Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News May 2018May 22, 2018L&C’s Hilliard Fires 78 on First Day of NJCAA NationalsLewis and Clark Community College’s Alec Hilliard fired a 6-over par 78 Monday and is tied for 63rd place after the first day of play Monday at the NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships at GlenLakes Golf Club.May 21, 2018Rexford Signed to Play Softball with L&CRonda Roberts, head softball coach at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, watched Hannah Rexford as a sophomore and liked what she saw. She decided to give Rexford another shot, signing her to play for the Trailblazers next year.May 15, 2018Trailblazers to Begin Region 24 Tourney Against Lincoln LandL&C will begin the postseason at 1 p.m. Thursday against Lincoln Land in an opening-round game of the NJCAA Region 24 Division II Baseball Tournament in Bloomington.May 7, 2018L&C’s Roberts Already Pointing to FutureLewis and Clark Community College’s roller-coaster softball season came to an end on a day which was a microcosm of the Trailblazers’ season that saw them take the field for three games.April 2018Apr 24, 2018Trailblazers Earn Sixth Consecutive Trip to NationalsThe Trailblazers women’s tennis team will compete at the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division I national tournament set for May 6-11 in Waco, Texas.Apr 13, 2018Trailblazers Baseball Takes the Game to a Special FanZach Seavers visited his grandmother at her Edwardsville home in March, about two weeks before she died. He leaned into her bed, hugged her goodnight and told her "see you tomorrow at the game."March 2018Mar 28, 2018Alton High's Hunter Dill signs letter of intentAlton High School's Hunter Dill signed his letter of intent Tuesday afternoon with Lewis and Clark Community Collge to play soccer in the coming fall.Mar 22, 2018Women’s Soccer Blazing AwayEmma Lucas is already enjoying an outstanding high school career at Roxana, scoring over 70 goals in four years.Mar 21, 2018Trailblazers Start League Play 2-2L&C Baseball Coach Randy Martz knows a JUCO baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. And he’s glad of it.Mar 19, 2018Rooney returning as women’s soccer coach at L&CLewis and Clark Community College’s search for a new women’s soccer coach ended Friday. After a four-month search, the new coach is … the old one.Mar 13, 2018Palen leads Trailblazers past OnondagaThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers had their hitting shoes on Monday against Onondaga College in JUCO softball action.Mar 12, 2018Roberts, Pfeiffer lead Trailblazers past MercerMyrtle Beach may be a vacation destination, but for the Lewis and Clark Community College softball team, it was all business Saturday. And it was a profitable day, thanks to a pair of freshmen.Mar 9, 2018L&C Women Open Playoffs Against ICCThe fourth-seeded Trailblazers will face No. 5 Illinois Central College (23-7) in a quarterfinal-round game at 2 p.m. Thursday at the NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield.Mar 8, 2018‘Every Play Matters’: Stotler, Trailblazers Look Back on What Might Have Been“Every play matters in college basketball,” Stotler said. “It’s no different if it’s junior college or NCAA Division I. Every play matters.”Mar 2, 2018Roxana's Braeden Lackey becomes a TrailblazerAfter an outstanding high school volleyball career at Roxana High, Braeden Lackey plans to continue playing the sport in the River Bend Area next year.Mar 1, 2018Trailblazers, with 20 freshmen, open at SWICL&C set for baseball opener with 20 freshmanFebruary 2018Feb 1, 2018Tigers' Verdun signs golf letter with Lewis and ClarkVerdun will now get the opportunity to use his talents to play a key role for a team on the collegiate level, signing a letter of intent to play for Godfrey's Lewis and Clark Community College beginning next fall in a ceremony at Edwardsville High School Wednesday afternoon.January 2018Jan 31, 2018Trailblazers Men’s Soccer to Move Forward with Seasoned Players Led by New CoachAlthough the Trailblazers men’s soccer team ended their playoff run with a 2-1 loss to Parkland College in the Region 24 semifinals, there were many positives in their 12-5-1 season.Jan 24, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Players and Coaches Earn Recognition for Outstanding SeasonTrailblazers women’s soccer continues to garner accolades for players and coaches long after their season’s end.Jan 5, 2018Trailblazers Volleyball Ends Season with Several Players Ranking Among the NJCAA’s BestThe Trailblazers women’s volleyball team finished its season with an 18-17 record and several players earning individual honors.Jan 4, 2018Trailblazers Eye SWIC After Two Wins in TennesseeThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s basketball team enjoyed a profitable experience over Christmas break with a pair of victories at the Lady Saluqui Classic at Southwestern Tennessee Community College in Memphis.December 2017Dec 22, 2017L&C Soccer Stadium to be Named for RooneyThe Lewis and Clark Community College soccer stadium will soon have a new name, the result of decades of tireless dedication from newly retired soccer coach Tim Rooney.Dec 21, 2017L&C Women ‘Can Score, Working on D’Jaron Young could be both a glass half-full and half-empty kind of guy. As a junior college coach, he knows the feeling well.Dec 1, 2017Kreutztrager Signs Letter of Intent to Continue Tennis Career at L&CIn a ceremony involving her coaches, friends, and family in the Larry Milazzo Gymnasium at Roxana High School, Sara Kreutztrager signed her letter of intent to attend Lewis and Clark Community College and play tennis. Dec 1, 2017New L&C Big Man Sees his First Action as Tough Weekend LoomsJehu Lafeuillee, a 6-foot-8 forward from Barbados, saw his first action for L&C in a Region 24/District 16 game against Southeastern Illinois College Wednesday night in Harrisburg and Trailblazers coach Doug Stotler was tickled with the result in LC’s 102-67 victory.November 2017Nov 21, 2017With 11 Freshmen, Trailblazers are Indeed ‘New-Look’LCCC men’s basketball coach Doug Stotler knows player turnover is part of the game when it comes to any college sport. And in the case of coaching a junior college basketball