2016-17 Motlow State Athletic Department News


Motlow Bucks logo 12/7: Motlow State to hold Futsal Tournament in late January, now accepting boys and girls teams
On track to begin its new women's soccer program in the fall, Motlow State Community College will expand its soccer scope by holding its first annual winter Futsal Tournament Jan. 28-29.

Motlow Bucks logo 12/6: McEwen's Katelyn Elliott will join Motlow State softball program
McEwen High School standout softball player Katelyn (KK) Elliott recently signed to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow State next season.

Motlow Bucks logo 12/5: Lady Bucks sweep weekend road trip, remain tied at top of TCCAA standings
The Motlow State Lady Bucks remain tied atop the TCCAA standings after traveling to southeast Tennessee and sweeping a pair of games over the weekend.

Motlow Bucks logo 12/5: Hamlet's hot hand leads Bucks past Cleveland State
Memphis freshman Javion Hamlet scored 27 points and added seven assists to lead the Motlow State Bucks to an 80-70 win over TCCAA rival Cleveland State Saturday afternoon in Cleveland.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/28: Lady Bucks split weekend in Georgia, host Gadsden State Tuesday night
The Motlow Lady Bucks earned a split in their pair of games during the holiday weekend when they beat Central Georgia Tech 56-47 Sunday afternoon in Americus, Ga.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/28: Hot shooting carries Bucks to high scoring win over TNG Prep Academy
The Motlow State Bucks connected on 15-22 shots from behind the three-point line and scored a season high in points as they beat TNG Prep Academy 118-97 Wednesday night at Lawrence County High School in Lawrenceburg.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/22: Georgia softball star Caroline Sarris signs Letter of Intent with Motlow State Lady Bucks
Caroline Sarris, who played her prep softball at Kell High School in Acworth, Ga., recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow State.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/21: Lady Bucks' winning streak now at four; headed to Georgia over holiday weekend
The Motlow Lady Bucks basketball team won their fourth consecutive game Saturday afternoon when they beat visiting TCCAA rival Volunteer State 84-59 at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/21: Fast start propels Bucks past Pioneers; home game in Lawrenceburg Wednesday night
The Motlow Bucks jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first two minutes and were never threatened on their way to an 89-70 win over TCCAA rival Volunteer State at Copperweld Arena on Saturday.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/16: Warren County senior Geneva Tackett joins Motlow State softball program
Warren County High School senior softball player Geneva Tackett recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her career as a student athlete at Motlow State beginning fall 2017.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/14: Motlow State Lady Bucks surge to top of TCCAA standings with weekend sweep
Notice has been served. The Motlow State Lady Bucks made a strong statement to the rest of the TCCAA over the weekend with a pair of wins in front of large, loud crowds at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/14: Motlow State Bucks split weekend conference games, host Volunteer State on Saturday
The Motlow Bucks hit 16 three-point shots and dished out an amazing 29 assists on their way to a 98-90 win over visiting Columbia State in the TCCAA opener for both teams Friday night at Copperweld Arena.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/14: Forrest standout Samantha King to continue softball career at Motlow State
Forrest High School standout Samantha King recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her softball career as a student-athlete at Motlow State Community College.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/9: Motlow State softball program opens Legacy Walk fundraiser to help support facility improvements
The Motlow State Community College softball program has begun raising funds to build a 'Legacy Walk' at the Moore County campus facility in support of a three-stage planned upgrade that will significantly change the appearance of Lady Bucks Field.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/8: Veterans Day ceremony, tailgate party lead into basketball home opener Friday at Motlow
A Veterans Day recognition celebration and a tailgate party with free food and fun will lead into the basketball home opener for the Motlow State Bucks and Lady Bucks this Friday in front of Nisbett Center on Motlow's Moore County campus.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/7: Smyrna's Ariel McAtee Signs Letter of Intent to play Softball at Motlow State
Smyrna High School softball standout Ariel McAtee recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow State.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/7: Lady Bucks upset No. 12 Northwest Florida, host Columbia State in home opener Friday
Trailing after three quarters, the Motlow State Lady Bucks outscored the nation's 12th-ranked team 21-11 in the final stanza and upset Northwest Florida State College 59-52 Friday night on the opponent's home court in Niceville, Fla.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/7: Motlow Bucks open season undefeated, host TCCAA rival Columbia State in home opener Friday
The Motlow Bucks remained undefeated heading into conference play when they swept a pair of contests over the weekend at the Quality Inn Classic at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/4: Smyrna's Calli Simmons becomes second soccer signee for Motlow State Lady Bucks
Current Smyrna High School senior Calli Simmons became the second member of next season's Motlow State women's soccer program when she signed a National Letter of Intent recently to play for the Lady Bucks.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/2: Motlow Bucks open 2016-17 season with win over Cumberland University JV
The Motlow Bucks opened the 2016-17 basketball season with an 85-44 win over the Cumberland University JV team on Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Lebanon. The Bucks led 47-21 at the half and were never threatened.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/2: Motlow State Lady Bucks open basketball season with win over Cumberland University JV
The Motlow State Lady Bucks opened the basketball season with an 86-37 triumph over the Cumberland University JV squad on Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Lebanon.

