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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 …

Photo by MT Athletics Story by Kendrick Williams / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee’s Cross Country competed for the Conference USA Championships over the weekend. On the women side, they finished in second place for the third consecutive time in four years while the men placed sixth. Brian Rono led the team and was named Second …

Photo by David Janes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders defeated the Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders 79-41 in a home exhibition game on Sunday. MTSU started off the game pretty slow but went on a 14-2 run to spark the offense in the first quarter. They ended the first half with a …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics In a game where both teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense, it was turnovers that put MTSU (5-3, 4-1) over the top against Old Dominion (2-7, 1-5) by a score of 51-17 in Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday. ODU quarterback Blake LaRussa tossed three interceptions, two of which were returned …

Photo by MT Athletics Story by Kendrick Williams / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders were unable to seal a victory over the UT-Martin Skyhawks on Wednesday night on the road. The loss snapped the Blue Raiders two-game win streak over conference foes the previous weekends. Regan Coughlin opened the first-set recording the …

Photo by MT Athletics Story by Rian Conard / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders welcomed North Texas to Dean Hayes Stadium in their final home game of the season on Wednesday. The Blue Raiders fell 2-1 in a tough loss but are still in position to secure a spot in the C-USA …