Category: Annual Events

The C Spire Ferriss Trophy

Posted on: April 12,2019

The C Spire Ferriss Trophy is a part of the C Spire Outstanding Award Series. Presented to the top college baseball player, the award is named in honor of Dave “Boo” Ferriss, the former Mississippi State great and Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer and long-time Delta State University coach. The award is presented in […]

The C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: April 12,2019

The C Spire Conerly Trophy is presented annually to the Magnolia state’s top collegiate football player. Past winners include NFL stars such as Deuce McAllister, Jerious Norwood, Eli Manning and Dak Prescott.

The Kent Hull Trophy

Posted on: April 12,2019

Named for Mississippi State and NFL offensive lineman great Kent Hull, the award goes annually to the most outstanding offensive lineman in Mississippi senior college football. It is chosen by a panel of former coaches, former NFL players and scouts. The Kent Hull Trophy is presented by Entergy annually at the C Spire Conerly Banquet […]

The Orley Hood Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism

Posted on: April 11,2019

Named for beloved Mississippi newspaperman Orley Hood, the award goes to the outstanding High School sports journalist in Mississippi. It is chosen by a panel of sports journalists. Winners 2014 – Jack Hall 2015 – Jack Hall 2016 – Grant Murphy 2017 – Joe Pearson

The C Spire Outstanding Player Series

Posted on: April 11,2019

C Spire is the sponsor of the three college awards listed below.  All awards banquets/luncheons are open to the public. The Museum does not have a vote in any of the events.  Media (football and basketball) or major league scouts and college coaches (baseball) select the winners. All athletes enrolled in Mississippi’s four-year schools are […]