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Rube Award for lifetime achievement going to Archie Manning

JACKSON — Archie Manning has been chosen to receive The Rube Award for his lifetime of contributions to sports in the Magnolia State. Manning follows Boo Ferriss and Ben Puckett as recipients of The Rube, which is named for the late Michael Rubenstein, long-time TV sportscaster and executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The presentation ...

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Puckett Machinery founder to receive Hall of Fame award

Jackson businessman and philanthropist Ben Puckett will receive the second-annual Rube Award at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum’s induction banquet Aug. 2. The Rube Award, named for long-time Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum executive director Michael Rubenstein, is awarded to the person whose love and passion for — and contributions to — Mississippi sports have ...

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