Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee men’s tennis was back at it today for round number two of the MT Shootout, this time against the highly-touted Valparaiso Crusaders. Coming into the day, MTSU knew they had their hands full. Valpo had lost just one match all year, coming from a Wisconsin team who …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU’s Reggie Upshaw isn’t done quite yet with his college playing career. In fact, he’s been invited to play at this year’s Final Four. Not with the Blue Raiders, but as a member of the east squad in the 2017 Reese’s College All-Star Game. Announced Tuesday afternoon by …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team hosted nationally acclaimed VCU in a match that went down to the wire Sunday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro. VCU was ultimately victorious as they slipped past MTSU 4-3, capping off the afternoon with a 7-6 thriller in the final singles match …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU softball took the loss three times this weekend against Florida International. While the pitching was there, the bats were not. The lack of offense and leaving runners on base hurt them greatly as they lost both of their contests on Saturday, the first by a score of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders’ magical season finally came to a close on Saturday night when they took a 74-65 loss to the Butler Bulldogs in round two of the NCAA tournament.  On a bazaar night where Giddy Potts, Ed Simpson and Tyrik Dixon were held scoreless, backup guard Antwain Johnson took …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (31-4) sent Minnesota (24-10) back home after a 81-72 win Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. After slow start which saw them go down 7-0, the Blue Raiders turned on the jets, coming back, taking the lead and never giving it up. …