Motlow College Athletic Department News


Clint Nwosuh 6/27:: Transfer guard Clint Nwosuh will join Motlow Bucks' backcourt
Motlow College men's head basketball coach Matt Sligh recently announced that Houston native Clint Nwosuh will join the program and be a member of Sligh's second Bucks basketball team.

Lindsey Knoer 6/26: Lindsey Knoer leads Motlow College student-athletes with NJCAA Pinnacle Award
Motlow College has a tradition of being among the leaders in Tennessee community colleges when it comes to student athletes and their academic performance.

Seth McKelvey 6/20:: Motlow Bucks add South Carolina forward Seth McKelvey to men's basketball roster
Motlow College head men's basketball coach Matt Sligh recently announced that North Charleston, S.C., power forward Seth McKelvey will be part of the Bucks' program.

Basketball Skills Camp 6/19:: Motlow College hosts Basketball Elite Skills Camp
Motlow men's basketball coach Matt Sligh recently held a basketball elite skills camp inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks baseball 6/9: Former Motlow baseball players headed to Lee University
After helping lead the Motlow Bucks to their most successful baseball season in a decade, three members of the 2014 squad will continue their student-athlete careers at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 6/3: Motlow College softball camp is June 23-24
Motlow Lady Bucks head softball coach Tori Raby-Gentry will host a softball camp on June 23 and 24 at the softball complex on the Motlow College Moore County campus.

Tre'von James 5/30: Motlow's James, Hopkins to continue education and athletic careers at four-year universities
Two former Motlow College student athletes will continue their education and athletic careers at four-year universities following outstanding sophomore seasons at Motlow.

Motlow Bucks logo 5/20: Motlow College sets June dates for summer hoops camp
Motlow Bucks head basketball coach Matt Sligh and his staff will host a basketball skills camp on June 16 and 17 inside Nisbett Center on the Motlow College Moore County campus. The deadline for registration is June 9.

Briana McDonald 5/12: Briana McDonald signs to play basketball at Trevecca
Motlow College sophomore Briana McDonald recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her basketball career as a student-athletic at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.

Motlow Bucks baseball 5/12: Bucks face Georgia Perimeter Thursday in NJCAA East Central District Tournament opener
The Motlow Bucks will face the host school, Georgia Perimeter, in the opening round of the NJCAA East Central District baseball tournament on Thursday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 5/7: Motlow College begins search for new women's head basketball coach
Motlow College has begun the search process for a new women's head basketball coach, according to Tori Raby-Gentry, athletic director at the College.

Motlow Bucks baseball 5/5: Walk-off home run leads Motlow Bucks past Walters St. and into NJCAA district tournament
Sophomore Luke Toms hit a walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Motlow Bucks to a 7-6 win over Walters St. Saturday.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 4/29: Lady Bucks' Softball Season Ends in First Round
The Motlow Lady Bucks saw their 2014 softball season come to a disappointing end when they dropped a 9-1, 12-11 doubleheader to Columbia State last weekend in the opening round of the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament in Columbia.

Motlow Bucks baseball 4/28: Bucks Advance in TCCAA Tournament with 9th-inning Comeback
Hayden Pewitt drove in the winning run with a two-out, ninth-inning single and the Motlow Bucks advanced in the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament with a 7-6 win over Cleveland State.

Motlow Bucks baseball 4/17: Bucks sweep Shorter College in home finale
The Motlow Bucks wrapped up the home portion of their 2014 baseball schedule with an 8-0, 6-1 sweep of non-conference opponent Shorter College Wednesday at the Driver Baseball Complex.

