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Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In a season where injuries have set back the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3), they find themselves only three games away from eligibility thanks to a 30-3 drubbing of the winless University of Texas-El Paso Miners. For the rest of the year, the team …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider volleyball team (7-19, 2-9) lost what might have been their toughest game of the year against the last-place University of Texas-El Paso Miners in straight sets on Sunday afternoon. Makila York led the way for Middle Tennessee with 10 kills, and Brienna Tankesley …

Photo by Jonathan Clark / Sidelines Archives Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The 25th-ranked Middle Tennessee men’s cross country team won the Conference USA Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning for the first time in program history. Jacob Choge led the way and captured his second individual C-USA Cross Country crown. The men came out …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines For a student athlete, it’s a big deal to be in the top 25 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. For Middle Tennessee, one athlete had that dream come true. Volleyball player Dora Peonia ranks 20th in aces per set and 16th in total service aces in the country, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-7, 4-3) came out hot against the University of Texas-El Paso Miners (7-9, 2-5), scoring two goals early and holding off the Miners to win the game 3-1. The Blue Raiders wasted little time getting on the board, with sophomore forward Taylor …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines With Blue Raider basketball a few months away, Middle Tennessee is looking to return to the NCAA Tournament and continue building the program into a national brand. The 2016-17 season was a banner year for the Blue Raiders, as they finished …