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When it comes to sports radio, there isn’t much Dick Palmer hasn’t done. He’s broadcasted everything from high school sports to college and even some professional sports in a career that spans the past four decades. “This is real,” Palmer said, looking out of the press box at Reese Smith Jr. Field through his yellow, crooked, …

During senior forward Cheyenne Parker’s short career at Middle Tennessee, she has racked up multiple awards and record-breaking statistics. On Jan. 31, during a match against UAB, Parker became the first Blue Raider in MTSU women’s basketball history to record a triple-double. Along with her scoring and rebounding ability, Parker set the MTSU single-game and …

Giddy. A nickname that one Blue Raider has known since birth. “The doctor told my mom I was very ‘giddy’ when I was born. My aunt said, ‘That’s what we should call him.,” he said. Born Nathanial Potts, Giddy grew up as one of five children in Athens, Alabama raised by a single mother. Potts …

The Middle Tennessee men’s tennis team is on a mission to get past last year’s disappointing 10-14 season. Apart from the overall record of the team, Jimmy Borendame and the Blue Raiders are striving to set the bar higher for the future of MTSU tennis this season. As a team, their mission is to win …

Growing up, many football players share a similar ambition: to one day play in the National Football League and earn a living by doing something they love. Young football players dream of storming the field with a professional team, but for most, it’s nothing more than a dream. After all, there are only 1,696 players on …

Every afternoon as most students are heading back to their cars and dorms, the Blue Raider football team crowds onto the field for practice. In the middle of the crowd, Austin Grammer stands waiting for the next play to run. The familiar sound of whistles echo across the field, and the players scuffle past one …