MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A special week here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.
On Tuesday, MTSU will be hosting its annual Black History Month Unity Luncheon. This year's theme is "Unsung Heroes." Three women will be honored at the gathering, including Thenartis Ellis, Mary C. Scales and Olivia Murray Woods.
Ellis was the first African-American hired in a departmental office at MTSU. She worked as a secretary in the Department of Economics and Finance for 36 years.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Blue Raider men and women both pulled out hard won victories last night over North Texas in Denton.
The MTSU men's basketball team withstood a late rally by the Mean Green to hold on for a 68-66 victory. The men now have a 21-3 overall record and a 10-0 standing in the Sun Belt Conference, marking the best league start in school history.
The Lady Raiders game also went down to the wire, with the MT women eaking out a 70-68 victory to extend their winning streak to 12 games.