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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- The 2019-20 River States Conference Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete Team proudly recognizes 60 student-athletes from around the conference this year. The Lady Trailblazer basketball program boasted seven awardees, including Chayla Davis, Staci Pertuset, Carolane Cox, Bethany Conrad, Katie Thompson, Taylor Rawlings, and Helaina Limas.

 

Student-athletes named are those who have a 3.25 grade-point average or higher, have at least two semesters of attendance prior to the current term, participate in an RSC sport and are nominated by their institution. 

 

The NAIA sponsors a similar award program of the NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, which is awarded to juniors and seniors with a 3.50 GPA or higher. 

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Published: February 5, 2020

NEW ALBANY, IN – Playing their fourth game in seven days, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers took on the Grenadiers of Indiana University Southeast on Saturday. Despite a strong second half performance, the Trailblazers saw too many mistakes in the first half come back to bite them, as the Grenadiers went on to win 84-65. IU Southeast jumped out of the gates early to seize momentum, as a 15-4 run in the final 6:09 of the first half gave the Grenadiers a 45-26 lead at the intermission. Following halftime, the Trailblazers began to reap the benefits of increased aggression and
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Published: February 5, 2020

NEW ALBANY, IN – Coming off a key bounce back win on Thursday night over Brescia, the Lady Trailblazers faced their fourth opponent in seven days on Saturday. Traveling to battle a tough Grenadiers' squad, Ohio Christian relied on a strong third quarter and last minute heroics to pull out their second consecutive win.
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Published: February 5, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Coming off a two-game road trip, the Trailblazers returned to the Maxwell Center on Thursday night for date with the Bearcats of Brescia University. Unfortunately for the Trailblazers, turnovers proved to be a key difference maker, as the Bearcats took advantage of Ohio Christian's mistakes in the 76-71 loss. 
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Published: February 5, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Following a two game skid, the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers got back in the win column on Thursday night by defeating the Bearcats of Brescia University 79-50. With the win, the Lady Trailblazers get back to .500 in conference play. OCU began the night hot on both ends of the floor, holding the Bearcats to 13 points in the opening 10 minutes while they posted 27. The defensive intensity improved even more in the second quarter, as the Lady Trailblazers outscored Brescia 20-4 to take a commanding 47-17 halftime lead. In the second half, the Bearcats
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Published: February 5, 2020

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Published: November 8, 2019

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Head Basketball Coach Inducted in Taylor University Hall of Fame

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Published: October 16, 2019

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Published: October 16, 2019

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. 
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
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