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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 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 Murfreesboro, TN- In the 72nd edition of the 100 miles of hate, Western Kentucky hands longtime rival MTSU a 35-17 loss on homecoming night at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium and now leads the all-time series 36-35-1. Plagued by a combination of offensive struggles and the Hilltopper pass rush, the …

Photos and Caption by Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer With Middle Tennessee State University homecoming, comes the annual homecoming parade. With floats, the band and a lot of cars, this year’s parade hyped up all Blue Raider fans for the big game against Western Kentucky University on Oct. 15. President and Mrs. McPhee drives by …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Birmingham, AL- UAB (3-2, 1-1 Conference USA) put their foot on the gas and never let up as the Blazers cruised to a 41-14 victory over MTSU (3-3, 0-2 Conference USA) at Protective Stadium in Birmingham. The Blazers hit MTSU in the mouth early with their physical rushing attack …

Story by Elisha Nelson/ Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University football team had their annual blackout game last Friday in front of 15,000 fans in attendance. Friday’s game against UTSA at home reeled in 15,020 ticket sales, eclipsing the average fan attendance that Floyd Stadium sees per game. Fans attending the game who opted …