Category: News & Updates

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Introduces the Class of 2019

Posted on: September 27,2018

Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce the Induction Class of 2019.  The addition of the six new members will raise the number of those recognized to 316. “This class shows that Mississippi continues to produce more world-class athletes per capita than any other state” according to Executive Director […]

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 […]

Mississippi Science Fest

Posted on: August 10,2018

September 22, 2018     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The LeFleur Museum District (LMD) invites you to attend a special STEM-themed festival! On Saturday, September the 22nd, all four museums will host a day dedicated to promoting STEM subjects and increasing science literacy. Children and families will have the opportunity to interact with nationally renowned […]

Tyrone Keys Honored as 2018 Rube Award Winner

Posted on: July 12,2018

Jackson, MS:  The Board of Directors of the Mississippi Sports Foundation have announced that Tyrone Keys, a 2009 Inductee into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, will receive this year’s “Rube Award”.  The honor is named in memory of Michael Rubenstein, the first Executive Director of the Hall of Fame and goes to a person […]

Long-Time Board Member and Supporter of MSHOF Passes

Posted on: June 07,2018

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum sadly shares the news of the passing of long-time supporter and board member Dr. Alan Freeland.  Dr. Freeland served on the Mississippi Sports Foundation Board of Directors from 2002 through 2016 and was granted Board Member Emeritus status following his retirement.  Dr. Freeland served the Board as […]

USM’s Sandlin Captures C Spire Ferriss Trophy

Posted on: May 21,2018

Jackson, MS. – (May 21, 2018) – Junior right-hand pitcher Nick Sandlin has been selected as the C Spire Ferriss Trophy winner for 2018.  Sandlin captured the award over four other finalists including Zack Shannon of Delta State, teammate Luke Reynolds, Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum and Ole Miss outfielder Ryan Olenek. Switched to a starting […]

C Spire Ferriss Trophy Finalists Announced

Posted on: May 14,2018

Jackson, MS:  The five finalist for the 2018 C Spire Ferriss Trophy which goes to the most outstanding college baseball player in the state were announced today.  These five players and their coaches will be invited to a luncheon banquet held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame on Monday May, 21st.  This is the […]