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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders began their 2018 campaign at Murphy Center on Tuesday night against the Lees-McRae Bobcats. The Blue Raiders captured their first victory of the new season with nearly an entirely new roster and coaching staff. New head coach Nick McDevitt replaced Kermit Davis …

Photo by Madison Smith / MTSU Sidelines Story by Kendrick Williams and Kennedy Powell / Contributing Writers The Middle Tennessee volleyball team fell short in their weekend contests against North Texas and the University of Texas at San Antonio at the MTSU Alumni Memorial Gym in the team’s final home stand. Blue Raiders fall to …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Coming into their rivalry game against Western Kentucky, the Middle Tennessee State rushing attack hadn’t exactly been setting the conference on fire. Before the Old Dominion game last week, the team’s leading rusher was quarterback Brent Stockstill. But on Friday night, the Blue Raider run game got a …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In a rivalry where the games are heart-racing shootouts with incredible endings, the 2018 edition of the 100 Miles of Hate was a breath of fresh air. At least for MTSU. The Blue Raiders broke a three-game losing streak to WKU with a 29-10 win on Friday night at …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer “I have 15 players, but I don’t have 15 players ready to play,” Blue Raider Head Coach Rick Insell after his team lost to the Trevecca Trojans, a Division II school. A huge 30-6 run at the beginning of the fourth period put …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Women’s sports are often overlooked and undervalued. Even the two words, “women’s sports,” are often twisted to fit a narrative that sports played by men are better than women’s. Middle Tennessee State’s Hanley Long has something to say about that. She lets her golf swing do the talking. Long, a senior …