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|6/15: Motlow's Jaylen Barford drawing heavy SEC and national recruiting interest|
During the past eight years the Motlow College men's basketball program has enjoyed a tremendous run of success by the team, its head coaches, and individual players.
|6/15: Motlow College will host two Basketball Skills Clinics|
Motlow Lady Bucks head basketball coach Dominic Tharpe and members of the Bucks and Lady Bucks teams will host a pair of separate basketball skills clinics in late June and early July for both boys and girls.
|6/4: J.T. Burton Named Men's Head Basketball Coach at Motlow College|
Former St. Catharine College head coach and University of Tennessee assistant coach James Tyler "J.T." Burton has been named the new men's basketball head coach at Motlow College.
|6/4: Dickson County's Carlee Wilson signs to play Basketball at Motlow College|
After helping lead her Dickson County High School basketball team to a school record 32 wins and a berth in the state tournament last season, Carlee Wilson will continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow College.
|6/1: Marshall County's Ashton Watkins Signs with Motlow College|
After thoughtful deliberation, Marshall County High School shortstop Ashton Watkins has decided to prolong her softball career by signing with Motlow College in Lynchburg.
|6/1: Cascade pitcher Carter will join Hart at Motlow|
Cascade pitcher Summer Carter spent the first two years of her career as a Lady Champion pitching to catcher Heather Hart. Despite Hart having her career cut short due to back-to-back season-ending knee injuries, Carter will be joining Hart on the Motlow Lady Bucks' roster next season.
|5/26: Motlow College Student-Athletes Shine in the Classroom|
Of the 67 student-athletes listed on the rosters of the four sports that Motlow College participated in during the 2014-15 academic year, 29 achieved either the Dean's List or the Honor Roll for the recently completed spring 2015 semester.
|5/21: Former Motlow Buck Clint Nwosuh will play at Idaho State University|
Following a stellar sophomore season at Motlow College, Clint Nwosuh will continue his career in the classroom and on the basketball court at Idaho State University in Pocatello.
|5/20: Former Lady Buck Sabrina Jackson will continue her career at Kentucky State|
Former Motlow College women's basketball player Sabrina Jackson recently announced that she will continue her career as a student-athlete at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.
|5/20: Motlow basketball's Chloe Neil will play at West Georgia|
Former Motlow Lady Buck basketball player Chloe Neil recently announced she will continue her career as a student-athlete at West Georgia University in Carrollton, Ga., after graduating from Motlow May 9.
|5/1: Lady Bucks advance to semifinals of TCCAA Tournament|
After dropping their opening game in the TCCAA/Region VII softball tournament in Chattanooga, the Motlow Lady Bucks made a run through the elimination bracket to the semifinals before falling 8-2 to Volunteer State Saturday to end the 2015 season.
|4/30: Motlow Bucks baseball season ends with TCCAA Tournament loss|
The Motlow Bucks ended the 2015 baseball season with a 6-4 loss to Cleveland State Wednesday in the 'play-in' round of the TCCAA/Region VII Baseball Tournament in Chattanooga.
|4/29: Motlow Softball Sophomores lead Lady Bucks to Winning Season|
Five Motlow College student-athletes recently played their final home game and were recognized for their contributions to the Lady Bucks softball program.
|4/21: Motlow softball will end regular season at Walters State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will complete the 2015 softball regular season when they travel to Morristown for a four-game series against TCCAA rival Walters State this weekend.
|4/16: Motlow's Miller signs National Letter of Intent to continue career at Missouri State University|
Motlow sophomore basketball player Dequon Miller recently signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his student-athlete career at Missouri State University.
|4/13: Pearson, Long pitch Lady Bucks to series win over Southwest Tennessee|
Freshmen pitchers Cameron Pearson and Riley Long combined to allow only four earned runs in 28 innings and the Motlow Lady Bucks won three out of four games from Southwest Tennessee over the weekend in Memphis.
|4/6: Lady Bucks win TCCAA home series, travel to Southwest TN this weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks slammed out 40 hits, including nine by Makayla Campbell and a pair of home runs by Taylor Wolaver, and won three out of four games from Cleveland State over the weekend.
