Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News February 2020Feb 13, 2020McNeil’s 20 Lead L&C Men Past SoutheasternWhen Southeastern Illinois College staged a rally that gave the Falcons a four-point lead with eight minutes to go, the Bunny-led Trailblazers staged a rally of their own and shot to a 68-64 Distinct 16 road victory.Feb 12, 2020Trailblazers Hit Stretch with District Seeding in MindThe stretch run has arrived for the L&C men’s basketball team. The last seven games of the regular season began with a thrilling victory over Shawnee College Monday night at the River Bend Arena.Feb 11, 2020Trailblazers Stage Game’s Final Rally, Top Shawnee 74-71Doug Stotler stared at the ceiling at the conclusion of Monday night’s L&C 74-71 victory over Shawnee College at the River Bend Arena.Feb 6, 2020Highland Standout Wiegman realizes his College Dreams on Signing DayNational Signing Day represented the culmination of more than 10 plus years of sacrifice, long days of practice, scrimmages, and long weeks of tournaments for Highland senior athletes Carter Wiegman.Feb 3, 2020Join L&C for a Special Blazer Day in Honor of 2019 Women’s SoccerLewis and Clark Community College is inviting the community to enjoy basketball, food, giveaways, a halftime contest and a special ceremony honoring the 2019 Women’s Soccer Team at a special Blazer Day event, Saturday, Feb. 22, at the George C. Terry River Bend Arena.January 2020Jan 21, 2020L&C Men Fall to Nationally Ranked Vincennes in 86-50 LossSo much for a showdown. Coach Doug Stotler would have settled for his team to just show up in its District 16 game against ninth-ranked and defending national champion Vincennes University Saturday night at the River Bend Arena.Jan 13, 2020L&C Trailblazers Find Way Through Foul Trouble to Win at Lake LandLewis and Clark coach Doug Stotler figured early in Saturday’s game at Lake Land College that he would need to be creative down the stretch with his lineup. The reason? Early fouls by the Trailblazers.Jan 15, 2020Trending Trailblazers Prepare for SWIC and VincennesDoug Stotler and his Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers have precious little time to enjoy their latest victory.Jan 10, 2020Swinging To the Next LevelNext year, another member of the Wielgus family will be playing golf at Lewis and Clark Community College.Jan 9, 2020Trailblazers Up Season Record to 9-3Freshman DeAngelo Ware, of Evansville, Indiana, puts up a shot during the Trailblazers’ 86-73 win over Southeastern Illinois College Jan. 8.Jan 3, 2020Trailblazers Return From Layoff With Win Over ArchersLewis and Clark Community College men’s basketball coach Doug Stotler was anxious to see how a nearly three-week layoff affected his Trailblazers in a Thursday night matchup with rival St. Louis Community College.December 2019Dec 17, 2019Young L&C Trailblazers Learning on the JobIt’s a whole new game for the L&C women’s basketball team.Dec 16, 2019Trailblazers Upset No. 14 OlneyWith Christmas break looming, Lewis and Clark and No. 14-ranked Olney Central College each had goals in mind Saturday at the River Bend Arena.Dec 12, 2019L&C Wins Defensive Battle at ShawneeLewis and Clark, a team that’s made a living on offense this season, found itself in a defensive struggle in JUCO basketball action Wednesday night at Shawnee College.Dec 10, 2019L&C Turns Tables on Rend Lake, 77-72The Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers are quick learners, evidently.Dec 9, 2019Trailblazers Grab Sweep at KaskaskiaIt was time for a turnabout Saturday when the second half of Lewis and Clark’s men’s basketball game at Kaskaskia started.Dec 5, 2019L&C Women in Search of the Right MixL&C women’s basketball coach Jaron Young is the first to admit that his team faces an experience gap this season.Dec 9, 2019Blazers Making District NoiseThe L&C men’s basketball team has put out the word to the teams in District 16: Don’t count a game against LC as a win until the final buzzer.November 2019Nov 22, 2019Trailblazers Off to 4-0 Start to SeasonDoug Stotler has made a few orbits around the basketball globe in his time. Enough to know a basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint.September 2019Sep 17, 2019Voters Ignore L&C, Despite Win Over Ranked CrowderHodge, whose 4-2 Trailblazers are riding a four-game winning streak, pulled off a thrilling player-short overtime victory over Crowder College Friday in Godfrey.Sep 16, 2019Two Area Colleges Team Up to Benefit Family of Fallen ISP TrooperIt was a show of solidarity in Sauget on Sunday. Two area colleges teaming up to raise money for the family of fallen Illinois State Trooper Nick Hopkins.Sep 5, 2019Can’t Beat the Squeak at L&C’s River Bend ArenaDoug Stotler couldn’t help but smile. In fact, his grin was nearly ear-to-ear as he showed off the progress on the refurbished River Bend Arena. With good reason.Sep 13, 2019L&C Volleyball Team Wins First Event in Remodeled River Bend ArenaThe Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team played the first athletic event on the new wood gym floor recently installed at the George C. Terry River Bend Arena on the school’s main campus.Sep 8, 2019L&C Kickers Sweep Southeastern IowaThe Lewis and Clark Community College soccer teams were in an Iowa frame of mind Saturday.Sep 5, 2019L&C Baseball Alumnus Inducted Into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Former St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Lewis