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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 Jonathan Clark / MTSU Sidelines If you haven’t been paying attention to Abike Egbeniyi, you should start. Egbeniyi has been on an absolute tear to start the outdoor season. During the indoor season, she competed well and made First Team All-American. The Nigeria native started the outdoor season by winning the 800 meter …

Photo by Jonathan Clark / MTSU Sidelines After a very successful weekend in Knoxville, the Blue Raiders split up for two meets this weekend. A few athletes went to California to compete in the Mt. Sac Relays while the others went up the road to nearby Clarksville to compete in the Austin Peay State University …

Photo by Jonathan Clark / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee traveled to Knoxville to compete in the Tennessee Relays. Coach Dean Hayes had this weekend marked as one the Blue Raiders needed to perform well. The competition was tough. The track meet featured some of the top teams in the nation. The Blue Raiders were well …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The outdoor track season is upon us and coach Dean Hayes has some high expectations for his team. During the indoor season, Middle Tennessee was one of the best teams, top to bottom in the conference.  A few runners even found success in the NCAA Nationals. As …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee track and field was spectacular as usual in the Joey Haines Invitational hosted by Southeast Missouri this weekend. They tabbed seven first place finishes even though this was considered more of a tune-up meet for next week’s meet at University of Tennessee. Coach Dean A. Hayes spoke …