Yesterday the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers (logo at left) won the Mid East Region Championship by defeating the Johnson University Preachers. OCU joins the LBC Chargers and the NCU Rams in clinching berths in the upcoming NCCAA2 World Series. Balladeer’s Blog will have updated scores from the other regional tournaments today as soon as they become available.
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Remember the group Destiny’s Child? Well these two young ladies are the future group to be called “Rae’s Children”. Or maybe “Janice’s Grandchildren” if she can sell Rae on that idea.
Balladeer’s Blog welcomes Leilah and Nevaeh, the daughters of Rae Dillard and the granddaughters of Janice and Lonnie Dillard. Nevaeh is no stranger here and has twice before given us her outspoken assessment of college sports in the divisions I cover. Her little sister Leilah is a new arrival to our world and is a true Diaper Dandy in every sense of the term.
The Dillard Sisters, whose names you’ll be seeing on a marquis someday, are here to launch this year’s February Frenzy at Balladeer’s Blog. The conference basketball tournaments in the college divisions I cover start today with Continue reading
Thanks to popular demand, Balladeer’s Blog has resumed examining the rankings in the NCCAA and USCAA on top of the other divisions of college basketball covered here. The Cal Baptist University Lancers (logo at left) retain the top spot in the NCCAA-1 poll. The Ohio Christian University Trailblazers, whose conference tournament tips off on Thursday, are ranked 4th in the NCCAA-2 poll. Now a look at the top teams in all the divisions:
NAIA-1- 1. Shorter Hawks … 2. Oklahoma Baptist University Bison … 3. Robert Morris (IL) Eagles … 4. Southern Polytechnic Running Hornets
NAIA-2- 1. Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls … 2. Northwood (FL) Seahawks … 3. Davenport Panthers … 4. Dordt College Defenders
NCAA D3- 1. Hope Flying Dutchmen … 2. Amherst Lord Jeffs (up from 6) … 3. MIT Engineers Continue reading