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Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Danielle Taitt’s first career complete game helped the Blue Raiders rally from a 2-0 deficit and defeat the Charlotte 49ers. When you don’t score runs at a high rate, wins can be hard to come by. Danielle Taitt gave up just two runs on seven hits while only …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer After dropping the first game of the series, the Blue Raiders lost to the Charlotte 49ers 6-2 after a three-run seventh stifled their comeback rally on Friday at Blue Raider Softball Field. Middle Tennessee (17-25, 4-10 C-USA) scored only in the fifth inning. Head coach Jeff Breeden was …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (17-16, 8-6 C-USA) couldn’t quite get going early in the second game of the series against Charlotte (19-15, 5-9 C-USA) while the Niners achieved the complete opposite by scoring nine runs through the first four innings of the game which eventually lead them to a 10-5 …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor After winning three straight and nine of their last 12 games, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (16-5, 7-5 C-USA) are looking to win their fourth Conference USA series this season as they welcome the Charlotte Niners to Reese Smith Jr. Field this weekend.  Charlotte (18-14, 4-8 C-USA) is …

Story By Will Carter / Sports Editor The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (10-17, 2-7 C-USA) struck first with one run in the second inning in Sunday’s rubber match, but left-hander Peyton Wigginton pitched seven scoreless innings in response to boost the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-14, 5-4) to a 5-1 victory and a series win.  Wigginton …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Weeks after Lia Thomas became the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA championship, many are doubting the validity of this achievement. GOP politicians are drafting resolutions and proclamations that declare the runner-up of the women’s 500-yard freestyle swimming event, Emma Weyant, to be the true winner in the face of allegedly …