Ty Petty MTSU

Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive The Lady Raiders were awarded with a 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and are set to face the No. 5 Florida State Seminoles. While the odds appear stacked against MTSU, the 5-12 matchup often ends in an upset. Since the …

Photo Courtesy Helen Comer // Daily News Journal Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer When it comes to the big stage, Middle Tennessee freshman forward Alex Johnson is no stranger. Before she wore the blue and white, Johnson was a key piece of the Blackman Lady Blaze. She helped lead her team to two …

By Devin Ross // Contributing Writer | Photo from Flickr // Ben Larcey MTSU has announced a campus-wide ban on Hoverboards due to safety concerns that begins today.  In addition to Hoverboards, MTSU’s Environmental and Health and Safety Committee has also banned Swagways, IO Hawks and Skywalkers after deciding they pose a threat to campus safety. This is just the …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee took on No. 3 seed Marshall on Friday night in a conference semifinal matchup, with the Blue Raiders pulling out a 99-90 victory to advance to their second-straight C-USA Championship game. MTSU got out to a rocky start, shooting a mere 4-of-12 from …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee beat No. 10 seed Charlotte 79-61 in a quarterfinal matchup Thursday night to advance to the Conference-USA semifinals in Birmingham, Alabama. In a game that saw seven lead changes in the first half, the Blue Raiders dominated …

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee began conference tournament play Thursday in a quarterfinal matchup with No. 10 seed Rice, with the Lady Raiders beating the Owls 74-54 in a game that was won on both ends of the court. The only …