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Story by Jacob Young / Contributing Writer Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (1-5) will host their annual Blue Raider Bash this weekend as the team is looking to bounce back from a rough start to the season. Last weekend, the Blue Raiders failed to pick up a win in the Saint …

Photo by Craig Bisacre / UT Athletics Middle Tennessee (1-2) continues its non-conference schedule this weekend with a trip to Moraga, Calif., to take part in the Saint Mary’s Tournament. After playing strong competition in the Tennessee Invitational, the Blue Raiders continue to test themselves before conference play. Starting on Friday, Middle Tennessee squares off …

Photo by Craig Bisacre/UT Athletics With the Tennessee Invitationals now behind them, Middle Tennessee opened the season 1-2 and remain confident going into Saint Mary’s Tournament next weekend. The Blue Raiders opened the Invitational on Friday with a three-set win over a hopeful Louisiana-Monroe program looking to improve upon growth last season. Coach Ahiers’ Blue Raider women led in every category of …

Middle Tennessee heads to Knoxville to take part in the Tennessee Invitational Friday and Saturday. Along with the Blue Raiders and host team, Tennessee Volunteers, Louisiana-Monroe and Cincinnati make up the tournament field. With one game on Friday and two games on Saturday, let’s look at the opponents that Middle Tennessee will face. Louisiana-Monroe The Warhawks …

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Photo by Connor Ulrey/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee women’s volleyball opens the 2016 season in-state this weekend, taking part in the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville. The Blue Raiders, along with Louisiana-Monroe, Cincinnati and the Volunteers play in the two-day tournament Friday and Saturday. Middle Tennessee and Louisiana-Monroe square off Friday afternoon, with the Blue Raiders playing …

Volleyball head coach Dan Ahiers

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  Middle Tennessee has hired Dan Ahiers as the 10th volleyball coach in school history, replacing Matt Peck. Ahiers was brought in from Carson-Newman University, where he led the Eagles to a 56-15 mark over his two seasons at the helm. He was the fastest to 50 wins in Eagles’ history. “I am very excited for …