Photo by Boyd Photography Just a few short days ago, Kristen Perry claimed the crown of the 2017 Miss MTSU Pageant. A lifelong resident of Murfreesboro and a graduate of Middle Tennessee Christian School, Perry will soon receive scholarships, as well as the opportunity to compete in the state pageant which will be held June 21-24 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Uncharacteristic, out of sorts, and baffled. These are just a few words to describe the play of the Lady Raiders Sunday afternoon in Bowling Green against Western Kentucky. From tip-off to final buzzer, the team appeared defeated, leaving town with their first C-USA loss to the tune of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Veteran head coach Rick Stansbury, who is now in his first season with Western Kentucky, took to the mic in Saturday night’s postgame press conference following their 91-76 loss and said what he really thought about the Middle Tennessee basketball program. “I told somebody that Middle Tennessee, I’m …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (14-3, 5-0 C-USA) jumped out early and never looked back Saturday night against Western Kentucky (9-9, 3-2 C-USA) in the 133rd matchup of the 100 Miles of Hate Rivalry. The Blue Raiders won 91-76, claiming their 10th win out of the last 12 outings with the Hilltoppers. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (14-3, 4-0 C-USA) beat the Marshall Thundering Herd (11-7, 4-1 C-USA) Thursday night in a battle of C-USA unbeatens in front of 4,598 inside Murphy Center. MTSU got the best of the Herd, shutting down their critically acclaimed offense en route to a final score of …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Middle Tennessee wide receiver Ty Lee was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-American Team on Monday. Lee joins fellow receivers Ammon Richards of Miami and Demetrius Robinson of California to complete the 34-man roster of the best freshman among 128 FBS teams. Originally not …