Tue July 1, 2014

Still More Honors for MTSU Basketball Standout Ebony Rowe

C-USA Female Athlete of the Year, Ebony Rowe
Credit MTSU Athletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Middle Tennessee State basketball standout Ebony Rowe graduated in May, but she’s still racking up athletic and academic honors.

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.

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.

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Wed April 9, 2014

6 New Tenn. Teams, Vintage Base Ball Catches On


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Tennessee Vintage Base Ball Association will begin the 2014 season with six new teams.

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.

Until this year, Tennessee had just two teams. The Franklin Ferriers and the Nashville Marroons.

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Mon March 24, 2014

New Tennessee Sports Concusssion Law Now in Effect

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --   Student athletes across Tennessee are gearing up for spring training as a new law aimed at reducing youth sports concussions goes into effect.

The Tennessee Sports Concussion Law went into force the first of the year. Paula Denslow with Project Brain says it has several key components.

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Thu March 20, 2014

March Madness Commute, Raiders Head to Seattle

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders fly west to Seattle Thursday afternoon for their first matchup in the NCAA National Championship.

At a selection party held on campus Monday night, attended by hundreds of supporters, the Lady Raiders learned that they had been awarded a number 8 seed. Coach Insell wasn’t happy about that position, but isn’t looking back.

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Sat March 15, 2014

Mid-State Team Wins AAA Boys State High School Basketball Title

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tournament MVP Jauan 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.

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