Category: Events

Information about the events that the Hall of Fame produces during the year.

Van Chancellor to Speak at the C Spire Gillom and Howell Awards

Posted on: February 13,2020

Former high school, college and professional basketball coach Van Chancellor has agreed to be the featured speaker at the annual C Spire Gillom and C Spire Howell Trophy banquet to be held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on Monday, March 9th.  Part of the C Spire Most Outstanding Player awards, the […]

MSU’s Mangum Becomes First Player to Capture a Second C Spire Ferriss Trophy

Posted on: May 20,2019

JACKSON, Miss., (May 10, 2019) – For the first time in the 16-year history of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy, the award has a two-time winner.  Mississippi State centerfielder, Jake Mangum, who won the award as a freshman in 2016, took home the bronze trophy today, awarded annually\ to the most outstanding college baseball player. […]

Finalists Announced for the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophies

Posted on: March 04,2019

Players from Mississippi State’s men’s and women’s basketball programs received four of the six finalist nominations for the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophies, which are awarded annually to the best male and female college basketball players in the Magnolia state. All three of the women’s nominees are from Mississippi State’s No.5 nationally ranked […]

Mississippi State’s Simmons Takes Home the 2018 C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: November 27,2018

Jackson, MS: Jeffery Simmons, a junior defensive tackle, is the winner of the C Spire Conerly Trophy for 2018.  Simmons is the twenty-third winner of the award which has been given each year since 1996.  A pre-season All-American, Simmons has lived up to his hype.  He made a total of 59 tackles on the season […]

2018 C Spire Conerly Nominees Announced

Posted on: November 19,2018

Jackson, MS – The ten nominees for the 23rd annual C Spire Conerly Trophy, which goes to the most outstanding college football player in Mississippi, were announced today. Players are chosen by their respective schools and a combination of votes from the C Spire fan voting and a poll of sports news media representatives who […]

Mississippi Science Fest presented by C Spire to Celebrate STEM

Posted on: September 06,2018

Jackson, Mississippi…The 2018 Mississippi Science Fest (MSF) presented by C Spire, launches September 21-22nd in Jackson, Mississippi’s LeFleur Museum District (LMD). The LeFleur Museum District includes the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, and the Museum of Natural Science. Leaders from the LMD organized […]


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