Contact: C. Scott Shasteen
|6/23: Motlow State baseball's Helton, Gilmer earn national academic recognition|
Motlow State Community College student athletes posted another strong performance in the classroom during the 2015-16 year, led by a pair of baseball players who were recently honored by the NJCAA.
|5/26: Motlow State welcomes Jewel Ledbetter from Maryland to women's basketball program|
Jewel Ledbetter, a 5-11 wing player from Westlake High School in Waldorf, Maryland, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career as a student-athlete at Motlow State Community College.
|5/20: Kentucky's Lisa Jo Wygal first signee for new Motlow State Lady Bucks basketball coach Walker|
The Motlow State Community College women's basketball program has begun its rebuilding process under new head coach Bart Walker with the signing of Kentucky prep product Lisa Jo Wygal from Bardstown, Ky., according to Walker.
|5/19: Motlow State Softball Camp scheduled for June 27-29|
Motlow State Community College will hold its 2016 Softball Camp for children 12 years old and younger June 27-29, according to Janice Morey, Lady Bucks' head coach.
|5/13: Lady Bucks' softball season ends at midnight in Region VII Tournament|
The Motlow Lady Bucks overcame a first round loss and advanced to the third round of the TCCAA/Region VII softball tournament before falling 8-0 to Chattanooga State Tuesday night at Columbia State Community College in Columbia.
|5/12: Bucks' Region VII Tournament run ends at hands of Jackson State|
The Motlow Bucks made a strong showing at the TCCAA/Region VII baseball tournament this week, advancing from the play-in game to the third round before falling to Jackson State 9-1 Wednesday morning.
|5/5: Motlow State summer basketball camps begin June 13|
Motlow State Community College has scheduled four separate summer basketball camps, all open to both boys and girls ages 6-15, according to Bucks' head coach JT Burton.
|5/2: Bucks to open TCCAA/Region VII Tournament against Volunteer State Sunday|
The Motlow Bucks will face Volunteer State on Sunday at noon in the first game of the 2016 TCCAA/Region VII Baseball Tournament at Columbia State Community College in Columbia.
|5/2: Anderson walk-offs propel Lady Bucks to split with Walters State|
Freshman Kenzie Jo Anderson drove in the winning run with walk-off singles in both games Friday as the Motlow Lady Bucks closed the softball regular season by splitting a four-game series with nationally-ranked Walters State at Lady Bucks Field.
|4/25: Lady Bucks host No. 13 Walters State this weekend to close regular season|
Freshman catcher Riley O'Neal drove in classmate Caroline Abernethy with a single in the seventh inning Saturday afternoon as the Motlow Lady Bucks beat Chattanooga State 4-3 in the first game of a four-game series in Chattanooga.
|4/25: Bucks host No. 9 Walters State in final regular season series|
The Motlow Bucks have one more opportunity to improve their position in the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) standings when they host their final series of the regular season this weekend at the Driver Baseball Complex.
|4/22: Jaylen Barford among greatest student-athletes in Motlow State history|
With his Motlow State Community College playing career over and his time as a student-athlete drawing to a close with graduation May 7, Jaylen Barford has cemented his place as one of the greatest players in any sport in the history of Motlow athletics.
|4/19: Motlow's Meeker, Mossburg sign with Lee University|
Motlow State Community College sophomore baseball players Peyton Meeker and Spencer Mossburg recently signed scholarships to continue their student-athlete careers at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.
|4/18: Lady Bucks extend streak with sweep of Southwest TN|
Sophomore Riley Long threw 13 shutout innings and the Motlow Lady Bucks extended their TCCAA winning streak to eight games with a sweep over visiting Southwest Tennessee this past weekend at Lady Bucks Field on the Moore County campus.
|4/14: Bucks notch third straight win; host Southwest Tennessee this weekend|
The Motlow Bucks overcame an eight-run deficit and notched their third consecutive victory when they beat visiting Calhoun Community College 14-13 Tuesday afternoon at the Driver Baseball Complex.
|4/14: Bart Walker named women's basketball head coach at Motlow State|
Motlow State Community College has named Bart Walker the new head coach of the women's basketball program effective Apr. 13, according to C. Scott Shasteen, Motlow athletic director. He is the 12th head coach of the program, which began competition in 1974.
