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Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Blue Raider outfielder Precious Birdsong knew her name was going to be called on the afternoon of June 6 in the inaugural American Softball Association draft. The only thing Birdsong didn’t know was when she would hear her name called. Jeff Breeden, the head coach of the …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (30-18, 8-9) battled the Florida Atlantic Owls (23-23, 10-7) on Saturday for an intense doubleheader. Middle Tennessee has entered the final stretch of the season and each matchup becomes more vital heading into the conference tournament. When all was said and done, the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Nick Hardin /Staff Writer & Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders softball team took on the Alabama State Lady Hornets in a double-header on Wednesday afternoon and split the contests, winning the first one Game one The only thing more beautiful than the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU softball took the loss three times this weekend against Florida International. While the pitching was there, the bats were not. The lack of offense and leaving runners on base hurt them greatly as they lost both of their contests on Saturday, the first by a score of …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications After losing on Day one of the South Alabama Invitational, the MTSU softball team had an early chance to bounce back Saturday morning versus Texas A&M Corpus Christi. The Blue Raider’s bats came out hot as they would put up a season-high 12 hits in this game. …