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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications With the way the Blue Raider baseball season transpired in 2017, some of the younger players got a shot at some valuable playing time this season. Of all the newer talent, the man that arguably provided Middle Tennessee with their biggest spark off of the bench this …

Video by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor and Cody Strickler / Sports Reporter  Although the Blue Raider tennis seasons are over, there’s still a group in Murfreesboro using the sport to make a difference in the community. Buddy Up Tennis is a program for kids and young adults with Down Syndrome that focuses on giving their athletes …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive A new and exciting year of Blue Raider football is on the horizon, and the young 2017 Blue Raider squad is ready to begin its quest for a conference title. Fans will get a glimpse at this year’s version of MTSU on Saturday at 1 p.m. during the Blue-White Spring Finale at …

Photo Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU senior centerfielder Brad Jarreau has been a staple in the lineup for the past three seasons.  Since Jarreau’s arrival on campus, he’s been a huge contributor to this Blue Raider program. As a freshman, Jarreau appeared in 18 games and started in 12, hitting .286 with nine RBI in only …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines When most people think of a leadoff hitter, what comes to mind is a guy that gets on base.  A leadoff hitter is also typically one of the fastest and most patient hitters on the team.  MTSU’s Riley Delgado is just that. Delgado’s career number’s at MTSU have …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU’s baseball team has been producing a good amount of offense through this young season.  Most of that offense has come in the middle innings.  The truth lies in the numbers. The Raiders have been averaging just over four runs per game in the middle innings …