Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-3, 9-0) met the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (14-8, 6-3) tonight in Murphy Center for a clash of Conference USA titans. While they struggled for most of the first half, the Blue Raiders rode the energy of the 7,800 fans in attendance to a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-3, 8-0) returned to the friendly confines of the Murphy Center Thursday night to take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (6-14, 3-5). After a slow start on offense, the Blue Raiders reeled off a quick 10-0 scoring run early and ended up …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are riding a seven-game winning streak and are undefeated in conference as they return home to Murfreesboro for a game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. Before the winning streak however, MT was on the wrong end of games with Virginia Commonwealth and …

The Middle Tennessee Women’s tennis team was in Knoxville this past weekend to take on the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Though they fought hard, the Blue Raiders fell in both matches after winning their first two of the season. In their match-up with the Vols on Saturday, UT opened …

Story by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor and Rusty Ellis / Assistant Sports Editor While the Middle Tennessee Blue Raider football team is off to its best start since 2001, the school continues to do better than other athletic departments in one important off-the-field statistic. Namely, the department has a clean history with minimal incidents …

Story by Rusty Ellis // Contributing Writer | Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines For the second straight week, Middle Tennessee running back I’Tavius Mathers has won the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week award. In a thrilling 38-34 win over Louisiana Tech, Mathers carried the ball 21 times for a career-high 163 yards and three …