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MTSUĀ has a near home matchup with Jackson State Thursday night in Nashville before hosting tough ACC opponent Florida State on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Raiders opened the 2016 regular season with a late win over Jacksonville State on a goal in the 84th minute from redshirt freshman Haley Nishimoto. Head coach Ashton Rhoden sat down …

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Photo by Connor Ulrey/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee women’s volleyball opens the 2016 season in-state this weekend, taking part in the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville. The Blue Raiders, along with Louisiana-Monroe, Cincinnati and the Volunteers play in the two-day tournament Friday and Saturday. Middle Tennessee and Louisiana-Monroe square off Friday afternoon, with the Blue Raiders playing …

Photo by Meagan White/ Sidelines Archive With just over a week and a half until Blue Raider football is back in the Boro, Sidelines takes a look deeper into the schedule that Middle Tennessee has. 10 win season looming? Big non-conference? Everything’s looking right for the Blue Raiders at the moment, and coming off a …

With rumors swirling of more conference realignment, most notably with the American Athletic Conference and teams leaving for the Big 12, Middle Tennessee has expressed serious interest in filling a spot if one comes available. In an email first acquired by the Daily News Journal, Athletic Director Chris Massaro explained to AAC commissioner Mike Aresco …

Photo courtesy of Kermit Davis on Facebook Called the “Grammy’s for sports”, the ESPY’s are one of the biggest nights where a game isn’t being played. With 15-time WWE champ and movie star John Cena as the host, the 2016 ESPY’s were filled with big moments. After an unprecedented 90-81 win against Michigan State University …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics For the first time since 2004, MTSU has an Olympic athlete. Both John Ampomah and Janet Amponsah qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. The Blue Raider track and field stars qualified at the International Association of Athletics Federations at Soga-Nana Memorial meet in their native Ghana. …