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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor With the regular season wrapped up, the Lady Raiders find themselves in a good position to succeed in postseason play, largely because of the play of four Raiders who were honored over the weekend. Senior and Murfreesboro native Ty Petty was named to the All-Conference USA first team …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (11-7, 6-1) closed out a two-game home-stand on Saturday afternoon when they welcomed the Florida Atlantic Owls (4-14, 0-7) into the Murphy Center. In a game that started out close, MTSU rode a career-high 37-point night by Alex Johnson onto a 87-69 victory. …

Photo Courtesy Helen Comer /DNJ The Lady Raiders knocked off Central Michigan 79-69 Wednesday night in matchup where sophomore forward Alex Johnson scored a career-high 30 points. After getting beat 59-81 in last year’s contest against the Chippewas, MTSU made sure it wasn’t going to happen this time. But early on in this one, it was …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Ohio University Bobcats on Wednesday morning in front of 8,000 Murfreesboro City School kids for the annual Education Day game. The teams fought back and forth for the first three quarters, but the Bobcats pulled away in the fourth, defeating the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders faced one of their toughest challenges of the season on Wednesday night when they played host to the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals. The Lady Raiders, led by a career-high scoring effort from Ty Petty, fought the entire game, but fell in the end by …

Photo by Darian Lindsay / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders traveled to take on the Virginia Cavaliers in their 2016 season opener. The Blue Raiders faced a tall task and fell just short of the Cavs, 63-51. MT opened the game with an abundance of fouls, committing four in the first minutes of …