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Metropolitan Community College’s four NJCAA athletic memberships will consolidate to one

Metropolitan Community College’s four National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) memberships will consolidate to one membership effective Fall 2018. The primary goal of consolidating MCC’s athletic programs is to expand student athletes’ access to the full range of MCC academic programs at all five campuses. Under the current structure, an athlete is required to enroll …

Register by FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 to receive a Trail Blazer T-shirt!!

Sign up ASAP for the Trail Blazer 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, Oct. 12. Students, employees and community members are all welcome to take part in this fun and healthy event for recreational walkers and runners. It is a fundraiser for Student Activities,  Athletics and the Staff Association. For a guaranteed t-shirt, please register …

Trail Blazer Soccer Teams Build on Success

The Trail Blazer soccer season at Metropolitan Community College–Blue River is well under way. The regular season continues through mid-October, followed by NJCAA Region 16 tournaments. “We’ve got a good collection of talent from around the area on both teams,” said athletic coordinator and head men’s coach David Owens. Both teams feature many great Missouri …

MCC-Maple Woods women reunite for soccer showdown

The Maple Woods women’s soccer team recently hosted a soccer showdown – against a few of their own. After six years and more than 50 students spending time in a Monarchs uniform, old and new players reunited on the field Aug. 24, 2013 at Happy Rock Park. “It’s great to see how far this program …

MCC-Maple Woods 2013 Men’s Soccer Preview!

The men’s soccer team is back in action for the Fall season! We have a group of returning sophomores looking to advance even further than last year, 4 international students who bring a different kind of energy to the team, and a set of twins from a local school district that demonstrate how important it …

Monarchs’ regular seasons draw to a close

Despite the crazy early spring weather, the Monarchs softball and baseball teams have completed their regular seasons, taking away wins, losses and lessons for the upcoming year. The softball team ended their season with a record of 7-33. A new class of sophomores stepped up to lead the young team, which will return next year …

Former Monarch Albert Pujols inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame

Albert Pujols, one-time Monarch and current Angel, was recently inducted into the National Junior College Athletics Association Hall of Fame. Pujols played for the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs in 1999, his only college season before being drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and moving on to win a World Series, among other honors. Pujols joins Pete …

MCC-Maple Woods Athlete Spotlight: Beau Stoker

This month’s athlete spotlight focuses on Beau Stoker. Stoker plays third base and bats third for the Monarchs. He’s a left handed hitter with a lot of power and is very knowledgeable of the game. Stoker has very good baseball instincts on the field. Stoker attended Bishop Ward High School in Kansas City, KS where …