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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, this past weekend to compete in the Samford Fall Invitational tennis tournament. The tournament featured an eight-flight-style system of play in which each singles player and doubles team participated in their own individual flight. On the singles …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter When he first picked up a racket at the age of five, Middle Tennessee tennis player Jan Porteset realized he was onto something special. He drew inspiration from those on the court, watching players like Stanislas “Stan” Wawrinka light up the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee men’s tennis team finished up the Penn Invitational this past weekend, putting together an impressive performance against stiff competition. Friday started off well for the Blue Raiders as they defeated both Georgetown and Princeton in doubles competition by …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team traveled to Columbia, South Carolina this weekend to compete in their first match of the new season. It was an action-packed few days for the Lady Raiders, as they performed well in both singles and doubles action. The first matches of …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The fourth-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men’s tennis team was back in action on Saturday against the top-seeded Rice Owls in the Conference USA Tournament. After a long day with battles in every set, the Owls walked away with a 4-2 victory. The Owls took the doubles point …