Articles by Brett Hudson
STARKVILLE — The Southeastern Conference recognized mistakes were made Thursday in the Battle for the Golden Egg and put forth measures to ensure those mistakes won’t happen again.
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State men’s basketball team dropped 10 spots in The Associated Press poll to No. 25 on Monday.
STARKVILLE — Abdul Ado’s loss has been Reggie Perry’s gain in the last six days.
STARKVILLE — The Southeastern Conference has levied no further punishment against the Mississippi State football players who were involved in the melee in the Battle for the Golden Egg, clearing all of them to be eligible for the team’s bowl game.
OXFORD — Maurice Smitherman knew the opportunities would be slim.
STARKVILLE — A year ago, Joe Moorhead watched the Mississippi State and Ole Miss football teams in the Battle for the Golden Egg from his home in State College, Pennsylvania, but he didn’t see the injury that changed the game.
OXFORD — Elgton Jenkins spent 3 hours, 6 minutes running Ole Miss Rebels out of the way with a ballcarrier behind him. Jenkins had a couple dozen Bulldogs behind him on his final trip down the field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
This time, Jenkins was carrying the golden egg.
OXFORD — The Ole Miss football team started the Battle for the Golden Egg on Thursday with a quick crossing route to A.J. Brown before it tested Mississippi State safety Johnathan Abram deep.
The same team that scored a combined 10 points in two September losses went 3-1 in November and could be bound for a prestigious bowl game.
A fight for the football turned into a fight with potentially serious ramifications for No. 22 Mississippi State’s bowl game.
OXFORD — Mississippi State’s first three plays were runs that gained 33 yards. The next 48 runs gained 279 yards, more than enough to win the Egg Bowl.
The company that handles sponsorships for Mississippi State University’s athletics program ended a business relationship with a company Tuesday after that company’s president was identified as someone charged with a sex crime against children.
STARKVILLE — The shoes of Logan Cooke were never going to be say to fill, given he was one of the Southeastern Conference’s best as both a punter and a kickoff specialist last year.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s late offensive woes were its undoing against Kentucky; offensive success throughout buried Auburn, and complete offensive ineptitude was to blame for the loss to LSU. Yet, all of those games have something in common: it was close at the end of the first quarter, and because of it the second quarter went relatively well.
STARKVILLE — Johnathan Abram, Deion Calhoun, and Jeffery Simmons represented the No. 22 Mississippi State football team Monday as members of the honor roll.
STARKVILLE — Johnathan Abram’s status in the Mississippi State football program already was solid.
STARKVILLE — The Hartford men’s basketball team had to break its trend for Tyson Carter.
STARKVILLE — Aeris Williams’ four years as a Mississippi State running back have thrust him into some of the biggest moments in the program history.
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State football team has been through stretches where it relied on only three players in its passing attack.
HORN LAKE — Tears were dripping down the faces around him, but Ty Johnson’s face stayed still. He spoke to fans and family members over the fence of the sideline. They didn’t hide their sympathy, but his expression remaining unchanged.