Category: News & Updates

Museum Temporarily Closed to the Public

Posted on: March 17,2020

Jackson, Miss. – (March 16, 2020) The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum (MSHOF) will be closed to the public through at least April 4, 2020. In line with the other museums in the LeFleur Museum District and across the state and country, the MSHOF will adhere to the safe practices outlined by the […]

Jackson and Perry Take Home C Spire Howell, Gillom Awards

Posted on: March 09,2020

The winners of the 2020 C Spire Gillom and C Spire Howell Trophies were announced today at a luncheon held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.  The awards go annually to the Most Outstanding College Basketball players in the state.  The C Spire Gillom Trophy which goes to the top ladies player was won […]

An Evening with Dr. James Andrews – POSTPONED

Posted on: March 06,2020

UPDATED 3/12/20: The appearance of world renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. James Andrews at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum has been postponed.  Dr. Andrews was scheduled to speak about treatment and care of young athletes on Thursday March, 19th, but no new date has yet been scheduled. “After consulting with Dr. Andrews, and […]

C Spire Gillom and Howell Finalists Announced

Posted on: March 02,2020

Finalists for the 2020 C Spire Gillom and C Spire Howell Trophies have been announced.  The trophies, which go to the Most Outstanding Women’s and Men’s college basketball players in the state, will be presented at a luncheon held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame on Monday, March 9th.  Once again fans will have […]

LeFleur Museum District Announces “Week of Wonder” Spring Break Partnership, Special Events, and Savings

Posted on: February 14,2020

Locals and tourists are invited to enjoy an exciting Spring Break “Week of Wonder” in Jackson’s award-winning LeFleur Museum District (LMD) from March 9 -March 13, 2020. The LMD’s four uniquely amazing museums, located at I-55 and Lakeland Drive, are offering visitors special Spring Break events, exhibits, and discounts. The LMD has partnered with The District […]

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 […]

Mississippi State’s Kylin Hill Captures the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: December 03,2019

SEC’s leading rusher is voted the Most Outstanding Player in Mississippi for 2019 Mississippi State’s running back Kylin Hill has won the C Spire Conerly Trophy for 2019.  Hill a junior from Columbus, MS led the conference in total rushing yards, yards per game and yards after contact while helping his team become bowl eligible.  […]