Motlow Bucks logo 4/15: Motlow Basketball Skills Clinic set for May 3
Motlow Bucks Head Coach Matt Sligh will host a basketball skills clinic on Saturday, May 3, at Copperweld Arena inside Nisbett Center on the Motlow Moore County campus.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 4/14: Lady Bucks sweep Jackson St. behind power surge
The Motlow Lady Bucks hit five home runs, including two by Makenzie Hopkins, on their way to a four-game sweep of visiting Jackson State last weekend on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks baseball 4/9: Motlow Bucks host Columbia State in conference showdown
The Motlow Bucks have a great opportunity to strengthen their position in the top half of the TCCAA standings when they host conference rival and current leader Columbia State in a three-game series this weekend.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 4/9: Lady Bucks welcome Jackson State this weekend
The Motlow Lady Bucks have an opportunity to finish among the top six teams in the TCCAA softball standings, but in order to do that they need to win this weekend's home series against Jackson State.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 4/1: Walters State ends Lady Bucks' winning streak
The Motlow Lady Bucks saw their six-game winning streak come to a crashing halt when nationally-ranked Walters State came to Moore County and swept the Lady Bucks in a four-game TCCAA series.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/31: Motlow Bucks sweep Dyersburg State; have now won 13 of their previous 15
The Motlow Bucks have now won 13 of their previous 15 baseball games following a three-game sweep over Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) rival Dyersburg State this past weekend at the Driver Baseball Complex.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 3/26: Lady Bucks on winning streak as Walters State visits
The Motlow Lady Bucks extended their winning streak to six games when they traveled to Gadsden, Ala., and swept Gadsden State 2-1, 3-2 Tuesday afternoon.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/24: Daily, Holland lead Motlow Bucks to series win over Jackson State
JC Daily set a new single season school record for stolen bases and Ben Holland slammed two home runs as the Motlow Bucks kept themselves in the thick of the TCCAA race by winning two out of three games against nationally-ranked Jackson State.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 3/24: Lady Bucks sweep weekend series from Southwest TN
The Motlow Lady Bucks took advantage of the opportunity to get back into contention for the upper half of the TCCAA softball standings with a four-game weekend sweep of Southwest Tennessee in Millington.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/19: Motlow Bucks sweep Lawson State
The Motlow Bucks extended their winning streak to five with a 5-2, 9-2 sweep of visiting Lawson State at the Driver Baseball Complex on Tuesday. The sweep followed a three-game series sweep over Roane State last weekend.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 3/17: Lady Bucks earn much-needed split with Cleveland State
The Motlow Lady Bucks needed something good to happen to their softball team after dropping six consecutive games, including a doubleheader sweep by TCCAA rival Cleveland State at home on Friday 10-1, 9-7.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/17: Motlow Bucks sweep Roane State in weekend baseball
The Motlow Bucks (20-12, 6-6) hammered visiting Roane State for 38 runs to earn a weekend sweep over their TCCAA opponent, beating the Raiders 16-7 on Friday and earning the sweep on Saturday 12-9 and 10-0.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/12: Motlow Bucks welcome Roane State this weekend
The Motlow Bucks will have an opportunity to climb back into the TCCAA baseball race this weekend when they host Roane State for a three-game series at the Driver Baseball Complex.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 3/11: Lady Bucks to host Cleveland State in key conference series this weekend
The Motlow Lady Bucks will step back into TCCAA action this coming weekend when they host Cleveland State in a four-game series at the softball complex on the Moore County campus.

Bucks basketball team 3/10: Motlow Bucks take Columbia State to the wire before falling in double overtime
The Motlow Bucks battled the nation's third-ranked team for 50 minutes Friday in the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament semifinals, falling 122-121 in double overtime to Columbia State in Harriman, Tenn.

Bucks basketball team 3/6: Motlow Bucks Advance to TCCAA/Region VII Tournament Semifinals for 4th Consecutive Year
The Motlow Bucks put themselves in position to advance to their fourth consecutive TCCAA/Region VII Tournament championship game with a 78-68 win over Cleveland State Wednesday in the tournament quarterfinals.

Lady Bucks basketball team 3/5: Motlow Lady Bucks let TCCAA Tournament win slip away
The Motlow Lady Bucks let a double-digit lead over Columbia State slip away in the second half and the Lady Chargers ended the Lady Bucks' season with an 82-80 victory.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 3/5: Lady Bucks look to get back on track Thursday
The Motlow Lady Bucks will look to get their softball season back on the winning track when they host non-conference opponent Snead State for a doubleheader on Thursday at the softball complex on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks baseball 3/4: Motlow Bucks put weekend sweep behind them
The Motlow Bucks baseball team will get a break from TCCAA play when they travel to Pulaski on Wednesday at 3 p.m. for their second doubleheader against the Martin Methodist College JV this season.

Bucks basketball team 2/28: Motlow Bucks ready to defend TCCAA Tournament title

It has been 30 years since a Motlow College men's basketball team entered the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament as the defending champion. This year's Bucks carry that banner.

Lady Bucks basketball team 2/28: Lady Bucks head into TCCAA Tournament thinking upset

The Motlow Lady Bucks completed their basketball regular season with a 106-80 loss to Dyersburg State in Dyersburg Tuesday night.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 2/26: Lady Bucks welcome Columbia State for TCCAA series
The Motlow Lady Bucks will step back into TCCAA action this weekend when they welcome rival Columbia State to the softball complex on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks baseball 2/26: No. 13 Motlow will host No. 18 Walters State this weekend
The Motlow Bucks are off to their best start to the baseball season since Dan McShea took over as head coach eight years ago. Because of their outstanding play, the Bucks have garnered attention from the NJCAA.

