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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Sammi Lovvorn / Contributing Writer Given all of the accolades and accomplishments throughout her career, Precious Birdsong might go down as the greatest Blue Raider softball player in program history. From the moment she stepped foot on campus, Birdsong made an immediate impact. She came …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Devin P. Grimes / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (26-15) traveled to Nashville on Tuesday night to take on the Belmont Bruins (21-12). The Blue Raiders jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Bruins behind Claire Smith …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-8, 2-2) began a three-game set against bitter rival Western Kentucky this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with a doubleheader on Saturday. When the last out of game two was made, Middle found themselves with a …

Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Blue Raider softball team is coming off a 23-31 campaign in 2016. The group is coming into the new season after losing key seniors to graduation such as Randi Cookus, Kelci Cheney, Carlie Jenkins and Megan Griffith. However, MTSU will look improve on their previous record with key players …