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Blue Raider Basketball

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor The Blue Raider men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored Wednesday night in recognition of their success during the 2015-16 campaign. In what’s been classified as one of the most successful years in program history, many stated Wednesday that the best was yet to come from Middle …

Alex Johnson

Photo by Gregory French | Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee opened the 2016 Women’s NCAA tournament Saturday hoping to follow the men’s team with an upset of their own. The Lady Raiders came into Saturday’s contest against Florida State in College Station, Texas, with a defensive focus and sought to keep the Seminole guards from taking over …

Ty Petty MTSU

Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive The Lady Raiders were awarded with a 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and are set to face the No. 5 Florida State Seminoles. While the odds appear stacked against MTSU, the 5-12 matchup often ends in an upset. Since the …

Saturday’s matchup could be a typical, intriguing 12-seed versus 5-seed contest for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders. A game against No. 5 seed Florida State in College Station, Texas, and a chance to show why MTSU won the C-USA title, is at stake. Both teams have similar styles, but the Lady Raiders provide themselves as an …

Photo Courtesy Helen Comer // Daily News Journal Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer When it comes to the big stage, Middle Tennessee freshman forward Alex Johnson is no stranger. Before she wore the blue and white, Johnson was a key piece of the Blackman Lady Blaze. She helped lead her team to two …

The Lady Raiders are back in the NCAA tournament after a dominating win over Old Dominion in the Conference USA championship game. The 70-54 win in the C-USA final secured the title for the Lady Raiders, and a dominating performance from Middle Tennessee guard Ty Petty showed exactly what the team could do in “The …