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Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines On March 1, the Middle Tennessee State basketball team was on the top of the mid-major basketball world. They were ranked for the first time in school history. They had the first AP All-American in school history on the roster. And most importantly, they were fresh off of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Ohio University Bobcats on Wednesday morning in front of 8,000 Murfreesboro City School kids for the annual Education Day game. The teams fought back and forth for the first three quarters, but the Bobcats pulled away in the fourth, defeating the …

Photo courtesy of Kermit Davis on Facebook Called the “Grammy’s for sports”, the ESPY’s are one of the biggest nights where a game isn’t being played. With 15-time WWE champ and movie star John Cena as the host, the 2016 ESPY’s were filled with big moments. After an unprecedented 90-81 win against Michigan State University …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor/Editor-in-Chief  The Blue Raiders continue to shine, even months after their upset win in the opening round of the NCAA tournament over No. 2 seed Michigan State. Middle Tennessee has been nominated for Best Upset at the annual ESPN awards ceremony, airing on ABC. The show hosted this year by John …

Photo by Sarah Taylor // Managing Editor The Blue Raider’s Reggie Upshaw will experience a delay in his preseason training due to a wrist surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ligament. Upshaw, an upcoming MTSU senior and Blue Raiders forward, played the most minutes of any Blue Raider and scored the second most points on …

Middle Tennessee’s basketball season ended a few weeks ago after a magical run in the NCAA tournament. For one Blue Raider on MTSU men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis’ squad, the grind is beginning all over again. Junior forward Joshua Phillips donned a blue No. 80 jersey and practiced with the MTSU football team Tuesday afternoon, ending his …