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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (3-0) hosted the Lipscomb Lady Bisons (1-4) on Sunday in the Murphy Center. MTSU had the three-point shot working on offense, as they ran away from the Bisons in dominating fashion by a score of 72-48. This is the team’s first 3-0 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans in an exhibition game on Thursday night and after a sloppy first half by both teams, the Lady Raiders pulled away for a comfortable 88-41 victory. Both teams suffocated each other defensively, which led to 16 turnovers …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Lady Raider standout forward Alex Johnson has received yet another preseason award, as the Conference USA league office announced on Thursday that Johnson was voted C-USA Preseason Player of the Year. The award is voted on by the 14 head coaches from around the conference. Johnson has received …

Photos and story by Joi Williams / Contributing Writer Members of MTSU’s sororities and fraternities traveled back to the ’90s Friday night as they battled it out for the first place title at the annual Fight Song competition. Six teams competed in song and dance battles in the Murphy Center. Team one included representatives from …

Photo by Alexis Marshall / Assistant News Editor Thousands of students, parents, faculty and administration gathered at Murphy Center Saturday evening for MTSU’s 16th annual University Convocation. The event included several speakers, including J.D. Vance, author of the university’s summer reading book “Hillbilly Elegy.” The ceremony marked the official beginning of college for those entering the …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines With Blue Raider basketball a few months away, Middle Tennessee is looking to return to the NCAA Tournament and continue building the program into a national brand. The 2016-17 season was a banner year for the Blue Raiders, as they finished …