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Photo by MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Knoxville over the weekend where they finished runner-up in the singles tournament, and Gonzalo Morell had a big weekend. The finish qualifies Morell for the ITA Fall National Championship in Arizona in November. Morell dispatched his first opponent from …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines Fresh off their 9-0 win over Belmont, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-16) traveled to Cookeville on Wednesday to take on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (26-5).  In a one-sided affair, Tennessee Tech easily handed the Raiders one of their worst losses of the year by a final …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (2-0) won their home-opener Tuesday night against Tennessee Tech by a final score of 58-44. This marks 13 straight wins over the Golden Eagles for Middle Tennessee under coach Rick Insell. The Blue Raiders were without star Alex Johnson, who suffered an ankle …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Though it took extra innings, Lexi Cushing hit a two-run walk-off home run to give the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-1) a 5-3 victory over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (0-3). Freshman Veronica Westfall got the start for MTSU and lasted 3.1 innings, allowing two runs on two …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Female professors at MTSU and across the state are paid significantly less than their male counterparts and are less likely to advance in rank. With the help of MTSU data journalism professor Ken Blake, Sidelines surveyed the most recent (March 2016) Tennessee Board of Regents salary numbers for …

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 …