March 2010

OCU Softball Drops Two to Asbury

The OCU softball team traveled to Wilmore, KY this past weekend to open their 2010 season against the Eagles of Asbury University. In the first game of the Saturday afternoon double header the Eagles defeated OCU 25-0. In the second game, OCU fell 17-0.

"Asbury is a fine program. They have some good athletes. They're well coached. Read more »

Lady Trailblazers Lose a Heart-breaker in National Championship

The OCU women's basketball team was 9.8 seconds away from winning their first National Championship on Saturday.  Freshman Shelby Roe drained a shot from behind the arc to put the Lady Blazers up by one point with just under 10 seconds remaining.  But Kentucky Christian University's Meredith Reed was able to convert a three point play of her own in the final se

Lady Blazers Advance to National Championship Game

The Ohio Christian University women's basketball team faced #2 Southwestern Christian University (Oklahoma) on Friday night in the Final Four of the NCCAA National Tournament.  The Lady Blazers hot shooting and pressure defense propelled them  to a 39-25 lead at the half. 

Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "Our girls really came out ready to play in the first half.  We los Read more »

Lady Blazers to Compete for NCCAA National Championship

The Lady Trailblazers beat #2 seed Southwestern Christian University 77-70 this evening, securing a chance to play for the NCCAA Division II National Championship. The Lady Blazers will face Kentucky Christian University in the championship game tomorrow, March 13th at 7p.m. Read more »

Baseball Blazers Off to Solid Start

The Ohio Christian Trailblazer Baseball Squad completed a season opening swing to the south by going 3-1 against regional foes Freewill and Johnson Bible, before losing a doubleheader to NCAA Division 2 North Greenville University.

The Blazers started out with a potent offense, garnering 24 hits in two games at Freewill Baptist, winning 10-3 and 20-5 in Nashville on Saturday. Read more »

Lady Blazers Advance to the Final Four of the NCCAA National Tournament

The #3 seed OCU women's basketball team faced #6 seed and host team Philadelphia Biblical University on Thursday night with a berth to the Final Four on the line.  The Lady Trailblazers took an early lead, forcing several turnovers and converting in transition, but PBU made a run of their own to end the first half, taking a 29-23 lead at half-time. 

Ohio Christian continued th Read more »

Local Youth Share Experience in National Leadership Program

The Pickaway County Council on Youth Leadership honored the supporters and students of the program in their annual Patrons Luncheon on Wednesday, March 10 on the campus of Ohio Christian University.  The PCCYL is a local chapter of the National Council on Youth Leadership and each year selects one student from each county school to attend the national NCYL leadership conference at Washingt Read more »

#5 Trailblazers Lose to #4 Central Bible College 67 - 85

Foul trouble and very poor shooting took the Blazers out of the National running Thursday night against the host team Central Bible. 

"We had a great tournament environment with a full house to play in Thursday night but the guys came out tight and got into foul trouble early and we were fighting an uphill battle the whole game" said coach Christopher. Read more »

Trailblazers Advance to Second Round of NCCAA National Tournament

The # 5 seeded Trailblazers of Ohio Christian University advance to the second round of the NCCAA National Tournament after defeating # 12 Lancaster Bible College on Tuesday night 78 to 47.

"The game went like most 5 vs 12 tournament games should go but that still does not stop the butterflies and anxiety that goes with tournament play.  By winning the first round we are now guaran Read more »

OCU profs to teach classes at Teays Valley, Circleville High Schools

Professors from Ohio Christian University will head off campus next year to give Pickaway County students new opportunities in higher education right in their own high school classrooms, according to Michael P. Read more »