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CIRCLEVILLE, OH - Ohio Christian University Head Men's Basketball Coach Casey Coons was inducted into the Taylor University Athletics Hall of Fame this past Saturday, joining the Class of 2019 that also included Molly Currens, Tanya Crevier, Rick Atkinson, and Tyler Beachler. Coons was a member of the Trojan's basketball team as a player from 2009-2013 and later served as an assistant coach for the program. 

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Pertuset, Gillum Named All-RSC Members

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Published: March 4, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH - One day prior to taking their team into the River States Conference championship against Indiana University Southeast, Staci Pertuset (1st Team) and Rachel Gillum (2nd Team) each were named All-RSC members on Monday afternoon. The nominations came from each head coach around the conference. Pertuset has put an exclamation point on her career at OCU, averaging mindboggling numbers of 20.8 PPG, 8.2 RPG, and 4.4 APG. She also currently ranks #1 in NAIA DII for steals (153) and steals per game (5.1). On February 8th, Pertuset set a new career high with 40 points against
CIRCLEVILLE, OH - One day prior to taking their team into the River States Conference championship against Indiana University Southeast, Staci Pertuset (1st Team) and Rachel Gillum (2nd Team) each were named All-RSC members on Monday afternoon. The nominations came from each head coach around the conference. Pertuset has put an exclamation point on her career at OCU, averaging mindboggling
CIRCLEVILLE, OH - One day prior to taking their team into the River States Conference championship against Indiana University Southeast, Staci Pertuset (1st Team) and Rachel Gillum (2nd Team) each
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Barksdale Tabbed All-RSC First Team

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Published: March 4, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH - Following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, Sophomore Justin Barksdale has been named All-RSC First Team by the conference's head coaches. Barksdale joined nine others from around the conference to be named first team members. Overall, Barksdale put up numbers of 16.1 PPG and 9.0 RPG, averaging just short of a double double. In total, Barksdale finished the year with 452 points and 251 rebounds, while shooting 53.4% from the field. Barksdale helped lead his squad to their first appearance in the River States Conference Tournament since 2018. For the complete list
CIRCLEVILLE, OH - Following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, Sophomore Justin Barksdale has been named All-RSC First Team by the conference's head coaches. Barksdale joined nine others from around the conference to be named first team members. Overall, Barksdale put up numbers of 16.1 PPG and 9.0 RPG, averaging just short of a double double. In total, Barksdale finished the year with
CIRCLEVILLE, OH - Following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, Sophomore Justin Barksdale has been named All-RSC First Team by the conference's head coaches. Barksdale joined nine others from
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Lady Trailblazers Topple Cougars, Punch Ticket To Tournament Championship

Lady Trailblazers Topple Cougars, Punch Ticket To Tournament Championship image

Published: February 29, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Following a few short minutes of action in Saturday's River States Conference Semi-Final, there was little doubt on the outcome. Using a 17-point advantage in the opening quarter, Ohio Christian cruised past Indiana University Kokomo on Saturday, punching their ticket to the RSC Championship on Tuesday.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Following a few short minutes of action in Saturday's River States Conference Semi-Final, there was little doubt on the outcome. Using a 17-point advantage in the opening quarter, Ohio Christian cruised past Indiana University Kokomo on Saturday, punching their ticket to the RSC Championship on Tuesday.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Following a few short minutes of action in Saturday's River States Conference Semi-Final, there was little doubt on the outcome. Using a 17-point advantage in the opening quarter
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Lady Trailblazers Upset Eagles, Prepare To Host RSC Semi-Final

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Published: February 27, 2020

MIDWAY, KY – In the team's first playoff appearance in three years, Head Coach Brenda Baker and the Lady Trailblazers came hungry for a win on Wednesday, as they knocked off #2 seed Midway University on the road 79-67. Ohio Christian will now return home for a semi-final matchup with the #4 seed Cougars of Indiana University Kokomo. Despite seeing starting PG Carolane Cox (SR/Chillicothe, OH) leave the game due to injury less than a minute into the game, the Lady Trailblazers quickly established their presence with a 22-point first quarter. Cox later returned to the game, as OCU
MIDWAY, KY – In the team's first playoff appearance in three years, Head Coach Brenda Baker and the Lady Trailblazers came hungry for a win on Wednesday, as they knocked off #2 seed Midway University on the road 79-67. Ohio Christian will now return home for a semi-final matchup with the #4 seed Cougars of Indiana University Kokomo. Despite seeing starting PG Carolane Cox (SR/Chillicothe, OH
MIDWAY, KY – In the team's first playoff appearance in three years, Head Coach Brenda Baker and the Lady Trailblazers came hungry for a win on Wednesday, as they knocked off #2 seed Midway
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2019-20 Season Comes To A Close In RSC Quarterfinals

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Published: February 27, 2020

NEW ALBANY, IN – Qualifying for the conference tournament for the first time under Head Coach Casey Coons, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers faced the # 1 seed Grenadiers of Indiana University Southeast on Wednesday in the River States Conference Quarterfinals. After a stellar first half effort that included a five-point halftime lead, the Trailblazers struggled to slow down the high powered Grenadiers in the final 20 minutes in the 93-78 loss. Ohio Christian came out of the gates firing, as a quick 9-0 run in the opening minutes forced an early IU Southeast timeout. The
NEW ALBANY, IN – Qualifying for the conference tournament for the first time under Head Coach Casey Coons, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers faced the # 1 seed Grenadiers of Indiana University Southeast on Wednesday in the River States Conference Quarterfinals. After a stellar first half effort that included a five-point halftime lead, the Trailblazers struggled to slow down the
NEW ALBANY, IN – Qualifying for the conference tournament for the first time under Head Coach Casey Coons, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers faced the # 1 seed Grenadiers of Indiana