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Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines On Friday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-18-1, 6-9-1) traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in a key Conference-USA series.  Coming off of a convincing 12-6 win over in-state foe Lipscomb, the Raiders (20-18-1. 6-9-1) looked to carry that momentum into the …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines  Coming out of the hard freeze of winter, baseball fans everywhere are slowly starting to come out of hibernation. In Murfreesboro, it’s been nearly eight months since fans saw the Blue Raiders take down Louisiana Tech at Reese Smith Jr. Field to cap off the 2017 campaign. Fast forward …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Janes / Sports Reporter It wasn’t an ideal start to the weekend for the volleyball team, as the Middle Tennessee  Blue Raiders (6-17, 2-7) loss in the straight sets to Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-8, 5-2). It didn’t look good at all for the Blue …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-23) got off to a rocky start on Saturday against the No.25 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (33-12) and never recovered, falling just short in a comeback effort by a final score of 4-3. Senior left-hander Cody Puckett got the start on the mound …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are riding a seven-game winning streak and are undefeated in conference as they return home to Murfreesboro for a game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. Before the winning streak however, MT was on the wrong end of games with Virginia Commonwealth and …

Middle Tennessee’s women (9-5, 3-1) fell flat late in Thursday’s contest at Murphy Center and couldn’t recover, losing to Southern Mississippi (10-5, 3-1) in overtime 77-75. The first half Thursday was a back and forth battle between Middle Tennessee and USM, as both teams traded the lead 11 times in the first 20 minutes. Neither team …