By Dylan Aycock and John Connor Coulston // Features Editor & Lifestyles Editor The 2015 Beale Street Music Festival began yesterday in Memphis, Tennessee as a part of the city’s annual Memphis in May celebration. Artists including the Flaming Lips, Slash, the Pixies, AWOLNATION and Breaking Benjamin filled day one’s lineup, but we stuck to …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee rallied in the eighth inning, scoring three runs, to edge rival Western Kentucky, 5-4, Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The win gives MTSU (26-20, 16-6 C-USA) its seventh win in its final at-bat. With a loss by Florida Atlantic Friday night, the Blue Raiders …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee (24-20, 15-6 C-USA) could not muster any offense in the late inning against Lipscomb Tuesday night, as the Blue Raiders lost 11-3 at Dugan Field. Austin Bryant led the way on offense with a 3-for-4 performance on the night. Ronnie Jebavy also tallied a multi-hit game, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BEKLEY, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee split its doubleheader against Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game 2-0. Both games were shortened to seven innings. With the split, the Blue Raiders (24-19, 15-6 C-USA) dropped their second …

By Jim Bratton//Contributing Writer CHARLESTON, W. Va.- The Conference-USA leading Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took their 14-4 conference record to West Virginia on Friday to begin a three-game series against the Marshall Thundering Herd. However, the end result was not what MTSU had hoped for as the Blue Raiders dropped Friday’s contest, 3-1, at Appalachian …

By Devin Ross//Staff Writer  MTSU Engineering Technology students and alumni headed to the NASA space and rocket center in Huntsville, Alabama this weekend to compete in the Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The EVP (experimental vehicle program) team placed first in the nation and third internationally in the two day event. “It doesn’t get any better than …