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By Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (8-8, 6-4 Conference USA) fell to Florida Atlantic University (11-14, 3-9 C-USA) on Sunday in a heartbreaking 3-2. FAU won a close first game, 25-23. The Owls and the Blue Raiders went back and forth this game, exchanging the serve frequently. Neither team looked particularly …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University volleyball (8-7, 6-3 Conference USA) pulled off a comeback win (3-2) in a nail-biter against Florida Atlantic University (10-13, 2-8 C-USA). The Blue Raiders came out strong, taking the first game 25-18. The Owls struck first but suffered many errors and were quickly overtaken …

After a period of no fanfare and people in the stands for Blue Raider athletics, MTSU athletic director Chris Massaro announced that a limited attendance will be allowed at all indoor MTSU athletics events. Detailed in a release by the athletic department Saturday evening, MTSU will allow students and season ticket holders to return to …

Story by Montana Findley The Middle Tennessee State University volleyball team (6-9, 0-1) fell in their first Conference-USA match of the season against the Charlotte 49ers (10-7, 1-1) on Sunday. The Blue Raiders lost in four sets (21-25, 25-20, 23-25, 13-25) and are now 0-1 in conference play and 6-9 overall. The Blue Raiders started …

Story by Montana Findley The MTSU Blue Raider volleyball team (6-8) hosted its first home game of the season on Sunday as they faced off against the Golden Lions of Arkansas – Pine Bluff (0-12). MT made quick work of the Golden Lions, winning the first three sets (25-20, 25-21, 25-15). After playing their first …

Photo courtesy of Albert Gore Research Center March Madness: A season where millions of sports fans gather to root for the team that has no shot to win. And while many brackets bust year after year, somehow these David and Goliath matchups keep fans on the edge of their seats. The question still lies, why …