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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Only few college athletes can become champions or reach the professional level, but even fewer are able to set world records. Middle Tennessee State track runner and senior Abike Egbeniyi is one of the fastest people, not only in Tennessee or the United States, but in the world. However, Egbeniyi’s …

Photo by Greg French / MTSU Sidelines Archive While Saturday’s “blackout” football game at Floyd Stadium will predominately feature one color, MTSU Athletics and other campus organizations will be making a statement against gender-based violence with small, teal ribbons. During the game, representatives from MTSU’s Student Government Association and MTSU Athletics will be passing out …

Photo by Devon Arnold / MTSU Sidelines Archive  For the first time in the university’s history, MTSU will allow the sale of alcohol at Saturday’s home football game in Floyd Stadium, creating a shift in the overall game-day experience and security. The new allowance stems from the passing of House Bill 2275/Senate Bill 2111, which …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines At the start of the 2017-18 season, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders jumped out to their first 4-0 start since 1995 and were clicking on all cylinders. Since then however, they have gone 2-4 with losses against Ole Miss, Georgia Tech and Louisville. For a mid-major school, each …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines This weekend, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 2-1) headed down to Florida for their first two conference road matches of the year. On Friday, they took on the Florida Atlantic University Owls (6-5-1, 1-2) where they came away with their conference win of the season. They followed …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines This Middle Tennessee Blue Raider soccer team (3-5, 0-1) can easily be summed up as very young and inexperienced. During the early part of this season, the Blue Raiders have struggled to get any momentum going. Up to this point, this season has not been very successful, …