Motlow Bucks logo 11/1: Tullahoma's Anastasia Wellington is first Motlow State soccer signee
Former Tullahoma High School soccer star Anastasia Wellington made history when she became the first student-athlete to sign a National Letter of Intent with the new Motlow State women's soccer program.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/26: Lady Bucks open Bart Walker era with goal to compete for TCCAA championship
After a series of challenging scrimmages during the preseason, Walker will lead the Lady Bucks on the court for their first official game on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/25: Motlow State Bucks after third straight 20-win season with revamped roster
After guiding the Motlow State Bucks to a sparkling 25-7 record in his first season as head coach, J.T. Burton hopes to have an equally successful campaign in 2016-17.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/17: Motlow State women's soccer program to hold tryout Nov. 12 at Johnson Lane
The new Motlow State Community College women's soccer program will hold its first tryout on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Johnson Lane Recreational Fields in Tullahoma.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/4: Motlow State student-athletes give back to community through 5 Loaves 4 Kids program
Members of the Motlow State women's basketball team spent time assisting volunteers at Church of Christ at Cedar Lane as they handed out food as part of the 5 Loaves 4 Kids program.

Motlow Bucks logo 10/3: Motlow Bucks open basketball season on the road, host Columbia State in TCCAA opener Nov. 11
The Motlow Bucks will begin their 48th year of men's basketball competition, and their second season under Head Coach J.T. Burton.

Motlow Bucks logo 9/27: Walker's first Motlow Lady Bucks recruiting class built around four returning sophomores
After being hired as head coach of the Motlow State women's basketball program in April, Bart Walker immediately began to assemble his first recruiting class.

Motlow Bucks logo 9/19: Motlow men's basketball program gives back to community through 'Reading with the Bucks'
Members of the Motlow State Community College men's basketball team recently traveled to Cowan Elementary School and shared books and basketball.

Motlow Bucks logo 9/1: Andy Lyon named Motlow State women's soccer coach
With its first match now less than one year away, Motlow State Community College has announced that Andy Lyon of Tullahoma will be the school's first head coach of the new women's soccer program.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/30: Motlow State investment in athletics key to future success
Motlow State Community College continued its push to provide the finest community college athletic facilities in the state by significantly upgrading its weight training and exercise complex during the summer.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/4: Motlow State welcomes White County's Sarah Wilson to softball program
Sarah Wilson, who played her prep softball at White County High School in Sparta, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her student-athlete career at Motlow State Community College.

Motlow Bucks logo 8/3: Talented post Nick Marshall joins Motlow State men's basketball program
Nick Marshall, ranked as the No. 55 high school player in the nation two years ago, will transfer from the University of Memphis and join the Motlow State Community College men's basketball program.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/29: Motlow State to debut Women's Soccer Program in 2017
Motlow State Community College will add a new sport to its athletic department for the first time in over 20 years with the debut of a women's soccer program in the fall of 2017.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/27: Motlow State's Burton stretches Recruiting Net heading into Second Season
Heading into his second season as the head coach of the Motlow State Community College men's basketball program, J.T. Burton is putting together his first full recruiting class.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/13: Clarksville's Sepe Moore joins Motlow State Women's Basketball Program
Former Clarksville Northeast High School basketball standout Sepe Moore recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow State Community College.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/12: Transfer Renee Bolduc signs Softball Letter of Intent to join Motlow Lady Bucks
Renee Bolduc, a sophomore transfer from Madison, Ala., recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow State Community College.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/1: Lincoln County's Kirby Smith to play baseball at Motlow State
Kirby Smith, who played his prep baseball at Lincoln County High School in Fayetteville, will continue his career as a student-athlete at Motlow State Community College.

Motlow Bucks logo 7/1: Future Lady Bucks learn Skills Development at Motlow State Softball Camp
Over 30 young ladies from throughout middle Tennessee joined Motlow State head softball coach Janice Morey, assistant Randy Morey, and a number of members of the Lady Bucks’ team recently for the Softball Skills Development Camp.

Motlow Bucks logo 6/28: Motlow State women's basketball welcomes Perry County's Miranda Boutwell to the Lady Bucks
Miranda Boutwell, who played her prep basketball at Perry County High School in Linden, Tenn., recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her career as a student-athlete at Motlow.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.


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