Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-11, 3-3) faced the Charlotte 49ers (14-9, 4-2) on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game weekend series. After falling in game one 4-0 and winning game two 12-2, the Blue Raiders were hoping they still had some offense in the tank …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were back in action on Saturday, as they took on the Charlotte 49ers in game two of a three-game weekend set. Though it looked bad early for Middle, starting pitcher Carson Lester buckled down after a rough first inning and gave the Blue …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee has named its new head coach, as University of North Carolina-Asheville Nick McDevitt will be replacing Kermit Davis in Murfreesboro, according to multiple sources who informed the USA Today Network-Tennessee. McDevitt, 38, comes to the program after spending both his college playing career and the start of …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (12-10, 2-2) hosted their Conference USA home opener on Friday, welcoming the Charlotte 49ers (13-8. 3-1) to Reese Smith Jr. Field. In a game that featured two dominant lefties, the 49ers were the ones that mustered the offense needed to win, as the Blue Raiders …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (11-8, 2-0) played the second of a three-game series in Bowling Green Kentucky, as they defeated the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers by a final score of 8-7. Though starting pitcher Carson Lester struggled early, the Blue Raider bullpen stepped up and provided five innings of …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After losing to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the Conference USA Tournament and failing to earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (25-7) opened up play in the National Invitation Tournament with a dominant 91-64 win over the Vermont Catamounts (27-8). …