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By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee women’s golf team played in their first C-USA championship this season, resulting in a third place finish for the Blue Raiders at The Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club course in Gulf Shores, Ala., on April 23. Tulane finished in first place, shooting 856 (281-291-284) to bring …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee (22-21, 11-9 C-USA) baseball team edged out Old Dominion (25-18, 12-11 C-USA) on Saturday night, picking up an 11-8 victory over the Monarchs, snapping ODU’s five-series C-USA win streak. With the Blue Raiders’ win tonight and their 1-0 win over Old Dominion on Friday night, MT …

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 hosted its annual Blue and White spring scrimmage at Dean A. Hayes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, showcasing the Blue Raiders’ upcoming team for the fast-approaching 2014-15 football season. Although the outcome means little in a game such as this, the White team (defense) defeated the Blue Team …

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 …