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12:17pm

Mon December 12, 2011
Gift Honors MT Sports Booster Jeff Hendrix

Million Dollar Gift to MTSU Athletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) – A big weekend on several fronts for Blue Raider sports.

The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team beat UT Martin on Saturday evening 78-62 at home.

The Lady Raiders matched that win, outscoring Xavier to claim a 65-49 victory Friday night in Cincinnati.

That win made sweeter still as the MTSU head women’s basketball coach Rick Insell was named one of 10 inductees into the 2012 class of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.

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9:26am

Mon December 12, 2011
The Price We Pay for Information Access

Burriss on Media: Gingrich

Dr. Larry Burriss
MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  --  At the moment former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich appears to be leading other republican presidential contenders in the polls. I say “for the moment,” because by the time I finish writing these comments someone else may very well be the front runner.

A couple of my friends have noticed, with some chagrin, that everyone, including the media, seems to delight in attacking the front runners. The Japanese have a phrase for this sort of behavior: the nail that sticks up is the one that gets hammered down.

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12:20pm

Wed November 30, 2011
Cain Pondering Presidential Bid's Future

Herman Cain Visits MTSU Amid Controversy

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  --  Republican presidential primary candidate Herman Cain is fending off new allegations of marital infidelity as he prepares for an appearance here in Middle Tennessee.

Cain is scheduled to appear tomorrow evening at Middle Tennessee State University. The MTSU College of Business will host the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO as he speaks to students about turning the failing pizza chain around.

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11:37am

Tue November 29, 2011
Team's Sixth Straight Post Season Appearance

MTSU Volleyball Headed to NCAA Tourney

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  It’s been a difficult fall for Middle Tennessee State sports, but one team has made into postseason play. 

For the sixth straight year, MTSU volleyball has earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Raiders had to sweat through the selection process before hearing their name called as an at-large pick.

Now, MTSU will travel to Knoxville for a first-round match on Thursday, taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes. The match will begin at 3:30 PM at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The winner will play again Friday against either Tennessee or Duke.

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8:40pm

Wed November 23, 2011
Aggravated Burglary, Assault and Weapons Charges

MTSU Student Arrested for Armed Robbery

 

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  --  New developments Tuesday in last week’s armed robbery here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.

Police have arrested an MTSU student in the case. Eighteen year-old Christopher Hendrix turned himself in to authorities after campus Police obtained arrest warrants charging Hendrix with Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Assault and Carrying Weapons on School Property.

Police said Hendrix told them last week’s incident in a Scarlett Commons apartment began when he and the victim got into a fight over a drug deal.

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