|4/11: Lady Bucks climb above .500 with road sweep at Cleveland State|
Cornersville sophomore Taylor Wolaver slammed three home runs and drove in 10 to help the Motlow Lady Bucks complete a four-game sweep of TCCAA rival Cleveland State this past weekend in Cleveland.
|4/5: Lady Bucks prepare for road trip after dropping series to Volunteer State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will look to regain the momentum that helped them win nine out of 10 games when they travel to Cleveland this weekend for a four-game series against Cleveland State.
|4/4: Bucks salvage series finale with walk-off double by Smyrna's J.D. Robertson|
J.D. Robertson lined a double down the first base line in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Josh Bankston who opened the inning being hit by a pitch, and the Motlow Bucks beat the Volunteer State Pioneers 6-5 Sunday afternoon.
|3/30: Motlow Bucks host Volunteer State in TCCAA conference series|
The Motlow Bucks hope to climb their way back up in the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) standings when they host rival Volunteer State this weekend at the Driver Baseball Complex.
|3/28: Lady Bucks win road series, host Volunteer State this weekend|
Sophomore Riley Long pitched a complete-game shutout and Aubrey Crowell and McKenzie Jo Anderson hit home runs as the Motlow Lady Bucks beat Roane State 10-0 Saturday afternoon.
|3/23: Motlow Bucks get back on track with sweep, head to Roane State this weekend|
The Motlow Bucks got themselves back on the winning track Monday when they traveled to Pulaski and swept the Martin Methodist College JV 6-3, 4-0 in a non-conference doubleheader at the Driver Baseball Complex.
|3/21: Lady Bucks sweep Dyersburg State with three dramatic game-winning walk-offs|
Sophomore Cameron Pearson hit a two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Motlow Lady Bucks a 5-3 win Saturday afternoon and complete a four-game softball sweep.
|3/16: Bucks beat Columbia St., host TCCAA rival Dyersburg St. this weekend|
Sophomore Spencer Mossburg went 5-6 at the plate and Casey Wehrhahn hit a double and a home run and drove in three as the Motlow Bucks beat Columbia St. 13-3 Saturday
|3/10: Lady Bucks back on the road after home softball split with Snead State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will go back on the road for their second TCCAA series following a split with non-conference opponent Snead State Tuesday afternoon at Lady Bucks Field.
|3/9: Motlow State Bucks continue road swing at TCCAA rival Columbia State|
The Motlow Bucks have played eight of their first 13 dates on the road during the first half of the baseball season and will continue that trend this weekend when they travel to Columbia to face TCCAA rival Columbia State.
|3/7: Motlow State Bucks end season with narrow loss in TCCAA/Region VII title game|
One of the best seasons in the 47-year history of Motlow men's basketball came to a disappointing end Friday afternoon when the Bucks fell in the championship game of the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament.
|3/2: Late free throws lift Bucks in opening round; Columbia State looms next in TCCAA tournament|
Jaylen Barford calmly sank a pair of free throws with 1.6 seconds showing on the clock and the No. 2 seed Motlow Bucks narrowly avoided the upset by No. 7 seed Jackson State 77-75.
|3/1: Motlow Bucks baseball on winning streak heading into TCCAA conference play|
The Motlow Bucks swept a pair of doubleheaders this past weekend, setting them up to enter Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) play on a four-game winning streak.
|2/29: Lady Bucks sweep Calhoun; open TCCAA play this weekend at Jackson State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks traveled to Decatur, Ala. and earned a 6-0, 5-3 sweep over non-conference opponent Calhoun Community College Friday, Feb. 26.
|2/25: Motlow Bucks roll into postseason; Jaylen Barford named TCCAA Player of the Year|
The Motlow Bucks completed a sweep of their final three regular season games when they beat Volunteer State 96-80 Monday evening at Copperweld Arena.
|2/24: Lady Bucks finish with four straight wins, three earn All-TCCAA honors|
The Motlow Lady Bucks finished the 2015-16 basketball regular season with four consecutive victories after beating visiting Volunteer State 76-62 Monday evening at Copperweld Arena.
