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Photo courtesy of Today.com Story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Contributing Writer Football’s most exciting game is finally here. Whether you’re pumped because your team made it to the Bowl or you’re in it for the million-dollar commercials, eyes will be certainly locked on the television screen in less than twenty-four hours. Hundreds of millions of …

Photo by Meagan White/Sidelines archive  Saturday, Middle Tennessee and North Texas played their respective opponents over 814 miles apart. Conversely, the poor starts, the resiliency shown and the game’s outcomes were nearly identical. The Blue Raiders and the Mean Greens were each down three scores during their respective games last weekend. With all odds against …

Story by Rusty Ellis // Contributing Writer | Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines For the second straight week, Middle Tennessee running back I’Tavius Mathers has won the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week award. In a thrilling 38-34 win over Louisiana Tech, Mathers carried the ball 21 times for a career-high 163 yards and three …

Photo by Meagan White/MTSU Sidelines Week three is in the books, and it’s now time for conference play to begin. The Blue Raiders are 2-1 on the season, coming off a 41-21 victory in a torrential downpour last weekend in Bowling Green, Ohio. MTSU takes on Louisiana Tech (1-2) this Saturday in a game that …

Story by Keenan Taylor // Contributing Writer | Photo by Craig Bisacre / UT Athletics Middle Tennessee volleyball marched to Richmond, Virginia, this weekend to take part in the Virginia Commonwealth University Invitational. The Blue Raiders challenged Morgan State, VCU and Liberty University but were only able to come home with one victory. Middle Tennessee (3-8) …

Photo by Craig Bisacre/UT Athletics Middle Tennessee volleyball welcomed Illinois State, Seton Hall and Tennessee Tech to Murfreesboro for the Blue Raider Bash. MTSU fell short of victory twice in their three game round-robin tournament weekend but showed determination, coming back to win their final matchup in the five sets. Illinois State (4-5) – 3 Middle Tennessee …