Jackson High School senior Andrew Christman signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Ohio Christian University during the upcoming season. The six-foot, six-inch senior has had aspirations of playing for the Trailblazers since his junior year. "Coach Christopher got a hold of me my junior year and I went there and played with them," he said. "I liked the players
The Blazer Baseball squad hosted a very potent Alice Lloyd College team and dropped two games by 13-1 and 10-3 scores at Olson Field. "They were very deep and pretty loaded with talent and to top it off we played absolutely our worst games of the season," summed up Coach Greg Bigam. The Blazers had 5 errors in game one and never threatened.
Grove City Christian's post player Sarah Sharp signed to play basketball for the Lady Trailblazers next year. Sarah was a two-year starter for the Lady Eagles, and was also Team Captain for two years. She will add depth to the Lady Blazers in the post position. Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "Sarah is a nice addition to our team. She is a
Coach Mandy Wray signed her first local recruit last week when Teay's Valley point guard Kim Craycraft signed to play basketball for the Lady Trailblazers next year. "Kim will be a great addition for us next year. She is a great point guard and very well-rounded. Her speed and athleticism will fit our style very well. Kim sees the f
Halfway through the game with Division 1 and ranked Cedarville, it looked lilke the upstart Blazers baseball squad was set for the upset of the season. Tied 2-2 in the 5th, the game got away on two freak plays. In the top of the fifth, the inning ending third out was lost in the sun and fell for a two run double for Cedarville.
The OCU Basebal team kept it rolling on Saturday as they traveled to Prasco Park in Mason, Ohio, site of this year's NCCAA World Series, and swept regional foe Johnson Bible College by scores of 9-4 and 8-4. The sweep of the two games will hopefully clinch the number one seed for the Blazers at the regional tournament in two weeks.
It was a case of good news bad news in Mansfield on Tuesday as the OCU Baseball team picked up their first ever win over OSU Mansfield 14 to 6 in the first game of a doubleheader, but lost a chance for a sweep when the Blazers lost the second game 8-7 in extra innings. "We battled all day in a bright sun, high winds, and with limited pitching.
The Trailblazers baseballers picked up their seventh and eighth wins of the year with a twinbill sweep of Lincoln Christian University by scores of 3-0 and 7-0. Righthanders Steven Vogelgesang and Michael Blevins spun back to back shut outs on a windy Saturday at OCU. Vogelgesang gave up only two hits in a seven inning complete game effort while striking out 9.
A small ball park and a wind blowing out led to six home runs by Clark State and a sweep of the Blazers by scores of 10-3 and 11-8 in Springfield. Coach Greg Bigam sees his offense improving with 20 more hits in the doubleheader. "Baseball can be a game of inches and we hit a couple of shots right at them and with one or two clutch hits with men on base we might have picked up another win.
There it is looming on the horizon. Sometimes seeming almost close enough to touch, close enough to grasp. Yet, the first win in program history continues to elude the Lady Trailblazers who lost both games of a double header against Ohio University-Chillicothe at Paint Stadium on Tuesday night. The Hilltoppers would take the first game by a score of 13-2.