Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer Basketball  MTSU’s men’s and women’s basketball teams split their four games this week.  Coach Insell’s squad traveled to Georgia to take on Mercer and fell by a single point. They were down big at half, made a comeback but were shocked by a buzzer-beating layup and fell 75-76. They …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Without five starters, including starting quarterback Chase Cunningham, MTSU put on a defensive clinic in a 24-14 victory over the visiting Charlotte 49ers at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium on Salute to Veterans Day. All season long, MTSU head coach Rick Stockstill has talked about his team finding its identity. …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor MTSU men’s basketball won the first game of the college basketball season 79-52 over Brescia in the Murphy Center while holding the Bearcats to just 33.9 percent shooting. The Blue Raiders forced 17 Bearcat turnovers for 25 points and pulled down 46 total rebounds and 19 offensive rebounds for …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor After being picked to finish dead last in Conference USA a season ago, the Middle Tennessee State University men’s basketball team finished third amid a 26-11 season that included a trip to the semifinals of the C-USA tournament, College Basketball Invitational championship game, and a C-USA East Division title. …

Story by Luke Cameron/ Contributing Writer The Lady Raiders return most of its roster from last season, with the notable exception of point guard Dor Saar. Stepping into the point guard role is Savannah Wheeler, a Marshall transfer who led Conference USA in scoring last season with over 20 points a game. Wheeler, forward Courtney …

Story by Phinehas Rollman/ Contributing Writer Men’s Golf The MTSU men’s golf team traveled to Jonesborough, TN for the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Tournament. The Blue Raiders ended the tournament on Tuesday Oct. 11, shooting a +7 on the final day and bringing their weekend total to +1. Finishing ninth overall, MTSU was led by …