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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines This article was written for an On-Site Sports Writing Competition at the Southeastern Journalism Conference at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, where it won 2nd place. As March approaches and the weather begins to warm up, track and field teams all throughout college athletics are going through final preparations …

Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter Photo by Jonathan Clark / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee’s Cross Country teams traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for the Commodore Classic, where they were hosted by Vanderbilt on Saturday. Both teams performed well, with the men’s team bringing a first place finish with them back to Murfreesboro. This was the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee hosted their annual invitational on Saturday at the Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders continued their excellent season taking multiple first place finishes in the field events, long distance races and the sprints. The Blue Raiders enjoyed a successful day in the field, as reigning conference indoor …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Track and Field has been nothing short of spectacular this season. The team has routinely set personal and school records across the board throughout the season. Earlier this week, two athletes were recognized as Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week. Multiple athletes …

Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee dominated the KMS Invite, taking eight of the first place finishes. Two Blue Raiders were recognized as Conference USA Indoor Track and Field male and female Athletes of the Week, as junior Solomon Afful and sophomore Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammed were both honored for the first time in …