Posts Tagged ‘Rick Cleveland’

First-ever fan voting for top basketball players underway

JACKSON — For the first time in the history of the awards, Mississippians have the opportunity to take part in the voting for the C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophies, which annually honor the Magnolia state’s top male and female college basketball players. C Spire, along with the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum […] [...]

New kiosks make for a better visit at sports hall

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum (http://msfame.com) in Jackson is full of stories — and now it has a new way to tell them. The first of four new kiosks is operational, and three more are scheduled to be online by the end of this week, said Rick Cleveland, the museum’s executive director. […] [...]

Read February 1 issue of MBJ

>> FEAR THE OKRA Mad Genius ad campaign helps Delta State reintroduce the toughest vegetable in higher education— by Stephen McDill Also in this week’s paper: >> LEGISLATURE Move state offices to Capitol Complex — by Ted Carter >> SPORTS New kiosks make for a better visit at sports hall— by Frank Brown >> ENERGY […] [...]

Sports Hall of Fame long on needs

Those close to Rick Cleveland have started calling him “Rotary Rick.” It’s appropriate. A visitor hadn’t been in Cleveland’s office at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, where he’s been the executive director for six months, before he pulled out a calendar that was marked up with black and blue ink. “The ones […] [...]

Award to remember Rubenstein

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson will honor its late director, Michael Rubenstein, with a new award. Hall executive director Rick Cleveland announced the creation of the Rube Award during a memorial service in Booneville, Rubenstein’s hometown. “Rube” was his nickname. Rubenstein, a former sportscaster, died last December. Cleveland says the first award […] [...]

Cleveland goes to Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

Longtime Jackson Clarion-Ledger sports columnist Rick Cleveland has been named the executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland, 59, takes over for the late Michael Rubenstein, who had been the Hall of Fame’s only executive director since it opened in 1996. Cleveland began his full-time journalism career at The Hattiesburg American in […] [...]

Rick Cleveland heads to Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

Rick Cleveland has recently bought three new suits. That’s a big deal. The last time he did that, it was 1999, and it was for Mississippi author Willie Morris’ funeral. The occasion is a bit more pleasant this time around. On May 1, Cleveland will become the second ever director of the Mississippi Sports Hall […] [...]

Read April 16 issue of the MBJ online

>> RICK CLEVELAND SHIFTS GEARS Longtime sports columnist to head Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum — By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> SEARCH CONTINUES FOR DOR HQ No likelihood this session of securing the move of Department of Revenue into Jackson — by Ted Carter >> LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT HORNE Ridgeland CPA […] [...]

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