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Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Murfreesboro- The Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team (4-2) dominated defensively, holding the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-3) to just 45 points in a lopsided 83-45 victory at the Murphy Center on Thursday morning. Sophomore guard Courtney Blakely was inserted into the starting lineup in place of defensive anchor Alexis …

Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer Women’s Basketball  The Lady Raiders took a long road trip to Las Vegas, NV for the Las Vegas invitational. They were met in the first round by the Texas Tech Red Raiders. They stood toe to toe against the Red Raiders but were taken down 72-67. The next showdown …

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 Jenene Grover | Contributing Writer With run-off elections happening in other states due to near ties or not meeting the threshold of votes, the Tennessee General Assembly saw mostly definitive election results soon after polls closed. Rutherford County’s state senate and house seats held Republican despite strong efforts from Democrats and aided by …

Story by Kayla Walker | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University Health Services offered the year’s last flu shot clinic Nov. 16 due to a rise in positive flu cases on campus. After hosting their 5th annual free flu shot clinic in October, they noticed a high demand for flu shots on campus. “We’re still …

Story by Calvin White/Sports Editor Murfreesboro- Air-tight defense and a dominant paint presence helped lead MTSU women’s basketball (2-1) past the Belmont Bruins (1-2) 80-62 Wednesday night at the Murphy Center. The Lady Raiders were like a boa constrictor all night on defense, forcing Belmont into 17 first half turnovers to help it gain an …