and Clark Community College and Southwestern High School Piasa Birds pitcher Jason Isringhausen entered a realm of baseball royalty last week by entering the Redbirds’ Hall of Fame and taking a place there alongside game legends like Stan Musial, Ozzie Smith and Bob Gibson.August 2019Aug 12, 2019Alumni Games ‘Unofficially’ Start SeasonAs the first half of Saturday’s L&C men’s soccer alumni game was ending, Kaleb Bassett offered a critique to his father, former L&C great Roshan Bassett.Aug 5, 2019Blazers Have ‘Good Blend’ as Practice BeginsWhen Ryan Hodge turned the calendar from July to August, there was already a date circled in red staring him in the face.October 2013Oct 8, 2013Lewis and Clark Athletics Hall of Fame Accepting NominationsLewis 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.July 2019Jul 3, 2019LeMond Is the Newest TrailblazerCaitlin LeMond turned a solid senior season at East Alton-Wood River into a chance to continue her career in college.June 2019Jun 27, 2019Large Recruiting Class Will Join Solid Core at L&CRyan Hodge knows soccer games are won on the field, not on paper. Nonetheless, he’s enjoying a good read as he prepares for the upcoming JUCO soccer season.Jun 24, 2019Versatile Luttrell Blazes Trail To Lewis and ClarkJust a few days after graduating from Litchfield High School, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Luttrell and her sister, Litchfield assistant softball coach Stephanie Luttrell, took the opportunity to scratch an item off their bucket list.July 2015Jul 27, 2015Lewis 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.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).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.May 2019May 21, 2019Trailblazers Finish 30-17, Best Mark Since JUCO World Series 1996 seasonRandy Martz was looking for two more victories from his Lewis and Clark Community College baseball team. He and the Trailblazers were even willing to burn the midnight oil for two more victories that would put the Trailblazers back in the NJCAA Division II World Series for the first time since 1996.May 13, 2019Kicking Off to the Next LevelThree Granite City seniors have recently announced that they will continue their soccer careers in the collegiate level next year.May 13, 2019Trailblazers Face No. 1 ICC in Semis of Rescheduled Region 24 TourneyMother Nature threw a couple curve balls at the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament over the weekend. As a result, the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers got a couple days off.May 10, 2019Trip to NJCAA Nationals ‘Well Worth It’A trip that took the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team come 1,300 miles was well worth it, according to Trailblazers Coach Bron Wilkerson.May 8, 2019Trailblazers Eye Region Tourney in MattoonWhen Bethany Muenstermann clouted a go-ahead home run in the third inning of Monday’s doubleheader opener against Danville Area College, things looked bright for her Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers.May 6, 2019Red-hot Trailblazers Eye a Top-Two Region SeedWith his L&C baseball team closing in on its best record in 16 seasons, Trailblazers coach Randy Martz said there’s plenty riding on the season-ending series with Heartland Community College.April 2019Apr 30, 2019Trailblazers Streaking again, Run Mark to 23-12The Lewis and Clark Community College baseball Trailblazers are at it again. They’re streaking.Apr 22, 2019L&C’s Funk Heading to Virgin IslandsSkylar Funk is a firm believer in talking about the weather. After all, using his gift of gab about the cold winter may well have helped the L&C midfielder land a soccer scholarship in the place of his dreams: The Virgin Islands.Apr 10, 2019Trailblazers Split Twin Bill with ParklandThe Lewis and Clark Community College softball team split a Region 24 doubleheader with Parkland College Tuesday at L&C.Apr 22, 2019AHS Sends 15 Student Athletes On To CollegeThe Alton High auditorium was packed with student athletes on Wednesday.Apr 24, 2019L&C Completes Four-Game Sweep at Vincennes UniversityThe L&C Trailblazers Monday and Tuesday retraced some of the routes made by one of their namesakes and his brother nearly 300 years ago. And while the 360-mile round trip won’t go down in history books, L&C baseball coach Randy Martz will take what he can get.Apr 24, 2019Trailblazers Grab Singles, Doubles Region TitlesIt was a title showdown split Monday for the Lewis and Clark Community College tennis teams in Region 24 action.Apr 23, 2019L&C Trailblazers Sweep VincennesThe Lewis and Clark Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader at Vincennes University’s Jerry Blemker Field Monday, wining the first game 5-3 and taking the second game 6-1 in seven innings.Apr 22, 2019L&C Softball Team Has Found Its IdentityAsk L&C softball coach Ronda Roberts about her team’s personality, and you’re likely to see a big grin. That attitude might just be perfect in the Trailblazers coach’s eyes.Apr 17, 2019Schroeder Will Play for Lewis and ClarkCompared to many of her teammates on the Edwardsville girls’ tennis team, Kasey Schroeder doesn’t have much experience, but that didn’t prevent her from earning a college scholarship.Apr 13, 2019L&C Clobbers JWC 12-2 After Losing ‘Frustrating’ OpenerA rare L&C defensive lapse resulted in a loss in the opening game of Thursday’s home doubleheader against John Wood College.