Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Alex Johnson of the Blue Raiders Women’s Basketball team was awarded Conference USA Co-Player of the Week for her performances in the team’s wins over Florida International and Florida Atlantic University. The Sophomore forward was nearly flawless against FIU, as Johnson shot seven-for-nine on Thursday against the Panthers …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee State Men’s Basketball team faced the Murray State Racers in a tough, competitive matchup Tuesday night at Murphy Center. After overcoming a slow start and a nine-point deficit, the Blue Raiders came back and won 87-81 to improve to 2-0 in 2016. The Racer and …

Photo by Darian Lindsay / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders traveled to take on the Virginia Cavaliers in their 2016 season opener. The Blue Raiders faced a tall task and fell just short of the Cavs, 63-51. MT opened the game with an abundance of fouls, committing four in the first minutes of …

Photo by Meagan White / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men’s basketball team team took the court for the first time of the 2016 season on Thursday. They faced the North Alabama Lions at Murphy Center for an exhibition showdown. The Blue Raiders shined in convincing fashion and found success from behind the …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee Soccer is nearing its end this season, and for some, it’s the end of a career. Angie Lai is one of four seniors leaving the Blue Raiders. Lai, originally from San Diego, viewed her arrival to MTSU as a fresh, exciting new start in her adult …

Photo by Meagan White / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will face the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday in the biggest rivalry game of the season. The 100 Miles of Hate Rivalry dates back all the way to 1914 and takes its name due to the universities being just 100 miles apart from …