OXFORD, Miss. - Age and experience won out over youth as Middle Tennessee turned back Ole Miss, 71-65, in front of 1,075 at Tad Smith Coliseum here Sunday.
After last Saturday's thrilling 35-34 come from behind victory over Florida Atlantic, the MTSU football team ends the 2014 regular season at UTEP. The Blue Raiders are hoping to make it two wins in a row heading into the bowl game next month.
Despite what you haven't read elsewhere, basketball has begun and hundreds of hoopsters are playing at numerous levels all over the county
Thousands of veterans from all military branches were honored during MTSU's football game against Florida Atlantic.
Both the MTSU football and men's basketball teams were in action Saturday in Murfreesboro. The men's basketball team defeated Southern 66-48 at the Murphy Center, while the football team came from behind to defeat Florida Atlantic 35-34 on Senior Day at Floyd Stadium.
Oakland High's football team avenged a Week O loss to Blackman on Friday night by defeating the Blaze 20-9 at the Inferno in the quarterfinals of the TSAAA state 6A playoffs.
After Monday night's impressive win over Miami (Fla.), the MTSU women's basketball team stepped up in competition tonight against SEC foe Arkansas. The Razorbacks took control early and hung on to defeat the Lady Raiders 58-51 at the Murphy Center.
The MTSU men's basketball team season opening home schedule continued tonight at the Murphy Center against an old foe, Murray State. The Blue Raiders were hoping for an improved performance against one of the favorites in the Ohio Valley Conference. However, they did not get it as the Racers (1-1) defeated the Blue Raiders, 68-49.
The MTSU women's basketball team hosted Miami (Fla.) tonight at the Murphy Center. It was the first home game of the season for the Lady Raiders, and they was looking for its first win of the season. They got it thanks to Lady Raider junior guard Brea Edwards three-pointer from the corner with 34 seconds left in the game to break a 48-48 tie and sophomore guard China Dow added two free throws to help them defeat the Hurricanes 53-48.
The MTSU football team hopes to get back on track Saturday with Senior Day against Florida Atlantic at Floyd Stadium. Both teams are in the middle of a losing streak with the Owls dropping three in a row, while the Blue Raiders have lost three out of its last four games.
This is our last year under this football playoff plan, but what about 2015 and beyond?
The MTSU women's soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament in Charlotte a couple of weeks ago, while a couple of local high school teams made it to the state tournament last month here in Murfreesboro.
As many expected before the season even started, Blackman and Oakland will meet in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA playoffs next Friday.
After a few Saturdays at MTSU's Jones Field looking at the greatly changed football field, I was excited about the Murphy Center changes.
The local high school and MTSU women's cross country teams brought home championships last weekend.
We celebrate a big event next week, and it could extend through the entire basketball season. So you know this is huge.
In an era in which the marching band is being slowly replaced by arena music through a computer during football games, some of the bands here in Rutherford County are proving that they still play an important role in high school sports.
The MTSU football team is on a well-deserved week off after starting the 2014 season with eight consecutive games.
In front of a large crowd, on a sun-drenched field on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Siegel High, Rock Springs coach Keith Stephenson did something I don't think anyone has done before.
Each week in high school and college football, teams are putting up an unprecedented number of points. Teams are frequently scoring 30, 40 even 50 points a game and losing. I said losing.
The 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup is heating up in more ways than one.
The MTSU women's basketball team does not rebuild. Instead, the Lady Raiders reload as the 2014-15 squad has to replace six seniors, including the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder in Ebony Rowe.
Joining the Blue Raider Athletic Assn (BRAA) was the right thing for my wife and I to do almost 14 years ago. It's a great way to support MTSU student athletes, many of whom are far from home, and to support all of MTSU's 17 sports.
Registration is open for the 4th Annual Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC) to be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at MMC in Murfreesboro.
High School football is heading toward the finish line. Under the TSSAA playoff plan, which will, naturally, be changed very soon, all games are important to somebody.