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 the 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 …

Photo and video courtesy of Tanager Sports / Youtube Middle Tennessee head basketball coach Kermit Davis is known for going after versatile, tough and high-flying players from Perrin Buford to current Raiders’ Antwain Johnson and JaCorey Williams. Blue Raider fans will soon add another name to that group, Therren Shelton-Szmidt. Last Friday night, during the second quarter of …