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The Battle of West Murfreesboro

Healthy Blackman blasts Rockets in The Battle of West Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2019 at 09:45 am by joelabarker

The "Battle of the Boro" between Oakland and Riverdale might have gotten more publicity Friday night, but what "The Battle of West Murfreesboro" between Blackman and Rockvale.... Read More
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MTSU versus Marshall

Observations from Blue Raiders win over Thundering Herd

Oct 06, 2019 at 11:32 am by joelabarker

The Blue Raiders defense of the C-USA east division crown began in earnest Saturday as Middle Tennessee defeated conference rival Marshall 24-13 at Floyd Stadium. Featuring t.... Read More
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Oakland High School and Blackman High School

Oakland Torches Blaze at Inferno

Oct 05, 2019 at 10:50 am by joelabarker

If you're a supporter of Blackman Blaze Football, what took place at the Inferno on Friday night was ugly and tough to endure. If Oakland is your team, however, you probably c.... Read More
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Rockvale High School

Rockvale community rallies around coach in loss to Oakland

Sep 28, 2019 at 10:13 am by joelabarker

It has been an interesting week for the winless Rockvale Rockets football program. Not only has the program and Head Coach Rick Rice been under national scrutiny over a recent.... Read More
MTSU Blue Raiders

Tall task awaits Blue Raiders at Iowa this weekend

Sep 28, 2019 at 08:00 am by joelabarker

Last year, Middle Tennessee went through an SEC gauntlet facing Vanderbilt, No. 2-ranked Georgia, and Kentucky on their respective home fields. The results didn't go the way t.... Read More
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MTSU vs Duke 2019

Five Big Things from Blue Raiders 41-18 Loss to Duke

Sep 15, 2019 at 10:30 am by joelabarker

Middle Tennessee's Blue Raiders routinely play a tough out-of-conference schedule. Having played at Michigan in week one as well as a scheduled contest at Iowa in two weeks, 2.... Read More
Blue Raider vs. Duke Football

Blue Raider Blackout Awaits Duke Football

Sep 11, 2019 at 09:19 am by joelabarker

The devils are coming to Murfreesboro. The Duke Blue Devils to be precise. Admittedly, Duke's football team visiting the Boro doesn't strike nearly the same fearful tone that.... Read More
Blackman's Adonis Otey

National Signing Day: Adonis Otey to USC and why it's about student-athletes not fans

Feb 06, 2019 at 01:28 pm by joelabarker

National Signing Day might have lost some luster when the early signing period was instituted in 2017, but the first Wednesday in February still holds significance for many ta.... Read More
Tom Brady

Debate Over: Tom Brady is the GOAT

Jan 31, 2019 at 08:00 am by joelabarker 4

Chances are you aren't a football fan if you've never heard or participated in a discussion about the greatest quarterbacks of all time. From Manning and Montana to Marino an.... Read More
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Rick Stockstill

MTSU Football has some problems, but Rick Stockstill isn't one of them

Dec 18, 2018 at 10:07 am by joelabarker 2

Things didn't go as planned in New Orleans for the Blue Raiders. In fact, the bowl game was the toughest beating MTSU's football team took all season long. You read that rig.... Read More

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