|2/19: Motlow State's David Weathers inducted into TCCAA Hall of Fame|
David Weathers, who pitched for the Motlow Bucks in 1988, was recently inducted into the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) Hall of Fame.
|2/18: Lady Bucks rout Columbia State, honor sophomores Saturday|
The Motlow Lady Bucks hit nine 3-point shots and featured four double-figure scorers as they routed Columbia State 76-45 Wednesday evening at Copperweld Arena.
|2/18: Bucks host Jackson State, honor sophomores Saturday|
The Motlow Bucks will honor eight players who have helped the team enjoy one of its best single seasons in school history during Sophomore Recognition Day Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|2/15: Strong second half shooting carries Motlow Bucks past Dyersburg State|
After leading by only one point at halftime, the Motlow Bucks turned in a 59 percent shooting night from the floor and beat Dyersburg State 96-81 Saturday afternoon in Dyersburg.
|2/15: Lady Bucks beat Dyersburg State, end skid behind Sydney Floyd's 25 points|
Murfreesboro freshman Sydney Floyd scored 25 points Saturday afternoon to lead the Motlow State Lady Bucks to a 69-61 win over Dyersburg State in Dyersburg.
|2/15: Cameron Pearson tosses shutout as Lady Bucks open softball season|
Sophomore Cameron Pearson tossed a five-inning, six-hit shutout and the Motlow Lady Bucks beat visiting Calhoun Community College 8-0 Friday in the first game of a doubleheader.
|2/6: Bucks sweep home weekend, prepare to face conference leader on the road|
The Motlow Bucks, ranked No. 30 in the latest NJCAA poll, positioned themselves to take over the top spot in the TCCAA standings when they swept a pair of league contests over the weekend.
|2/8: Lady Bucks hit the road after difficult home weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will try to put an end to a five-game losing streak when they travel to Tennessee Community College Athletic Association rival Southwest Tennessee Wednesday, evening.
|2/2: Lady Bucks hosting Walters, Roane State this weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will face a big challenge this weekend when they welcome the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association's (TCCAA) top two teams to Copperweld Arena.
|2/1: Bucks prepare for homecoming with weekend road sweep over Chattanooga, Cleveland|
The Motlow Bucks shook off the rust from a 10-day layoff due to weather and went on the road to win a pair of TCCAA contests over the weekend.
|1/27: Lady Bucks set to begin new softball era under Head Coach Janice Morey|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will open their first season under head coach Janice Morey when they host Calhoun on Feb. 9.
|1/21: Motlow Bucks end home stand Saturday when they host Volunteer State|
Deep in the middle of a four-way battle for TCCAA men's basketball supremacy, the Bucks will host Volunteer State Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Copperweld Arena.
|1/21: Lady Bucks host Volunteer State with chance to climb in conference standings|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will be looking to continue their climb up the TCCAA standings when they host rival Volunteer State Saturday afternoon at Copperweld Arena.
|1/13: Bucks, Lady Bucks host Southwest TN Friday and Dyersburg State Saturday|
Almost two months removed from their last conference game, the Motlow Bucks and Lady Bucks will return to TCCAA play this weekend.
|1/11: Dominic Tharpe resigns as Motlow women's basketball coach, Art Latham named interim head coach|
Dominic Tharpe has submitted his resignation as head coach of the Motlow State Community College Lady Bucksâ€™ basketball program.
|1/5: Motlow Bucks in position for TCCAA hoops title run|
The Motlow Bucks will begin the second half of their basketball season tied at the top of the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) standings.
|1/4: Lady Bucks look to build on strong start as basketball season begins second half|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will look to build on one of the program's best starts to a season in recent memory when they open the second half of the basketball campaign.
|12/23: Motlow softball team posts strong academic numbers|
With their season set to begin in less than a month, the Motlow Lady Bucks softball team turned in an outstanding performance in the classroom.
|12/9: Lady Bucks let one get away but still in good standing heading into holiday break|
The Motlow Lady Bucks let a 13-point halftime lead slip away Saturday afternoon at Roane State, allowing the Lady Raiders to steal a 67-62 win.
