By: David Chamberlain//Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee volleyball team traveled to Southern Mississippi and Rice this weekend for a pair of important C-USA matchups. The Blue Raiders looked to rebound from a winless effort the previous weekend that saw them sink to 3-4 in conference. Middle Tennessee 0-3 Southern Miss The Blue Raiders opened up against Southern Miss. …

David Chamberlain // Contributing Writer Homecoming is a week that’s mostly focused on football, but the volleyball team received a huge turnout for their weekend contests against Louisiana Tech and Western Kentucky. Over 500 people squeezed into Alumni Memorial Gym to witness the two conference match ups that drew the largest attendance this season. Middle Tennessee 3-1 Louisiana …

By: David Chamberlain// Contributing Writer After a tough loss against Illinois, the Blue Raider football team set their sights on another non-conference opponent, Vanderbilt. Coach Stockstill tried not to focus on the loss, but rather the challenge ahead of the team this week as the Commodores come to town. “We’re looking forward to this challenge. It’s …

By David Chamberlain // Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders (2-2, 1-0) traveled to Champaign, Illinois, for a big non-conference test against Illinois (3-1, 0-0). The two teams came into Saturday at different ends of the spectrum after week three. The Fighting Illini were blitzed last weekend in Chapel Hill for their first loss of the year, after only …

By: David Chamberlain// Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee Invitational VCU 3-0 Middle Tennessee The Blue Raiders opened up the Middle Tennessee Invitational against Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Middle showed determination early in the first, but ultimately lost ground, losing the first set 25-20. VCU’s momentum carried them into the second set. It didn’t matter where or …

By: Caleb Luketic and David Chamberlain // Contributing Writers MURFREESBORO- The Blue Raider volleyball team began their season Friday morning facing Cleveland State in game one of the Blue Raider Bash. Middle Tennessee started strong, winning two of the first three points in the first set, but the Vikings capitalized taking an 8-3 lead. Cleveland State stayed consistent throughout …