Tag: C Spire

Nineteen nominees vie for four C Spire Outstanding Player Awards as Mississippi names the best college players in football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball

Posted on: May 11,2021

Prestigious annual awards will be presented virtually online on May 24, 2021 Jackson, Miss., (May 10, 2021) – Some of the top college athletes to play the major sports of football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball in Mississippi will be honored from among 19 nominees for the 2021 C Spire Outstanding Player Awards, which […]

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 […]

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 […]

The C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: March 30,2019

The C Spire Conerly Trophy is presented annually to the Magnolia state’s top collegiate football player. Past winners include NFL stars such as Deuce McAllister, Jerious Norwood, Eli Manning and Dak Prescott.

C Spire Howell & C Spire Gillom Preview

Posted on: February 09,2018

The 2018 C Spire Gillom and C Spire Howell trophies will be awarded to the most outstanding college basketball players in Mississippi on March 5th.  Many things can change in the coming weeks but through games played February 7th, here are players for consideration.   Mississippi State University holds the top record on both the […]

Vivians and Saiz Capture 2017 C Spire Gillom, Howell Trophies

Posted on: March 06,2017

For the third consecutive year, Victoria Vivians of Mississippi State has been selected as the winner of the C Spire Gillom trophy, symbolizing her recognition as the outstanding women’s basketball player in the state. She becomes the first ever three-time winner of the award in its ten year history. Vivians a junior, will have an […]

Ole Miss Senior Evan Engram Receives the 2016 C Spire Conerly Trophy

Posted on: November 29,2016

The 2016 C Spire Conerly Trophy was presented to Ole Miss Senior tight end Evan Engram on Tuesday night at the Clarksdale Country Club. Engram becomes the first tight end to be awarded the honor, which is presented annually to the most outstanding college football player in Mississippi. Jackson State defensive end/linebacker Javancy Jones, Mississippi […]

Use it or lose it: It's especially true for Champions Tour pros

Posted on: March 31,2016

Experts says we lose 1.5 percent of muscle strength every year after we reach the age of 50. The PGA Champions Tour, which visits the Gulf Coast this week, is for golfers 50 and over. That means Kent Biggerstaff has his PGA “gym on wheels” parked at Fallen Oak for the Mississippi Gulf Resorts Classic […]