Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News August 2020Aug 21, 2020Schedules have been Changed, but Plenty of Work RemainsWhile schedules will receive some fine tuning, but Lewis and Clark Community College athletic director Doug Stotler has plenty of work remaining when comes to putting together a plan for the junior college’s athletic teams’ return to action, which will begin in January.July 2020Jul 6, 2020Large-School Boys Soccer Player of the Year Cooper Nolan Chooses L&CSoccer, it seems, is in Cooper Nolan’s DNA. And so are trips to the IHSA Boys State Soccer Tournament.Jul 9, 2020Stilts Shines On MoundAdam Stilts has been one of the best pitchers on an Alton Post 126 American Legion baseball team's staff that has been one of the biggest strengths of the team in the abbreviated 2020 season.Jul 15, 2020Former L&C Tennis Coach, Stan McAfoos, Dies at 78Stan McAfoos, the winningest boys basketball coach in Alton High history, passed away Sunday afternoon at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was 78.Jul 20, 2020Switch to Spring Means More Practice Time for L&C SpikersThe way Bron Wilkerson sees it, the NJCAA’s decision to move most fall sports to next spring could be a good thing on more than one front.Jul 15, 2020NJCAA, L&C Move Fall Sports to Spring SemesterFollowing a July 13 vote by its Board of Regents, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) will move most Fall 2020 athletics to the Spring 2021 semester.June 2020Jun 26, 2020Joplin's Allen Signs Letter of IntentOn Thursday inside Kaminsky Gymnasium, Dakarai Allen and Tommy Hafer each signed letters of intent to play basketball at the collegiate level.Jun 8, 2020College Freshmen Embrace Summer Season with AltonAdam Stilts, Ryne Hanslow, Cullen McBride and Trenton Segarra didn’t think it was possible at first.Jun 5, 2020One More Time for Alton’s Booten Father-Son DuoThe father-son relationship between Doug and Gage Booten is cemented for life, but the coach-player one was running out of time.May 2020May 22, 2020LC’s Roberts Already Looking Ahead to Next SeasonL&C softball coach Ronda Roberts admits the NJCAA awarding an extra year of eligibility to spring sport athletes in light of the virus pandemic is a good thing.May 6, 2020Signing Recruits Is More Challenging in COVID-19 WorldJust like all college coaches, L&C men’s basketball coach Doug Stotler is exploring uncharted territory because of the COVID-19 pandemic.April 2020Apr 29, 2020Reames Ready to Join L&CGavin Reames believes he is getting the best of both worlds. Not only will Reames, a senior pitcher for Edwardsville, get a chance to continue playing the sport he grew up loving, but he will also be able to get a strong college education after choosing Lewis and Clark in Godfrey.Apr 29, 2020Slemmer Finds Right Option at L&CWeston Slemmer is ready for the next level. And that next level of baseball will be played close to home for Slemmer, who will attend Lewis and Clark in Godfrey.Apr 23, 2020Huebner excited to join L&C TrailblazersGavin Huebner has been wanting to play college baseball since he was 5 years old.Apr 15, 2020‘Queen’ Says Lesotho Fans Should Not Get ComplacentWomen’s national team captain Boitumelo ‘Queen’ Rabale, who has been studying in the United States at Lewis and Clark Community College, says now is not the time to relax and urged her fellow citizens to stay vigilant and obey rules.March 2020Mar 30, 2020No Time for DowntimeIt’s been a tough start to 2020 for L&C’s Doug Stotler. But as the L&C athletic director and the Trailblazers’ men’s basketball coach, he’s looking ahead instead of in the rear-view mirror.Mar 23, 2020L&C’s International Athletes Leaving During CrisisFriday’s call for a “shelter in place” lockdown by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is the next level of the state trying to hold off the coronavirus in the state.Mar 17, 2020NJCAA COVID-19 Update - Spring Sports Season CancelledIn a statement release on Monday, March 16, 2020, The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) followed recent recommendation from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and effectively canceled all spring competitions.Mar 16, 2020LC Athletics on Hiatus until April FourFor Lewis and Clark spring sports athletes, the news Friday was less than great, but better than it could have been.February 2020Feb 25, 2020L&C Golfer is Mo Bap BoundDrew Wielgus has found a new home for next year.Feb 24, 2020Trailblazers Stay in the Hunt with 110-97 Win Over LakersOn a festive Blazer Day at L&C that featured a chance to honor the L&C women’s soccer team and plenty of fans on campus, the Trailblazers men’s basketball team did what it could to add to the cheer.Feb 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 15, 2020L&C Soccer Alumnus Brian Hoener Selected as Marquette’s Next Athletic DirectorSince becoming a coach at Marquette Catholic, Brian Hoener discovered it is his kind of place. Evidently, folks at MCHS like him being there as well.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.Nov 15, 2019L&C’s Rabale Named Region 24 Player of YearWhile the announcement of the NJCAA Region 24 women’s soccer player of the year came later than in past years, there was very little surprise in the selection.Nov 15, 2019Second Torn ACL Means L&C’s Wagner Is Out For NationalsWhen L&C’s Jocelyn Wagner heard an all-too-familiar sound in last week’s Central District title game, she knew exactly what it meant.Nov 14, 2019Trailblazers Enter National Tournament as No. Four SeedAfter winning both the Region 24 and Central District championships, Trailblazers women’s soccer heads to Melbourne, Florida, for the NJCAA Division I Women’s National Soccer Tournament, running Nov. 18-23.Nov 8, 2019Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Advances to NJCAA DI TourneyLewis and Clark’s Trailblazers women’s soccer team (19-2-0) defeated the St. Louis Community College Archers 6-1 on Nov. 8 to win the Central District title.Nov 5, 2019L&C Wins OT Thriller From SWIC For Region TitleIt was a play that seemed to go in slow motion. When L&C’s Ella Kiely spotted teammate Callie Smith to her left, Kiely acted out of instinct. She sent a square pass to Smith just inside the SWIC penalty area. And Smith? She knew what she had to do.Nov 4, 2019Defenses Helped L&C and SWIC Women to Region 24 ShowdownWhile scorers grab most of the spotlight, the Lewis and Clark and Southwestern Illinois College defenses are big reasons the rivals will square off Monday for the championship of