Home - Men's Soccer News 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 8, 2019L&C Kickers Sweep Southeastern IowaThe Lewis and Clark Community College soccer teams were in an Iowa frame of mind Saturday.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.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.May 2019May 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.April 2019Apr 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 22, 2019AHS Sends 15 Student Athletes On To CollegeThe Alton High auditorium was packed with student athletes on Wednesday.December 2018Dec 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.October 2018Oct 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 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 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.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.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.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.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.September 2017Sep 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.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.April 2017Apr 24, 2017Trailblazers Kickers Sign at Four-Year SchoolsSeveral Trailblazers soccer players announced their plans for next year during a signing event at Lewis and Clark Community College Monday, April 24, 2017November 2016Nov 3, 2016L&C soccer teams came up just shy of returning to nationalsBoth L&C teams dropped 3-0 decision to the Cobras in games that were dominated by the Trailblazers. And with the Saturday and Sunday defeats, hope ended for L&C’s hopes of return trips to their respective NJCAA Division I national tournaments.October 2016Oct 27, 2016L&C Soccer Teams Continue Regional PlayLewis and Clark Community College’s men’s soccer team won 5-0 Wednesday against Illinois Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-I Region 24 playoff. Oct 21, 2016Soccer Teams Play First Round of Regionals This WeekendLewis and Clark Community College’s soccer teams will play the first round of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-I Region 24 playoffs this weekend.Oct 11, 2016Honoring Officer Blake Snyder, One of L&C’s OwnLewis and Clark Community College will pay homage to alumnus Blake Snyder during the Trailblazers Men’s Soccer team’s final home game of the season, Saturday, Oct. 15. December 2015Dec 11, 2015L&C’s Soccer Stars Earn All-American and Player of the Year HonorsLewis and Clark Community College’s soccer teams are still earning accolades following the close of the 2015 season, with All-American and Player of the Year honors announced this week.November 2015Nov 23, 2015Trailblazers Earn All Region Honors for Men’s SoccerThe 2015 All Region 24 Team for NJCAA Men’s Soccer includes player of the year Blake Cearns, Goalkeeper of the Year Nick Johnson and Coach of the Year Tim Rooney. Rooney was also named All Region Coach of the Year for Women’s Soccer. Nov 21, 2015Lewis and Clark to Celebrate Winning Seasons for Trailblazers SoccerL&C soccer fans, in their best Trailblazer blue, will welcome the men’s and women’s soccer teams home from national tournaments with a celebration of two successful seasons at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 in The Commons.Nov 18, 2015No Hill for a Climber: L&C Defeats Hill College in Pool Play at NJCAA ChampionshipsDuring its first game of pool play at the NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament, Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team toppled Hill College from Hillsboro, Texas, 2-1. Nov 16, 2015L&C Men’s Soccer Team prepares for National TournamentAfter a 13-hour bus ride, Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team has reached Axton, Virginia, and is preparing to compete in the NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament at the Smith River Sports Complex.Nov 6, 2015Trailblazers Men’s Soccer Crowned Region 24 ChampionsDespite the rain, the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team sailed past Illinois Central College 3-0 on Saturday, Oct. 31 to become Region 24 Champions and secure a spot in this year’s National Tournament.October 2015Oct 30, 2015Lewis and Clark Community College Soccer Teams Advance to Regional FinalsLewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams are playing this weekend in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 Region Finals. 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.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, 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.September 2014Sep 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).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.December 2013Dec 13, 2013Trailblazer Soccer Players Earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete AwardsTrailblazer soccer players Michelle Pedersen and Melvin Becket recently were named 2013 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Second Team NJCAA Academic Student-Athletes.November 2013Nov 10, 2013Men’s Soccer Team Win Central District Championship and Trip to NationalsLewis and Clark Community College's men's soccer team won their district championship and earned a trip to the national tournament Saturday, Nov. 9 when they defeated Jefferson College 2-1 in Hillsboro, Mo.Nov 3, 2013Men's Soccer Defeats Lincoln 3-2 to Win Region ChampionshipThe men's soccer team won the NJCAA Division I Region 24 Championship title today 3-2 over Lincoln at Lewis and Clark.October 2013Oct 31, 2013Men’s Soccer Defeats Parkland; Hosts Region Final SaturdayThe Region 24 Championship title is one step closer to home for the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team after they defeated Parkland College today in Champaign.Oct 27, 2013Trailblazers Defeat SWIC 1-0 in Double OT Regional GameAfter more than 103 minutes of play, the men's soccer team declared victory in their Region 24 quarterfinal game today defeating Southwestern Illinois College of Belleville 1-0 in double overtime.Oct 25, 2013Men’s Soccer Start Regional Play Against SWIC SaturdayThe men’s soccer team will start round one in regional play Saturday, Oct. 26 at noon at home against Southwestern Illinois College of Belleville.Oct 25, 2013L&C Men's Kickers Will Open Postseason with Home-field AdvantageThe men's soccer team (12-3-2) finished its regular season in third place in games against fellow Region 24 teams, and will play host to longtime rival Southwestern Illinois College of Belleville at noon Saturday in their first postseason game.September 2013Sep 19, 2013L&C Men's Soccer Team Defeats SWIC 4-2 WednesdayLewis and Clark Community College’s men’s soccer team defeated Southwestern Illinois College Wednesday 4-2. L&C is now 6-2-1 this season. August 2013Aug 30, 2013L&C Kickers Seeking Early Season AnswersTim Rooney, head coach of L&C's men’s and women’s soccer teams, knows it’s early in the season for both teams. But he also knows that answers provided now could mean the difference between winning and losing once the postseason comes along.Aug 1, 2013Men's Soccer Team Wraps Up 2012-2013 SeasonLewis and Clark Community College Men's Soccer team finished the 2012 season with an overall record of 12-7-1, a Region 24 record of 7-3. The team was named a NSCAA Scholar All-American Team, and Coach Tim Rooney was named NJCAA All Region Coach of the Year.