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Reese Smith Jr. Field


Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (12-10, 2-2) hosted their Conference USA home opener on Friday, welcoming the Charlotte 49ers (13-8. 3-1) to Reese Smith Jr. Field. In a game that featured two dominant lefties, the 49ers were the ones that mustered the offense needed to win, as the Blue Raiders …

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 Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (17-17, 5-8) fought back after falling behind 9-1 early to win an exciting game over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (16-18, 5-8) at Reese Smith Jr. Field. Left-hander Jake Wyrick got the start on the …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines  The MTSU baseball team is having its first home series of the season against Kennesaw State this weekend. Following a 21-8 loss at Austin Peay on Tuesday, MTSU is looking to have a change of luck against a Kennesaw State team that’s on a three-game winning streak coming into Murfreesboro. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Stephen Smith / Staff Writer The Blue Raiders (3-3) hosted Bowling Green State University (0-4) Saturday at 2 p.m. and didn’t break stride from the night before. The first two innings proved as a pitchers duel for the Raiders, as well as Bears as neither team …

Photo by Zak Wright / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee baseball team held it’s annual Groundhog Day luncheon today in the MTSU Student Union Ballroom. The Raiders stayed with the tradition of serving ham hocks and beans and all tickets purchased benefited the MTSU baseball program. The event started with Coach McGuire stating that Raider …