the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament.October 2019Oct 30, 2019L&C Rolls in Region 24 SemisIn the nearly two and a half weeks since they last played a game, the L&C women’s soccer team did what it could to stay game ready. And when John Wood College came calling Tuesday for a quarterfinal game in the Region 24 Tournament, Trailblazers coach Tim Rooney was hoping his team wouldn’t be affected by the layoff.Oct 23, 2019L&C Men Set for Region Play, but Women Wait Another WeekThanks to more than a few curve balls from NJCAA schedulers, men’s and women’s soccer teams will have plenty of down time prepping for the postseason - or waiting to advance from their region tournaments.Oct 28, 2019L&C Men Faced Uphill Climb Without Walkes & BassettMost of this season, L&C’s men’s soccer team dodged the injury bullet. But when two of the most important links in their chain went down at the end of the regular season, the going got much tougher.Oct 28, 2019Top-seeded Blazers Ousted from Region 24 TourneyCall it a perfect storm. Sunday’s Region 24 Men’s Soccer Tournament semifinal between Lewis and Clark and Heartland was just that for L&C.Oct 15, 2019Blazers Men Tie ICC and Clinch Home-Field in Playoffs; L&C Women Win 2-1Two double-overtime games in 24 hours did more than make the L&C men’s soccer team tired. The extra soccer clinched the regular-season Region 24 top seed and with it, home-field advantage through the postseason Region 24 Tournament.Oct 7, 2019Trailblazers Down ParklandWith home-field advantage secured, the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team can eye the postseason with a little more swagger.September 2019Sep 26, 2019Trailblazers Up to the Challenge, Blank JWCRyan Hodge wants his L&C men’s soccer team to be challenged. In his mind, the Trailblazers only get tournament tough if they face tough opponents.Sep 26, 2019Trailblazers Roll Past JWCL&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney came away with a mixed opinion following his team’s 11-0 Region 24 win over John Wood College Wednesday.Sep 27, 2019Rabale, Parziani Hat Tricks Pace Trailblazers Past STLCCFacing a team that features a returning All America forward who was just named the NJCAA Player of the Week can be a daunting task.Sep 27, 2019Rabale Named NJCAA DI Women’s Soccer Player of the WeekMid-fielder Boitumelo “B” Rabale scored an NJCAA Player of the Week nod after netting nine goals in just three games for the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers.Sep 24, 2019L&C Men Finally Make National Poll; Women Hold at No. 11The Lewis and Clark men’s soccer team, after a month of play, has cracked into the top 20 of the NJCAA Division I National Soccer Poll.Sep 19, 2019Blazers Blank Lincoln Land to Open Region 24 PlayAll things considered, L&C men’s soccer coach Ryan Hodge would just as soon have a consistent pace of play as a bucket full of goals.Sep 23, 2019L&C Women Roll Past SW Tennessee 6-1With a roster hit with illness, L&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney was hoping to make it through Friday’s game without the need to make many subs.Sep 23, 2019L&C Rolls In Second Half Against HeartlandPrevious L&C men’s soccer teams may well have wilted under the high-intensity pressure applied by Heartland College Saturday. But not this edition the Trailblazers.Sep 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 9, 2019Nationally Ranked No. 7 L&C Women Shut Out WarriorsJust like Lincoln Trail a week ago, the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team blanked another first-year Region 24 team Monday.Sep 13, 2019Trailblazers Roll Past HeartlandHeartland took advantage of some disorganized L&C defense in the fourth minute and took a 1-0 lead. But the Trailblazers righted the ship quickly, scored 10 unanswered goals and rolled to a 10-1 home victory.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 26, 2019L&C Women Blank Allen 8-0While he was happy with Friday’s 8-0 home victory over Allen Community College, L&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney knows there’s a long road ahead of his team, as well as improvements to be made.Aug 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.Aug 1, 2019Trailblazers Reload, Set to Start PracticeThe L&C women’s soccer team has had a fairly non-eventful summer with captain-led workouts and coach-prescribed individual conditioning. Running, dribbling, passing and scrimmaging on their own with no coaches in sight. 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.Oct 29, 2013Volleyball Players Earn All-Conference Awards Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball players Ashleigh Holtgrave, of Trenton, and Hannah Baker, of Granite City, recently earned Mid-West Athletic All-Conference (MWAC) honors for the second year. Both players are two-year captains for the Trailblazers.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 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 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 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 29, 2019Robinson Signs with L&C Women’s SoccerCivic Memorial standout Jenna Robinson, daughter of James and Dawn Robinson of Bethalto, has signed to play defense for the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers women’s soccer team and Head Coach Tim Rooney in Fall 2019.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.Apr 11, 2019Edwardsville's Patterson Signs Letter of Intent to Lewis and ClarkEdwardsville senior golfer, Ben Patterson signed his letter-of-intent to play golf at Lewis and Clark Community College on Wednesday afternoon at Edwardsville High School.Apr 4, 2019L&C softball team splits a pair with Spoon RiverThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers softball team split a pair with visiting Spoon River College, winning 10-9 in eight innings and losing 6-1.Apr 4, 2019Trailblazers Sweep Baseball, Softball Twin BillsIt was a clean sweep for the Lewis and Clark Community College baseball and softball teams Wednesday.Apr 4, 2019Baseball Trailblazers Sweep DanvilleThe L&C Trailblazers had their scoring shoes on Tuesday - and their pitching wasn’t bad either.Apr 2, 2019Henrichs Leads Trailblazers to Sweep in DanvilleMother Nature played nice Monday and Lewis and Clark Community College softball responded with a doubleheader sweep of Danville Area College.Apr 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 25, 2019L&C Splits with Lincoln LandIn a JUCO baseball twin bill, Lewis and Clark Community College split with Lincoln Land College of Springfield.Mar 21, 