team, it’s magnified.Nov 20, 2017Former L&C Soccer Standout Inducted into NJCAA Hall of FameAngie Bode-Parsons almost didn’t play soccer in college – but with a little prodding from Lewis and Clark Community College Soccer Coach Tim Rooney, she joined the Trailblazers in 1998 and set down a path that would eventually lead her into the National Junior College Athletic Association Hall of Fame.Nov 16, 2017Despite tsunami of injuries, Blazers stayed afloatTim Rooney, who’s both a great coach and a Hall of Famer, has shown to be worth his weight in gold the past 31 seasons directing soccer at Lewis and Clark Community College. And he knows all about injuries.Nov 15, 2017L&C Women’s Soccer Ends Season at Nationals - Players Earn Regional Accolades, Including Player and Goalkeeper of the YearDespite yesterday’s win, the Trailblazers from Lewis and Clark Community College were unable to make their way past the pool round of the NJCAA Women’s Soccer National Tournament – but still ended their season on a high note.Nov 14, 2017Trailblazers pick up win in pool playThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers played their first game in pool play this morning against the Bulldogs of Georgia Military College in the NJCAA Women's Soccer National Tournament and came away with a 3-2 overtime win.October 2017Oct 30, 2017L&C Soccer program nets multiple regional awards as postseason continuesAs the women’s team continues their drive to Nationals, Coach Rooney and players on both the women’s and men’s teams have already been honored with several regional awards.Oct 30, 2017Trailblazers rally to defeat SWIC and capture the Region 24 ChampionshipIn a hard-fought regional championship match, The L&C women’s soccer team found themselves down 0-1 early in the second half. They rallied after scoring on a PK to defeat SWIC by a score of 3-1. Oct 15, 2017L&C Golfers Take Third in Blackburn Fall InviteThe Lewis and Clark Trailblazers finished with a team score of 320 to cement their third place finish at Timber Lakes golf course in Staunton Saturday, Oct. 14. September 2017Sep 11, 2017Trailblazers Place First in Annual Lewis and Clark Community College 2017 Fall Golf InvitationalWith three members of the 2017 golf team putting up scores in the 70s, Lewis and Clark Community College edged out Mineral Area College and Blackburn College to capture the title at their home tournament.Sep 5, 2017L&C Men’s Golf team open their season against strong competition at Rend Lake tournamentThe Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Golf team posted a sixth-place finish at the Rend Lake Fall Preview.Sep 1, 2017Rooney’s 400th Career Men’s Soccer Coaching Win Came With a 6-0 Trailblazer ShutoutLewis and Clark Community College Soccer Coach Tim Rooney led the Trailblazers to a 6-0 victory Thursday, Aug. 31, over Lincoln Land Community College, marking his 400th win with the men’s team.August 2017Aug 24, 2017Andrzejewski scores five in LC winThe Trailblazers rolled to a 9-1 Region 24 victory.Aug 15, 2017Join L&C for Hall of Fame Induction, Volleyball Alumni Games Aug. 19Lewis and Clark Community College will welcome members of the 1979 Bucks Volleyball team to campus this week to celebrate their induction into the L&C Athletic Hall of Fame.Aug 2, 2017Former L&C standout Burak Eslik to play pro in TurkeyFormer Lewis and Clark Community College basketball standout Burak Eslik has signed to play professional basketball in his home country, Turkey.July 2017Jul 14, 2017L&C Athletes Earn NJCAA Academic AwardsLewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers student athletes recently raked in academic awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).Jul 2, 2017Alton All-State Soccer player Skylar Funk will play for L&CSkylar Funk, a Lewis and Clark Community College recruit, earned All-State honors from the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association.June 2017Jun 29, 2017Future L&C women’s soccer player named to the Chicagoland Soccer all-state team.Taylor Hansen of Edwardsville is among the 121 players selected for the second annual honor from Chicagoland Soccer, a suburban Chicago-based website that recognizes the best girls soccer players in Illinois.Jun 21, 2017L&C Golfers Gebben and Perez Compete at NationalsTrailblazers golfers Joaquin Perez and Brian Gebben competed against more than 130 junior college players in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-II championship tournament May 23-26 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona.May 2017May 16, 2017L&C’s Hustedde to Play Volleyball for Marian UniversityBrooke Hustedde recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana.May 11, 2017Women’s Tennis Team Wraps Up National Tourney PlayThe women’s tennis team wrapped up their fourth and final day of play Wednesday in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in Tucson, Arizona.May 9, 2017Trailblazers Golf Team Finishes Regionals in Third Place; Two Headed to NationalsThe NJCAA Region 24 Golf Tournament ended Sunday, May 7 at Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Illinois, with two Trailblazers headed to Nationals in Mesa, Arizona, May 23-26.May 8, 2017Holland, Ballard grab wins as L&C women begin play at NJCAA NatsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team got its fifth consecutive NJCAA national tennis tourney under way Sunday at the Reffkin Tennis Center in Tucson, Arizona. May 8, 2017Trailblazers Tennis Players Head to NationalsThe women’s tennis team took advantage of the nice weather and hit the courts for one last practice Friday before leaving for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in Tucson, Arizona.May 5, 2017L&C Golfers Capture Two Titles and Prep for Regional TourneyLewis and Clark Community College’s Trailblazers Golf team completed their regular season with two first-place finishes and are prepping for the regional tournament this weekend at D.A. Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Illinois.May 5, 2017College Baseball: Martz pitches Cougars past Austin PeayNelson Martz tossed seven strong innings and SIUE took advantage of six Austin Peay errors Friday night in a 7-4 victory to open a three-game Ohio Valley Conference baseball series.