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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines All season long, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders were plagued by turnovers on the offensive end. As a team that was hastily put together over the off-season due to departures from coaches and key players, this Blue Raider squad struggled to find chemistry and rhythm on the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Monarchs outlast Blue Raiders in overtime The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-3-1, 2-1-1) lost their first home game of the season against the Old Dominion Monarchs (5-6-2, 2-3-0) in overtime on Friday. It was the third time the Blue Raiders played in overtime this season, twice of …

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 …