2019Solid Sophs Have Lewis and Clark ClickingGiven the nature of junior college athletics, Randy Martz knew heading into this season that there was a good chance of a good bounce or two.Mar 27, 2019L&C Freshman Wielgus Shoots Hole-In-OneAlthough the weather has dampened the start of the Trailblazers’ golf season, a hole-in-one by Drew Wielgus put the freshman in the spotlight.Mar 14, 2019L&C’s Rexford Throws No-Hitter at Bay CollegeThe L&C softball Trailblazers got good look at what Hannah Rexford can mean to them when they notched their first victory of the season.Mar 22, 2019L&C Sweeps East Central, Runs Win Streak to FiveThe Lewis and Clark Community College softball team is evidently onto something - a winning streak.Mar 22, 2019Alton Athlete Makes Her Own Way as a TrailblazerMost college athletes leave high school having already signed with a school to pay a specific sport. That wasn’t the case for Kenya Burnett, a 2017 graduate of Alton High.Mar 22, 2019All in the FamilyWhen Abby Palen joined the Lewis and Clark Community College softball team for the 2018 season, she was thrilled that she became part of a family connection.Mar 15, 2019Blazing the TrailAfter enjoying an outstanding prep soccer career at Granite City that included three varsity letters, two trips to the state tournament and an all-state award, Staci Riggio decided to stay closer to home for college as she joined the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team.Mar 12, 2019L&C Faced Uphill Climb Against Some of Nation’s Best DII TeamsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s basketball team faced a difficult situation this season. Despite a load of talent, the Trailblazers found themselves in a familiar quandary: Right team, tough region.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.Mar 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 4, 2019Blazers Return to Parkland for QuarterfinalSix points may have cost the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s basketball team a home quarterfinal game in this week’s District M/Region 24 Tournament.Mar 4, 2019George C. Terry River Bend Arena Closing for Renovation April 1L&C’s George C. Terry River Bend Arena will undergo a renovation project this spring and summer, which will include a new roof, HVAC upgrades, gutter replacement, electrical improvements, waterproofing, a new gym floor, and other interior improvements.February 2019Feb 14, 2019Blazers Start Slow, Then Roll Past DanvilleThe start of Monday night’s L&C-Danville Area College women’s basketball game was late - almost two weeks late - because of a winter weather delay.Feb 14, 2019Marquette Catholic Golfer Cogan Chooses L&CMarquette Catholic has sported a strong boys golf team in recent years and this past week, two golfers - Sam Cogan and Kolten Bauer - reaped benefits from that program.Feb 8, 2019Griffiths Set to Play for Lewis and ClarkWhen it comes to golf, Edwardsville senior Parker Griffiths is a late bloomer, but he has already improved his game enough to earn a college scholarship.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.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.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.December 2018Dec 21, 2018Six Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Players Earn RecognitionA list of post-season honors caps an outstanding season for Trailblazers women’s soccer team, which earned a trip to the 2018 NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer National Tournament.Dec 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 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 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 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.Nov 3, 2018L&C Defeats SWIC 5-1 For National Tourney BerthTaylor Hansen was in no mood to see her team’s season end Friday night. Instead, she and her Lewis and Clark Community College soccer teammates were in a national tourney mood.Nov 5, 2018L&C’s Solid Defense Has Helped Pave Way to NationalsOn a team loaded with offensive weapons, the Lewis and Clark Community College defense has contributed its fair share to the team’s 18-0 record. In fact, the Trailblazers have allowed only four goals all season.October 2018Oct 31, 2018NJCAA District Semifinals Moved Because of Wet Field; L&C Set for Motlow StateThe NJCAA Central District Women’s soccer semifinals and final, which were set for Thursday and Friday at Tim Rooney Stadium at Lewis and Clark Community College, will indeed be played. But after rain Tuesday night and more rain in the forecast, officials have moved Thursday’s semifinals to an artificial turf field at the O’Fallon (Illinois) Family Sports Park.Oct 31, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Remains UndefeatedThe Trailblazers women’s soccer team added a Region 24 championship win to their already undefeated season, advancing their record to 16-0-0 as they head into the Central District tournament.Oct 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.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.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 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 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 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 1, 2018Trailblazers, with 20 freshmen, open at SWICL&C set for baseball opener with 20 freshmanMar 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.February 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.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 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 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 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.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, 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.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.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, 2017September 2016Sep 19, 2016New L&C coach Kinney lauds Blazers’ mettleThe timing precluded Johnna Kinney from doing much to make the Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball roster more of her own as new head coach.November 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.March 2017Mar 27, 2017Injuries, Weather Force L&C’s Coach Roberts to Get ‘Creative’Bouts with injuries, coupled with a spring trip that was more wintry than summery has Lewis and Clark Community College softball coach Ronda Roberts still looking for answers about one-third of the way through the season.