Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News November 2017Nov 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 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 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 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.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 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 LC 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, 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.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.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, 2017March 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.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.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 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 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. September 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.July 2016Jul 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 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 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 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 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.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 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.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.