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Photo courtesy of Colin Abbey Story by Jacob Young / Staff Writer Freshman runner Jacob Choge has been named the 2016 Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year, adding to his impressive list of accolades this year. Choge becomes the first Blue Raider ever to win the award after his spectacular freshman campaign. He was also …

Photo courtesy of Colin Abbey Middle Tennessee cross country capped off their historic season on Saturday as the team traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana to compete for their first ever National Championship. The Blue Raiders would end up 28th overall, their highest finish in school history. MTSU also pinned their first All-American cross country runner, Jacob Choge. The freshman …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Missouri Tigers in a 51-45 shootout to give Rick Stockstill his first win over a Power 5 school since 2012 (Georgia Tech) and his fourth such win overall. For Missouri fans, it …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics With the Conference-USA Championship on the horizon, Middle Tennessee will look to continue its utter dominance in the sports of men’s and woman’s cross country. The men’s team   has won all but one race in the South Region and have looked impressive and consistent through all of them. The men are …

By Jamie Cooley // Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of MTSU News William Yelverton teaches classical guitar at the MTSU School of Music and also has an impressive “track” record for sprinting. After receiveing an “Age Group Athlete of the Year” award in December, Yelverton continued his success by winning the 400-meter national championship at the USA …