Drew Cristo, a runner for the Mississippi State Athletic Department, left, helps Bill Poe, right, a board member for the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum, place a Howell Trophy replica in a display for former Mississippi State basketball standout Bailey Howell. The Howell display is one of three works in progress the museum will have to honor sports Hall of Famers from Starkville. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)
Yet another piece of Mississippi athletic lore found a home in Starkville Wednesday afternoon.
Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum received a replica of a Bailey Howell Award to display amid its exhibit dedicated to the former Mississippi State and National Basketball Association hardwood star.
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