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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State quarterback Brent Stockstill and kicker Cannon Rooker have been named semifinalists for postseason awards they were nominated for in the preseason. Stockstill has been named one of 11 semifinalists for the Wuerffel trophy. The Blue Raider signal caller is the lone quarterback and Conference …

Photo courtesy of ABC News Story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer A recent Middle Tennessee State University poll displayed a significant drop in U.S. Sen. Bob Corker’s approval rating, following the senator’s heated Twitter exchanges with President Donald Trump. The results of the poll were gathered from 600 registered Tennessee voters from Oct. 16 to …

Photo and story by Carley Olejniczak / Contributing Writer Thursday, Oct. 26 Time to get warmed up. Sharon Anderson and Jennifer Crank walk outside to the practice field with P!nk, a scrappy, young Border Collie on their heels, itching for a run. It’s a crisp autumn morning in Murfreesboro, the temperature only reaching the 50s. The Tennessee …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders stepped foot on the hardwood for first time this season on Thursday evening against the Arkansas Fort Smith Lions. Middle Tennessee came in with a younger squad to start the season and there was …

Photos by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men’s basketball team returned to action against Arkansas Fort Smith for the first exhibition game of the 2017-2018 season. Though they struggled on defense and at the free throw line early, the Blue Raiders …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans in an exhibition game on Thursday night and after a sloppy first half by both teams, the Lady Raiders pulled away for a comfortable 88-41 victory. Both teams suffocated each other defensively, which led to 16 turnovers …