Category: News & Updates

Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic Announces Virtual Event for 2020

Posted on: June 04,2020

JACKSON, Miss. – (June 4, 2020) The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced today that one of its largest annual fundraisers, the Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic traditionally held on July 4th will take place as a virtual event for 2020. Participants will be able to choose a 5k Run or a 5k Walk and complete […]

Museum Reopens after Temporarily Closure to the Public

Posted on: March 17,2020

UPDATED JUNE 5, 2020: The Museum is now open and ready for visitors with the following restrictions in place. Thank you for your support during this time. Anyone with a fever of 100 degrees or more will not be admitted. We ask that all patrons and employees wear a protective mask. If you do not […]

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 […]