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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (17-11, 9-6) beat the Charlotte Lady 49ers (12-15, 8-6) by a score of 54-53 on a poor shooting night for both teams. The Lady Raiders started the game slow, as they only scored five points in the first quarter on 7.7 percent shooting. The …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (13-8, 5-3) returned to Murphy Center on Sunday and earned a win against the Charlotte 49ers (7-13, 3-4) by a score of 64-45. With the victory, MTSU is now 5-0 against Charlotte in the head-to-head series. It was not a great start for …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) walked out of Jerry Richardson Stadium with a convincing 35-21 victory against the Charlotte 49ers (1-9, 1-5). The Blue Raiders entered the game with confidence as Brent Stockstill was starting in his second straight game since he suffered …

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 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor In their first game without quarterback Brent Stockstill, Middle Tennessee (6-4, 3-3 C-USA) could not muster up enough firepower to beat Marshall University. The Blue Raiders held their own for a half, but fell eventually on the road 42-17 to the Thundering Herd (3-7, 2-4 C-USA). The breakdown …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer The Charlotte 49ers (16-20, 6-8 C-USA) were able to fend off a Middle Tennessee (15-20, 3-11 C-USA) comeback attempt for their first victory of the weekend series, pulling out an 8-4 win Saturday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The 49ers jumped out to a hot start in …