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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders traveled to Boca Raton for the last game of the regular season against Florida Atlantic University. Middle Tennessee (19-9, 14-3 C-USA) was locked in a tight game against Florida Atlantic until they pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning by a final score of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines  The Lady Raiders traveled to Florida International to take on the Panthers at Lime Court. MTSU had a very efficient night offensively while playing tough defense to overpower the Panthers, 88-53. Abbey Sissom, Ty Petty, and Rebecca Reuter all notched double-digit outings, but it was Alex Johnson who led …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a hot February for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (18-9, 13-3), winners of six of their seven games. They’re now headed into the final two games of the regular season, sitting firmly in second place in the conference. MTSU trails only Western Kentucky for the top of the …

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. …