Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News January 2019Jan 7, 2019Trailblazers Hold On to Beat STLCCDoug Stotler scratched his head and lifted a blank stare skyward following Lewis and Clark Community College’s 71-67 victory over St. Louis Community College Saturday.December 2018Dec 23, 2018Diagnosis In, Stotler Working On CureFor L&C men’s basketball coach Doug Stotler, making a diagnosis as to his team’s needs was the easy part. Now he’s working on the cure.Dec 20, 2018Trailblazers Men’s Soccer Players Earn HonorsDespite a loss to Illinois Central in the finals of the Region 24 tournament, Trailblazers men’s soccer put together a successful 12-3-1 season, with several players receiving post-season honors.November 2018Nov 27, 2018Trailblazers Provide Stotler With 400th Career WinL&C powered its way to a 101-39 victory and in the process gave Coach Doug Stotler his 400th NJCAA win as a head basketball coach.Nov 23, 2018Trailblazers Hand STLCC Its First Loss, 62-58The Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers pulled away in the second half and handed St. Louis Community College its first loss of the season Wednesday night, 62-58 in men’s basketball action at Forest Park Community College.Nov 8, 2018Transfer Alexus Williams Brings Much to the Table for ‘BlazersOne thing L&C coach Jaron Young knows for sure: His Trailblazers women’s basketball team has experience at the right spots.Nov 8, 2018Trailblazers Volleyball Record Improves Under New CoachIn his first year at the helm of Lewis and Clark Trailblazers volleyball, Coach Bron Wilkerson led the team to an improved record.October 2018Oct 23, 2018Former AHS and UE Standout Hired as L&C Assistant CoachKavon Lacey has come home to the Riverbend. And Lewis and Clark Community College basketball coach Doug Stotler couldn’t be happier about it.Oct 18, 2018Region 24 NJCAA Division 1 Soccer Tourney Seeds, Schedule ReleasedThat Lewis and Clark Community College’s women’s soccer team is seeded No. 1 in the upcoming Region 24 Tournament came as no surprise Wednesday. But now, the Trailblazers know how the rest of the field will shape up.Oct 17, 2018Idle L&C Teams Stand Pat in National PollsIt was status quo for the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams when this week’s NJCAA national rankings were released Tuesday afternoon. The L&C men remained at No. 7 in their poll, while the L&C women stayed unbeaten at No. 6 in their poll.Oct 8, 2018Lewis and Clark Sweeps Late-Night Games in QuincySaturday was a long, wet day for the Lewis and Clark Community Collage soccer teams. But after all was said and done, the L&C men’s and women’s teams emerged with a doubleheader sweep of John Wood College, as well as home-field advantage in the postseason.September 2018Sep 13, 2018L&C’s Hansen Making this Soccer Season a Special OneWhile Hansen hasn’t officially decided that this season at L&C will be her final on the soccer field, she’s playing as if it may well be. She’s leaving it on the field every game. Sep 10, 2018Trailblazers Roll Past Rival SWIC 6-0Ahmed Mahdi was winded when he came off the field in the second half of Thursday’s Region 24 soccer game at Southwestern Illinois College. And with good reason, he’d just scored back-to-back goals in less than a minute to put Lewis and Clark Community College’s 6-0 victory on ice.Sep 7, 2018L&C Women Ranked Sixth in Nation, Men Receive VotesA 5-0 start to the season has helped propel the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team to sixth in this week’s NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Poll, which was released Wednesday.August 2018Aug 24, 2018Alumni Help Dedicate Tim Rooney StadiumWith the help of Trailblazers men’s and women’s soccer, both alumni and current players, Lewis and Clark Community College dedicated the Tim Rooney Stadium Aug. 11.Aug 21, 2018L&C Reveals New Mascot, Athletics LogoIt’s cute. It’s furry. It’s friendly. It’s loyal. It’s Lewis and Clark Community College’s newest “student” – a Newfoundland mascot named Blazer.Aug 13, 2018Rooney Did It Honestly and with ClassL&C soccer coach Tim Rooney, the winningest coach in NJCAA history, fights back tears after being introduced to the crowd Saturday at a ceremony naming the school’s soccer stadium after him. The ceremony took place before a packed house at the stadium between the annual women’s and men’s alumni games.Aug 9, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Ranked No. 10 in Preseason PollExpectations are high for Trailblazers women’s soccer. The team will enter the 2018 season ranked 10th among National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I teams, according to a preseason poll from United Soccer Coaches (USC).Aug 8, 2018Tim Rooney Stadium Dedication Set for Aug. 11Lewis and Clark Community College is set to dedicate its soccer field in honor of Coach Tim Rooney, Saturday, Aug. 11.July 2018Jul 17, 2018Edwardsville/L&C tennis Player Anna Holland Signs with Ottawa University in KansasAnna Holland, a 2016 Edwardsville High graduate, has been an outstanding representative for the EHS girls tennis program since she parlayed an outstanding senior year into a spot on Lewis and Clark Community College’s women’s tennis year.June 2018Jun 27, 2018Busy Summer for L&C Athletic Director Doug StotlerThe Lewis and Clark Community College athletics director and head coach of the men’s basketball team, wouldn’t complain, mind you. But his list of summer goings on will be detailed - and full.Jun 25, 2018Tanner Hendrickson to Continue his Tennis career at Lewis & ClarkRichland County High School graduate Tanner Hendrickson has made a decision on where he will continue his tennis career.Jun 15, 2018Wielgus to Join the TrailblazerEight months after turning in his best season of his high school golf career at Granite City, Drew Wielgus has finalized his college plans.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 Glen Lakes 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.