Category: News & Updates

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.  […]

Nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy Announced

Posted on: November 25,2019

The nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy have been announced.  Each of the four year colleges in Mississippi that play football are asked to select their top player as a candidate for the Most Outstanding Player of the Year.  The C Spire Conerly Trophy is named after Clarksdale native, Ole Miss and NY […]

USM football legend Reggie Collier to speak at 2019 C Spire Conerly Presentaion

Posted on: October 31,2019

Jackson, Miss. – (October 31, 2019) – Former Southern Miss football legend Reggie Collier will be the featured keynote speaker at the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy awards program on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Country Club of Jackson.  The C Spire Conerly Trophy is presented annually to the top college football player in Mississippi […]

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2020

Posted on: October 22,2019

JACKSON, Miss., (October 14, 2019) – The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the newest members selected to our Hall of Fame. “This six-person class is diverse in gender, color and sports they represent” according to Bill Blackwell, Executive Director of the Museum. The addition of the six new members brings the […]