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C Spire Gillom and C Spire Howell Trophies return to Starkville

Posted on: March 11,2019

JACKSON, Miss., (March 11, 2019) – Mississippi State players have won both the C Spire Gillom Trophy which goes to the state’s most outstanding female basketball player and the C Spire Howell Trophy emblematic of the most outstanding male basketball player.  For the men, Quinndary Weatherspoon made it two in a row after capturing the […]

Finalists Announced for the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophies

Posted on: March 04,2019

Players from Mississippi State’s men’s and women’s basketball programs received four of the six finalist nominations for the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophies, which are awarded annually to the best male and female college basketball players in the Magnolia state. All three of the women’s nominees are from Mississippi State’s No.5 nationally ranked […]

Mississippi State’s Simmons Takes Home the 2018 C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: November 27,2018

Jackson, MS: Jeffery Simmons, a junior defensive tackle, is the winner of the C Spire Conerly Trophy for 2018.  Simmons is the twenty-third winner of the award which has been given each year since 1996.  A pre-season All-American, Simmons has lived up to his hype.  He made a total of 59 tackles on the season […]

2018 C Spire Conerly Nominees Announced

Posted on: November 19,2018

Jackson, MS – The ten nominees for the 23rd annual C Spire Conerly Trophy, which goes to the most outstanding college football player in Mississippi, were announced today. Players are chosen by their respective schools and a combination of votes from the C Spire fan voting and a poll of sports news media representatives who […]

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

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 […]