With cold fronts moving in, the likelihood for severe storms are likely across the mid-state this afternoon heading into this evening. For Murfreesboro however, the National Weather Service meteorologist suggests that the bulk of the severe weather won’t hit the city directly, but the chance is there. At this time, there are no tornado watches …

Blue Raider Basketball

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor The Blue Raider men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored Wednesday night in recognition of their success during the 2015-16 campaign. In what’s been classified as one of the most successful years in program history, many stated Wednesday that the best was yet to come from Middle …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor MTSU senior guard JaQawn Raymond has played basketball like life depended on it, starting with his days in Statesboro, Georgia. And he continues to play with that mindset as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders prepare for a matchup against Syracuse in the NCAA tournament. Raymond, a Statesboro, Georgia, native, …

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Photo by Gregory French | Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee opened the 2016 Women’s NCAA tournament Saturday hoping to follow the men’s team with an upset of their own. The Lady Raiders came into Saturday’s contest against Florida State in College Station, Texas, with a defensive focus and sought to keep the Seminole guards from taking over …

The point guard has always been held as one of the most important positons in basketball and for good reason. A great point guard can take a team to the next level, move a program from pretender to contender and help solidify a championship run. Ty Petty is that point guard for the Lady Raiders. She’s …

Saturday’s matchup could be a typical, intriguing 12-seed versus 5-seed contest for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders. A game against No. 5 seed Florida State in College Station, Texas, and a chance to show why MTSU won the C-USA title, is at stake. Both teams have similar styles, but the Lady Raiders provide themselves as an …