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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A win is a win. They all count the same. Every win is a big win. There is a plethora of clichés one could toss out when a team wins ugly. Middle Tennessee State head coach Rick Stockstill took the same approach as he stood at the …

Photos by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nathan Vaughan / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders won their first game of the 2018 season over UT-Martin 61-37 in Floyd Stadium on Saturday in a game dominated by the offenses. It wasn’t pretty, but winning isn’t easy, according to MTSU head …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-6, 3-4) traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky, to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-5, 4-3) in the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Both teams came into the contest with identical records and a lot on the line, but the Blue Raiders …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) walked out of Jerry Richardson Stadium with a convincing 35-21 victory against the Charlotte 49ers (1-9, 1-5). The Blue Raiders entered the game with confidence as Brent Stockstill was starting in his second straight game since he suffered …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives The injury-stricken offense of the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-2) struggled to get anything going Saturday afternoon when they fell to the Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-0) by a score of 34-3 at TCF Bank Field. Hours before kickoff, the Blue Raiders announced that starting quarterback Brent Stockstill would …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Staff Photographer  When the season began, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders prepared for their year knowing they were without some of their primary weapons. Players like Terry Pettis, Shane Tucker and Jocquez Bruce all suffered injuries and expected to be lost for most of, if not the entire, season. This …