|4/6: Matt Sligh leaves Motlow to become an assistant coach at Missouri State University|
After two successful seasons as men's head basketball coach at Motlow College, Matt Sligh left to become an assistant coach at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo.
|4/1: Motlow Bucks host Cleveland State this weekend for TCCAA series|
After splitting a pair of non-conference contests earlier this week, the Motlow Bucks will host TCCAA rival Cleveland State this weekend in a three-game series at the Driver Baseball Complex.
|4/1: Motlow freshman Jaylen Barford named NJCAA All-American|
Jackson native Jaylen Barford became the fifth Motlow College men's basketball player in the past seven years to be honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association as an All-American.
|3/31: 10-inning marathon highlights Lady Bucks softball split|
The Motlow Lady Bucks overcame a six run first-inning deficit and scored the winning run in the top of the tenth inning to beat Volunteer State 13-12 Saturday afternoon in Gallatin.
|3/26: Bucks head into weekend series at Volunteer St. having won four of their previous five|
After a sluggish start to the baseball season, the Motlow Bucks have begun turning their campaign around following a sweep of the Roane State Raiders.
|3/24: Lady Bucks take three of four from Roane State, head to Gallatin this weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks got a pair of shutout pitching performances from freshman Cameron Pearson and won three out of four games from TCCAA rival Roane State last weekend.
|3/23: Dequon Miller commits to Missouri State|
Heading into his collegiate career, Dequon Miller found himself with no offers to play basketball anywhere.
|3/17: Lady Bucks to host TCCAA series with Roane State this weekend after sweep of Dyersburg|
The Motlow Lady Bucks continued their strong start to the softball season when they traveled to Dyersburg on Monday and swept Dyersburg State 3-2, 2-1.
|3/12: Motlow Bucks look to get on track with weekend trip to Dyersburg State|
The Motlow Bucks have an opportunity to reset the start of the baseball season when they travel to Dyersburg this weekend for a three-game series against TCCAA rival Dyersburg State.
|3/10: Motlow softball momentum slowed down by Columbia State and inclement weather|
The Motlow Lady Bucks saw their modest six-game winning streak come to an abrupt end when they dropped a doubleheader to TCCAA rival Columbia State 17-2, 8-0 Sunday afternoon at Cascade High School.
|3/10: Bucks' hoop season ends with semifinal loss in Memphis|
For the second consecutive year the Motlow Bucks' basketball season came to a disappointing end in the semifinals of the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament with a loss to eventual state champion Columbia State.
|3/4: Lady Bucks end season in opening round of TCCAA/Region VII Tournament|
The 2014-15 basketball season came to a swift end for the Motlow Lady Bucks Tuesday when they dropped a 71-65 decision to Roane State in the opening round of the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament.
|3/3: Pearson No-Hitter highlights Lady Bucks Softball sweep over Jackson State|
Winchester freshman pitcher Cameron Pearson tossed a no-hitter and was the winning pitcher in two of the four games as the Motlow Lady Bucks jumped to the top of the conference standings with a four-game sweep of Jackson State last weekend.
|3/2: Motlow Lady Bucks open TCCAA/Region VII Tournament Tuesday vs. Roane State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks are the No. 9 seed in this week's TCCAA/Region VII Tournament and will play their first tournament game on Tuesday at 2 p.m. against the No. 8 seed Roane State.
|3/2: No. 2 seed Motlow Bucks play Thursday at TCCAA/Region VII Tournament in Memphis|
The Motlow Bucks are the No. 2 seed in this week's TCCAA/Region VII Tournament and will play their first game on Thursday at 6 p.m.
|2/20: Lady Bucks sweep DH from Gadsden State, open conference play next week|
The Motlow Lady Bucks put it all together on the softball diamond last weekend, sweeping visiting Gadsden State 7-3, 7-1 at Lady Bucks Field on the Motlow Moore County campus.
