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Photo courtesy of MTSU Athletics Middle Tennessee (2-1-0) had their hands full Sunday afternoon as they took on No. 1 Florida State (3-0-0) in front of a packed crowd at Dean A. Hayes Stadium. Fans on hand experienced the first time in the team’s 21 year history that they have played host to a top-ranked …

Middle Tennessee (2-0-0) beat Jackson State (0-0-2) Thursday night at Vanderbilt Soccer Complex, winning 6-2. Although the score ended lopsided, it wasn’t until the 69th minute that the Blue Raiders began to put the game away. Once the team caught their second wind, goals flooded the scoreboard. The six goals in Thursday’s matchup was the most …

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MTSU has a near home matchup with Jackson State Thursday night in Nashville before hosting tough ACC opponent Florida State on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Raiders opened the 2016 regular season with a late win over Jacksonville State on a goal in the 84th minute from redshirt freshman Haley Nishimoto. Head coach Ashton Rhoden sat down …

Photo by Austin Lewis/Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee soccer kicked off their 2016 campaign Friday night at home against Jacksonville State, winning 1-0 in a game that was decided near the end of the second half. Coming into the matchup, MTSU knew they would have to be patient and creative with their play. After losing their …

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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 …

The point guard has always been held as one of the most important positons in basketball and for good reason. A great point guard can take a team to the next level, move a program from pretender to contender and help solidify a championship run. Ty Petty is that point guard for the Lady Raiders. She’s …