Motlow College Athletic Department News


Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Bucks rout Volunteer State 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.

Lady Bucks fall to Vol St 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.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Lady Bucks beat Jackson State 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.

Bucks beat Columbia, Jackson 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.

Lady Bucks drop opener in overtime 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.

Bucks open season with two wins 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.

Lady Bucks Open Basketball Season 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.

Bucks Open Basketball Season 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Lady Bucks logo 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.

Motlow Bucks logo 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.

Basketball Skills Clinic 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

Axel Magnuson 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.

Dominic Tharpe 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.

Jaylen Barford 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.

Reid Pierce 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.

Terry Holt 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.

Lady Bucks' Head Coach Dominic Tharpe 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.

Jordan Darden and Jacob Saunders 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.

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.

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