Photo Gallery: The Golden Egg visits Vicksburg

Published 7:21 pm Thursday, December 1, 2022

A week after Mississippi State’s football team beat Ole Miss and walked off the field with the Golden Egg , the iconic trophy made its way to Vicksburg Thursday.

As part of its 2022 Golden Egg Tour, Mississippi State’s athletics department brought the Golden Egg — along with mascot Bully and plenty of Bulldogs swag — to Alfa Insurance’s Stuart Agency on South Frontage Road. The trophy was on display for two hours, during which time dozens of Mississippi State fans posed for photos and got a glimpse of the iconic item.

The Golden Egg Tour started last Saturday in Jackson and includes 11 stops in more than a dozen cities in 10 days before finishing Dec. 6 in Columbus and Starkville. Some season ticketholders in select cities also received surprise home visits from Bully and the Golden Egg.

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About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 139-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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