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.December 2016Dec 12, 20161979 L&C Volleyball Team Selected to 2016 Hall of Fame Members of the 1979 Bucks volleyball team are being inducted into the Lewis and Clark Trailblazers Athletics Hall of Fame.October 2016Oct 22, 2016Volleyball Team and Players Earning Top Spots in RankingsLewis and Clark Community College’s volleyball team is 21-8 this season and earning top spots in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-II rankings.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. July 2016Jul 23, 2016Top Two Seeds to Battle it Out During Championship MatchA day after celebrating his 25th birthday, top-seeded Tennys Sandgren defeated qualifier Rhyne Williams 6-2, 7-5 to advance to the final match Saturday at the 19th annual Men’s Pro Tennis Classic at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey. Jul 22, 2016Americans Clinch Doubles Finals at L&C Tennis ClassicAmericans Nathan Ponwith and Emil Reinberg topped Jesus Bandres (VEN) and Facundo Mena (ARG) 6-3, 6-4, Friday afternoon to clinch the doubles championship at the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic. Jul 22, 2016No. 1 Celebrates Birthday With Win in L&C Futures Tourney An early morning rain Friday didn’t dampen the spirits of players or spectators during day seven of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic. No. 1 Tennys Sandgren had a very happy 25th birthday Friday when he defeated No. 8 Wil Spencer 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 after a two and a half hour quarterfinal match.Jul 22, 2016Qualifiers and Top Seeds Continue Play in L&C Tennis Classic Six qualifiers, two wildcards and top seeded main draw players were still battling Thursday hoping to earn a spot in tomorrow’s singles quarterfinals during day six of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 20, 2016Heavy Rain Delays Play WednesdayCrews worked Wednesday morning to dry up the courts at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex in preparation for day 2 of the main draw. The 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men's Pro Tennis Classic continues today, not before 11:30 a.m. Jul 21, 2016Wildcard with Local Ties Moves on in Main Draw TodayWild card Grayson Goldin (USA) defeated qualifier Alexander Brown (USA) in two of three sets Wednesday afternoon, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to move on to the next round of the main draw at the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, which continues today.Jul 20, 2016Top Seeds and Simpson Open Winner Advance in L&C FuturesTop seeded players and the winner of the Bud Simpson Open earned wins Tuesday in the main draw of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Open.Jul 18, 2016Top Seeds Continue to Main Draw in L&C Futures TourneyThe two top-seeded players earned their way into the main draw of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Monday.Jul 14, 2016Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 16Some of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis professionals will play in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 16-24.Jul 17, 2016Pro Tennis Matches and Children’s Tennis Clinic Draws CrowdPlayers from around the globe competed in the first round of qualifying Saturday in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex at L&C.Jul 18, 2016St. Louisians to play in Doubles MainSunday’s second qualifying round in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic narrowed the playing field from 32 to 16 players competing for eight spots in the main draw which begins Tuesday.May 2016May 11, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Improves Ranking at NationalsAfter an uneventful day two of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in Tyler, Texas, the L&C women’s tennis team fought to improve its national ranking, from 21st to 20th.May 10, 2016Perez, Simpson Qualify for NJCAA Division II Golf TourneyA pair of Lewis and Clark Community College golfers will soon be on their way to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament, thanks to strong finishes at the Region 24 Tournament. Joaquin Perez and Andrew Simpson had top-five finishes in the tournament at the Weibring Golf Course in Normal.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Advances at NationalsLewis and Clark Community College’s women’s tennis team concluded its first day at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championships in Tyler, Texas with all singles players and one doubles team advancing to the rounds of 16.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Sophomores Will Face Each Other Next YearL&C Women's Tennis sophomores and No. 1 doubles partners Mel Schlaeger (Hanau, Germany) and Nikki Steiner (Troy, Illinois) will play at rival schools next year.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Volleyball Sophomores Moving on to Four-YearsFor the first time ever, all the graduating sophomores on the Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team will continue their academic and athletic careers at four-year schools.April 2016Apr 19, 20162016 NJCAA Division I Region 24 Men’s Tennis Championship ResultsL&C defeated Kaskaskia for the Region 24 Championship April 15, 2016. Apr 19, 2016Trailblazers Golf Team Posts First Victory of the SeasonLewis and Clark golfers posted a first place finish in the Illinois College Blue Boy Invitational April 15-16.Apr 18, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Sweeps to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team swept Rend Lake College 9-0 to win the Region 24 Championship Saturday and earn a fifth consecutive trip to the NJCAA National Championship tournament next month. Apr 18, 2016Blazers take two at Spoon RiverA seventh-inning rally enabled the Lewis and Clark Community College softball team to complete a doubleheader sweep Saturday at Spoon River.Apr 1, 2016L&C Women’s Tennis Top in RegionThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team defended their Region 24 title and proved they are once again the team to beat to get to the National Championship in 2016.March 2016Mar 31, 2016Trailblazers Golf Off to a Strong StartThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers golf team got off to a good start by taking second place honors in the Lewis & Clark Spring Invite on March 24.Mar 8, 2016L&C Women’s Tennis Team is Ready for Home OpenerThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team will kick off the home schedule by hosting William Woods University Friday, March 11, at 2 p.m. in the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex. Mar 23, 2016Women Sweep Kaskaskia for First Region 24 WinThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team opened their Region 24 schedule with a road sweep of Kaskaskia College Tuesday, March 22. The 9-0 win gives the Trailblazers a 1-0 start in the Region and 1-3 overall.December 2015Dec 18, 2015Lewis and Clark Coach Inducted into St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of FameTrailblazers Baseball Coach Randy Martz is being inducted into the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame next spring.