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Jackson County HOF Round III Results and Final Ballots

Elected in Round III were Eddie Khayat and Hugh Pepper, both receiving 16 of 21 votes cast. Below are three special ballots. One for Moss Point athletes, one for veterans (defined as playing in the county prior to 1970), and … Continue reading

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Jackson Countians, Help Make the HOF Great

Quote of the Day:     “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it … Continue reading

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Jackson County HOF Round II Results and Round III Voting Thread

Fred Cook, Jim Marsalis and Sam Leslie received enough votes to join Matthews, Buckley and Jones in the Hall. Here’s who came up short of the votes needed in this round: Eddie Khayat 12 votes Litterial Green 12 Hugh Pepper … Continue reading

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Pascagoula and the Golden Age of Sports

Quote of the Day:     “Friday night at the stateline bar, where the waterfront people dwell; I better watch my step, if the floor caves in, I’ll go right straight to hell.”     –Jimmy Buffett, The Pascagoula Run Link of … Continue reading

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Jackson County HOF Voting Thread, Round II

Like in Round I, please vote below. Make your pitch for a particular athlete in the “Official Home” thread and keep the comments here to your actual ballot. The only candidates to consider are those who received at least two … Continue reading

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Round I Voting Results, Jackson County HOF

Quote of the Day:      MD: Hey TB, don’t you think 30 is too big of a class? TB: Yep, I think you’re right. I’ll lower it. And with that, it was decided in the grand tradition of democracy … Continue reading

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Jackson County Sports HOF Voting Thread, Round I

Quote of the Thread:     “Syco, you ain’t nothin but the man for coming up with that info.”     Quail09 during the nominating period This might be a little cumbersome, but here’s how I propose to proceed. Let’s … Continue reading

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