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Photo by MT Athletics Story by Jessie Steele and Kennedy Powell / Contributing Writers Blue Raiders lose to Rice in straight Sets The Blue Raiders volleyball team (5-13, 0-5) fought hard against C-USA powerhouse Rice University Owls (13-4, 4-0) at home on Friday evening, but they were ultimately unable to get the job done as …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer  The Blue Raiders made a short trip to Nashville Tuesday night to face off against the Tennessee State Tigers. TSU came out strong, defeating the Blue Raiders in the first set, but the Blue Raiders pulled together by winning …

Photo by Madison Smith / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jessie Steele / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-11, 0-3) hosted the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (8-9, 2-2) on Sunday afternoon. Despite an intense opening set that resulted in extra points, the Blue Raiders were defeated in straight sets. The team maintained control throughout the first set despite struggling …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jason Crownover / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-22, 2-11) hosted the Florida International University Panthers (6-15, 4-9) on Thursday for Senior Night. In what was a truly emotional night, the Blue Raiders couldn’t snap their latest losing streak and fell to the Panthers …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee volleyball team (7-21, 2-10) is scheduled to wrap up their home season this Thursday against Florida International University. This will be Senior Night and as is tradition, there will be a ceremony honoring the only senior on the team, Sloan Sullivan. Since she first came to Middle …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider volleyball team (7-21, 2-10) played the 25th-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (27-2, 13-0) at home. MTSU jumped out to an early lead but couldn’t sustain it, and WKU walked away with a straight-set victory. Middle Tennessee came out with some fire to start the …