Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Over the weekend, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-6) traveled to Memphis to take on the Tigers (4-6). This was the Raiders’ first weekend series away from home for the season, and in the end, they dropped it 1-2. Game 1 The first game was a low scoring affair with …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State University baseball team is getting ready to kick off their 2019 season under new leadership with head coach Jim Toman. Following last season that saw the team go a disappointing 27-27-1, 12-17-1 in conference and missing the Conference USA tournament, it was decided that a change …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University announced Jim Toman as the next head coach for the Blue Raider baseball team on Wednesday. After a six-year tenure with the Blue Raiders that saw former head coach Jim McGuire post a 162-175-1 record, it was decided that his contract would not …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend to play their last conference series of the season against the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The Blue Raiders took the series two games to one, as they earned wins in the first and third games. MTSU …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Ruston, Louisiana, over the weekend to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in a Conference USA series. In a tightly contested match-up, the Blue Raiders walked away with the series win by a 2-1 margin. The Blue Raiders won …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archives Richie James, a former Middle Tennessee State star wide receiver, was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round with the 240th pick of the NFL Draft on Saturday. He is the first MTSU receiver to be drafted since 2003 when Tyrone Calico was selected …