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Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (10-8, 1-0) traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky to take on conference rival Western Kentucky (9-9, 0-1) in the Conference USA opener for both teams. Thanks to a strong performance from senior Jake Wyrick, the Blue Raiders held on for a 3-2 win over the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Anyone who follows Middle Tennessee baseball knows about starting outfielder Blake Benefield. He has been at MTSU for the last three years and has been a consistent contributor to any success the team has had. By the time he graduates, he will likely be considered one of the …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (9-8) traveled to Clarksville, Tennessee, to take on in-state foe Austin Peay State University on Tuesday night. Thanks to a dominant pitching performance, the Raiders handed the Governors a 9-0 loss in one of the best all-around efforts of the year for MTSU. Offense …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On Sunday the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-8) finished up their weekend series against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Raiders started off strong, but errors and limited success on offense robbed them of a chance at victory as they dropped the game by a final score of 10-4. …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On a windy Tuesday afternoon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6) geared up to take on the Memphis Tigers (5-7) in their second match-up of the season. The Tigers won the first match by a score of 6-4, and the Raiders struggled to get anything going offensively. The …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5) played in their second game of the weekend in the Tri-Star Classic. This time around, they were poised to take on the Bucs of East Tennessee State University (4-4). The Raiders used a much-needed offensive surge to take a 16-8 victory over …