The MTSU volleyball team opened up its home portion of the schedule Tuesday night against Southern Illinois. Both teams came into the match looking to get back on the winning track after each had lost on the road. Last season, these two teams played a five-set thriller, with the Blue Raiders winning the match.
However, on this night SIU got its revenge and it defeated MTSU 3-1 (25-17, 24-26, 20-25, 22-25). The loss drops the Blue Raiders to 1-3 on the young season, while the Salukis improve to 1-3.
Grace Summers and Kelsey Brouwer garnered Conference USA weekly honors as announced by the conference office on Tuesday after leading the Blue Raiders to a 1-1-1 record in the second week of action.
After an impressive 61-7 victory over Savannah State on Aug. 30 to begin the 2014 season, the MTSU football team hits the road this week against Big 10 foe Minnesota. On a wet night, the Blue Raiders scored at least one touchdown in every part of the game, offense, defense and special teams. However, both the players and coaches know this week will be a tougher test.
After 15 years of the Bowl Championship Series, which created a true No. 1 versus No. 2 national championship, it also created a lot of headaches due to the process of picking those teams.
The Live 4 Tay Foundation will host its 5th Annual Play 4 Tay Benefit SoftballTournament on Sept. 6-7 in Murfreesboro.
August is over, and it means football season is under way.
Middle School volleyball – the crowds are small, but the fun isn’t.
The MTSU football team did not let the heavy rain stop them as itrolled over Savannah State 61-7 Saturday night to open the 2014 season at Floyd Stadium. The rain started a few minutes before kickoff and it never let up. Originally, the game was supposed to start at 6 p.m., but it was delayed for 23 minutes because of lighting in the area.
MTSU head coach Rick Insell announced the addition of junior college standout guard/forward Brea Edwards to the 2014-15 roster on Friday.
The MTSU football season is finally here as long-time head coach Rick Stockstill previewed this Saturday’s game against Savannah State during the weekly press conference on Monday. The Blue Raiders open up their 100th season of football on Saturday at 6 p.m. atFloyd Stadium against the Tigers from the FCS.
It was the hottest ticket in high school football in the midstate -- Oakland at Blackman.
The game and the temperature lived up the to hype. It was Blackman's third quarter score by running back Charlie Davidson that gave the Blaze a 28-21 win over the Patriots on Sunday.