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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-8, 2-2) began a three-game set against bitter rival Western Kentucky this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with a doubleheader on Saturday. When the last out of game two was made, Middle found themselves with a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team had three players honored this afternoon, as juniors Precious Birdsong and Morgan Harris were each named to the Conference USA all-conference First Team and freshman Summer Burgess was named to the all-freshman team. Although the team didn’t finish the season …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team concluded their season on the road to finish the series against the Charlotte 49ers, falling in a close game by a score of 3-2. Though they were eliminated from the Conference USA tournament in a loss against UAB, the Blue …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team started their season finale with a double-header on the road against the Charlotte 49ers, falling in both games by scores of 7-6 in game one and 8-6 in game two. Charlotte came into the game on a losing streak after …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Despite the bad weather, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders gained a conference victory against the Blazers of the University of Alabama-Birmingham by a final score of 3-1, the two teams’ first meeting since March 22, 2004. “As a team, we need these wins. We’re towards the end of …

Photo by Cody Strickler/ Staff Writer Behind a great showing from junior Gretchen Greer, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (15-23) defeated their in-state and former OVC rival Belmont Bruins by a score of 2-0. With this win, Middle Tennessee got their first win against Belmont since April 13, 2016. Both teams struggled to get any offense …