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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider soccer team’s (6-7, 3-3) weekend trip to Texas didn’t start out on the right foot, as they lost to the 24th-ranked Rice Owls by a final score of 4-2. Rice took the lead right off the bat, scoring in the 13th minute …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines There is a saying that goes: “everything is bigger in Texas.” This weekend, that is the case for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) as they travel to the state of Texas for two big conference games. On Friday night, they will take on the first-place …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The Blue Raiders (4-8-1, 2-4 C-USA) traveled Sunday night to West Virginia to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd (4-6-3, 2-3-1 C-USA). It was a breath of fresh air when the final buzzer sounded as Middle Tennessee ended their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 win. The shutout …

Story by Jacob Young / Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (4-12, 1-2 C-USA) hosted Rice (10-7, 3-0 C-USA) Friday night in their 2016 Conference USA home opener, just the fourth home contest of the season. The Blue Raiders displayed high levels of energy throughout the night but the Owls proved to be too …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee (13-15, 2-7 C-USA) dropped its series-deciding game against Rice, 6-2, at Reese Smith Jr. Field Sunday afternoon, in a game that seemed identical to its previous two matchups this weekend. In the three-game series against the Owls (17-10, 7-2 C-USA), the Blue Raider pitching staff was …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee (13-14, 2-6 C-USA) was looking to carry the momentum from their Friday victory over Rice (16-10, 6-2 C-USA), but a late run from Charlie Warren pushed Rice over the hump in a 1-0 win over the Blue Raiders at Reese Smith Jr. Field. It was a …