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 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, 2015Volleyball Finishes the Season StrongThe Trailblazers volleyball team’s season ended with a 0-3 loss to top-ranked Parkland College in the Region 24 Final Four played at Lincoln College on Saturday, Nov. 7. The scores were 15-25, 17-25, 19-25. The loss leaves the Trailblazers tied with Illinois Central College for third place in the Region. 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.Nov 6, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Defeats Lincoln; Makes Region 24 Final FourThe Trailblazers volleyball team earned a berth in the NJCAA Region 24 Final Four with a 3-1 win over Lincoln College Wednesday night at home in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena. Nov 3, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Preps for Regional PlayoffsAfter finishing the regular season with an overall record of 21-15, Lewis and Clark Community College’s volleyball team is now shifting focus onto their first home playoff game in several years. Nov 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.October 2015Oct 30, 2015Volleyball Honors Sophomores with Win #20The Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team started the night honoring their graduating sophomores with flowers and other gifts. They finished with the best present of all: the team’s 20th win on the season.Oct 7, 2015October 8 Volleyball Match to Raise Breast Cancer AwarenessL&C’s volleyball team has designated their next home game as their Pink Out Match to raise awareness of breast cancer.Oct 5, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Enjoying a Successful SeasonWith a little more than half the 2015 season in the books, the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers volleyball team has already surpassed the win totals for the past several seasons.Oct 7, 2015Basketball Standout Inducted Into Trailblazers Hall of FameBasketball standout Gladys Wanyama has been inducted into the 2015 Trailblazers Hall of Fame.Oct 5, 2015Trailblazers Cruise to Victory in Weekend TournamentLewis and Clark Community College’s golf team cruised to victory in a three-team match at Mineral Area College, in Farmington, Missouri, over the weekend. September 2015Sep 24, 2015L&C Golfers Come Out on Top in MacMurray InvitationalLewis and Clark Community College’s Trailblazers golf team placed first overall in the MacMurray Invitational Golf Tournament this past weekend. Sep 10, 2015Bike MS at L&C: The World’s Largest Cycling Series is Coming to GodfreyNearly 3,000 cyclists are expected to raise more than $2 million to change the world for people affected by MS at Bike MS: Gateway Getaway taking place Sept. 12-13 at Lewis and Clark's Godfrey campus.January 0001Jan 1, 0001Volleyball Sweeps Robert Morris in Home OpenerThe volleyball team won its 2015 home opener in three-set sweep of Robert Morris University-Springfield on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at River Bend Arena. The set scores were 25-21, 25-21, 25-19.August 2015Aug 20, 2015 Volleyball Team Announces 2015 Recruiting ClassThe Lewis and Clark volleyball has announced the 2015 recruiting class of incoming players. July 2015Jul 26, 2015Teenager Mmoh wins singles title at L&C USTA FuturesIn a grueling match that took longer than three hours to complete — both due to weather and help from a trainer — Michael Mmoh earned a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 victory over Jared Hiltzik to take the singles title at the 18th annual Lewis and Clark Community College's Men's Futures Tournament.Jul 25, 2015Singles final set for Lewis and Clark Futures eventHiltzik moved on to the singles championship match at the 2015 Lewis & Clark Community College Men's Future Tournament with a quick 6-2, 6-3 victory over Clay Thompson in a little more than 70 minutes.Jul 24, 2015USTA Doubles Finals Wrap Up at Lewis and ClarkDominic Cotrone (USA) and Jordi Arconada (ARG) defeated John Lamble (USA) and Frederick Saba (USA) in the doubles finals at the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic on Friday afternoon.Jul 23, 2015Illinois Native Moves on to the QuarterfinalsIllinois native Evan King advances to the quarterfinals of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 24, 2015Host Family Says USTA Brings the World into Their HomeEvery year, Lewis and Clark welcomes tennis players from across the globe to campus for the Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic – and every year, those players need a place to stay for the week. Host families like Byron and Linda Sutton, of Godfrey, are happy to fill that role.Jul 22, 2015Qualifying Players Continue in USTA Tourney’s Main DrawAs the second round of the main draw continues Thursday, five players who advanced from the singles-qualifying round are still in play at the 18th annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournament.Jul 21, 2015Top Two Players Out; Big Ten Matchup Wednesday in L&C Futures TournamentThe top two players lost in the first round of the main draw Tuesday in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 20, 2015No. 1 Seed Loses in Final QualifierEight players earned spots in the main draw of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 19, 2015Top Seeds Still Playing in L&C Pro Tennis ClassicThe top-ranked player is still playing for a spot in the main draw of the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $15K tournament.Jul 18, 2015Qualifying Continues Sunday in L&C Men’s Pro Tennis ClassicQualifying for the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic started Saturday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex and Alton High School tennis courts.Jul 17, 2015U of I Tennis Team Returns to L&C Men’s Pro Tennis ClassicPlayers from the University of Illinois men’s tennis team will be among more than 100 of the world’s top-ranked players