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Story by Jacob Young / Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (4-12, 1-2 C-USA) hosted Rice (10-7, 3-0 C-USA) Friday night in their 2016 Conference USA home opener, just the fourth home contest of the season. The Blue Raiders displayed high levels of energy throughout the night but the Owls proved to be too …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (3-5-1, 1-1 C-USA) opened conference play strong last Sunday with a win against UAB. The Blue Raiders could not carry over the momentum, however, when they traveled to San Antonio to take on UTSA (5-5, 1-0 C-USA). Middle Tennessee fought hard but came up short, losing 3-2. The …

Story by Jacob Young // Contributing Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics The MTSU soccer team came into the 2016 season with question marks along the roster. The Blue Raiders saw nine seniors graduate from the 2015 squad that put together 10 wins and accounted for 12 goals on the year. All of this production …

Story by Rusty Ellis // Contributing Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Middle Tennessee defeated UAB 4-2 in the Conference USA opener Sunday afternoon. MTSU came from behind to win for the first time since October 14, 2012, when the team was capping off the last of an eight-game winning steak against South Alabama, the longest in …

Story by Keenan Taylor // Contributing Writer | Photo by Craig Bisacre / UT Athletics Middle Tennessee volleyball marched to Richmond, Virginia, this weekend to take part in the Virginia Commonwealth University Invitational. The Blue Raiders challenged Morgan State, VCU and Liberty University but were only able to come home with one victory. Middle Tennessee (3-8) …

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Story by Taylor Sturm  // Contributing Writer MTSU fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores 47-24 on a stormy Saturday evening as turnovers and an inability to stop the run stalled any hope the Blue Raiders had at coming out on top. Quarterback Brent Stockstill had his way with the highly touted Vanderbilt defense throughout the game …