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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Janes / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-11, 0-1) played in their first conference match of the season on Friday, falling in four sets to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (7-9, 1-0). Middle Tennessee got off to a good start, as they won …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Two former Blue Raiders will have a shot at their professional dreams. Forwards Reggie Upshaw and JaCorey Williams each signed NBA Summer League contracts following the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. Upshaw signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that appears to be a perfect fit for his …

Photo by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball were in action on Wednesday in a make up double header against the University of Alabama-Birmingham, falling in game one by a final of 3-1 and winning in game two by a score of 4-2. Both teams entered this match-up with different …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee was able to wrap up their series early, beating UAB by way of the run-rule in the eighth inning, 13-3. The Blue Raiders have had an offensive explosion this weekend, having a big come-from-behind win on Thursday, and two run-rule victories on Friday and Saturday. The …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-4, 14-1) are in one of the most crucial stretches of the season, two games into a tough three-game swing. Middle dominated the first two matchups, winning 78-52 at rival Western Kentucky before earning a 97-86 decision at Marshall. The Blue Raiders used double-doubles …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee forward Reggie Upshaw was awarded the Conference USA player of the week award today, following his 34-point performance in MT’s 60-49 win over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. In a game where the Blue Raiders never trailed, UAB big men Chris Cokley and …