participating in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic when qualifying play begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 18.June 2015Jun 3, 2015Colin Ahlvers Finishes No. 5 in Nation; Sets College RecordTrailblazers golfer Colin Ahlvers set a goal to win or place in the top 10 of the NJCAA national golf tournament. Mission accomplished.Jun 1, 2015Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 17More than 100 of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis players will participate in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 17-26.May 2015May 14, 2015Ahlvers Earns No. 1 Regional Golf Title and Trip to NationalsLewis and Clark Community College Golfer Colin Ahlvers earned the championship title in the NJCAA D-II Region 24 Tournament last week—and made history by becoming the college’s first regional golf champion.May 2, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s tennis team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Region 24 Championship against Kaskaskia 5-4 on April 17 and earned a repeat trip to the National Championship tournament May 11-15 in Plano, Texas.May 6, 2015Women's Tennis Finishes Season Ranked No. 22 in the U.S.The women’s tennis team finished the season ranked 22nd in the country after their final match of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona. May 5, 2015Three Trailblazers Still in Play at NationalsThe women’s tennis team had a rough second day at the NJCAA National Championships. The Trailblazers lost six matches and dropped in the national ranking from 14th to 22nd overall.May 4, 2015Trailblazers Wrap First Day at NationalsThe women’s tennis team finished the first day of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona, tied for 13th with five other teams by earning six points from their three main draw wins.April 2015Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team earned its fourth consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 24 Championship and a trip to the National Championship tournament by defeating Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11.Apr 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Sweeps Fontbonne to Finish Regular SeasonThe women’s tennis team defeated visiting Fontbonne University (NCAA, DIII) with a decisive 9-0 victory on Wednesday, April 15. The win gave the team a final regular season overall record of 9-7.Apr 15, 2015Women’s Tennis Uses Tiebreakers to Down McKendreeThe women’s tennis team defeated to visiting McKendree University (NCAA, DII) by the narrowest of margins in a hard-fought 5-4 decision on Tuesday, April 14. The win boosts the team’s season record to 8-7.Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Four-Peat for Region 24 ChampionshipThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11 for their fourth consecutive Region 24 Championship. The finals were held on a beautiful spring Saturday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex on the Lewis and Clark Community College campus. Apr 7, 2015Trailblazer Sweep BlackburnThe women’s tennis team swept Blackburn College (NCAA, DIII) on Monday, 9-0, at the Blackburn campus in Carlinville. The win boosts the team’s season record to 6-6. Apr 2, 2015Trailblazers Down Rend Lake for Region 24 LeadThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 7-2 on April 1. The victory gives the Trailblazers sole possession of first place in Region 24 with a record of 3-0 and the top seed in the upcoming Regional Championships next weekend. Apr 13, 2015L&C to Offer Wide Variety of Volleyball Camps this SummerLewis and Clark’s College for Kids program has a number of volleyball camps, including a new one-day camp for boys, planned as part of its athletic programming this summer.Apr 1, 2015Trailblazers Sweep KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak with a decisive 9-0 win over Kaskaskia College on March 31. This brings the Trailblazers’ overall record to 4-6 but 2-0 in Region 24 competition.March 2015Mar 24, 2015Women’s Tennis Takes Third at TournamentThe women’s tennis team finished in third place at the Hack Kellner Tournament held in Springfield, Illinois, on March 20 and 21.Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 4-5 at Missouri Baptist UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost a close match on the road to Missouri Baptist University 4-5 0-9 on March 30. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-6. The two teams have traditionally played very close matches. The Trailblazers defeated the Spartans 5-4 in their fall match played at Lewis and Clark.Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 0-9 to Visiting Quincy UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost to visiting Quincy University 0-9 on March 27. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-5. Mar 18, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Home Opener Over KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team won their home opener and first regional match of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Kaskaskia College on Tuesday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center. The win, the Trailblazers second in a row, boosts their overall record to 2-0 on the young season. Mar 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Season OpenerThe women’s tennis team went west and won over the weekend. The Trailblazers defeated Stephens College (NAIA) in Columbia, MO, for their first victory of the season. The final score was 6-3.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 9, 2014Volleyball Pink Match for Breast Cancer AwarenessThe volleyball team has designated their home match on Thursday, Oct. 9, to raise awareness of breast cancer. Oct 7, 2014Women’s Tennis Team Wraps the Fall Season with a WinThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team wrapped up the fall scrimmage season with a clutch 5-4 win over Missouri Baptist University Friday, Sept. 26, at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center on the LC campus.