Trailblazer News

Blazers 1-1 For the Weekend

The team went into a hostile environment on Friday night against World Harvest Bible College losing the outing 56 to 74.  "Harvest is a tough place to play for any team.   They have several home game antics to try to play on teams psyche before the game even starts.  We know this going to happen but have to play through it."  The Blazers shot their worst game of the yea

Lady Blazers Win and Move to 19-3

The Lady Blazers traveled to rival World Harvest Bible College on Friday in an Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference match-up, defeating the Lady Warriors 85-39. Freshman guard Shelby Roe led another balanced OCU attack with 22 points, on 8 of 14 shooting from the field, 2 assists, and 2 steals.  Senior guard Brenda Carter added 20 points, on 9 of 12 shooting, and dished out 5 assists.&

Blazers Move to 19-3

The Trailblazers move to 19 and 3 with a win over Southern State by a score of 93 to 69. The team is now 8 and 0 in the Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference and could be the number one seed if they win against World Harvest Bible College on Friday. The Blazers had their hands full in Southern's shooting guard Tirrell Cumberland. Tirrell came into tonight's game averaging 35 points a game.

Lady Blazers Win Again

The Lady Blazers defeated Southern State Community College on Tuesday by a score of 94-67.  All ten players for the Lady Blazers contributed on both ends of the floor, with every player scoring and earning at least one steal in the game.  It was again the Blazers' defensive tenacity that led to the big production on offense.  OCU finished with 26 steals for the game, forcing 42 t

Blazers Win 2 In Regional Play

The team was back into regional play on Friday night against Crown College of Knoxville, TN. Crown started big and physical in the first few minutes of the game but their inexperience began to show as OCU pressured the ball at every position. The Trailblazer caused Crown to turn the ball over 38 times, a season record, which led the team to an 86 to 42 win.

Lady Blazers Win Three More this Week and Advance to 17-3

The Lady Trailblazers were on a mission this week. They set out to improve on the defensive end and play with intensity for the entire forty minutes.  When their defense and rebounding picked up, there was no stopping the Lady Blazers, as they picked up three more wins this week, in decisive fashion.  On Tuesday, the Lady Trailbazers came out intense and focused when they

Blazers Win at Home

The Trailblazers of Ohio Christian University were home Tuesday night against Ohio State University Mansfield. The team moves to 16 and 3 with a score of 101 to 55. "The first game between these two schools was up and down the floor with a final score of 130 to 96. We slowed the game down and played good half court defense tonight keeping them from getting into a fast pace game.

Blazers Win Two on the Road

After the loss to Kentucky Christian University last Tuesday night, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian University had something to prove when they hit the road Friday and Saturday.  The first stop was in Louisville, Kentucky Friday night against Boyce College.  The Blazers started with a lot of ball pressure and never slowed down as they beat Boyce with a score of 94 to 50.
Mahalia (Hali) Burleson Signs for 2010 Volleyball Season

Mahalia (Hali) Burleson Signs for 2010 Volleyball Season

Hali Burleson, daughter of Jay and Sue Burleson, has signed with Ohio Christian University to play volleyball.  Hali was coached by Valerie Westfall at Ohio Valley Christian School in Gallipolis, Ohio.  Hali's team has gone to State both her junior and senior year. She also played club for SEOVC for four years.

Rucker signs with Lady Trailblazers

  West Jefferson's Brittany Rucker signed her letter of intent this week to play for the OCU Lady Trailblazers and Head Coach Mandy Wray next season.  Brittany played high school varsity for three years and has played in AAU since 6th grade.