Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer The MTSU women’s tennis team has an excellent mixture of underclassmen and veterans, making them a dangerous team to face. MTSU opened their fourth tournament of the season this Friday with yet another solid start to the season.   The Blue Raiders had three sessions of matches starting with singles …

Story by Britton Barnette/ Assistant Sports Editor Titans All-Pro safety and MTSU football legend Kevin Byard returned to Murfreesboro to have his No. 20 jersey retired in Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium. Byard’s No. 20 jersey joined Teddy Morris’ No. 14 jersey –retired in 1965– as the only retired numbers in MTSU football history. “Kevin Byard …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor The preseason conference champion UTSA Roadrunners rode into Murfreesboro and extinguished the red-hot Blue Raiders. Crucial penalties down the stretch cost Middle Tennessee in their 45-30 loss. UTSA quarterback Frank Harris decimated the Blue Raider defense all night through the air and on the ground. Harris threw for 414 …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor After making national headlines last week in their upset over then No. 25 ranked Miami, Rick Stockstill and the Blue Raiders have shifted their attention to defending Conference USA champion UTSA. The Roadrunners enter Friday night’s contest as the defending conference champion after a 12 win season in 2021 …

Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer Golf MTSU golf had a busy week as the men’s team traveled to Jackson, TN for the Grover Page Classic, and the women’s team traveled to Franklin, TN for the Mason Rudolph Championship. The men’s team produced three top 50 golfers, including Markus Varjun who shot four under par …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor MTSU put points up in bunches en route to their first win over a ranked opponent in program history. The Blue Raiders upset the No. 25 ranked Miami Hurricanes on the road 45-31 in a wire to wire victory and move MTSU’s all-time record against the Hurricanes to 3-0. …