The Horizon

Grenadier defense protects home court, wins RSC West

Grenadier defense protects home court, wins RSC West

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

The IUS men’s basketball team faced a tall order on Feb. 18, where it ended the regular season by hosting IU Kokomo with the RSC West title and a top seed in the upcoming River States Conference Tournament on the line. The Grenadiers came into the game 12-3 in RSC play — one of those losses courtesy...

Cold shooting night haunts Grenadiers versus Cougars

Cold shooting night haunts Grenadiers versus Cougars

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

The IUS Women’s basketball team came into last Tuesday’s rematch against River States Conference rival IU Kokomo feeling confident in the midst of a five-game winning streak, as well as in the hunt for the top seed in next week’s RSC Tournament. Along with that, the Grenadiers defeated the Cougars...

Grenadiers ground Eagles, Coach Wiley Brown wins #281

Grenadiers ground Eagles, Coach Wiley Brown wins #281

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

As the IUS men’s basketball team prepared to host Midway in the second game of a women’s-to-men’s doubleheader, two men were honored before tipoff. The first was senior center Seth Cox as part of senior day celebrations. The second was head coach Wiley Brown, who on Saturday, Feb. 8, won 105-93...

Grenadiers scrape by Eagles, take first in RSC West

Grenadiers scrape by Eagles, take first in RSC West

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

The Activities Building was near full capacity before 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, as the IUS women’s basketball team hosted the Midway Eagles in a River State Conference match-up with heavy playoff implications. Before tipoff, the Grenadiers honored its trio of seniors: Ariana Sandefur, Madi Woods...

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Women’s Tennis team had a solid showing in 2019, going 10-11 overall and finishing with a 6-1 record in River States Conference play—good for the second seed in the RSC Tournament. In the semifinals, the Grenadiers went down to the wire against IU East, but ultimately fell to the Red Wolv...

IUS Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

IUS Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Men’s Tennis team had another strong run in 2019. Despite finishing with an overall record of 11-11, they posted a 4-1 record in River States Conference play, giving them the second seed in the RSC Tournament. They reached the championship match, facing regular-season and eventual tournament...

Grenadier offense overwhelms Tigers 10-4

Grenadier offense overwhelms Tigers 10-4

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

Last Monday’s weather was an anomaly for this time of year, with the temperature reaching 70 degrees at one point. It was projected to be good baseball weather, prompting the IUS baseball team to move its home opener almost a week earlier than previously scheduled. The No. 22 Grenadiers began the 2020 season ...

Grenadiers looking to start new decade right

Grenadiers looking to start new decade right

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

The IUS baseball team had another excellent season in 2019, finishing with their seventh River States Conference regular season title in 11 seasons, their fourth consecutive NAIA National Tournament appearance, a 37-20 record (21-6 RSC), and finished the year ranked #24 in the NAIA Top 25. The expectations for the Grenadiers will be high on...

Grenadiers fall to Golden Bears despite career night from Hendricks

Grenadiers fall to Golden Bears despite career night from Hendricks

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

Freshman guard Jocobi Hendricks started 2020 on the right foot from a personal standpoint. The Waggener High School product had a career night last Thursday as he amassed 28 points and 11 rebounds, which could be remembered by some as “The Jocobi Hendricks Experience.” The rest of the IU Southeast...

Late Grenadier comeback not enough against Golden Bears

Late Grenadier comeback not enough against Golden Bears

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

The new year is viewed as an opportunity to get started on the right foot, but that was not the case for the IU Southeast women’s basketball team. The Grenadiers saw an 82-75 loss to River States Conference rival West Virginia Tech last Thursday. Despite coming into the contest with the best 3-Point...

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Starting in the fall of 2018, the IU Southeast men’s and women’s tennis squads embarked on a 2018-19 campaign that started slowly. Rain-outs and matches against several schools ranked in both NAIA and NCAA put both squads under .500 early on. Once the spring portion of the season rolled around,...

Grenadiers red hot against Eagles

Grenadiers red hot against Eagles

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

Coming fresh off a sweep against Midway University the previous day, the IU Southeast softball team continued their winning ways against River States Conference foe Asbury University, sweeping the Eagles to complete an eight-game homestand at Koetter Sports Complex. The two wins push their winning...