Photo by Devon Arnold / Contributing Photographer For the first time since 2001, the Blue Raiders open up the season 4-1 and are off to their best start in the Rick Stockstill era. Middle Tennessee traveled to North Texas Saturday night, capturing their fourth victory of the season and their first ever at Apogee Stadium. …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Contributing Photographer Middle Tennessee has one of the most dynamic offenses in college football. Over the offseason, the Blue Raiders added offensive coordinator Tony Franklin, and the offense is thriving thus far with a combined 158 points through the first four games and an average of 39.5 points per game. However, …

Photo by Gregory French//MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee (3-1) faced off against Louisiana Tech (1-3) Saturday night at Floyd Stadium in the annual Blackout game. The Blue Raiders shined in the second half, storming back for the win 38-34. The Blue Raiders victory was fueled by I’Tavius Mathers career high 164 yards rushing and a near flawless …

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 Photo by Connor Ulrey/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University’s head volleyball coach Dan Ahiers has been suspended indefinitely from his coaching duties, according to the Daily News Journal. Ahiers has missed the past four matches, but no detail had been given as to why. In statement by Chris Massaro, MTSU athletic director, Ahiers was placed …

Photo by Austin Lewis/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee volleyball traveled to North Carolina to take on Wake Forest for a one-off matchup Wednesday night. The Blue Raiders came off a weekend where MTSU only came away with one victory against Tennessee Tech in a five-set thriller in their final game. The Blue Raiders were unable to …

Photo by Craig Bisacre/UT Athletics Middle Tennessee volleyball welcomed Illinois State, Seton Hall and Tennessee Tech to Murfreesboro for the Blue Raider Bash. MTSU fell short of victory twice in their three game round-robin tournament weekend but showed determination, coming back to win their final matchup in the five sets. Illinois State (4-5) – 3 Middle Tennessee …