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Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer After three games into the season Bailey Hockman, a transfer from North Carolina State, decided to step down as quarterback on Sunday, although he will remain enrolled at MTSU as he is expected to graduate after fall semester. After the UTSA loss, Coach Stockstill, Coach Dearman, and Hockman personally …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders play under the Friday night lights this week as they travel to Charlotte for their second Conference USA matchup of the season. After falling to UTSA at the Alamodome last week, MTSU is looking to secure their first in-conference victory this year.   The Blue Raiders will be featuring a new face at …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (1-2, 0-1 Conference USA) and its offense could not find any breathing room in the Alamodome against the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-0, 1-0 C-USA), who neary left their opponents scoreless for the second week in a row (27-13). MTSU’s defense put …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raider women’s soccer team had a surprisingly difficult test on Thursday night, this time against an FIU team that was handed a 3-0 defeat by the Raiders back in March. This go around had a different result with the Blue Raiders winning 3-2.  The Blue Raiders trailed 1-0 early in the match before tying …

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 …