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Day Time Opponent Location
Friday, 8/12/16 8:00 p.m. Alumni Game  Home -Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO.
Tuesday, 8/16/16 6:30 p.m.  Avila University (preseason scrimmage) Away - Avila Campus, Kansas City, MO. 
Thursday, 8/18/16 8:00 p.m.  William Jewell College (preseason game) Away - William Jewell Campus, Liberty, MO. 
Monday, 8/22/16 8:00 p.m. Kansas City Kansas Community College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO. 
Friday, 8/26/16 4:00 p.m.  Allen County Community College Away - Allen County campus, Independence, MO. 

Saturday, 8/27/16

4:00 p.m. Neosho Community College Away - Chanute Sports Complex, Chanute, KS.

Tuesday, 8/30/16

7:00 p.m.  Wentworth Military College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO.

Thursday, 9/1/16

7:00 p.m. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Away - NEO campus, Miami, OK.
Wednesday, 9/7/16 5:00 p.m.  Coffeyville Community College Home - MCC-Blue River Campus, Independence, MO.
Sunday, 9/11/16 12:00 p.m.  Jefferson College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO. 
Wednesday, 9/14/16 2:00 p.m.  Northern Oklahoma College Home - MCC-Blue River campus, Independence, MO. 
Wednesday, 9/21/16 7:00 p.m. Wentworth Military Colllege Away - Wentworth campus, Lexington, MO. 
Saturday, 9/24/16 3:00 p.m.  St. Charles Community College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO. 
Tuesday, 9/27/16 4:00 p.m.  MCC-Maple Woods Away - Happy Rock Park, Gladstone, MO.
Tuesday, 9/30/16 7:00 p.m.  Cloud County Community College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO.
Tuesday, 10/4/16 4:00 p.m.  Crowder College Away  - Crowder campus, Neosho, MO.
Saturday, 10/8/16 2:00 p.m.  East Central College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO.   
Tuesday, 10/11/16 3:00 p.m.  State Fair Community College Away - State Fair campus, Sedalia, MO. 
Saturday, 10/15/16 3:00 p.m.  St. Louis Community College Away - St. Louis Florissant Valley campus, Ferguson, MO.
Monday, 10/17/16 7:00 p.m.  Central Methodist J.V.  Away - CMU campus, Fayette, MO. 
Saturday, 10/22/16 2:00 p.m. NJCAA Region XVI Quarterfinal At higher seed.
Tuesday, 10/25/16 2:00 p.m. NJCAA Region XVI Semifinal At higher seed.
Saturday, 10/29/16 2:00 p.m. NJCAA Region XVI Final At higher seed.
Saturday, 11/5/16 TBD NJCAA Central District Final At Region XXIV Champion
Mon.-Sat., 11/14-11/19 TBD NJCAA National Tournament Tyler Texas Junior College, Tyler, TX

Trail Blazers Spotlight

BR Trailblazer Soccer - Zion Hartzler #6Zion Hartzler #6Shon and Zion Hartzler are this month's Trail Blazers in the Spotlight.  They
are identical twins from Harrisonville High School, who came to the United States from Uganda in 2006 after being adopted into the Hartzler family.  When asked about the difference between Uganda and the United States, BR Trailblazer Soccer - Shon Hartzler #12Shon Hartzler #12Shon replied, "The biggest difference is the opportunity to go to school and extend our education."  Fortunately for the Trail Blazers soccer program, they chose to extend their education at Metropolitan Community College - Blue River.

BR Trailblazer Soccer - Shon & Zion HartzlerDuring Shon's and Zion's senior year at Harrisonville, they earned 2014 Class 3 All-State 1st Team honors and were selected Co-Player of the Year in Kansas City.  As freshman at MCC-Blue River, they combined to score 9 goals and 6 assists. Shon and Zion will be key members of the Trail Blazers team in 2016, but more importantly, they plan to continue their educational journey at the four year level when successfully moving on from MCC-Blue River in 2017.    

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Men's News

Dalton McGaugh earns NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement Award

Dalton McGaugh, a sophomore goalkeeper, earned the National Junior College Athletic Association Superior Academic Achievement Award for his effort in the classroom.  This award is given to student-athletes who earn between a 3.80-3.99 GPA.  Dalton is a person of high character and everyone in the Trail Blazers program wishes him success next year as he continues his education at the four year level.

Trail Blazers receive NJCAA Region 16 honors

Congratulations to Richmond Forbis and Quentin Souder!  Richmond was named to the NJCAA All-Region 16 First Team for the second year in a row.  He received the third highest vote total among all community college soccer players in Missouri!  This honor qualifies him for possible All-America recognition. Over two years at MCC-Blue River, Richmond scored 20 goals and contributed 8 assists.

Quentin was voted to the NJCAA All-Region 16 Second Team.  He moved to the center back position halfway through the season, helping the Trail Blazers record 1 shutout and 4 one goal games after the change. Congratulations to both outstanding student-athletes!

Quinton SouderRichmond Forbis

       Quinton Souder               Richmond Forbis