OCU Trailblazers


2013-14 Ohio Christian Trailblazers Broadcast Archive

OCU Women’s Volleyball Broadcast Schedule
Tu 10-15 – OCU Women vs. Kentucky Christian University

OCU Men’s Basketball Broadcast Schedule
Th 11-07 – OCU Men vs. Northland International University
Tu 12-03 – OCU Men vs. University of Rio Grande
Fr 01-10 – OCU Women vs. Northland International University
Fr 01-10 – OCU Men vs. Kuyper College
Tu 01-14 – OCU Women vs. Kentucky Christian University
Tu 01-14 – OCU Men vs. Kentucky Christian University
Fr 01-17 – OCU Men vs. Johnson University
Tu 02-11 – OCU Men vs. Boyce College
Th 02-13 – OCU Men vs. Valley Forge Christian College

Each broadcast begins 20 minutes prior to the opening tip with feature interviews with the head coach, a detailed scouting report of the visiting team, the starting line-ups and much more.


Rick Cooper begins his 6th season as the play-by-play announcer for Ohio Christian University. Cooper has 22 years of play-by-play experience, including 3  seasons on the Marshall University Football Radio Network, which was made up of 35 radio stations across 3 states. He has broadcasted 27 NCAA and  NCCAA  National Tournaments and 18 NCAA and NCCAA National Championship Games.  Cooper won 2 national championships as a basketball player at  Kentucky  Christian University in 1995 and 1996. He also won the 1995 ESPN Dick Vitale Sound-a-like Video Contest, which won him a free trip to the 1995  Final Four in  Seattle. His Dick Vitale impersonations have aired on ESPN’s SportsCenter along with many local and national shows all over the country.  Back  in 2006, Cooper  won $18,424 in prizes as the Showcase Showdown winner on “The Price Is Right”.  Cooper uses all of his experiences in sports as a platform  to reach people for  Christ. He has spoken to over 100,000 students and families at events all over the country.  Rick and his wife Lynn live in Groveport with  their 3 boys: Ricky  (11), Price (9), and Ty (4).

2012-13 OCU Trailblazer Basketball Broadcast Archive

2012-13 OCU Trailblazer Basketball Broadcast Archive
Sa 11/03 – OCU Women vs. OU-Lancaster
Tu 11/13 – OCU Men vs. Indiana Wesleyan
Mo 11/19 – OCU Men vs. Great Lakes
Tu 12/04 – OCU Men vs. Mount Vernon
Fr 01/18 – OCU Women vs. UC-Clermont
Fr 01/18 – OCU Men vs. UC-Clermont
Tu 02/05 – OCU Women vs. KCU
Tu 02/05 – OCU Men vs. KCU
Sa 02/09 – OCU Men vs. Crown College
Sa 02/16 – OCU Women v Johnson
Sa 02/16 – OCU Men v Johnson
Fr 02/22 – NCCAA Div 2 Men’s Mid-East Region Semi-Final – KCU v Crown
Fr 02/22 – NCCAA Div 2 Men’s Mid-East Region Semi-Final – OCU v Boyce
Fr 02/22 – NCCAA Div 2 Women’s Mid-East Region Semi-Final – OCU v JU
Sa 02/23 – NCCAA Div 2 Women’s Mid-East Region Final – OCU v KCU
Sa 02/23 – NCCAA Div 2 Men’s Mid-East Region Final – OCU v KCU

2011-12 OCU Trailblazer Basketball Broadcast Archive

2011-12 Trailblazer Basketball Broadcast Archive
12-13 – OCU Women v Southern State Community College
01-31 – OCU Trailblazers v UC Clermont Cougars
01-31 – OCU Lady Trailblazers v UC Clermont Lady Cougars