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(PHOTO: BEN ROBSON/NinerTimes) The Blue Raiders’ hopes for a spot in the C-USA Tournament took a major hit Thursday night, after Middle Tennessee suffered a 3-1 setback against the Charlotte 49ers. With the loss, Charlotte (16-16, 5-10 C-USA) leaped over the Blue Raiders for the eighth and final spot in the C-USA standings, with both …

After dropping an eighth consecutive series game to the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Tennessee Vols (3-5, 0-4 SEC) will travel to Williams-Brice Stadium for an annual matchup with the South Carolina Gamecocks (4-4, 2-4 SEC). While the 34-20 loss was not pretty, the Vols finally found some answers at the quarterback position. Nathan Peterman started …

The MT women’s basketball team lost senior forward Cheyenne Parker today due to an undisclosed violation of athletic department policies, according to the Daily News Journal. Parker, a transfer from High Point University, is suspended indefinitely and will sit out the first five games of the 2014-15 season. She’ll be sitting out two exhibition games and …

The Blue Raiders clinched a spot in the Conference-USA championship game after their 1-0 victory over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. Middle Tennessee improved to 8-7-2 overall and 5-3-1 in C-USA play with their Senior Night victory. MT and UAB did not score in the first half, with both teams putting up two shots …

Rice University won Friday’s matchup in three sets to one against Middle Tennessee after the Blue Raiders let their lead slip in set four. Rice freshman Leah Mikesky pushed ahead and stole the lead from MT. Junior Chelsea Ross made a strong kill near the first set’s conclusion (19-16), but had little effect once Rice …

Middle Tennessee (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) faced the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-3, 2-2 C-USA)  on Saturday afternoon, winning 34-22 in the Blue Raiders homecoming game.