|12/7: Motlow Bucks break for holidays after East Tennessee road split, Barford joins 1,000-point club|
The Motlow Bucks concluded the first half of their basketball season with an 80-71 win over Roane State Saturday afternoon in Harriman.
|12/3: Bucks take seven-game winning streak into TCCAA weekend road trip|
The Motlow Bucks put the finishing touches on their non-conference schedule for the first half of the season when they traveled to Pulaski and beat the Martin Methodist College JV team 103-60 Wednesday night.
|11/25: Adams, Joell spark Motlow Bucks to win over Northeast Mississippi|
Stephaun Adams scored 11 consecutive points midway through the second half and Darius Joell scored 21 for the game as the Motlow Bucks blew open a close contest late.
|11/25: Four score ten or more as Lady Bucks beat NE Mississippi|
The Motlow Lady Bucks continued to use the balanced scoring formula successfully Tuesday night when they hosted and beat the Northeast Mississippi Lady Tigers 72-62 at Copperweld Arena.
|11/23: Balanced scoring, strong rebounding carry Lady Bucks past Chattanooga State|
Five Lady Bucks scored 10 or more points and Motlow won the rebounding battle 56-27 as the Lady Bucks beat Chattanooga St. 77-60 Friday night at Copperweld Arena.
|11/23: Bucks winning streak at five after sweep of TCCAA rivals, host NE Mississippi Tuesday|
The Motlow Bucks overcame the fatigue of back-to-back conference games Saturday afternoon to beat Cleveland St. and earn a weekend sweep.
|11/19: Bucks set for weekend showdown with TCCAA rivals at Copperweld Arena|
After disposing of non-conference opponent Snead St. 85-66 on Tuesday, the Motlow Bucks will welcome two of their biggest TCCAA rivals to Copperweld Arena this weekend.
|11/18: Lady Bucks prepare to welcome TCCAA rivals to Copperweld Arena this weekend|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will turn the page quickly following a non-conference loss Tuesday night as they prepare to welcome a pair of TCCAA rivals this weekend to Copperweld Arena.
|11/17: Motlow All-American Jaylen Barford signs NLI with University of Arkansas|
Motlow College sophomore basketball star Jaylen Barford recently announced he will continue his career as a student-athlete next year at the University of Arkansas.
|11/16: Lady Bucks stretch winning streak to four with overtime win over Volunteer State|
Freshman Ajaycia Cotton scored 21 points Friday night and 26 more Saturday to lead the Motlow Lady Bucks to a pair of wins over the weekend and extend their winning streak to four consecutive games.
|11/16: Barford buzzer beater brings Bucks back to beat Pioneers|
Sophomore Jaylen Barford hit a six-foot shot in the paint as time expired and the Motlow Bucks kept their TCCAA record spotless with an 88-87 win over Volunteer St. Saturday afternoon in Gallatin.
|11/16: Motlow's Stephaun Adams will continue his career at Tennessee Tech|
Motlow College men's basketball player Stephaun Adams, seated, recently signed a national letter of intent to continue his career as a student-athlete at Tennessee Tech University.
|11/12: Short-handed Bucks fall to Wallace State|
The Motlow Bucks gave their best effort to overcome the absence of two of their top players Wednesday night, but visiting Wallace St. had too much depth as they wore down and beat the Bucks 76-70.
|11/12: Liles, Floyd lead Lady Bucks in second half comeback win over Wallace State|
Freshmen Makayla Liles and Sydney Floyd combined for 14 fourth-quarter points to help the Motlow Lady Bucks come back from a five-point halftime deficit and beat visiting Wallace St.
|11/9: Lady Bucks beat Jackson State, host Wallace State in home opener Wednesday|
The Motlow Lady Bucks evened their conference record and captured their first win of the season when they traveled to Jackson and beat Jackson State 82-71 Saturday afternoon.
|11/9: Bucks sweep TCCAA road weekend, open home stand Monday night|
The Motlow Bucks return to the friendly confines of Copperweld Arena Monday night after sweeping their first Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) road trip over the weekend.
|11/04: Lynchburg's Janice Morey named new head softball coach at Motlow College|
Lynchburg native and former Motlow College softball player Janice Morey has seen her life and career come full circle after being named the new head softball coach at Motlow.