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.Sep 19, 2014Morrissey Sisters to Play Tennis Tomorrow at L&C MatchAlthough they won’t compete against each other, tomorrow will be like a tennis homecoming for local sisters Anna and Claire Morrissey when the Quincy University Hawks face The Trailblazers at 1 p.m. at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Sep 10, 2014Bike MS Announces Lewis and Clark’s Godfrey Campus as the 2015 Site for its 2015 Gateway Getaway RideThe two-day ride, which will take place Sept. 12-13, 2015, will start and finish both days at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey. The beautiful, historic campus will also provide a home to the charity event’s festival area and camping accommodations.Sep 9, 2014Trailblazers Volleyball Team Splits Weekend Tri-Match The Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team split during their home tri-match on Saturday losing 0-3 to Jefferson College and winning 3-1 against Missouri Baptist University JV.August 2014Aug 29, 2014Trailblazers Volleyball Team Wins Thrilling Home OpenerIf the home opener is any indication, the 2014 Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball season promises to be very exciting.Aug 22, 2014Chris Logan Named Trailblazers Men’s Tennis CoachGodfrey resident and former Lewis and Clark Community College tennis player Chris Logan is returning to the college as head men’s tennis coach.July 2014Jul 27, 2014Third Time’s a Charm for L&C Pro Tennis Classic Champion NguyenThe third time was a charm for American Daniel Nguyen who won the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Sunday in front of a large crowd at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 26, 2014Nguyen Outlasts Bambridge in Three-Hour Semifinal MatchIt took a little more than three hours, but No. 8 seed Daniel Nguyen advanced to the men's singles final in the Lewis and Clark Men's Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Pro Circuit event, on July 26, preventing his opponent from getting the chance to win both the singles and doubles titles.Jul 25, 2014British Players Broady and Bambridge win Doubles Final; Singles Semifinals Set for SaturdayIt was a British versus Americans doubles final Friday in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic with the win going to No. 1 Luke Bambridge and Liam Broady from across the pond.Jul 24, 2014Doubles Final and Singles Quarterfinal Set for USTA Tourney FridayThe doubles final and singles quarterfinals play continues Friday in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 23, 2014No. 1 Falls to Unseeded Tulsa Futures WinnerThe top seeded singles player in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic fell to an unseeded player Wednesday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 22, 2014No. 3 Falls; Former L&C Player Competes in Doubles in USTA TourneyThe University of Tulsa’s Spencer Papa defeated No. 3 Noah Rubin Tuesday morning during the first day of main draw in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $10K tournament.Jul 21, 2014Main Draw Begins Tuesday in L&C Men’s Pro Classic Tennis TournamentFour top seeded players and four unseeded players won their qualifying matches Monday and secured a spot in the main draw of the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Future’s event.Jul 21, 2014Wimbledon Juniors Champion to Play Tuesday in TourneyNoah Rubin, 18, of Long Island, New York, will play his first match since winning the Wimbledon Boys’ Juniors Championship two week ago.Jul 20, 2014Top Seeded Players Still Competing for Main Draw SpotsFive top seeded players are still in the race for the final spots in the main draw of the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures event.Jul 19, 2014St. Louisan Strode Among 18 Qualifiers Continuing in Futures TourneySt. Louisan Blake Strode is among the 18 qualifiers still in the race for the main draw of the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Future’s event.Jul 18, 2014Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Continues With Qualifying Play and Free Children's Tennis Clinic SaturdayQualifying play in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic kicked off Friday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex and Alton High School courts.Jul 17, 201417th Annual L&C Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts TomorrowSome of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis players will begin qualifying play tomorrow in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Men’s Futures Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament.Jul 9, 2014Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 18More than 100 of the world’s top ranked men’s tennis players will participate in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 18-27.June 2014Jun 19, 2014Women’s Tennis Team Finishes Season No. 20 in NationThe Trailblazers women’s tennis team finished the 2013-2014 season tied with Laredo Community College for No. 20 in the nation during the NJCAA D-I National Championship Tournament at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas.Jun 18, 2014Men’s Tennis Team Finishes Season as No. 17 in NationThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s tennis team finished its season at No. 17 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Tournament at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas.Jun 3, 2014Lewis Bain Finishes No. 14 in Nation and Earns All-AmericanGolfer Lewis Bain, of South Queensferry, United Kingdom, finished his sophomore year at Lewis and Clark Community College as a Second Team All-American, and No. 14 out of a field of 128 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-II Golf National Championship last week at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Indiana.April 2014Apr 17, 2014L&C Women’s Tennis Team Returning to National TournamentThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team earned a return trip to the NJCAA Division III National Championship Tournament Saturday with an 8-1 regional win against Rend Lake College at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Apr 22, 20142014 NJCAA Division I Region 24 Men’s Tennis Championship ResultsClick for resultsApr 7, 2014Trailblazers Volleyball Takes Second at Spring Tournament The Lewis and Clark Trailblazers volleyball team finished second in a spring tournament this past weekend, with a final match record of 2-1. Apr 2, 2014Golf Signs Several New PlayersKeep tabs on this running list as additions are made. Apr 2, 2014Softball Team Signs New Trailblazers for 2015 SeasonClick to read full stories. 