Welcome to Trail Blazer Basketball


To support Trail Blazer basketball, please consider supporting our Blazer Club for the Spring of 2021. All of the details can be found HERE.



If you would like to learn more about our program, contact Head Coach Brad Hoyt at bhoyt@jwcc.edu or 217.641-4975. 



Mid West Athletic Conference Champions (2020, 2018, 2015, 2014)
Mid West Athletic Conference Runner Up (2019, 2017, 2013)

Past NineSeasons (2011-2020) - Overall Record 163-101

  • Nine-Year Conference Record 61-26 (.701)
  • Five Conference Players of the Year (since 2014)
  • Four Freshman of the Year Awards
  • Seven seasons of Coach of the Year Awards (Conference, Region, District, IBCA)
  • 20 All Region Selections
  • 23 All Conference Selections
  • Four First Team NJCAA All Americans & One Second Team (since 2014)
  • Three NABC All-Americans (since 2014)
  • Six Region Championship Appearances (since 2013)
  • Three Region Tournament Championships (since 2014)
  • 2nd and 6th place finish at National Tournament (2015, 2019)
  • One National Championship Game Appearance (2015)

Recent former Players Moving On to 
Four-Year Programs

Cory Miller Jr - University of Indianapolis
Eric Easter Jr - Hannibal LaGrange University
Trey Jefferson - Hannibal LaGrange University
Jordan Johnson - University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Aziz Fadika - Quincy University
Troy Burrows - Benedictine University
Brody Gronewold - Missouri Valley College
Aaron Hines - St Louis University
Mason Schlotzhauer - Missouri Valley College
Kourtlin Jackson - University of Southern Mississippi
Paxton Harmon - University of Illinois-Springfield
Wayde Smith - University of Illinois-Springfield
Andrew Howard - Missouri Baptist University
Munachiso Okonkwo - Upper Iowa University
Bruce Ogalat - Hannibal LaGrange University
Austin Richmiller - Culver Stockton College
Gabe McKenzie - East Central University
Lincoln Elbe - Hannibal LaGrange University
Larry Plummer - Missouri Valley College
Danilo Ranger - Missouri Valley College 

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