Home - Athletics - Men's Basketball - Past News Stories Men's Basketball News April 2019Apr 1, 2019Lewis and Clark ’This Close Yet This Far Away’For the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s basketball team, the just-completed season laced with near misses, high and low spots - and a case of score comparison that likely had coach and athletic director Doug Stotler smiling and silently screaming at the same time.March 2019Mar 13, 2019L&C’s Stotler Reflects on ‘Unusual Season’As Doug Stotler sat watching the craziness unfold Wednesday at the NJCAA District 16 Men’s Basketball Tournament at Rend Lake College, he likely couldn’t help but let his mind go where coaches’ minds aren’t supposed to go: The dreaded taboo of comparing scores.Mar 12, 2019New UI Hall of Famer Deon Thomas Spent Five Years as LC AD, CoachThe University of Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame as the Class of 2019, including a pair of basketball players with Telegraph-area connections.January 2019Jan 28, 2019Trailblazers Drub Shawnee 92-72For Doug Stotler and his L&C Trailblazers, Saturday’s 92-72 victory over visiting Shawnee College was more than welcome - it was a little overdue.Jan 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.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.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.March 2018Mar 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.”December 2017Dec 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.August 2017Aug 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.January 2017Jan 24, 2017News Roundup for 2016-17 Men's Basketball SeasonThis is a roundup of all the news coverage for the 2016-17 Men's Basketball Team. Check back often for new links.November 2015Nov 1, 2015Men’s Basketball Defeats St. Louis CC 65-53The Trailblazer’s men’s basketball team defeated St. Louis Community College in its first game of the 2015-2016 season. The final score was 65-53.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.January 2015Jan 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.October 2014Oct 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.September 2014Sep 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.August 2014Aug 19, 2014Trailblazers Named NJCAA Academic Student-AthletesThree Lewis and Clark Community College athletes recently received recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for exemplary academic achievement.May 2014May 30, 2014Stotler Returning to L&C as Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball CoachDoug Stotler, of St. Charles, Missouri, is returning to Lewis and Clark Community College July 1 for his second stint as Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach. January 2014Jan 24, 2014Men’s Basketball Team Posts Win Over Rend LakeThe Trailblazer men’s basketball team continues winning at home, posting a 90-72 victory over the Rend Lake College Warriors on Wednesday in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena.Jan 14, 2014Men's Basketball Scores Victory over SWICThe Trailblazers won their game Monday night against Southwestern Illinois College, 93 to 73. Jan 9, 2014Trailblazer Basketball Teams Start New Year With WinsThe Trailblazer men’s and women’s basketball teams started 2014 with wins their first week back in action.October 2013Oct 18, 2013Lewis 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 2013Jul 12, 2013Men's Basketball Team Wraps Up 2012-2013 SeasonLewis and Clark Community College Men's Basketball team finished the 2012-2013 season with a NJCAA record of 6-25.