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.
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.
The number three ranked Trailblazers of Ohio Christian University were on the road Tuesday night to take on number 7 ranked rivals Kentucky Christian University. "This is the most anticipated game of the year for our students, staff and players.
Jordan Beasley will come to OCU from Adams County Christian School. Jordan holds her school's record for points in a single game (49). She scored her 1000th point this season against Gallipolis on December 5th. Jordan is averaging 28.5 points, 5 assists, and 2 steals so far in her senior season. She was the 2009 Wendy's Heisman winner. Jordan'
The number three Ohio Christian University Trailblazers move to 12 and 2 with a road win over Ohio State University Mansfield 130 to 94. "Mansfield was small but quick" said OCU Coach Christopher. They pressed the whole game which in turn made us get up and down the floor a lot. This was the first game back from Christmas break and was good for the guys to get out and run.
With a light schedule going into Christmas break, one of the toughest tasks for Ohio Christian men's basketball coach Curtis Christopher has been keeping the Trailblazers focused. "Without our student section, which is very good to help fire our kids up for these type of games, it is a little hard for us to get them up," Christopher said.
The Men's basketball team of Ohio Christian University was at home tonight against Ohio University Zanesville. The students have all gone home for Christmas but that did not stop the Trailblazers from taking care of business in a quiet gymnasium defeating OU Zanesville 89 to 58.
The Ohio Christian University women's basketball team came out Monday night focused and ready for their last game before they break for the holidays. The Lady Blazers full court pressure defense proved to be too much for the Tracers from OU-Zanesville, as OCU jumped out to a 62-26 halftime lead. It was more of the same in the second half, with the Lady Blazers defeating the Tracers
Kevin comes to OCU from Southern State Community College where he is one of only two players to be named team captain his freshman and sophomore years. Since SSCC is a 2 year college, Kevin wanted to further his college career and education. OCU became a perfect fit for him. While at Southern State, Kevin scored 9 goals and 8 assists leading the team to the schools only 2 winn
The Trailblazers of Ohio Christian University move to 9 and 2 on Saturday with a win against Freewill Baptist College 92 to 69. The team is now 2 and 0 in the NCCAA Mid East region. Senior Guard Stefan Vasiloff went 7 for 9 from the three point line finishing with 25 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. "Stefan has been very good from behind the ark this year.