Sports http://wmot.org en Still More Honors for MTSU Basketball Standout Ebony Rowe http://wmot.org/post/still-more-honors-mtsu-basketball-standout-ebony-rowe <p></p><p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Middle Tennessee State basketball standout Ebony Rowe graduated in May, but she’s still racking up athletic and academic honors.</p><p>Yesterday, Conference USA named Rowe the league’s Female Athlete of the Year. Rowe is the first female basketball player to receive the honor in nearly a decade.</p><p>MTSU’s Athletics spokesman Mark Owens says having Rowe awarded the league’s top honor was a perfect cap to the school’s first full year in C-USA.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:02:38 +0000 Mike Osborne 40533 at http://wmot.org Still More Honors for MTSU Basketball Standout Ebony Rowe 6 New Tenn. Teams, Vintage Base Ball Catches On http://wmot.org/post/6-new-tenn-teams-vintage-base-ball-catches <p></p><p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Tennessee Vintage Base Ball Association will begin the 2014 season with six new teams.</p><p>Vintage Base Ball can now be found in about half of the American states and is played by the rules that governed the game in 1864.</p><p>Until this year, Tennessee had just two teams. The Franklin Ferriers and the Nashville Marroons.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:38:17 +0000 Mike Osborne 37038 at http://wmot.org 6 New Tenn. Teams, Vintage Base Ball Catches On New Tennessee Sports Concusssion Law Now in Effect http://wmot.org/post/new-tennessee-sports-concusssion-law-now-effect <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; &nbsp;Student athletes across Tennessee are gearing up for spring training as a new law aimed at reducing youth sports concussions goes into effect.</p><p>The Tennessee Sports Concussion Law went into force the first of the year. Paula Denslow with <a href="http://www.tndisability.org/article/project-brain">Project Brain </a>says it has several key components.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:52:35 +0000 TNS/WMOT 36345 at http://wmot.org March Madness Commute, Raiders Head to Seattle http://wmot.org/post/march-madness-commute-raiders-head-seattle <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders fly west to Seattle Thursday afternoon for their first matchup in the NCAA National Championship.</p><p>At a selection party held on campus Monday night, attended by hundreds of supporters, the Lady Raiders learned that they had&nbsp;been awarded a number 8 seed. Coach Insell wasn’t happy about that position, but isn’t looking back.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:55:43 +0000 Mike Osborne 36184 at http://wmot.org Mid-State Team Wins AAA Boys State High School Basketball Title http://wmot.org/post/mid-state-team-wins-aaa-boys-state-high-school-basketball-title <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MURFREESBORO, </span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;">Tenn</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. (AP) — Tournament MVP </span>Jauan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jennings scored 14 points and hit 8 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter in Blackman's 60-58 comeback victory over Oak Ridge Saturday for Tennessee's Class AAA boys state basketball championship.</span></p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:09:48 +0000 Mike Osborne 35972 at http://wmot.org