|2/20: Lady Bucks beat Southwest TN for Fourth Win in Previous Six Games|
The Motlow Lady Bucks continued their late-season turnaround when they hosted and beat Southwest Tennessee 70-58 Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|2/19: Barford beats Buzzer as Bucks knock off Saluqis|
Freshman Jaylen Barford knocked down a pair of free throws with 0.2 seconds remaining and the No. 16 Motlow Bucks beat No. 11 Southwest Tennessee 76-75 Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|2/19: Motlow College honors Sophomore Basketball Players in Final Home Game|
Fourteen Motlow College sophomore student-athletes played their final home basketball game at Copperweld Arena on Feb. 14.
|2/12: Motlow hosts Southwest TN Saturday in nationally-ranked men's matchup|
The nation's ninth-ranked Southwest Tennessee Saluqis will try and complete a regular season sweep over No. 22 Motlow on Saturday when the Bucks and Lady Bucks host SWTN at Copperweld Arena.
|2/12: Lady Bucks trending up after crushing Dyersburg State, final home game is Saturday|
The Motlow Lady Bucks have now won three of their previous five games and are playing their best basketball of the season after beating Dyersburg State 73-57 Wednesday night at Copperweld Arena.
|2/12: Lady Bucks open two-week softball home stretch Saturday|
After opening the season with two of their first four games ending with tied scores due to darkness, the Motlow Lady Bucks will begin a two-week, 10-game home stretch when they host Gadsden State on Saturday, Feb. 14, at Lady Bucks Field.
|2/11: Baseball Bucks head to Mississippi for weekend series|
The Motlow Bucks baseball team will look to turn around a slow start to the season when they travel to Moorhead, Miss., this weekend for a three-game series against non-conference opponent Mississippi Delta Community College.
|2/9: Miller eyes 1,000-point mark as No. 20 Bucks host Dyersburg State Wednesday|
Sophomore Dequon Miller could become only the sixth player in Motlow Bucks basketball history to score 1,000 career points when the Bucks host Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) rival Dyersburg State Wednesday night.
|2/9: Whelan's walk-off homer carries Lady Bucks to season-opening win|
Sophomore first baseman Miranda Whelan hit a walk-off three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Motlow Lady Bucks opened the 2015 softball season with a thrilling 6-4 win over visiting Calhoun Community College.
|2/3: No. 20 Motlow Bucks notch third win in four days, remain unbeaten at Copperweld Arena|
The Motlow Bucks played and won their third game in the last four days when they hosted and beat the Bryan College junior varsity squad 118-55 Monday night at Copperweld Arena.
|2/2: Lady Bucks take 'Huge Step Forward' in Homecoming win over Chattanooga State|
Post players Lauren Brown, Sabrina Jackson and Alexis Smith combined for 45 points, 20 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Motlow Lady Bucks celebrated homecoming on Saturday with a 90-74 win over Chattanooga State.
|1/29: Motlow Bucks will lean on Lewisburg pair to lead pitching staff as baseball season opens|
Starting pitcher Matt Sharp and reliever Hayden Bailey, sophomore hurlers who played their high school baseball at Marshall County in Lewisburg, are the headliners on a pitching staff that will be counted on to carry the weight early.
|1/27: Lady Bucks welcome return to Copperweld Arena|
It has been almost two months since the Motlow Lady Bucks played a basketball game on their home floor, but the long road trip ends this weekend.
|1/26: Clint Nwosuh shoots Motlow Bucks past Volunteer State|
Sophomore Clint Nwosuh set a new school record by connecting on 11 three-point shots to lead the No. 27-ranked Motlow Bucks to a 116-104 win over Volunteer State Saturday afternoon in Gallatin.
|1/26: Talented Lady Bucks short on experience as softball season opens Feb. 3|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will lean heavily on a group of talented freshmen and a handful of returning sophomores when they open the 2015 softball season on Tuesday, Feb. 3, against Calhoun at Lady Bucks Field on the Moore County campus.
|1/23: Motlow Bucks open 2015 Baseball Season Feb. 5|
Fresh off their best season in 15 years, the Motlow Bucks will open the 2015 baseball campaign when they travel to Hanceville, Ala., to face national powerhouse Wallace State on Thursday, Feb. 5.
|1/20: Lady Bucks look ahead after close contests last weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks continued to show improvement over the weekend despite dropping a pair of Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) contests on their annual road trip to west Tennessee.
