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MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee continued its flare for the dramatics Saturday. After beating rival Western Kentucky in their final at-bat Friday night, the Blue Raiders (27-20, 17-6 C-USA) did it again Saturday, as Austin Bryant came up clutch with an walk-off single to win the game, 5-4. It was MTSU’s eight win in its final …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee rallied in the eighth inning, scoring three runs, to edge rival Western Kentucky, 5-4, Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The win gives MTSU (26-20, 16-6 C-USA) its seventh win in its final at-bat. With a loss by Florida Atlantic Friday night, the Blue Raiders …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) used clutch shooting down the stretch to edge Western Kentucky Sunday at the Murphy Center, 68-66. The game marked the 100th year of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. MTSU has now beaten WKU three times in a row, and …

Sunday’s contest between Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky marked the second part of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Rick Insell and the MTSU women’s team fell 63-60 to the Lady Toppers in the first game between the schools Saturday evening. Even in the 100th anniversary of the rivalry between MTSU and Western Kentucky, Sunday’s men’s …