Tag: hall of fame

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 […]

Nearing 33, Brittney Reese has a young inspiration for her long, remarkable career

Posted on: August 23,2019

The following article is written by former Museum Executive Director, Rick Cleveland and was originally published at mississippitoday.org. Before Gulfport native Brittney Reese became a world champion long jumper, an Olympic gold medalist and a single mother, she was high school and junior college basketball star with a decision to make: Basketball or track and […]