After a trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012 and a Conference USA title, MTSU men’s tennis coach Jimmy Borendame received Coach of the Year honors on Tuesday. It is Borendame’s first time winning the award in his ninth season as head coach of the Blue Raiders. The Blue Raiders finished …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Three match points loomed large for true freshman Stijn Slump. If all three weren’t saved, the season would be over in disappointment for the MTSU men’s tennis team. Digging deep, Slump fought every point off, with a point-perfect forehand down the left line at deuce to force a deciding tiebreak. …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics It was a sweet sendoff for three Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider seniors in their final regular season home match as MTSU picked up two dominant wins against the University of Alabama-Birmingham and Alabama State on Saturday. MTSU snagged the opening doubles point in its first match of the day …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Despite the poor weather outside, it was a bright day for the MTSU football coaching staff as the Blue Raiders finalized nine signees on Wednesday’s National Signing Day to add to a 23-man class. The Blue Raiders finished in the top half of the conference in recruiting rankings, …

Photo by Jordyn Lee / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders said they wanted revenge against UAB following their win over North Texas, and on Saturday, MTSU did just that at Murphy Center. “We were more excited to play them then they were to play us. (UAB) had fun the other night going out and line-dancing, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Rick Insell became MTSU’s all-time winningest basketball coach Saturday evening after the Blue Raiders’ 61-46 win over North Texas at Murphy Center, passing former men’s head coach Kermit Davis. The win is another in a long line of signature wins and notable benchmarks reached over the decade and a half …