Welcome to Trail Blazer Basketball



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

Past Seven Seasons (2011-2018) - Overall Record 142-86

  • Seven-Year Conference Record 49-21 (.700)
  • Three Conference Players of the Year
  • Three Freshman of the Year Awards
  • Four Coach of the Year Awards
  • 16 All Region Selections
  • 18 All Conference Selections
  • Three First or Second Team All Americans
  • Four Region Championship Appearances
  • Two Region Tournament Championships
  • One National Championship Game Appearance

Recent former Players Moving On to 
Four-Year Programs

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
Josh Long - Presentation College