Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News October 2015Oct 5, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Enjoying a Successful SeasonWith a little more than half the 2015 season in the books, the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers volleyball team has already surpassed the win totals for the past several seasons.September 2015Sep 24, 2015L&C Golfers Come Out on Top in MacMurray InvitationalLewis and Clark Community College’s Trailblazers golf team placed first overall in the MacMurray Invitational Golf Tournament this past weekend. Sep 10, 2015Bike MS at L&C: The World’s Largest Cycling Series is Coming to GodfreyNearly 3,000 cyclists are expected to raise more than $2 million to change the world for people affected by MS at Bike MS: Gateway Getaway taking place Sept. 12-13 at Lewis and Clark's Godfrey campus.August 2015Aug 20, 2015 Volleyball Team Announces 2015 Recruiting ClassThe Lewis and Clark volleyball has announced the 2015 recruiting class of incoming players. July 2015Jul 26, 2015Teenager Mmoh wins singles title at L&C USTA FuturesIn a grueling match that took longer than three hours to complete — both due to weather and help from a trainer — Michael Mmoh earned a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 victory over Jared Hiltzik to take the singles title at the 18th annual Lewis and Clark Community College's Men's Futures Tournament.Jul 25, 2015Singles final set for Lewis and Clark Futures eventHiltzik moved on to the singles championship match at the 2015 Lewis & Clark Community College Men's Future Tournament with a quick 6-2, 6-3 victory over Clay Thompson in a little more than 70 minutes.Jul 24, 2015USTA Doubles Finals Wrap Up at Lewis and ClarkDominic Cotrone (USA) and Jordi Arconada (ARG) defeated John Lamble (USA) and Frederick Saba (USA) in the doubles finals at the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic on Friday afternoon.Jul 24, 2015Host Family Says USTA Brings the World into Their HomeEvery year, Lewis and Clark welcomes tennis players from across the globe to campus for the Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic – and every year, those players need a place to stay for the week. Host families like Byron and Linda Sutton, of Godfrey, are happy to fill that role.Jul 23, 2015Illinois Native Moves on to the QuarterfinalsIllinois native Evan King advances to the quarterfinals of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 22, 2015Qualifying Players Continue in USTA Tourney’s Main DrawAs the second round of the main draw continues Thursday, five players who advanced from the singles-qualifying round are still in play at the 18th annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournament.Jul 21, 2015Top Two Players Out; Big Ten Matchup Wednesday in L&C Futures TournamentThe top two players lost in the first round of the main draw Tuesday in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 20, 2015No. 1 Seed Loses in Final QualifierEight players earned spots in the main draw of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 19, 2015Top Seeds Still Playing in L&C Pro Tennis ClassicThe top-ranked player is still playing for a spot in the main draw of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $15K tournament.Jul 18, 2015Qualifying Continues Sunday in L&C Men’s Pro Tennis ClassicQualifying for the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic started Saturday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex and Alton High School tennis courts.Jul 17, 2015U of I Tennis Team Returns to L&C Men’s Pro Tennis ClassicPlayers from the University of Illinois men’s tennis team will be among more than 100 of the world’s top-ranked players participating in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic when qualifying play begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 18.June 2015Jun 3, 2015Colin Ahlvers Finishes No. 5 in Nation; Sets College RecordTrailblazers golfer Colin Ahlvers set a goal to win or place in the top 10 of the NJCAA national golf tournament. Mission accomplished.Jun 1, 2015Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 17More than 100 of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis players will participate in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 17-26.May 2015May 14, 2015Ahlvers Earns No. 1 Regional Golf Title and Trip to NationalsLewis and Clark Community College Golfer Colin Ahlvers earned the championship title in the NJCAA D-II Region 24 Tournament last week—and made history by becoming the college’s first regional golf champion.May 6, 2015Women's Tennis Finishes Season Ranked No. 22 in the U.S.The women’s tennis team finished the season ranked 22nd in the country after their final match of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona. May 5, 2015Three Trailblazers Still in Play at NationalsThe women’s tennis team had a rough second day at the NJCAA National Championships. The Trailblazers lost six matches and dropped in the national ranking from 14th to 22nd overall.May 4, 2015Trailblazers Wrap First Day at NationalsThe women’s tennis team finished the first day of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona, tied for 13th with five other teams by earning six points from their three main draw wins.May 2, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s tennis team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Region 24 Championship against Kaskaskia 5-4 on April 17 and earned a repeat trip to the National Championship tournament May 11-15 in Plano, Texas.April 2015Apr 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Sweeps Fontbonne to Finish Regular SeasonThe women’s tennis team defeated visiting Fontbonne University (NCAA, DIII) with a decisive 9-0 victory on Wednesday, April 15. The win gave the team a final regular season overall record of 9-7.Apr 15, 2015Women’s Tennis Uses Tiebreakers to Down McKendreeThe women’s tennis team defeated to visiting McKendree University (NCAA, DII) by the narrowest of margins in a hard-fought 5-4 decision on Tuesday, April 14. The win boosts the team’s season record to 8-7.Apr 13, 2015L&C to Offer Wide Variety of Volleyball Camps this SummerLewis and Clark’s College for Kids program has a number of volleyball camps, including a new one-day camp for boys, planned as part of its athletic programming this summer.Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team earned its fourth consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 24 Championship and a trip to the National Championship tournament by defeating Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11.Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Four-Peat for Region 24 ChampionshipThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11 for their fourth consecutive Region 24 Championship. The finals were held on a beautiful spring Saturday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex on the Lewis and Clark Community College campus. Apr 7, 2015Trailblazer Sweep BlackburnThe women’s tennis team swept Blackburn College (NCAA, DIII) on Monday, 9-0, at the Blackburn campus in Carlinville. The win boosts the team’s season record to 6-6. Apr 2, 2015Trailblazers Down Rend Lake for Region 24 LeadThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 7-2 on April 1. The victory gives the Trailblazers sole possession of first place in Region 24 with a record of 3-0 and the top seed in the upcoming Regional Championships next weekend. Apr 1, 2015Trailblazers Sweep KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak with a decisive 9-0 win over Kaskaskia College on March 31. This brings the Trailblazers’ overall record to 4-6 but 2-0 in Region 24 competition.March 2015Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 0-9 to Visiting Quincy UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost to visiting Quincy University 0-9 on March 27. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-5. Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 4-5 at Missouri Baptist UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost a close match on the road to Missouri Baptist University 4-5 0-9 on March 30. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-6. The two teams have traditionally played very close matches. The Trailblazers defeated the Spartans 5-4 in their fall match played at Lewis and Clark.Mar 24, 2015Women’s Tennis Takes Third at TournamentThe women’s tennis team finished in third place at the Hack Kellner Tournament held in Springfield, Illinois, on March 20 and 21.Mar 18, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Home Opener Over KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team won their home opener and first regional match of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Kaskaskia College on Tuesday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center. The win, the Trailblazers second in a row, boosts their overall record to 2-0 on the young season. Mar 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Season OpenerThe women’s tennis team went west and won over the weekend. The Trailblazers defeated Stephens College (NAIA) in Columbia, MO, for their first victory of the season. The final score was 6-3.January 2015Jan 17, 2015Taylor Selected NSCAA Scholar All-America First TeamMiriam Taylor, the nation’s No. 1 junior college women’s soccer scorer, recently was named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Junior College Women’s Scholar All-America First Team.Jan 8, 2015Men’s Basketball Wins Against Olney Central WednesdayThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s basketball team started off the new year with a 77-70 win Wednesday, Jan. 7 against Olney Central College at home in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena.December 2014Dec 17, 2014Trailblazers Earn NJCAA and NSCAA All-American AwardsLewis and Clark Community College soccer players Miriam Taylor, Nicole Howard, Melvin Becket, and Jack Filla were named All-Americans by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) this past week.Dec 5, 2014Trailblazers’ Miriam Taylor is First-Team All-AmericanL&C's Miriam Taylor was tabbed as a first-team JUCO All-America selection late Thursday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Dec 5, 2014L&C's Melvin Becket Named to All-America TeamL&C's Melvin Becket has been named to the 2014 NJCAA All-America Team which was released Wednesday.November 2014Nov 5, 2014L&C to Host Discussion Panel on Beliefs and Being The Diversity Council of Lewis and Clark Community College will present the Panel Discussion on Beliefs and Being: Understanding our Neighbors at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Hatheway Cultural Center, Ann Whitney Olin Theatre on L&C’s Godfrey campus.October 2014Oct 31, 2014Women’s Soccer Wins 1-0 Over Parkland; Plays Sunday for Regional ChampionshipA lone goal in the first half by the nation’s leading scorer, Miriam Taylor, earned the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team a regional semi-final win today 1-0 over Parkland College, in Champaign, Illinois.Oct 16, 2014Trailblazers Soccer Teams and Players Top National ChartsThe Trailblazers men’s and women’s soccer teams are ranked in the top 20 nationally this week—good news as they prepare for regional playoffs.Oct 9, 2014Volleyball Pink Match for Breast Cancer AwarenessThe volleyball team has designated their home match on Thursday, Oct. 9, to raise awareness of breast cancer. Oct 7, 2014Women’s Tennis Team Wraps the Fall Season with a WinThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team wrapped up the fall scrimmage season with a clutch 5-4 win over Missouri Baptist University Friday, Sept. 26, at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center on the LC campus.Oct 2, 2014Winning Trailblazers Top National ChartsThe National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) lists the Trailblazers at No. 1 with 14 points and 92 goals this season. The second closest team in goals is Spartanburg Methodist with 63.September 2014Sep 30, 2014Lewis and Clark Athletics Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations Lewis and Clark Community College is accepting nominations for coaches and athletes to be inducted into its Trailblazer Athletics Hall of Fame through Dec. 1, 2014.Sep 30, 2014L&C's Basketball Teams Kick Off Season with Open PracticeJoin the 2014-15 Lewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. in George Terry Riverbend Arena as they start their basketball seasons and get the hoops year in gearSep 29, 2014Basketball Alumni Take on Letter Carriers in MD FundraiserIt will be Trailblazers versus letter carriers as former members of Lewis and Clark Community College’s men's basketball team play against the USPS Letter Carriers in a fundraising exhibition game on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Hartford Community Gym.Sep 19, 2014Men’s Soccer Team is 1-0 in Region after Defeating ParklandThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team posted a 1-0 win Sunday against regional rival and undefeated Parkland College. The win puts the Trailblazers at 1-0 in Region 24 of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).