By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee completed the sweep of Old Dominion in dramatic fashion Sunday. With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch allowed Jared Allen to race home to secure the game-winning run. After controlling the game, with a solid outing from starter Garret Ring, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – A strong second half performance was not enough as Middle Tennessee (24-10) suffered a 69-57 loss to Temple (20-16) Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Center. With the loss, MTSU’s season is over, coming up one win shy of the WNIT Final Four. The Blue Raiders could not have …

by Janita Hendricks | Contributing Writer Nationally known journalist Lisa Ling was met with a standing ovation on Thursday in the Student Union Ballroom after delivering a heart filled speech about the projects that have  shaped her perspective. Ling was chosen to be the key note speaker for the Global Discourses and Gender Studies Interdisciplinary Conference …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (24-9) seemingly could not miss Thursday night in Murphy Center, shooting a blistering 59.6 percent (28-of-47) from the field in its 82-70 victory over Ole Miss in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. It was the second time this season that MTSU Head Coach Rick Insell got …

By Steven Johnson | Contributing Writer As the final buzzer sounded on Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball season last Wednesday, it brought to an end a disappointing season for the Blue Raiders. They finished only two games above .500 (19-17) and barely earned a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, which is college basketball’s third postseason tournament …

By Jim Bratton//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (13-10) was looking to rebound on Wednesday against Lipscomb (15-7) from a a disappointing loss to defending national champion Vanderbilt the night before. The game started off pretty well for the Blue Raiders, as junior right-handed pitcher Heath Slatton was able to record two strikeouts in the …