Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Missouri Tigers in a 51-45 shootout to give Rick Stockstill his first win over a Power 5 school since 2012 (Georgia Tech) and his fourth such win overall. For Missouri fans, it …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Staff Photographer  When the season began, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders prepared for their year knowing they were without some of their primary weapons. Players like Terry Pettis, Shane Tucker and Jocquez Bruce all suffered injuries and expected to be lost for most of, if not the entire, season. This …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider soccer team fell on Sunday to the University of Texas-El Paso Miners 4-1 on Senior Day in Murfreesboro. For seniors Grace Stewart, Courteney Gibson, Madison Ledet and Angie Lai, it was their final game in front of the Blue Raider faithful. The win …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders fell to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 44-43 in a thrilling, double-overtime game at Floyd Stadium on Saturday. This marks the second consecutive year that WKU has defeated MTSU in the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry game and the third consecutive game  in Murfreesboro between …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / MTSU Sidelines In the 66th rendition of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders battled the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers with more than just first place in the Conference USA East division on the line. The first quarter opened with WKU moving down the field on an …

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Video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives On Oct. 10, 2015, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders left Bowling Green, Kentucky as victims of an embarrassing 58-28 loss to rival Western Kentucky. Former Hilltopper quarterback Brandon Doughty dominated the Blue Raider defense by throwing five touchdowns in the first …