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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor A strong second half performance fueled a Lady Raider victory over Austin Peay Saturday afternoon inside Murphy Center in front of a crowd of 2,227. Sophomore forward Alex Johnson dominated from the tip-off to the final buzzer, ending her night with a season-high 28 points. Middle Tennessee opened …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  Story by Keenan Taylor / Contributing Writer Coming off a tough loss to the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals, the Lady Blue Raiders(1-2) would look to bounce back Saturday night. The Blue Raiders traveled to Cookeville (1-3) to take on the Tennessee Tech Eagles in a game they would ultimately win …

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 Gregory French / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders impressed in every facet of the game Thursday night in their final exhibition matchup the Truett McConnell Bears. MTSU dominated physically on both ends of the court, clearing the bench in tune to a 125-35 victory. Wasting no time after tip-off, the Blue Raiders …

Photo by: Daily News Journal/Helen Comer The 2015-16 basketball season is officially upon us, and the Middle Tennessee women’s team opened in style Wednesday night, cruising past NAIA opponent Coastal Georgia 106-41. The exhibition win was a big step in the right direction for a team picked to win Conference USA this season. The Blue …