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USM’s McMahon wins C Spire Ferriss Trophy


James McMahon, a finalist for NCAA Division I Pitcher of the Year, today was presented the C Spire Ferriss Trophy at a luncheon at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. For McMahon, a senior from Oak Grove, it was another highlight in a magical season. Heading into this week’s Conference USA Tournament, McMahon […]

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  If you are looking for an enjoyable way to spend some of your free time, please consider volunteering at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.  We are in need of reliable, responsible people to help with regular shifts and special events held at our building.  We have regular three hour shifts:  10am […]

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C Spire Ferriss Trophy finalists announced


Two pitchers, two sluggers and one player who does both are the five finalists for the C Spire Ferriss Trophy, which will be awarded May 18 at a luncheon at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The Ferriss Trophy, named for Mississippi baseball legend Boo Ferriss, goes annually to the most outstanding college […]

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C Spire Ferriss: Lots of quality candidates


For a Mississippi team to go deep into college baseball’s post-season, somebody is going to have to go on a tear starting soon — like immediately. The good news: It has happened before. Many times. Recently, the C Spire Ferriss Trophy has seemingly served as a catalyst. Two years ago, Mississippi State’s Hunter Renfroe won […]

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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 […]

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Baseball, ping pong and fireworks, oh my…


Mississippi Braves fans will get an added treat tonight. The nationally No. 1 ranked Mississippi College Choctaws table tennis team will put on an exhibition at 7,000-seat Trustmark Park in Pearl. Coach and Captain Cheng Li and other outstanding MC players  arrive at the Mississippi Braves ballpark at 6:30 pm. The four-man MC team will […]

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Introducing: Scott Co. Sports Hall of Fame


By CHRIS ALLEN BAKER FOREST – Just after local native Deuce McAllister was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame last year, an effort was launched to establish an organization to honor athletic achievement across Scott County. An organizing committee met in Forest to establish the Scott County Sports Hall of Fame with the […]

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Blackwell returning to Jackson and MSHOF


Bill Blackwell, for 12 years the highly successful general manager of the Jackson Mets and Jackson Generals, is returning to Jackson as chief operations officer of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Blackwell spent 33 years in professional baseball, 25 as a general manager. For the last four years he has been the […]

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‘Frosty’ overcomes bad break to win on Coast


SAUCIER — David Frost, the wine-making golfer from South Africa, might have uncorked a fine bottle of champagne Sunday night. After all, he shot a final round 68 to win the Mississippi Gulf Resorts Classic for his first Champions Tour victory in nearly two years. Frost, 55, came from three shots behind to win his […]

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Brees to speak at Best of MS Preps event


Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints will be the featured speaker at The Clarion-Ledger’s Best of MS Preps banquet on May 28 in Jackson.  The doors will open at 6:00 pm for the 6:30 pm dinner featuring keynote address by Brees. Best of MS Preps will honor athletes from all reaches of Mississippi — […]

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  • USM’s McMahon wins C Spire Ferriss Trophy

    James McMahon, a finalist for NCAA Division I Pitcher of the Year, today was presented the C Spire Ferriss Trophy at a luncheon at the M…

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    If you are looking for an enjoyable way to spend some of your free time, please consider volunteering at the Mississippi Sports Ha…

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