Bucks basketball team 2/24: Missed free throws mean missed opportunity for Bucks

The Motlow Bucks battled visiting Columbia State, ranked fourth in the nation, down to the wire Saturday night before dropping a 79-74 decision to the Chargers at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks baseball 2/24: Bucks lead TCCAA after sweep over Volunteer State

The Motlow Bucks continued their torrid start to the baseball season when they hosted and swept Volunteer State over the weekend.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 2/24: Lady Bucks win one in opening conference softball series

The Motlow Lady Bucks opened TCCAA softball play by winning game two of a four-game series against Volunteer State over the weekend in Gallatin.

Lady Bucks basketball team 2/24: Lady Bucks let big lead slip away in loss to Lady Chargers

The Motlow Lady Bucks let a 15-point second half lead slip away Saturday afternoon as the Columbia State Lady Chargers came into Copperweld Arena and escaped with a 60-59 victory.

Bucks basketball team 2/20: Motlow Bucks allow Generals to escape Copperweld Arena

The Motlow Bucks missed 13 free throws on their home court Wednesday night, allowing Jackson State to lead from start to finish and beat the Bucks 81-74 at Copperweld Arena.

Lady Bucks basketball team 2/20: Motlow Lady Bucks earn comeback win over Jackson State

Motlow freshman Kayla Pope hit a 3-point shot with less than a minute remaining to complete a second-half comeback as the Lady Bucks beat visiting Jackson State 65-64 Wednesday night at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks baseball 2/19: Motlow Bucks open conference baseball at home this weekend

The Motlow Bucks look to continue their excellent start to the college baseball season when they host TCCAA rival Volunteer State this weekend at the Driver Baseball Complex.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 2/19: Motlow Lady Bucks open softball season with sweep

After having their first four attempts at opening the 2014 softball season postponed by inclement weather, the Motlow Lady Bucks were more than anxious to get a game in.

Bucks basketball team 2/17: Motlow Bucks host Jackson State Wednesday, ranked Columbia State on Saturday

The Motlow Bucks will begin their final push to finish in the top half of the TCCAA standings when they host Jackson State on Wednesday at Copperweld Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.

Lady Bucks basketball team 2/17: Lady Bucks fall at Southwest Tennessee despite McDonald's stellar performance

The Motlow Lady Bucks dropped a 98-77 decision to Southwest Tennessee in Memphis Saturday, despite a 33-point, 11-rebound performance from Motlow's Briana McDonald.

Motlow Bucks logo 2/14: Motlow College Basketball teams will hold Sophomore Recognition Saturday

The Motlow College Bucks and Lady Bucks basketball teams will honor two sophomores from each team between the men's and women's games on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 2/11: Motlow Lady Bucks hope to get Softball Season started this weekend

The Motlow Lady Bucks hope to get the 2014 softball season underway when they travel to Gadsden, Ala. for a doubleheader against Gadsden State Community College on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Bucks basketball team 2/10: Motlow Bucks make Strong Statement with Weekend Sweep

The Motlow Bucks sent a message to the rest of the TCCAA conference over the weekend - if you get a lead on Motlow you better finish them off because the Bucks do not give up when they are down.

Lady Bucks basketball team 2/4: Lady Bucks to host nationally-ranked Walters State

The Motlow Lady Bucks will look to surprise a pair of TCCAA rivals this weekend when they host two games at Copperweld Arena. Saturday's contest will be part of the school's Homecoming celebration.

Motlow Bucks logo 2/4: Motlow College student-athletes receive Academic Honors for fall 2013 semester

Student-athletes at Motlow College continue to excel academically, proving themselves as leaders in the classroom as well as on the field and court.

Bucks basketball team 2/3: Bucks set to welcome TCCAA rivals for Homecoming weekend

The Motlow Bucks will have another opportunity to make a significant move up the TCCAA standings when they host a pair of conference rivals this weekend at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks baseball 2/3: Bucks Earn Baseball sweep in Birmingham

The Motlow Bucks opened the baseball season winning two out of three games over the weekend in the state of Alabama.

Motlow Lady Bucks softball 1/29: Experience is Key to Motlow Softball's Hopes for Winning Season in 2014

The Motlow Lady Bucks will put their most experienced team in years on the field when they open the 2014 softball season at home Feb. 5 against non-conference opponent Snead State.

