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Ty Petty

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (9-6, 3-1 C-USA) took on the Charlotte 49ers (9-6, 2-2 C-USA) in a big C-USA matchup Thursday night. The women edged out Charlotte 72-67 in their first game without junior forward Olivia Jones, who recently left the team for …

Giddy Potts

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (11-5, 3-1 C-USA) traveled to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers (4-12, 1-3 C-USA) in another men’s and women’s home and away double-header. The men’s team was able to hold off the 49ers 73-72 behind a clutch free throw from Reggie Upshaw. The Blue Raiders found themselves …

American Cancer Society

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will take on the Rice Owls on Jan. 23 in a game that will help raise awareness of the fight against cancer and support the American Cancer Society. As a part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program, the American Cancer Society …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics UPDATE  6:40 p.m. : Junior forward Olivia Jones was originally reported to be “indefinitely suspended” from MTSU’s women’s basketball team by the MT Athletics’ communication department. However, Jones has come out saying that she was never suspended, but, instead, she has decided to walk away from the team. Jones has also said she plans …

Story by Jonathan Clark Jr.//Staff Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends // MT Athletics It was a thriller in the Murphy Center Saturday afternoon as Middle Tennessee (10-5,2-1 C-USA) took on the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-14,1-3 C-USA) in a conference showdown that little thought would be this close. The Blue Raiders edged the Roadrunners 79-71 behind a …

MTSU Women's Basketball

Junior Olivia Jones played like the Preseason Player of the Year against UAB on Sunday afternoon, dropping 17 points, dishing out five assists, and corralling six boards. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 1-0) opened conference play at the Murphy Center against UAB (7-5, 0-1). Jones would lead all scorers, while Ty Petty and Brea Edwards would finish …