Category: Events

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

World Series Viewing Party on October 25th

Posted on: October 06,2016

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum will host a World Series Viewing Party for the Opening Night of the 2016 Fall Classic on October 25th.  Several current and former MLB Players will discuss post-season play and the game in general.  Tickets start at $50 each with reserved tables and half tables available.  The […]

Remembering: State 6 Bama 3

Posted on: July 16,2015

Thirty-five years later, the remarkable score remains: State 6, Bama 3. On Nov. 1, 1980, Mississippi State stunned the football world, knocking off No 1 ranked Alabama and Bear Bryant in Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. On Sept. 23, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate one of the most memorable events in […]


Posted on: April 30,2015

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 […]

Cowboy Maloney's Madden tournament set Feb. 7

Posted on: January 05,2015

  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, […]

Kent Hull Trophy, tribute banquet announced

Posted on: August 20,2013

  The late Kent Hull of Greenwood and Mississippi State embodied all we respect in an offensive lineman: strength, quickness, toughness, intelligence, intense work ethic and humility. The Kent Hull Trophy annually will go to the Mississippi college offensive lineman who most displays those traits that enabled Hull to play in three Pro Bowls, four […]

Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic Results

Posted on: July 04,2013

1 Mile Results 5K Walk Results 5k Run Results Click Here for Photos of the Race  

51st Induction Weekend set August 2-3

Posted on: June 20,2013

The 51st annual BanCorpSouth Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Induction Weekend is slated for August 2-3, highlighted by the induction banquet at the Jackson Hilton on Friday night, August 2, and also including activities at the Hall of Fame Museum on Saturday. There will be a reception on Friday night at the Hilton beginning at […]

Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic coming up!

Posted on: May 30,2013

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 […]