|11/3: Bucks open season 2-1, play at Columbia State Friday night|
After opening the 2015-16 basketball season winning two out of three non-conference games, the Motlow Bucks will jump into Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) play when they travel to Columbia State Friday night.
|10/22: Motlow Lady Bucks open basketball season Nov. 2 at Snead State|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will open their second season under Head Coach Dominic Tharpe when they travel to Snead, Ala., to face non-conference opponent Snead State on Monday, Nov. 2.
|10/20: Motlow Bucks will open Basketball Season in Indiana|
The Motlow Bucks will open the 2015-16 men's college basketball season when they face Olney Central College (Ill.) on Friday, Oct. 30, at the Vincennes Kiwanis Classic in Vincennes, Ind.
|10/14: J.T. Burton's first Motlow Bucks team built around All-American Jaylen Barford|
As J.T. Burton prepares to begin his first season as head coach of the Motlow College men's basketball program there are a lot of unknowns, as is typical of any program with a new head coach.
|10/6: Tharpe begins second season with revamped Lady Bucks' basketball roster|
Heading into his second season as the head coach of the Motlow Lady Bucks, Dominic Tharpe knew he had to hit the recruiting trail and upgrade the talent level on his roster in the wake of a seven-win first season.
|9/28: Motlow's Jaylen Barford commits to Arkansas, Stephaun Adams to Tennessee Tech|
A pair of Motlow College men's basketball players announced last week their plans for next season when they committed to continue their lives as student athletes at four-year universities.
|9/21: Motlow Lady Bucks release 2015-16 basketball schedule|
The Motlow Lady Bucks will open the 2015-16 basketball season, their second under Head Coach Dominic Tharpe, with a trip to Snead, Ala., to face non-conference opponent Snead State on Monday, Nov. 2.
|9/15: Motlow Bucks release 2015-16 men's basketball schedule|
The Motlow Bucks have released their 2015-16 basketball schedule, and it includes multiple home stretches that will give southern middle Tennessee hoops fans plenty of opportunities to see the Bucks in action.
|8/21: Search continues for new Motlow College softball coach|
With one week remaining to submit an application, the search for the next head softball coach at Motlow College is set to enter a new phase.
|8/4: Dan McShea named Interim Athletic Director at Motlow|
Preparing to begin his tenth year as an assistant professor of mathematics and head baseball coach at Motlow College, Dan McShea's responsibilities have expanded significantly after being named the interim athletic director of the College in late July.
|7/29: Hopkinsville's Jaqualis Matlock will join J.T. Burton's first Motlow Bucks basketball squad|
Jaqualis Matlock, one of the top rated high school basketball players in the state of Kentucky last season, has signed to continue his career as a student-athlete at Motlow College.
|7/23: Raby-Gentry steps down as Motlow College Softball Coach, Athletic Director|
After four years as head softball coach and faculty member and 18 months as athletic director, Tori Raby-Gentry has announced her resignation from Motlow College effective July 31.
|7/20: Motlow College Softball Roster is True Representation of Southern Middle Tennessee|
Although it will be another month before school begins and the fall softball schedule is released, Motlow Lady Bucks' Head Coach Tori Raby-Gentry has announced her expected roster for the 2016 season.
|7/17: Head Coach J.T. Burton assembles Motlow Men's Basketball Coaching Staff|
One of the first orders of business for new Motlow men's basketball head coach J.T. Burton after his arrival on campus in June was to put together his coaching staff.
|7/10: Irrigation and Drainage Systems coming to Motlow Softball, Baseball fields|
With spring weather becoming increasingly unpredictable and more games every year seemingly being postponed or relocated due to poor field conditions, Motlow College is undergoing significant improvements to its baseball and softball fields
|7/7: J.T. Burton and staff to host Motlow College Basketball Skills Clinic in August|
New Motlow Bucks head basketball coach J.T. Burton will host a pair of Basketball Skills Clinics August 15 & 16 at Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus.
|7/1: Motlow College hosts hoop hopefuls at Basketball Skills Clinic|
Motlow College women's basketball head coach Dominic Tharpe recently held a pair of basketball skills clinics at Copperweld Arena on the Moore County campus.
|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.