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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications Story by Timothy Carroll / Sports Reporter The college soccer season is well underway and for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, they have some pretty competitive games. Though they haven’t been on the winning side of the field yet, freshman Peyton DePriest has been nothing short of …

Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider soccer team struggled at times last season, going 4-12-1 overall on the season with a 2-8 mark in conference play. That being said, this is a new season and a new team that has reloaded in …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider basketball team is transitioning into a new era. After four years of Ty Petty being the leader of the team, Murfreesboro native Alex Johnson will take the reigns as leader and continue the momentum of last season’s postseason run. The Lady Raiders had …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee fifth-year senior kicker Cannon Rooker and red-shirt junior receiver Richie James both earned preseason first-team All-Conference USA selections Monday morning, adding to the list of preseason awards for the Blue Raider football team. Rooker, who has also been named to the Lou Groza Award watch-list for …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider basketball team enjoyed a strong showing last season by finishing the year with a 15-3 record in Conference USA play, 23-11 overall and a second-place finish in the conference standings. Their record was enough for …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines With Blue Raider basketball a few months away, Middle Tennessee is looking to return to the NCAA Tournament and continue building the program into a national brand. The 2016-17 season was a banner year for the Blue Raiders, as they finished …