Posts in category

Baseball


Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University announced Jim Toman as the next head coach for the Blue Raider baseball team on Wednesday. After a six-year tenure with the Blue Raiders that saw former head coach Jim McGuire post a 162-175-1 record, it was decided that his contract would not …

Photo by Darius Horton/ MTSU Sidelines The ultimate goal for the millions of kids around the world that play baseball is to one day hear their name called in the MLB Draft and put themselves in position to fulfill their dreams of playing Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, three MTSU Blue Raiders got the call …

Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Athletics / Facebook  One of the most successful baseball players to ever play at MTSU died Tuesday morning in Murfreesboro. Charles Gilbert “Chuck” Taylor was a Blue Raider pitcher in the late 1950s, and in 1961, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals to make him only the second player …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend to play their last conference series of the season against the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The Blue Raiders took the series two games to one, as they earned wins in the first and third games. MTSU …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Ruston, Louisiana, over the weekend to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in a Conference USA series. In a tightly contested match-up, the Blue Raiders walked away with the series win by a 2-1 margin. The Blue Raiders won …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines Archives Following their 10-4 victory against Austin Peay, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (22-20-1, 7-11-1) took on the University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners (22-17, 9-8) in another Conference USA match-up. The last time the Blue Raiders faced the Roadrunners, they were swept in the series. The …