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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor and Rusty Ellis / Assistant Sports Editor After a dominating high school career at Riverdale that saw her hoist three gold TSSAA championship trophies, Ty Petty made the decision to continue her athletic career at Middle Tennessee State University. Coming …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (18-9, 13-3) dominated from start to finish in Ty Petty’s final home game as a Raider, beating the UAB Blazers (13-14, 6-10) by a final of 87-56. Middle opened the game with solid shooting from three, as Abbey Sissom made her first …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Ty Petty is the one of the most accomplished point guards in Middle Tennessee State Women’s Basketball history. The senior will play her final game at the Murphy Center on Sunday. The Glass House is owned by Petty going all the way back to her high school career. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Lady Raiders Basketball team welcomed the Western Kentucky Lady Hilltoppers to Murphy Center Thursday night. The Lady Hilltoppers came away with their second victory over the Lady Raiders for the season. WKU’s 10 three-pointers lifted them past MT, 82-75. The Lady Raiders physically dominated the game on …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Lady Raider sophomore guard Jess Louro has come on strong over the last stretch of games. She’s provided a much needed boost for the Blue Raiders, both offensively and defensively. Louro had difficulties finding her groove early in the season. There would be many games that …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  This past Sunday afternoon, Middle Tennessee women’s basketball head coach Rick Insell learned that he would be one of six members enshrined into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame as a part of the 2017 class.  Just a few days have passed since the news broke and …