Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (8-5, 7-1) took on the Appalachian State Mountaineers (10-2, 7-1) in the 2018 New Orleans Bowl inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday night, where they struggled all night to get into any kind of rhythm. The defense stepped up early, but the …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders eclipsed a season high in total yards and cruised past the University of Texas at El Paso Miners in a 48-32 victory Saturday at the Sun Bowl Stadium to push the team to 7-3 for the season. After a game where the Blue Raiders …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders began their 2018 campaign at Murphy Center on Tuesday night against the Lees-McRae Bobcats. The Blue Raiders captured their first victory of the new season with nearly an entirely new roster and coaching staff. New head coach Nick McDevitt replaced Kermit Davis …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Women’s sports are often overlooked and undervalued. Even the two words, “women’s sports,” are often twisted to fit a narrative that sports played by men are better than women’s. Middle Tennessee State’s Hanley Long has something to say about that. She lets her golf swing do the talking. Long, a senior …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders have shot out of the gates in the Conference USA race. The Blue Raiders struggled early to begin the season, starting just 1-2. However, the Blue Raiders welcomed an early bye week following that rough start, and things have been trending …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-2, 2-0) traveled to Marshall to take on the Thundering Herd Friday night. The Blue Raiders came in on a short week after defeating the Florida Atlantic Owls last Saturday. It was a tightly contested game until the Blue Raiders offense exploded in the …