It was an exciting weekend of Blue Raider sports on NewsRadio WGNS, which continues into today with two big events.
Middle Tennessee football continued its outstanding season with a 48-32 road win against UTEP here Saturday, securing its seventh win and assuring a spot in a postseason bowl for a fourth-straight year under Head Coach Rick Stockstill.
The Blue Raiders (7-3, 6-1) remained atop the C-USA East Division standings by one-half game over FIU. They will step out of conference for a date at Kentucky Saturday (11am kickoff, 9:30am pregame) before facing West Division leader UAB in the regular-season finale at Floyd Stadium, Nov. 24.
Coming up today, hear "Rick Stockstill LIVE" at a special time - 12-noon - from Sam's Sports Grill. Chip Walters talks to Rick Stockstill about Saturday's game and looks ahead to Kentucky.
The Lady Raider basketball team answered its first road test by displaying some big-time moxie with a riveting 78-71 comeback victory against Furman Sunday afternoon.
Playing its second game in less than 48 hours, Middle Tennessee (2-0) trailed by 12, 57-45, with 4:09 remaining in the third quarter, but showed tremendous poise and determination to stun the Paladins (1-1) on their home court.
Middle Tennessee will be back in action when it plays Tennessee Tech in Cookeville Friday night.
Tonight (Monday), the Blue Raider men's basketball team will travel to Nashville to battle Belmont. The contest is set to tip at 7:00 p.m. in Nashville as the Blue Raiders hope to extend their 21-16 advantage in the all-time series. Chip Walters and Kyle Turnham will have pregame coverage at 6:30pm on your flagship station for Blue Raider sports, NewsRadio WGNS.