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Photo courtesy of  Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Shanterrica Madden, the convicted killer of Lady Raider basketball player Tina Stewart, filed a third appeal on her case and was turned down according to the Court of Criminal Appeals filings on Thursday. According to WMOT, an altercation occurred between Madden and Stewart after Stewart called the police …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider basketball team enjoyed a strong showing last season by finishing the year with a 15-3 record in Conference USA play, 23-11 overall and a second-place finish in the conference standings. Their record was enough for …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a refreshing return to the Murphy Center for the Lady Raiders after a loss in the Conference-USA tournament. Middle Tennessee returned home on Thursday for a first round matchup against Morehead State in the National Invitational Tournament and won by a final score of 67-58. The …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a heartbreaking ending for the Lady Raiders (21-10) as they fell in semifinal action to the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (23-9) by a final of 59-54. They had a chance late when a personal foul by Southern Miss gave Middle Tennessee the ball with 17 seconds …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a hard-fought win against Rice, the Lady Raiders prepare to square off against Southern Mississippi in the Conference USA Semifinals. The last time these two teams met, Middle Tennessee was blown out in Hattiesburg by a score of 81-61. Southern Miss is a good team, placing third …

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 …