Chris Hudgison, Region 8 News

Chris Hudgison

Region 8 News

Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Report: NCAA approves voluntary workouts for football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball

Yahoo! Sports was first to report the news. Workouts would start on June 1st. → Read More

Nettleton & Diamond Hog alum Jake Smith giving back with 1And1 Ministries

The non-profit organization is in Nicaragua and Colombia. They teach kids in both countries about the gospel and baseball, along with helping them get jobs and internships away from the game. → Read More

Red Wolves & Razorbacks could go off the board in 2020 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft starts Thursday at 7:00pm on KAIT-ABC. → Read More

Mohajir describes State of Arkansas State Athletics during COVID-19

It’s been a little over a month since Red Wolves spring sports were cancelled thanks to the pandemic. → Read More

Kahron Ross reflects on pro hoops in Albania & coming home during pandemic

He was the starting point guard and scored in double figures for Vllaznia. → Read More

Harrisburg continues to rally one week after tornado

Hundreds have stopped by First Assembly of God for BBQ supplied by Ray's Rump Shack. → Read More

Arkansas State assistant coach Destinee Rogers gives back by DJing

DJ Dezz began Club Corona on April 4th on facebook and instagram live. Over $12,000 has been raised. The money goes to families impacted by the Jonesboro tornado, bought meals for nurses on the frontlines of COVID-19, and much more. → Read More

Donations continue to come in for Harrisburg tornado relief

Drover Cowboy Church is one of the sites you can donate supplies. → Read More

Crowley’s Ridge Academy holds parade Thursday to honor teachers

The event was held Thursday evening at the Paragould Cinema 8. → Read More

Arkansas Activities Association cancels remainder of spring sports calendar

The decision also includes State Finals Weekend & AHSCA All-Star Weekend. → Read More

Arkansas Activities Association cancels remainder of state basketball finals

Several NEA teams will be recognized as state champions for reaching the finals. → Read More

Jonesboro mayor stresses that citizens wear masks to combat COVID-19

Cities all over Arkansas continue to combat the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Kroger to limit number of customers inside stores to help reduce spread of coronavirus

Kroger is the latest grocery chain to reduce the maximum number of customers allowed in its supermarkets. → Read More

Report: Eddie Sutton in 2020 class of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

He led Arkansas to 9 NCAA Tournament appearances, 5 SWC championships, and the 1978 Final Four → Read More

Jonesboro tornado victims can shop at a Donation Distribution Center

There’s food, clothing, cleaning supplies and more at Grace Baptist Church. → Read More

NEA well represented on 2020 All-State Basketball Team

65 NEA standouts were selected in boys and girls across 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A, & 1A. Arkansas State signee Caleb London earned All-State honors for the 3rd straight season. London led Conway to the 6A State Finals. → Read More

100 year old veteran Bill Eades celebrated with a drive by parade

Social distancing didn’t stop folks in Jonesboro from wishing him well → Read More

Willie McDonald hailed as a hero for saving lives during Jonesboro tornado

His quick thinking and courage is credited with saving 2 women along with his family. → Read More

Oaklawn moves Arkansas Derby to May 2nd

It will be the final day of the 2020 live meet calendar. → Read More

Region 8 Sports Vault: Arkansas State 98, Arkansas 84 (2005 Women’s NIT)

Saturday marks the 15th anniversary of a rare in-state matchup between A-State and the Razorbacks. → Read More