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Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archive The Blue Raiders came out on Tuesday hungry for a win after falling to Tennessee State over the weekend. Kermit Davis’ signature 1-3-1 defense worked wonders for his team, as they were able to stifle Toledo all evening long in the 80-70 win. JaCorey Williams set the tone …

Photo courtesy of Colin Abbey Middle Tennessee cross country capped off their historic season on Saturday as the team traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana to compete for their first ever National Championship. The Blue Raiders would end up 28th overall, their highest finish in school history. MTSU also pinned their first All-American cross country runner, Jacob Choge. The freshman …

Photo by Meagan White / Staff Photographer The Middle Tennessee defense was faced with an offense trying to convert on fourth down twice in under five minutes to go against Charlotte at Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday. After poor performances in recent games, defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix’s group stuffed both attempts, the second of which sealed …

Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Blue Raider softball team is coming off a 23-31 campaign in 2016. The group is coming into the new season after losing key seniors to graduation such as Randi Cookus, Kelci Cheney, Carlie Jenkins and Megan Griffith. However, MTSU will look improve on their previous record with key players …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took home a hard-fought win on Saturday, defeating Florida International 42-35. Both offenses were on full display, as Brent Stockstill led the 9th-ranked offense in the nation to an early 21-0 lead. Richie James and Ty Lee each eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark, …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee returned to conference play Friday to take on Southern Mississippi University. The Blue Raiders had never lost to Southern Miss at home coming into this game. That streak, however, came to an end as the Blue Raiders fell to Southern in three sets. The Blue Raiders …