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. May 21, 2014Martz Inducted Into South Carolina Athletic Hall of FameLewis and Clark Community College Baseball Coach Randy Martz was inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame May 12.May 13, 2014Golfer Lewis Bain to Compete in NJCAA NationalsLewis Bain, of South Queensferry, United Kingdom, will play for Lewis and Clark Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-II Golf National Championship.May 8, 2014Women's Tennis Results from NationalsSee the results from the women's tennis trip to Nationals this season.March 2014Mar 20, 2014Women's Tennis Wins First Region Match of the SeasonThe women’s tennis team won its first NJCAA Region 24 match of the season with a 5-4 defeat of Rend Lake on March 19 at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.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.November 2013Nov 23, 2013Photographer Honored for Coverage of USTA at L&CLewis and Clark Photographer Paige Allen has earned a Media Excellence award for her work with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Men’s Futures Tournament, which has been held at Lewis and Clark’s Godfrey campus for the past 16 years.Nov 18, 2013Volleyball Team Wraps Up 2013 Season The Lewis and Clark volleyball team finished the 2013 season on a high note, winning its last two regular season games as well as their regional play-in game before falling to the second-ranked team in the country.Nov 8, 2013Volleyball Team Defeats Lincoln 3-2; Advance to Regional Final GameThe Trailblazers volleyball team defeated Lincoln College 3-2 Wednesday evening at Lincoln in their first round of regional play.Nov 5, 2013Volleyball Team Wins 3-1 on Sophomore Recognition NightThe Trailblazers volleyball team had an extra reason to celebrate on Sophomore Recognition Night after earning a 3-1 win against MacMurray College's JV team.September 2013Sep 4, 2013Volleyball Team Defeats SWIC 3-2 Tuesday NightPhotos from L&C's win over Southwestern Illinois College Tuesday night.August 2013Aug 26, 2013Volleyball Scrimmage Tonight; Season Starts Aug. 27The Trailblazers' volleyball season kicks off at home on 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, with a match against St. Louis Community College, but there is plenty of pre-season action including tonight's annual intra-squad "Blue and White" scrimmage at 6 p.m. in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena.July 2013Jul 29, 2013USTA: Shabaz Wins Second Futures This MonthNo. 4 Michael Shabaz won the 16th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $10K tournament —his second Futures singles championship this month.Jul 28, 2013USTA: It’s an All-American Showdown at Futures FinalsIt will be an all-American showdown in Sunday’s doubles and singles championship matches of the 16th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $10K tournament.Jul 27, 2013USTA: From Wimbledon to Godfrey-Youngest Player Still CompetingNoah Rubin is the youngest player in Lewis and Clark’s USTA Futures tournament, but the 17-year-old from Long Island has plenty of experience.Jul 25, 2013USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures Tournament Field NarrowsDarian King, the top seeded player in the Lewis and Clark USTA $10K Futures, won the singles championship in Joplin’s $10K USTA Futures tournament last week, and would like a repeat.Jul 24, 2013Top World-Ranked, U of I and Other Big Ten Players Continue in USTA TournamentTop world-ranked players, current and past University of Illinois and other Big Ten players are still in to win Lewis and Clark Community College’s USTA Futures tournament.Jul 23, 2013USTA Singles and Doubles Main Draw Play Starts TuesdayNo. 14 Oleg Dmitriev, who has a 1535 ITF ranking, defeated No. 4 American Dane Webb, a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 on Monday.Jul 20, 2013Highlights from USTA 2013, July 18-28Lewis and Clark Community College is hosting the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Men’s Futures Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament July 18-July 28. Check back for more news and highlights.Jul 21, 2013USTA: Remaining Qualifiers Battle for Spots in Future’s Main DrawDoubles partners Fares Ghasya and Jared Donaldson will go head to head Monday for a chance at main draw play, starting this week.Jul 20, 2013Children Learn, Play and Meet Pros at Tennis Clinic During USTAVolunteers from the college’s tennis team and community helped the children learn skills and drills during Lewis and Clark's Children’s Tennis Clinic on Saturday, July 20.Jul 20, 2013USTA: Top-Seeded Players Advance to Third Round of QualifyingSaturday was a winning day for the majority of top-seeded players in the second round of qualifying in the 16th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures tournament. Jul 20, 2013All in a Day’s Work: St. Louis Resident and Alton Native Advances in USTA Pro TourneySteve Moehn, of St. Louis, was all smiles Friday morning after he won in the first qualifying round of the USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures tournament. Then, he cleaned up and headed back to the city for a business meeting—all in a day’s work.Jul 18, 2013Men’s USTA Pro Circuit Tourney Play Begins July 19Some of the world’s top-ranked professional men’s tennis players will begin qualifying play at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 19. A children's tennis clinic will be held on Saturday.Jul 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.Jul 12, 2013Women's Basketball Team Wraps Up 2012-2013 SeasonLewis and Clark Community College Women's Basketball team finished the 2012-2013 season with an overall record of 15-15 and a MWAC record of 3-2. Jul 12, 2013Volleyball Recruits Two New PlayersLewis and Clark Volleyball Coach Jim Hunstein is pleased to announce two new players, Megan Ramsey of Northwest High School and Ashlyn Hlafka of Bunker Hill High School, have agreed to play on L&C's volleyball team. Jul 19, 2013Award-Winning Men’s Pro Tennis Tourney Returns to L&CThe excitement of Wimbledon may be over and the U.S. Open is still a few weeks away. In the meantime, residents of the St. Louis metro area can watch and meet some of the world’s top-ranked professional men’s tennis players within minutes from home. L&C will host the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Men’s Futures Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament July 18-July 28.May 2013May 30, 2013Men's Golf Team Wraps Up SeasonThe Lewis and Clark Community College Golf team finished the 2013 season with an overall record of 16-5 and a conference record of 3-2. The team won third place at a conference tourney at Lick Creek, second place at the MacMurray Invitational and third place at Illinois College Invitational.June 2013Jun 12, 2013Men's Tennis Welcomes Two New RecruitsBrian Gebben and Connor Melton recently signed to play for the 2013-2014 Trailblazers men’s tennis team.