Motlow Bucks baseball 1/27: Motlow Bucks Baseball opens Season January 31

In what may be the earliest opening day in the history of Motlow College baseball, the Bucks will begin the 2014 season on Friday, Jan. 31 against Shelton State in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Lady Bucks basketball team 1/27: Lady Bucks fall short against Volunteer State

The Motlow Lady Bucks were unable to overcome a lack of rebounding and an excess of turnovers as they dropped a 73-46 decision to Volunteer State Saturday at Copperweld Arena.

Bucks basketball team 1/27: Volunteer State holds off Bucks in Final Minute
The Motlow Bucks erased a nine-point deficit in the final five minutes, pulling into an 80-80 tie with 43 seconds remaining, before visiting Volunteer State scored the game's final four points and won 84-80.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 1/21: Motlow Lady Bucks capture first TCCAA victory

The Motlow Lady Bucks got their first Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) win of the season Friday night, beating Dyersburg State 82-78 in overtime at Copperweld Arena.

Bucks basketball team 1/21: Motlow Bucks upset Southwest TN, host Pioneers Saturday
The Motlow Bucks extended their winning streak to five games with a 93-39 rout of the Bryan College JV team in Dayton, TN on Monday.

Bucks basketball team 1/13: Bucks Beat Crusaders, Host Conference Rivals this Weekend
The Motlow Bucks began the second half of their basketball season the same way they ended the first half, with a victory, when they traveled to Chattanooga and beat the Tennessee Temple JV team 80-66 on Saturday.

Lady Bucks logo 1/13: Lady Bucks seek consistency at home this weekend
The Motlow Lady Bucks will have an opportunity to get their first Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) win this weekend when they host a pair of conference opponents at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks logo 1/8: Motlow Bucks begin second half at Tennessee Temple JV
The Motlow Bucks will begin the second half of their basketball season when they travel to Chattanooga to face the Tennessee Temple junior varsity Crusaders on Saturday, Jan. 11.

Alexis Smith 1/8: Motlow Lady Bucks roll to season's first win
The Motlow Lady Bucks started the new year in grand fashion Tuesday night, putting the bitter taste of the first half of their season behind them when they hosted and beat the Martin Methodist College JV team 90-47 at Copperweld Arena.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 12/11: Motlow Lady Bucks' Road Struggles Continue

The Motlow Lady Bucks will head into the winter break still searching for their first win of the season following a 97-35 defeat at the hands of Wallace State on Tuesday in Hanceville, Ala.

Bucks season preview 12/9: Motlow Bucks suffer narrow losses in East Tennessee

The Motlow Bucks will have to wait for the new year for another opportunity to get their first TCCAA road win after suffering a pair of close losses in East Tennessee over the weekend.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 12/9: Lady Bucks seek to break through Tuesday night

The Motlow Lady Bucks continue to search for their first victory of the season following a pair of losses to TCCAA opponents over the weekend in East Tennessee.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 12/3: Lady Bucks Head East in Search of TCCAA Success

The Motlow Lady Bucks will go on the road to East Tennessee this weekend with an opportunity to pick up their first TCCAA victory of the young season.

Bucks season preview 12/2: Motlow Bucks set for December road swing

The Motlow Bucks will take their three-game winning streak on the road this weekend when they travel to TCCAA opponents Roane State in Harriman on Friday and Walters State in Morristown Saturday.

Bucks season preview 11/19: Motlow Bucks set to welcome TCCAA rivals this weekend

The Motlow Bucks will welcome two of their primary TCCAA rivals to Copperweld Arena this weekend, with action scheduled for Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 11/18: Lady Bucks will host conference rivals this weekend

The Motlow Lady Bucks are still searching for their first win of the season, and there appears to be no better time to get it than this coming weekend when a pair of TCCAA rivals visit Copperweld Arena.

Bucks season preview 11/13: Motlow Bucks' comeback attempt falls short against Lions

The Motlow Bucks mounted a furious comeback in the final minute before running out of time as the Wallace State Lions held on for an 86-81 victory over the Bucks at Copperweld Arena Tuesday night.

Lady Bucks fall to Wallace State 11/13: Lady Bucks show potential in loss to Wallace State

The Motlow Lady Bucks showed their vast upside Tuesday night, hanging close against nationally-ranked Wallace State before dropping an 81-71 decision to the visiting Lady Lions at Copperweld Arena.

