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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 …

Jayce Standridge / Contributing Writer Fantasy Football season is here, and I couldn’t be more excited. The drafts are starting, the trash talk is heating up, and for some reason people are still picking defenses before the 8th round. I’ve been in just under 50 leagues and away with first place in 14 of them, …

Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Blue Raider football returned on Saturday, and started off the season off strong at Floyd Stadium with a blowout win against the Monmouth University Hawks, 50-15.  After an excellent 2019 season (11-3, 6-0 Big South) but not playing a single game last year due to the introduction of a global …