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After a tough opening win away at East Carolina, the Lady Raiders headed home to face nationally ranked Kentucky in a litmus test for how good MTSU was early in the season. The results came back highly negative. The Kentucky Wildcats (2-0) showed why pollsters have them in the top 25 with a gritty victory …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics In a game where both teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense, it was turnovers that put MTSU (5-3, 4-1) over the top against Old Dominion (2-7, 1-5) by a score of 51-17 in Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday. ODU quarterback Blake LaRussa tossed three interceptions, two of which were returned …

Photo by MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Knoxville over the weekend where they finished runner-up in the singles tournament, and Gonzalo Morell had a big weekend. The finish qualifies Morell for the ITA Fall National Championship in Arizona in November. Morell dispatched his first opponent from …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-14) traveled to Lexington, Kentucky to face No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats (23-11) in a doubleheader Friday afternoon. The Wildcats high-powered offense was too much for MT, as they were swept in the series with a 12-1 final …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Contributing Writer When the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (3-0) defeated the Vanderbilt Lady Commodores in their season opener, it was not an average and ordinary win for Middle Tennessee. It was the 300th career win for Hall-of-Fame head coach Rick Insell.  The 1977 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb/ Sports Editor Looking at MTSU and its stars like Reggie Upshaw, Giddy Potts and JaCorey Williams, it’s hard to imagine that the most popular player on the team is someone who has never made a shot. That’s exactly the situation redshirt sophomore Chase Miller finds himself in. While some may look …