|1/20: Road trip continues for Motlow Bucks after weekend split|
The basketball season's longest road trip will conclude on Saturday when the Motlow Bucks and Lady Bucks travel to Gallatin for a pair of contests against TCCAA rival Volunteer State.
|1/14: Motlow College student-athletes earn academic honors during fall 2014 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.
|1/13: Motlow Lady Bucks set sites on conference road trip|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will try and shake off a pair losses in Alabama last week when they continue the season's longest road trip by returning to conference play Friday night against Dyersburg State.
|1/13: Bucks, Downey 'Block' Wallace State, prepare for conference road trip|
Sophomore D'Andre Downey blocked an amazing 10 shots, and added 15 rebounds, to help lead the Motlow Bucks to an 84-68 win over Wallace State in Hanceville, Ala., last Thursday.
|1/7: Bucks open second half with rout, tough road trip on tap|
The Motlow Bucks, ranked No. 26 in the latest NJCAA poll, shook off the rust of three weeks without a game by hosting and beating the Martin Methodist College JV team 128-89 Tuesday night at Copperweld Arena.
|12/10: Lady Bucks look to change fortunes during winter break|
The Motlow Lady Bucks completed the first half of their season with a pair of disappointing losses to Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) rivals last weekend at Copperweld Arena.
|12/8: Motlow Bucks now 11-1 after weekend conference sweep|
Freshman guard Terry Holt connected on seven 3-point shots and scored 24 points to lead the Motlow Bucks to a hard-fought 74-69 win over visiting Walters State Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|12/3: Lady Bucks host TCCAA leaders this weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will have their hands full this weekend when they host the top two teams in the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) standings.
|12/3: Motlow Bucks celebrate national ranking with road win|
The Motlow Bucks celebrated their appearance in the national rankings by going on the road and beating Snead State 87-67 Tuesday night in Boaz, Ala.
|11/26: Motlow Bucks hold off nationally-ranked Wallace State comeback attempt|
D'Andre Downey scored the final eight points of the contest, including a thunderous dunk off a pass from teammate Clint Nwosuh and six consecutive free throws, as the Motlow Bucks held off nationally-ranked Wallace State 76-70.
|11/26: Lady Bucks can't overcome hot Wallace State shooting|
The Motlow Lady Bucks outscored Wallace State 19-0 during the middle 10 minutes of the first half before the visiting Lady Lions rode the hot shooting of sophomore Morgan Smith to a 79-62 win over Motlow Tuesday night.
|11/24: Motlow Bucks host Wallace State after road split|
The Motlow Bucks will host the No. 25 team in the nation Tuesday night when Wallace State-Hanceville visits Copperweld Arena. Tipoff for the non-conference contest is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., or 20 minutes following the conclusion of the women's game.
|11/20: Motlow hoops teams embark on first road trip|
The Motlow Bucks and Lady Bucks will take their first road trip of the basketball season together when they travel to southeast Tennessee this weekend for a pair of TCCAA contests.
|11/20: Motlow sophomore Bridgette Wilson signs softball grant with UAH|
Motlow sophomore softball player Bridgette Wilson recently signed to continue her career as a student-athlete at the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
|11/18: Eight score in double figures as Bucks pound Pioneers|
The Motlow Bucks continued their impressive start to the basketball season by easily defeating Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) rival Volunteer State 114-64 Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|11/17: Flowers' 39 points sparks Volunteer St. past Lady Bucks|
The Motlow Lady Bucks were tied with visiting Volunteer State with seven minutes remaining in their Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) contest Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|11/12: Motlow Bucks pound Martin Methodist JV in Pulaski|
The Motlow Bucks rolled to their fifth consecutive win Tuesday night when they traveled to Pulaski and defeated the Martin Methodist College junior varsity squad 98-67.
|11/11: Lady Bucks open conference play with first win|
The Motlow Lady Bucks handed new head coach Dominic Tharpe his first win in Lynchburg and got off to a strong start in Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) play with a 75-66 win over Jackson State Friday night at Copperweld Arena.
|11/10:: Motlow Bucks dismantle fourth-ranked Columbia State|
The Motlow Bucks made an early season statement to the junior college basketball nation Saturday when they hosted and beat Columbia State, the country's fourth-ranked team, 97-84 at Copperweld Arena.