Bucks season preview 11/6: Motlow Bucks ride Mason, Miller to first win

The Motlow Bucks handed new Head Coach Matt Sligh the first victory of his young coaching career when they hosted and beat the Atlanta Sports Academy (ASA) 109-97 Tuesday night at Copperweld Arena.

Lady Bucks season preview 11/6: Lady Bucks hit the road to begin conference play

The Motlow Lady Bucks will open Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) play this weekend when they travel to Jackson State Friday night and Columbia State Saturday afternoon.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/5: Bucks set for home opener on Tuesday

Motlow basketball fans will get their first opportunity to see the reigning state champions in action when the Bucks host the Atlanta Sports Academy on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 11/4: Lady Bucks open basketball season with close loss

The Motlow Lady Bucks opened the 2013-14 basketball season with a foul-plagued 70-60 loss to the visiting Martin Methodist College JV squad on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/28: Motlow Bucks open season Friday on the road

The Motlow Bucks will officially begin the Matt Sligh era when they open the 2013-14 basketball season with a pair of games at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla. this weekend.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 10/28: Lady Bucks host Martin Methodist JV Saturday

The Motlow Lady Bucks will open the 2013-14 basketball regular season when they host the Martin Methodist JV this Saturday at Copperweld Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Bucks season preview 10/8: Motlow Bucks set to begin Matt Sligh era with new roster

The nature of community college sports is from year to year, due to graduation and transfer, rosters seldom have a high degree of continuity.

Lady Bucks season preview 10/3: Lady Bucks will be more familiar, less experienced in Holland's second year

With only two returning players from last season, the Motlow Lady Bucks will be a young basketball team when they open the 2013-14 season.

Motlow Bucks logo 9/17: New-Look Motlow Bucks to be tested early

When Matt Sligh took over as head coach of the Motlow Bucks basketball program this summer, he said he wanted to test his squad early in the season against quality competition.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 9/12: Lady Bucks to open 2013-14 hoops season at home

The Motlow Lady Bucks have released their basketball schedule for the coming season, and Head Coach Aaron Holland is encouraging all Motlow basketball fans to show their support when the season opens.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 9/4: Motlow Lady Bucks begin fall softball schedule

The Motlow Lady Bucks will begin their fall softball schedule when they travel to Chattanooga to face Tennessee Temple on Friday, Sept. 6. The first pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 2 p.m. central.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/28: Motlow College student-athletes gather as semester begins

The beginning of the fall semester at Motlow College brings together the student-athletes who will represent the Bucks and Lady Bucks this season on the court and on the field.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/19: Tullahoma's Berridge adds local flavor to Bucks' roster

It has been well documented that new Motlow Bucks head basketball coach Matt Sligh has gathered players from across the country to fill out Motlow's roster.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/16: Motlow schedules basketball skills clinic for Sept. 14

Motlow College men's basketball Head Coach Matt Sligh will hold the annual basketball skills clinic on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/6: Motlow Bucks' national recruiting strategy paying off

When Motlow College men's basketball coach Matt Sligh arrived on campus in mid-July he inherited a program that had no players and a timeline that was short.

Tyler Clayborne 7/31: Manchester's Tyler Clayborne lone returnee to Motlow Bucks basketball program

When the Motlow Bucks officially hit the practice floor Oct. 1, they will have at least one connection to last season's TCCAA champions - Manchester redshirt sophomore Tyler Clayborne.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/26: Motlow announces first freshmen signees of Matt Sligh era

For new Motlow Bucks head basketball coach Matt Sligh, the process of building his first basketball squad in Lynchburg begins with 5-11 guard Dequon Miller and 6-3 guard Jordan Solomon.

Matthew Sligh 7/17: Motlow names Matthew Sligh men's head basketball coach

Motlow College has hired former William Jewell College assistant coach Matthew Sligh as its new men's head basketball coach, according to Tori Raby-Gentry, Athletic Director.

Roxanne Hillman 7/1: Motlow student-athletes receive national recognition

Two Motlow College student-athletes have been recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association for their academic performance during the 2012-13 academic and athletic school year.

Tori Raby-Gentry 6/20: Motlow College names Tori Raby-Gentry Athletic Director

Motlow College has named Tori Raby-Gentry as its Athletic Director, according to Regina Burden, assistant vice president for student affairs at the college.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 6/6: Lady Bucks' basketball takes turn towards home

As Aaron Holland heads toward his second season as head basketball coach of the Motlow Lady Bucks, he has announced five signees who will enter Motlow as freshmen in August and be part of the 2013-14 squad.

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