Sports

Middle Tennessee Christian School Legacy of Light Gala featuring Kurt Warner

Apr 19, 2022 at 10:31 am by Voice Wire 1

Middle Tennessee Christian School is welcoming legendary quarterback Kurt Warner as guest speaker to its 24th annual Legacy of Light Gala on April 21, 2022 Middle Tennessee C.... Read More
Overall winners from left to right: Antonio Jones (first place), Nick Foster (second place), Boone Elrod (third place)

Cannon Runs for Children Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 06, 2022 at 11:06 am by Voice Wire 1

“Saturday was a beautiful morning for the 4th annual Cannon Runs for Children 5K,” announced Cannon County Coordinator Amanda Hammond.  “The Cannon Coun.... Read More

$350-million sports complex is coming to Murfreesboro

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:24 am by Cynthialynn Jones

A new $350-million sports complex is coming to Murfreesboro Tennessee expected to bring 1,000 new jobs and 3-million visitors a year to the city. The plan is for Legacy Sports.... Read More
MTSU Blue Raiders

MTSU received bid to the Bahamas Bowl

Dec 08, 2021 at 08:50 am by Cynthialynn Jones 4

The Blue Raiders (6-6) will play Toledo (7-5) on Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. in the Bahamas Bowl. The game marks the ninth bowl game for Middle Tennessee during the FBS (Division I-A).... Read More
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Carrick McCarthy, who heads the MTSU Military Science program, is shown with a group of eight shadowbox photo displays of former university ROTC cadets who died in combat w

39th Salute to Veterans’ activities precede MTSU football game with FIU

Nov 09, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center and the Blue Raider football team will host the 39th annual Salute to Veterans and Armed Forces football.... Read More
Steve Peterson: 1951-2020

MTSU to celebrate Coach Pete's life on Friday

Oct 26, 2021 at 08:30 am by Voice Wire

Steve Peterson compiled stats over his 24-year career as head coach of the Blue Raiders that are hard to wrap your mind around He posted 791 of his 944 career wins in Murfree.... Read More
Desmond "Boogie" Yates

Blue Raider Hall of Fame: All-time leading scorer in MTSU basketball history joins the Blue Raider Hall of Fame

Oct 02, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Boogie Yates still remembers the disrespect over a decade later. It was his senior year, January 2010. Middle Tennessee had just beaten Western Kentucky in a slog of a game, 4.... Read More

Tough non-conference slate awaits Lady Raiders

Aug 26, 2021 at 12:37 pm by Voice Wire

The Lady Raider roster will include seven newcomers, including five freshmen, in 2021-22 but that didn't stop Head Coach Rick Insell from putting together another challenging.... Read More

MTSU Men’s Basketball to play six home games before league play begins

Aug 02, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

The 2021-22 Middle Tennessee men's basketball schedule is now complete, as Head Coach Nick McDevitt announced on Friday the Blue Raiders' non-conference opponents for the upco.... Read More
After arriving in Tokyo, on July 18, Michael Hicks posed with the Olympic Rings.

Smyrna High alum represents Poland in 3x3 Basketball at Olympic Games

Aug 02, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Call it a dream come true for Michael Hicks. Well, sort of. As a young boy, the Smyrna native dreamt of playing basketball. However, in his wildest imagination, he could hav.... Read More
Middle Tennessee right-hander Aaron Brown was selected by the Houston Astros with the 268th pick in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball's First Year Player draft.

Pitcher Aaron Brown selected in 2021 MLB Draft as 268th pick by the Houston Astros

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:15 pm by Voice Wire

Denver, Colorado—Middle Tennessee right-hander Aaron Brown was selected by the Houston Astros with the 268th pick in the ninth round of the Major League Baseba.... Read More

La Vergne alum prepares for Olympics after making Team USA for the hammer throw

Jul 02, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

In his piece “Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day,” American poet Delmore Schwartz wrote the oft-quoted line: “Time is the fire in which we burn.&.... Read More