Author: MSHOF

Nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy Announced

Posted on: November 25,2019

The nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy have been announced.  Each of the four year colleges in Mississippi that play football are asked to select their top player as a candidate for the Most Outstanding Player of the Year.  The C Spire Conerly Trophy is named after Clarksdale native, Ole Miss and NY […]

USM football legend Reggie Collier to speak at 2019 C Spire Conerly Presentaion

Posted on: October 31,2019

Jackson, Miss. – (October 31, 2019) – Former Southern Miss football legend Reggie Collier will be the featured keynote speaker at the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy awards program on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Country Club of Jackson.  The C Spire Conerly Trophy is presented annually to the top college football player in Mississippi […]

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2020

Posted on: October 22,2019

JACKSON, Miss., (October 14, 2019) – The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the newest members selected to our Hall of Fame. “This six-person class is diverse in gender, color and sports they represent” according to Bill Blackwell, Executive Director of the Museum. The addition of the six new members brings the […]

Sweet Sixteen of College Football

Posted on: October 07,2019

Sixteen college football teams enter this week’s game unbeaten. Clemson, going 15-0, was the only undefeated Division 1 football team last fall. Alabama, Notre Dame and Central Florida entered the bowl season undefeated last season, but all fell. This year Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Florida, Wisconsin, Penn State, Boise State, Wake Forest, […]

Nearing 33, Brittney Reese has a young inspiration for her long, remarkable career

Posted on: August 23,2019

The following article is written by former Museum Executive Director, Rick Cleveland and was originally published at mississippitoday.org. Before Gulfport native Brittney Reese became a world champion long jumper, an Olympic gold medalist and a single mother, she was high school and junior college basketball star with a decision to make: Basketball or track and […]