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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor For the second consecutive year, the Middle Tennessee football team will be playing in a Christmas Eve bowl game. After dropping last year’s Bahamas Bowl to Western Michigan, the team is looking to redeem themselves with a win this Saturday against Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. In the …

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 by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Blue Raider fans said farewell to 22 seniors on Saturday night inside Floyd Stadium. Highlighted by Steven Rhodes, Jeremy Cutrer and I’Tavius Mathers, each individual of the senior class was given their own spotlight before the game. The 2016 class is one that has been bowl eligible five …

Photo by Meagan White / Staff Photographer The Middle Tennessee defense was faced with an offense trying to convert on fourth down twice in under five minutes to go against Charlotte at Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday. After poor performances in recent games, defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix’s group stuffed both attempts, the second of which sealed …

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 …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took home a hard-fought win on Saturday, defeating Florida International 42-35. Both offenses were on full display, as Brent Stockstill led the 9th-ranked offense in the nation to an early 21-0 lead. Richie James and Ty Lee each eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark, …