets will make a great Christmas gift for two lucky Bulldog fans. Proceeds from the raffle will go specifically to...

BOOK WILL FEATURE HALL OF FAMERS

Mississippi's Greatest Athletes, a coffee table book featuring stories on every Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer, will be available in October. Written by Rick Cleveland with a foreword by Archie Manning, the book will tell the story of the Magnolia State's incredible sports history through its heroes. The book is being published by Nautilus Publishing of Oxford and will be available at fine bookstores all across the state. Cleveland, the executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, leans on nearly half a century of covering Mississippi...

CLASS OF 2014: RUTHIE BOLTON REFUSED TO LOSE

Today begins a series of features about the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. I'll begin each piece with a personal remembrance of the inductee. I consider myself most fortunate to have covered all six. We will go in alphabetical order. ••• My first thought when I think of Ruthie Bolton: She's right there with Walter Payton for sheer grit and competitiveness. Maximum effort, all the time: That's what you got with Ruthie. What she achieved as the point guard for Team USA in the 1996 Olympics remains...

Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic Results

1 Mile Results http://www.besttimescct.com/results/Watermellon_5K_Mile_13.txt 5K Walk Results http://www.besttimescct.com/results/Watermellon_5K_Walk_13.txt 5k Run Results http://www.besttimescct.com/results/Watermellon_5K_RUN_13.txt Click Here for Photos of the Race  

Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic coming up!

The Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic is a great way to start off your July 4 holiday weekend.  A family tradition for many, the 5K run/walk will start at 7:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. A one mile fun run (for all ages) is also offered followed by a tot trot (for ages 3-and-under). Watermelon, fruits and beverages will be provided after the race. There will be three water stops along the race route. Over 200 awards will be distributed. Interested individuals can register on-line at...

Looking for a Unique Venue?

Looking for a unique venue to hold a banquet, reunion, seminar or another kind of celebration? Look no further than your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Rentals of the various museum facilities are one revenue source that has allowed the museum to open six days a week for nearly 17 years without a penny of tax money for operating expenses. The Trustmark Conference Room, 2,235 sq. ft. room has hosted seminars, banquets, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and family reunions and more. In recent weeks, more and more customers...