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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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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

MBB OCU RSC Quarters

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
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Second Half Drought Hurts Trailblazers in Regular Season Finale

MBB OCU vs PPU Away

Published: February 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA – Following a closely contested three point victory at home earlier in the season, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers could not buy a bucket on Saturday, as the Pioneers of Point Park University evened the season series at one a piece with a 80-46 win on Saturday. Ohio Christian's largest drought would come in the second half, as the Pioneers opened the second half strong on a 24-3 run that would distance them from their opponent. Ohio Christian eventually slowed down the pace and was able to get some quality offensive sets, but ultimately could not overcome
PITTSBURGH, PA – Following a closely contested three point victory at home earlier in the season, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers could not buy a bucket on Saturday, as the Pioneers of Point Park University evened the season series at one a piece with a 80-46 win on Saturday. Ohio Christian's largest drought would come in the second half, as the Pioneers opened the second half
PITTSBURGH, PA – Following a closely contested three point victory at home earlier in the season, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers could not buy a bucket on Saturday, as the Pioneers of
WBB OCU vs PPU Away

Lady Trailblazers Wrap Up Regular Season At Point Park

WBB OCU vs PPU Away

Published: February 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the Pioneers at home on Senior Night in January, Ohio Christian could not complete the season sweep in a 92-88 road loss in Pittsburgh. After a close opening quarter, the Pioneers jumped ahead in the second by using a 25-15 run to build a 12-point halftime lead. Following the break, the Lady Trailblazers responded with a run of their own, cutting the deficit to five entering the final 10 minutes
PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the Pioneers at home on Senior Night in January, Ohio Christian could not complete the season sweep in a 92-88 road loss in Pittsburgh. After a close opening quarter, the Pioneers jumped ahead in the
PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the
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Trailblazers Clinch Postseason Birth In Comeback Fashion

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Published: February 19, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow University. The win secures the Trailblazers a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Postseason Tournament, beginning February 26th.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow University. The win secures the Trailblazers a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Postseason Tournament, beginning February 26th.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow

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Head Basketball Coach Inducted in Taylor University Hall of Fame

Photo provided courtesy of Taylor University, used with permission.

Published: October 16, 2019

Ohio Christian University’s Head Coach for the Men’s basketball team, Casey Coons was recently honored by his alma mater. On Oct. 5, Coons was inducted into Taylor University Athletics 2019 Hall of Fame. Other inductees included Molly Currens, Tanya Crevier, Rick Atkinson, and Tyler Beachler. “It was an awesome honor,” Coons said of the induction ceremony. “It was really cool because all of the other four inductees I know really well. Two of them I went to school with, Coach Atkinson I interacted with while I was an assistant there, and Tanya Crevier worked all nine years of basketball
Ohio Christian University’s Head Coach for the Men’s basketball team, Casey Coons was recently honored by his alma mater. On Oct. 5, Coons was inducted into Taylor University Athletics 2019 Hall of Fame. Other inductees included Molly Currens, Tanya Crevier, Rick Atkinson, and Tyler Beachler. “It was an awesome honor,” Coons said of the induction ceremony. “It was really cool because all of
Ohio Christian University’s Head Coach for the Men’s basketball team, Casey Coons was recently honored by his alma mater. On Oct. 5, Coons was inducted into Taylor University Athletics 2019 Hall of
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Brooke Lezotte Named RSC Offensive Player of the Week

Lezotte POW

Published: October 16, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Ohio Christian University senior Brooke Lezzotte had two goals in each game last week to earn River States Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The Waynesville, Ohio, native supplied all the offense in victories of 2-0 over Rio Grande (Ohio) and 2-1 over WVU Tech. She had both goals in each of the RSC victories to push the Trailblazers' record to 7-3 overall and 4-0 RSC.  Lezzotte has 14 goals in 10 games to rank 10th in the NAIA for total goals. Ohio Christian takes its first-place RSC record into Thursday's home game versus
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Ohio Christian University senior Brooke Lezzotte had two goals in each game last week to earn River States Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The Waynesville, Ohio, native supplied all the offense in victories of 2-0 over Rio Grande (Ohio) and 2-1 over WVU Tech. She had both goals in each of the RSC victories to push the
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Ohio Christian University senior Brooke Lezzotte had two goals in each game last week to earn River States Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 30-
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Alumni Return to Play at Homecoming

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Published: October 16, 2019

Ohio Christian University is excited to host their annual Men’s and Women’s Alumni Basketball games during Homecoming
Ohio Christian University is excited to host their annual Men’s and Women’s Alumni Basketball games during Homecoming
Ohio Christian University is excited to host their annual Men’s and Women’s Alumni Basketball games during Homecoming
Ohio Christian to Recognize Alumni at Trailblazer Celebration image

Ohio Christian to Recognize Alumni at Trailblazer Celebration

Ohio Christian to Recognize Alumni at Trailblazer Celebration image

Published: October 16, 2019

As part of Ohio Christian University Homecoming
As part of Ohio Christian University Homecoming
As part of Ohio Christian University Homecoming