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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines It certainly was not pretty, but the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (10-4, 2-0) escaped a hard-fought game against Conference USA foe Florida International (7-8, 1-1) with a win in overtime by a final score of 71-66. Both teams started the game slow, as they committed a multitude …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines Story by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) brought home a 37-17 victory over the Florida International Panthers in their 2017 homecoming game. This marks the first time in three seasons that the Blue Raiders have won their homecoming game, losing to …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines After a disappointing 38-20 loss at Florida Atlantic, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-3, 0-1) find themselves at a crucial junction in the season. With quarterback Brent Stockstill and receiver Richie James both still sidelined with nagging injuries, they’ve relied on players like John Urzua, Ty Lee and …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (26-4, 16-1) returned home to the Murphy Center tonight and after a slow start, they found their offense behind JaCorey Williams’ 23 points to defeat the FIU Panthers (6-24, 2-15) by a final score of 70-67. The Blue Raiders struggled mightily out of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Alex Johnson of the Blue Raiders Women’s Basketball team was awarded Conference USA Co-Player of the Week for her performances in the team’s wins over Florida International and Florida Atlantic University. The Sophomore forward was nearly flawless against FIU, as Johnson shot seven-for-nine on Thursday against the Panthers …

Photo by Devon Arnold/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee is a program that relies on players to stick around for four years to maintain the success of the program. Football mainstays like Steven Rhodes, Shaq Huff, and the injured Terry Pettis and Shane Tucker have been able to lead this team for years. But this season, they’ve received …