When it comes to sports radio, there isn’t much Dick Palmer hasn’t done. He’s broadcasted everything from high school sports to college and even some professional sports in a career that spans the past four decades. “This is real,” Palmer said, looking out of the press box at Reese Smith Jr. Field through his yellow, crooked, …

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former Middle Tennessee women’s basketball star Cheyenne Parker was selected fifth overall in the Women’s National Basketball Association Draft Thursday by the Chicago Sky. Parker became the fourth player to be drafted to the WNBA under MTSU head coach Rick Insell. The other three were: Alysha Clark, Chrissy Givens and Amber Holt. …

HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team began play in the Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship Friday, picking up a 4-2 win over rival Western Kentucky. The fourth-seeded Blue Raiders (19-4) started the match with back-to-back wins in doubles play over the 13th-seeded Lady Toppers (6-10) to take the early advantage. Brittany Huxley and Nayara …

TAMPA, Fla. – Middle Tennessee ended its 2015 regular season with back-to-back losses against Central Florida and No. 19 South Florida. With the two losses, the Blue Raiders (13-12) finished just above .500 on the season. MTSU started the weekend in Orlando on Friday with a match against UCF. UCF Match The match ended up …

MURFREESBORO – A season-high five errors, and an ineffective start from Johnathan Frebis, were too much for Middle Tennessee to overcome Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field, as the Blue Raiders suffered their fourth-straight loss to Louisiana Tech. Frebis (4-4) was able to go six innings in the game, but he walked three, hit …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s Athletics Department announced the dates for its Homecoming, Family Weekend and Salute to Armed Services/Veterans Day for the 2015 Blue Raider football season on Thursday. Homecoming is set for MTSU’s Oct. 3 game against Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt. The Blue Raiders’ Sept. 19 matchup with Charlotte has been designated as Family …