|11/4:: Motlow Lady Bucks drop season opener in overtime|
The Motlow Lady Bucks overcame a four-point deficit with 40 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime before dropping a 96-90 decision to Snead State at Copperweld Arena last Friday night.
|11/3:: Backcourt carries Motlow Bucks to season-opening sweep|
The Motlow Bucks' backcourt of sophomore Dequon Miller and freshman Jaylen Barford received a lot of attention during the preseason. They lived up to the hype.
|10/24:: Motlow Lady Bucks open new era Halloween night at Copperweld Arena|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will begin their 40th season of competition Halloween night with a brand new coach and a change of attitude and outlook.
|10/23:: Motlow Bucks open season Oct. 31 at Copperweld Arena|
After a month of intense practice and a number of scrimmage games, including a pair at the acclaimed CBHoops JuCo Jam preseason event in Atlanta, the Motlow Bucks will open the 2014-15 basketball regular season on Friday, Oct. 31.
|10/2: Motlow Lady Bucks begin preparing for first season under Dominic Tharpe|
The Motlow Lady Bucks have begun official practice in preparation for the 2014-15 basketball season, the 40th in school history and the first under new head coach Dominic Tharpe.
|10/1: Motlow Bucks have right mix to challenge for TCCAA title|
With a roster that returns five players from last season, three more who were Motlow redshirts, and 10 newcomers with sterling credentials, the Motlow Bucks appear to be in position to challenge for the TCCAA championship.
|9/16: Motlow Lady Bucks release 2014-15 schedule, to Open Season Halloween Night at Home|
A new era is set to begin for the Motlow Lady Bucks basketball program when it opens the 2014-15 season by hosting Snead State on Friday, Oct. 31, at Copperweld Arena.
|9/10: Motlow Bucks open 2014-15 basketball season Halloween night at Copperweld Arena|
The Motlow Bucks have released their 2014-15 basketball schedule and will open the regular season on Friday, Oct. 31, when they host Snead State at Copperweld Arena.
|7/30:: Basketball Skills Clinic, Bucks Meet and Greet scheduled at Motlow College Aug. 30|
Motlow College men's head basketball coach Matt Sligh is inviting basketball hopefuls throughout the area to learn basic hoops fundamentals and meet the 2014-15 Bucks' team during a skills clinic on Saturday, Aug. 30
|7/29:: Motlow Bucks welcome former Rossview scorer Axel Magnuson to hoops roster|
Motlow College men's head basketball coach Matt Sligh has added another highly-touted student athlete to his roster with the announcement that Axel Magnuson will be a member of the 2014-15 Bucks.
|7/24:: Lady Bucks' Head Coach Tharpe glad to be back at his "second home"|
Former Motlow College basketball player and men's assistant coach Dominic Tharpe is hard at work after being named the new head coach of the Lady Bucks' program in early July.
|7/22:: Motlow adds state champion Jaylen Barford to Bucks' basketball roster|
There has been a lot of excitement generated around the Motlow Bucks' basketball program since last season ended with a one-point, double-overtime loss in the semifinals of the Region VII Tournament.
|7/14:: Blackman's Reid Pierce is latest addition to Motlow Bucks' impressive roster|
Matt Sligh, men's head basketball coach for the Motlow College Bucks, has added another outstanding in-state student-athlete to his 2014-15 roster with the announcement that Murfreesboro's Reid Pierce will bring his talents to Copperweld Arena.
|7/8:: Bucks add 'Gifted Scorer' Terry Holt from Nashville|
The building of the 2014-15 Motlow Bucks' basketball roster continues with the recent announcement by Head Coach Matt Sligh that he has signed Terry Holt from East Nashville Magnet High School.
|7/3:: Dominic Tharpe Named Women's Head Basketball Coach at Motlow College|
Former Motlow College player and assistant coach Dominic Tharpe has been named the new head coach of the Lady Bucks' basketball team, according to Tori Raby-Gentry, athletic director at the College.
|7/1:: Darden, Saunders remain teammates from Cheatham County to Motlow College|
Jordan Darden and Jacob Saunders were teammates at Cheatham County High School the last three years and enjoyed tremendous success, including leading their team to an undefeated regular season.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.