Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-4, 14-1) are in one of the most crucial stretches of the season, two games into a tough three-game swing. Middle dominated the first two matchups, winning 78-52 at rival Western Kentucky before earning a 97-86 decision at Marshall. The Blue Raiders used double-doubles …

Photo by Leon Alligood / Sidelines Adviser  MTSU journalism students attended the 31st Southeast Journalism Conference at the University of Mississippi over the weekend. Along with the nine individual awards earned by MTSU students, “Sidelines” placed 2nd for Best College Newspaper and 5th for Onsite Championship Team. College students from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-4, 14-1) used a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Marshall Thundering Herd (15-12, 8-6) by a score of 97-86, giving Kermit Davis his 300th win with MTSU. Senior JaCorey Williams led the Blue Raiders with 25 points and eight rebounds, his tenth …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee (23-4, 13-1 C-USA) completed the regular season sweep of rival Western Kentucky (12-14, 6-7) in a game where MTSU needed to build their resume going forward.  They did just that…and more, winning 78-52. Similarly to last Saturday’s game against Old Dominion, MTSU didn’t come to play …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders rebounded from their first conference loss of the season nicely this past week, defeating Old Dominion 64-51 on Thursday and Charlotte 70-55 on Saturday. Despite the double-digit margins, MT continued its nasty trend of slow starts against the 49ers and five minutes into …

Photo / Sidelines Archives The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider Women’s tennis team lost two of their three matches this weekend, falling to Illinois on Friday and Tulsa today. In the match-up against the Fighting Illini, Middle Tennessee fell behind right out of the gate by losing the No.1 and No.3 doubles matches. MT’s Luisa Zirilli …