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Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer “One of your goals is to win the conference,” said Blue Raiders head football coach Rick Stockstill at a press conference on Monday. “There’s nothing more important than conference play.” For Stockstill and his players, the goal is clear and very optimistic. Last season, Stockstill and MTSU went …

Story by Jayce Standridge / Contributing Writer After week one of the NFL, we have an idea of what the season should look like this year. Many fantasy GMs were disappointed (and rightfully so) in some star players like Aaron Rodgers, Derrick Henry, and Aaron Jones. On the other side, some fantasy GMs were happy …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s (1-1, 0-0 Conference USA) second outing of the season was a devastating but predictable tale of two halves. The Raiders put up a good fight early on but fell 35-14 to the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) as the game clock …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer The Blue Raider women’s soccer team looked to wrap up their four-game homestand on a positive note, but their late push fell just short to the East Tennessee State Buccaneers on Friday. The Blue Raiders trailed 1-0 in the first half, but the Buccaneers continued their run by …

Story by William Carter / Sports Editor Very few moments have occurred that completely shut down the sports world. Most recently, the Coronavirus pandemic shut down the majority of the world for months, taking sports with it. The most memorable before that is 9/11. September 11, 2001 was a normal Tuesday in America until 8:45 …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer A crowded, roaring stadium. An upset against a top-10 team. A swift ascent to the top of the Coastal division of the Atlantic Coast Conference.   Virginia Tech (1-0) stole the show last week in Blacksburg as college football teams across the country made their season debuts. Can Middle …