Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama for the KMS Invite, and returned with eight first place finishes. For the men, Solomon Afful took first place in the 200 meter dash with a blazing time of 21.03. The junior sprinter also finished second in the 60 meter dash with a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Conference-USA released their 2017 football schedule earlier today. Middle Tennessee is set to play eight conference games and four non-conference games. Middle Tennessee will open the season at home against cross-city rival Vanderbilt. The Blue Raiders will get an early chance to avenge their 47-24 loss when they …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders rolled into Miami, Florida on Thursday night with a perfect conference record to take on Florida International University (4-14, 0-5 C-USA). Middle Tennessee (15-3, 5-0 C-USA) was also riding a five game win streak heading into the matchup. Both of those streaks would continue as the …

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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Blue Raiders traveled to Oxford, Mississippi to take on Ole Miss (5-2) in their first SEC matchup of the season. MTSU got off to a blazing hot start and never looked back, taking down the Rebels 77-62 on night where every Blue Raider that played scored a …

Photo courtesy of Colin Abbey Middle Tennessee cross country capped off their historic season on Saturday as the team traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana to compete for their first ever National Championship. The Blue Raiders would end up 28th overall, their highest finish in school history. MTSU also pinned their first All-American cross country runner, Jacob Choge. The freshman …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor In their first game without quarterback Brent Stockstill, Middle Tennessee (6-4, 3-3 C-USA) could not muster up enough firepower to beat Marshall University. The Blue Raiders held their own for a half, but fell eventually on the road 42-17 to the Thundering Herd (3-7, 2-4 C-USA). The breakdown …