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Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-4) traveled to Knoxville on Tuesday to take on in-state foe University of Tennessee Volunteers (5-3). It was be the Blue Raiders second match against a Southeastern Conference team for the season, and the Blue Raiders fell by a final score of 5-4. This …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders finished the Mule Mix Classic on Sunday as they faced the Kent State Golden Flashers. After winning Friday over Fairleigh Dickinson and losing to Indiana State on Saturday, the Blue Raiders lost their second consecutive game to the Flashes by a score of …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines It was a gloomy overcast Saturday, as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders geared up to play the Indiana State Sycamores for game two of the Mule Mix Classic. After defeating Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday, the Blue Raiders just couldn’t muster up enough offense and lost to the Sycamores …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On a beautiful Friday afternoon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-1) geared up to play the Knights of Fairleigh Dickinson University in the first game of the Mule Mix Classic. The Raiders continued their strong start in the young season by defeating the Knights by a final score …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines Story by Calvin Smith / Sports Reporter Filling the shoes of a Major League Baseball draft pick is no small task, but junior LA Woodard is starting at shortstop for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on day one. Before he reached Murfreesboro, Woodard stopped by Kansas City Kansas …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Raiders traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Tuesday to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. In their first real test of the season, the Raiders were systematically shut out by the Tides’ pitching rotation by a score of 4-0. Pitching staff falters early, holds serve for remainder of …