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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, two statues are proudly displayed in front of Reese Smith Jr. Field. Located on the appropriately named Champion Way, one statue is of Reese Smith Jr., and the other is John Stanford. Both men boast extraordinary resumes on and off …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee was able to snatch a victory Tuesday night, snapping a four game skid. The Blue Raiders defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (30-13, 16-2) in Cookeville by a score of 18-7 to improve to 20-21 on the year. With the victory over their former Ohio Valley Conference …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider baseball team lost both games of their double-header with Charlotte by scores of 7-4 and 12-5. At first glance, it may seem as though these games weren’t close, but the Blue Raiders had opportunities in each of these games for things to go …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU baseball’s trip to Charlotte didn’t start how they wanted it to, losing 10-2 to the 49ers. Following a five game winning streak, the Blue Raiders have now lost two in a row. MTSU wasn’t able to string together very much offense Friday, scoring only two runs after it …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State (19-18, 7-8) fell to the #27 Vanderbilt Commodores (23-15, 7-8)  by a score of 21-2 at home tonight after a rain delay that pushed the first pitch back an hour and 15 minutes. The game had a lot of festivities for True Blue day on …