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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The seventh-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-10, 5-6) faced off against the second-seeded North Texas Mean Green (13-3-3, 8-1-2) on Wednesday down in Boca Raton, Florida in the quarterfinal round of the Conference USA Tournament. After scoring an early goal, the Mean Green ran away in a …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-8, 5-4) snatched a victory against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (6-8-3, 0-6-3) on Senior Day by a final score of 2-1. The Blue Raiders took an early lead with Peyton DePriest’s goal in the ninth minute of the game, assisted by …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines There is a saying that goes: “everything is bigger in Texas.” This weekend, that is the case for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) as they travel to the state of Texas for two big conference games. On Friday night, they will take on the first-place …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) played host to the Marshall University Thundering Herd (4-8-1, 2-3-1) on Sunday in spite of a torrential downpour. Unable to capitalize on plenty of chances, the Blue Raiders fell in overtime by a final score of 2-1. The Thundering Herd …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jason Crownover / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider women’s soccer team (5-5, 2-1) came away with a 1-0 victory over rival, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, Friday night as Peyton DePriest continued her phenomenal freshman year. Middle Tennessee struck first in the 16th minute …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Calvin Smith / Sports Reporter In some countries, the idea of mixing education and athletics isn’t a reality. For Middle Tennessee’s Carolin Engelhard, coming to the United States meant getting an opportunity Germany simply couldn’t give her. “I had this idea to come to the …