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Photo Courtesy Helen Comer /DNJ The Lady Raiders knocked off Central Michigan 79-69 Wednesday night in matchup where sophomore forward Alex Johnson scored a career-high 30 points. After getting beat 59-81 in last year’s contest against the Chippewas, MTSU made sure it wasn’t going to happen this time. But early on in this one, it was …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Lady Raiders battled Georgia Tech from beginning to end Thursday night inside the Murphy Center. Controversial plays and calls by officials in the closing seconds led to an MTSU 61-60 loss to the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech had the advantage in the early going as they got …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor A strong second half performance fueled a Lady Raider victory over Austin Peay Saturday afternoon inside Murphy Center in front of a crowd of 2,227. Sophomore forward Alex Johnson dominated from the tip-off to the final buzzer, ending her night with a season-high 28 points. Middle Tennessee opened …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer  The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders beat the Tulane Green Waves in a Saturday afternoon thriller. The game would come down to the final minute, but MTSU held on to win by a score of 62-59. The final minutes of the game …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Ohio University Bobcats on Wednesday morning in front of 8,000 Murfreesboro City School kids for the annual Education Day game. The teams fought back and forth for the first three quarters, but the Bobcats pulled away in the fourth, defeating the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  Story by Keenan Taylor / Contributing Writer Coming off a tough loss to the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals, the Lady Blue Raiders(1-2) would look to bounce back Saturday night. The Blue Raiders traveled to Cookeville (1-3) to take on the Tennessee Tech Eagles in a game they would ultimately win …