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Photo by Sarah Taylor // Managing Editor The Blue Raider’s Reggie Upshaw will experience a delay in his preseason training due to a wrist surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ligament. Upshaw, an upcoming MTSU senior and Blue Raiders forward, played the most minutes of any Blue Raider and scored the second most points …

It was a solid four days for Middle Tennessee as the university hosted the 2016 Conference USA Track and Field Championships. Geoffry Cheruiyot shone brightest on day three of the championships, earning an important 10points for his team while taking first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. His time of 8:51:04 set a new school record, previously …

MTSU Band of Blue

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer MTSU will face the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers for this year’s Homecoming game, according to an MTSU release. This will be 64th meeting of the two “100 Miles of Hate” rivals,” who first faced each other in 1914.  Last year’s game between the two saw the Blue Raiders fall 58–28 in Bowling Green, …

MTSU football

Check out Staff Photographer Gregory French‘s photos from MTSU’s spring Blue-White football game, which was held on April 16: Follow Gregory French on Instagram at @G_F_R_E_N_C_H. For more sports stories, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at @Sidelines_Sport. To contact Sports Editor Connor Grott, email sports@mtsusidelines.com or follow him on Twitter at @Connor_Grott.

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer The Charlotte 49ers (16-20, 6-8 C-USA) were able to fend off a Middle Tennessee (15-20, 3-11 C-USA) comeback attempt for their first victory of the weekend series, pulling out an 8-4 win Saturday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The 49ers jumped out to a hot start in …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Extra innings? No problem. Middle Tennessee (15-19, 3-10 C-USA) moved its record to 5-0 this season in extra innings after a walk-off single from freshman Drew Huff plated the game-winning run in the 10th inning to give the Blue Raiders a 12-11 victory over Charlotte at Reese Smith …