Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Lady Raiders battled Georgia Tech from beginning to end Thursday night inside the Murphy Center. Controversial plays and calls by officials in the closing seconds led to an MTSU 61-60 loss to the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech had the advantage in the early going as they got …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor For the second consecutive year, the Middle Tennessee football team will be playing in a Christmas Eve bowl game. After dropping last year’s Bahamas Bowl to Western Michigan, the team is looking to redeem themselves with a win this Saturday against Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. In the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor A strong second half performance fueled a Lady Raider victory over Austin Peay Saturday afternoon inside Murphy Center in front of a crowd of 2,227. Sophomore forward Alex Johnson dominated from the tip-off to the final buzzer, ending her night with a season-high 28 points. Middle Tennessee opened …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders are just a week away until their battle with the University of Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. The team is eager for┬áthe opportunity to hangout in Honolulu, but realize that it is a first and foremost a business trip. Balancing business with pleasure is no …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee defeated the Belmont Bruins 79-66 in a hard-fought matchup at the Curb Event Center in Nashville. Belmont showed their three-point ability and led in the second half, but it was the Blue Raiders that got in the last word, pulling away in the end. MTSU started …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 71-48 inside the Murphy Center on Thursday night. The team now improves to 9-1 on the year and continues to show the nation they are a force to be reckoned with in college basketball Vanderbilt was coming off a game where …