Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Two former Blue Raiders will have a shot at their professional dreams. Forwards Reggie Upshaw and JaCorey Williams each signed NBA Summer League contracts following the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. Upshaw signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that appears to be a perfect fit for his …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis and forward JaCorey Williams were each honored today, as the Tennessee Sports Writers Association named Davis as their Coach of the Year and Williams as Player of the Year. This is the second time in 2017 that the pair has been …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor After maintaining their postseason dominance on home ice in Games 3 and 4, the Nashville Predators returned to Pittsburgh with hopes to take a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final against the Penguins. Those hopes were dashed rather early, as three first-period goals set the tone …

Video by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor and Cody Strickler / Sports Reporter Although the Blue Raider tennis seasons are over, there’s still a group in Murfreesboro using the sport to make a difference in the community. Buddy Up Tennis is a program for kids and young adults with Down Syndrome that focuses on giving …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletic Communications With the conclusion of the Blue Raider baseball season on Saturday, Conference USA announced its all-conference teams today. Two Middle Tennessee players were honored, as junior designated hitter Aaron Aucker was named to the first team and senior shortstop Riley Delgado was given second team honors. After …

Photo Courtesy of predators.nhl.com After defeating the St. Louis Blues in six games, the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks in overtime by a score of 3-2 for their first Western Conference Final game in franchise history. A physical game throughout, the Preds found themselves down early after a goal from the Duck’s Jakob Silfverberg at …