Photo by Darius Horton/ MTSU Sidelines The ultimate goal for the millions of kids around the world that play baseball is to one day hear their name called in the MLB Draft and put themselves in position to fulfill their dreams of playing Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, three MTSU Blue Raiders got the call …

Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Athletics / Facebook¬† One of the most successful baseball players to ever play at MTSU died Tuesday morning in Murfreesboro. Charles Gilbert “Chuck” Taylor was a Blue Raider pitcher in the late 1950s, and in 1961, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals to make him only the second player …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders’ (17-15, 5-7) Sunday matinee against the Marshall Thundering Herd (14-13, 4-8) summed up to be a disappointing weekend sweep, as MTSU dropped the series finale by a score of 9-4. After scoring 17 runs in the first two games of the weekend series, …

Photo by Devin P.¬†Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (25-8, 16-3) were eliminated from the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday night, as they fell to the Louisville Cardinals (22-13, 9-9) by a score of 84-68 in front of an energetic crowd of 13,050. It was an intense back-and-forth affair early, as …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After a week of rumors and whispers around the college basketball world, Middle Tennessee Head Coach Kermit Davis has officially accepted the head coaching vacancy at Ole Miss. Davis coached at MTSU for 16 seasons, and won 332 games, six regular season championships, two conference tournament championships and …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (16-17, 9-11) pulled off a monumental upset of the top-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-7, 16-3) on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament. The Golden Eagles got the scoring started early, as redshirt junior Eddie Davis III knocked down a …