Posts in category

Sports


Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Murfreesboro- The Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team (4-2) dominated defensively, holding the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-3) to just 45 points in a lopsided 83-45 victory at the Murphy Center on Thursday morning. Sophomore guard Courtney Blakely was inserted into the starting lineup in place of defensive anchor Alexis …

Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer Women’s Basketball  The Lady Raiders took a long road trip to Las Vegas, NV for the Las Vegas invitational. They were met in the first round by the Texas Tech Red Raiders. They stood toe to toe against the Red Raiders but were taken down 72-67. The next showdown …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Murfreesboro- MTSU (6-5, 3-4 C-USA) football celebrated a senior day victory for the ages after demolishing FAU (5-6, 4-3 C-USA) 49-21 thanks to their best offensive performance of the season at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium. After missing last week’s contest due to injury, Blue Raider quarterback Chase Cunningham returned …

Story by Calvin White/Sports Editor Murfreesboro- Air-tight defense and a dominant paint presence helped lead MTSU women’s basketball (2-1) past the Belmont Bruins (1-2) 80-62 Wednesday night at the Murphy Center. The Lady Raiders were like a boa constrictor all night on defense, forcing Belmont into 17 first half turnovers to help it gain an …

Story by Reggie Johnson/ Contributing Writer MTSU men’s basketball unleashed a barrage of 3-pointers to secure a wire-to-wire 81-46 victory over the Rice Owls. Head coach Nick McDevitt felt humbled and was content with his team’s execution tonight.  “I thought it was a complete game,” McDevitt said.  “For this team and going back over the …

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 …