Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Walking into Murphy Center is stepping into the house that Kermit Davis built. On the walls in the foyer, murals of NCAA tournament victories capture the games’ biggest moments. Banners of past championships and tournament appearances hang from the ceilings. A wall that runs the length of …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Former Middle Tennessee State safety and current Tennessee Titans starter Kevin Byard has been named the AFC defensive player of the week for his week-seven performance against the Cleveland Browns. The Titans defeated the Browns in a defensive battle on Sunday in overtime by a final score of …

Photo courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University Middle Tennessee State University has a new bachelor of science degree, which is one-of-a-kind within the state and the region, available this semester. The fermentation science program seeks to provide skilled workers to the growing number of wineries, distilleries and breweries that have opened in Tennessee and to …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Vibrant banners hang from the ceiling at a small store in the heart of Murfreesboro. The walls display a variety of peaceful herbs, positive scented candles, and enchanted stones. Relaxing music plays softly through the radio to create an easy going environment. The calm and tranquil aroma fills …

Photo by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor Former Middle Tennessee basketball star forward JaCorey Williams is headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the start of the National Basketball Association’s training camp. Williams started his senior year of collegiate basketball for MTSU in the 2016-2017 season. The Birmingham, Alabama native helped lead the Blue Raiders …

Photo by MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee men’s golf team is looking to clean up their game heading into the home stretch of the season. The Blue Raiders tied for fifth in their most recent tournament, the Mason Rudolph Championship, and are hoping to build on the success moving forward. The Blue Raiders held their 2nd Annual …