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On Thursday, MT baseball coach Jim McGuire announced the upcoming Blue Raider spring schedule, including eight NCAA tournament teams, 30 Conference USA matchups and 27 home games at Reese Smith Field. The season begins Friday, February 13 as the team travels to Jacksonville, Florida for a three-game weekend series. The home opener is scheduled for the following …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor A one hour, 26 minute rain delay proved to be the biggest enemy for Middle Tennessee (22-22, 11-10 C-USA) on Sunday afternoon, with the Old Dominion Monarchs (26-18, 13-11 C-USA) scoring three runs in the final, rain-shortened seventh inning to give ODU a 4-3 win over the Blue Raiders. …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (15-17, 8-7 C-USA) managed to hold Belmont (13-19, 5-7 OVC) to seven hits and no runs behind the pitching of junior Kooper Kessler and seniors Jonathan Sisco and Cody Tollison, with the Blue Raiders picking up a 4-0 victory and their first shutout of the season over …

By Trenton Duffer Staff writer The 13-15 MTSU Blue Raiders did battle against the 17-12 Memphis Tigers on Wednesday. A five-run fourth inning would pave the way for the win for Memphis, even though the Blue Raiders had the lead for the first three innings. After a Hank LaRue walk in the first inning, Jared …