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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Middle Tennessee wide receiver Ty Lee was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-American Team on Monday. Lee joins fellow receivers Ammon Richards of Miami and Demetrius Robinson of California to complete the 34-man roster of the best freshman among 128 FBS teams. Originally not …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Staff Photographer Story by Keenan Taylor / Contributing Writer Four days after a hard fought bowl loss for the Blue Raiders, more news regarding the football team was announced Wednesday. Head coach Rick Stockstill stated that Tyrone Nix would be relieved of his duties as Middle Tennessee’s defensive coordinator, as well …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (8-5, 5-3 C-USA) was seeking their second-ever bowl win Saturday night when they went up two touchdowns against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in the Hawaii Bowl (7-7, 4-4 MW). The Blue Raiders showed promise early on, but faltered down the stretch, leading to a 52-35 loss. The Blue …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders are just a week away until their battle with the University of Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. The team is eager for the opportunity to hangout in Honolulu, but realize that it is a first and foremost a business trip. Balancing business with pleasure is no …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (8-4, 5-3 C-USA) shattered the record books Saturday night at Floyd Stadium in their 77-56 Senior Day victory over Florida Atlantic University (3-9, 2-6 C-USA) without a quarterback. The 77 points are the most MTSU has put up since 1927 and the 133 combined points …

Video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Clad in Raider Blue and White, number 49’s journey to Murfreesboro was not an easy one by any stretch of the imagination. But on Friday, Veterans Day, Rhodes is finally being recognized not only for his dedication on the field, but most importantly, in life, where the Marine sergeant …