Mississippi fans approach college football games with a passion bordering on religious fervor. Saturdays in the South are often planned around football schedules from September to November’s end. Teams may win or lose games, but Mississippi always triumphs at tailgating. Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Miss may be known for their pregame soirees, but […]
Mississippi has produced talented African-American baseball players, among them: Cool Papa Bell, Starkville; Howard Easterling, Mount Olive; Luke Easter, Jonestown; Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd, Meridian; and Ellis Burks, Vicksburg. A 19-year old Bell got his nickname in 1922 when he displayed calmness and finesse as a lefty pitcher with the St. Louis Stars. His switch-hitting/base-running […]
The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a golfer’s paradise. Ideal weather. Varied terrain. A love for the outdoors that is shared by visitors and locals alike. Is it any wonder that Mississippi is a popular destination for golf and sports enthusiasts? Home to many luxurious casino resorts, the Gulf Coast has an exciting mix of award-winning […]
Mississippi is a golfer’s paradise. Home to more than 140 pristine and challenging courses, the “Hospitality State” welcomes weekend duffers, seasoned professionals and everyone in between. Away from the links, more good times await. From dawn until deep into the night, you can experience memorable dining, shopping and attractions across our state. Rest at one […]
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