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Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Posted at the entrance of every roller coaster is a warning sign that lists situations where a person shouldn’t ride it. Usually it says something along the lines of, “you should not ride this roller coaster if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure, are pregnant …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Dramatics have become a common theme with Middle Tennessee this season as they slipped by Austin Peay in the ninth inning due to a wild pitch that allowed senior Brian Dillingham to fly into home for the game-winning run; a finish that was preceded by the Blue Raiders’ …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Every player, every coach and every team sets a goal before the season starts. From the number of stolen bases to earning a postseason berth, a target is placed at the end of the road with the intent of hitting a bullseye. The Blue Raider’s desire last season …

Johnny Thomas (154) and Ryan Ford (142) rank 5th and 11th respectively in the nation in consecutive games started. (Sidelines Archive/Mark Mize)

Photo by Mark Mize // Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee baseball team begins their regular season journey to the College World Series as they host Indiana on Friday. The Hoosiers are one of the most impressive non-conference opponents the Blue Raiders play in 2016, having gone to the CWS in the 2013-14 season. 2015 was a …

Middle Tennessee coach Jim McGuire and the Blue Raiders are gearing up for the 2015 season as they open their road schedule on Feb. 13 against Jacksonville. MTSU had an underwhelming conclusion last season, finishing with a 31-27 record on the season and a fourth place finish in Conference-USA after a loss to Old Dominion in the C-USA …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee (22-21, 11-9 C-USA) baseball team edged out Old Dominion (25-18, 12-11 C-USA) on Saturday night, picking up an 11-8 victory over the Monarchs, snapping ODU’s five-series C-USA win streak. With the Blue Raiders’ win tonight and their 1-0 win over Old Dominion on Friday night, MT …