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Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Coming off a series win over the UAB Blazers on the road last weekend and a midweek victory in Cookeville on Tuesday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (11-13, 3-3) are heating up heading into their Conference USA (C-USA) series with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (9-5, 1-5) – MTSU’s …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer In a game that was largely impacted by high wind speeds, freshman Ava Tepe led the Blue Raiders to 14 runs against an SEC opponent that hasn’t allowed more than nine runs since early February. “[Ava] Tepe definitely played awesome tonight,” said Blue Raiders head coach Jeff Breeden. …

Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer With a back-and-forth, 73-71 overtime win Monday evening, Middle Tennessee (27-7) advanced to the semifinals of the WNIT after answering the relentless pressure of the Toledo Lady Rockets (29-6).  “This was a great atmosphere and that’s what you expect when you reach this point of a postseason tournament,” …

Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders tennis team narrowly overcame Texas Tech (12-7) Friday night. The matchup between the No. 42 Red Raiders and the No. 22 ranked Blue Raiders proved to be a close one, with Middle Tennessee beating Texas Tech 4-3 in sets. A chilly night playing in the …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer In college basketball, the month of March and the word adversity go hand in hand. The Lady Raiders were down double digits early, but that didn’t matter as they clawed their way back for a 55-53 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores in the sweet 16 of the WNIT. …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer Battling through windy conditions, the Blue Raiders defeated Tennessee State 6-2, capping off their nine-game homestand with a win. Middle Tennessee (15-15, 2-1 C-USA) scored in four out of six innings. Their 1-through-4 hitters combined for 9-of-15 while scoring four runs and earning five RBIs. Head coach Jeff …