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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 …

Photo courtesy of Kermit Davis on Facebook Called the “Grammy’s for sports”, the ESPY’s are one of the biggest nights where a game isn’t being played. With 15-time WWE champ and movie star John Cena as the host, the 2016 ESPY’s were filled with big moments. After an unprecedented 90-81 win against Michigan State University …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor “Put a nickel in the jukebox, play the Tennessee Waltz, we are going dancing,” MTSU play-by-play announcer Chip Walters emphatically screamed over the radio waves as the final buzzer sounded in the Conference USA championship game. The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team added more hardware to its long resume …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee appeared in the round of 32 for just the third time in the program’s history, squaring off against No. 10 seed Syracuse, after upsetting the No. 2 team in the country Michigan State. The Blue Raiders inability to attack the 2-3 zone allowed Syracuse to …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee has taken on this year’s NCAA Tournament title of “Cinderella” after pulling off the improbable upset of second-seed Michigan State 90-81 on Friday. The Blue Raiders advance to the round of 32 for just the fifth time in program history, their first appearance since 1989. …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Both Middle Tennessee State University and Syracuse University came away with upsets in their respective first-round games, adding to the unpredictability of March. But, one thing is for certain headed into Sunday’s Round-of-32 matchup between No. 15 seed MTSU and the No. 10 seed Syracuse Orange: MTSU head coach …