The Horizon

Rippin’ Lips

Rippin’ Lips

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Normally when a sports team forms for the first time, it usually takes a few years for it to build a successful foundation. That would not be the case for the newest IUS athletic squad, Bass Fishing. The program, a club sport, is only a semester old and has already shown great success despite its young...

Monica Loftus Rises Up

Monica Loftus Rises Up

Clay Ables, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Monica Loftus’ life has revolved around volleyball and mastering the game. She started as child, picking up the game in her backyard. Now she’s a captain of the IU Southeast volleyball team. Loftus, senior outside hitter, started playing volleyball in first grade and hasn’t looked back sin...

Grenadier Volleyball Drops First Match of Season

Grenadier Volleyball Drops First Match of Season

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

September 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

IU Southeast hosted the defending national champions and No. 4 ranked Blue Raiders from Lindsey Wilson College in the Grenadiers’ toughest match of the young 2018 season. On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Grenadiers (7-1) entered the match as unbeatens and off to the team’s best start of Eric Brian...

A Guide to the 2018-19 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Squads

A Guide to the 2018-19 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Squads

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Entering his sixth season as head coach of the IU Southeast tennis program, Joe Epkey knows a thing or two about winning at the collegiate level. From earning GLVC Freshman of the Year honors at the University of Southern Indiana to winning a MAC regular season championship at Ball State — both of which as a player — Epkey is familiar with how a tennis pro...

Louisville City FC to Host College Night

Louisville City FC to Host College Night

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

The defending United Soccer League (USL) champions are looking to make their fourth playoff appearance in as many seasons with just over a month left in the 2018 campaign. Sitting at second in the USL’s Eastern Conference through 24 games, Louisville City is in the midst of yet another winning seaso...

Bump! Set! Spike!

Bump! Set! Spike!

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018


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The 2018-2019 athletics year is set to get underway with the return of Grenadier volleyball right around the corner. On paper, the 17-20 record from last season may not seem too impressive. After starting the year 0-11, the injury-ridden Grenadiers finally got healthy and rattled off 12 consecutive victorie...

Competition breeds Success

Competition breeds Success

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018


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Joe Epkey is entering his sixth season at the helm of the Grenadier men’s and women’s tennis teams, but the sport has been a part of his life from the very beginning. With his father as a coach, and sandwiched between two brothers — one a year older and one a year younger — who also loved...

Nolan Rogers — Champion Among Us

Nolan Rogers — Champion Among Us

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


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For a team with 15 seniors, a young decorated coach, and an All-American shortstop, IU Southeast baseball gave every indication of getting over the edge of last year’s shortcomings. Then they added a World Series champion. Nolan Rogers is a graduate senior outfielder who played three years at Vande...

IU Southeast falls to Indiana Wesleyan 85-72

IU Southeast falls to Indiana Wesleyan 85-72

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

March 9 — The IU Southeast men's basketball season comes to an end as the Grenadiers fall to Indiana Wesleyan 85-72. The Grenadiers squad began the game shorthanded, with their leading scorer, Jaime Johnson, and key reserve, Nick Tinsley, both forced to sit out due to injury. Tinsley turned an ankle...

IU Southeast rolls Stillman (Ala.) 84-66

IU Southeast rolls Stillman (Ala.) 84-66

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

March 8, 2018


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March 8 — The Grenadiers took care of the Stillman (Ala.) Tigers 84-66 to advance to the second round of the NAIA Division II men's basketball tournament. Senior forward, Joe Jackson, led the team in both points (20) and tied as the leader in assists (5). Senior forward, Cody Young, led the way...

Defense Carries Grenadiers into Postseason

Defense Carries Grenadiers into Postseason

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Swish goes the net as sophomore guard, Jamie Johnson, takes his turn shooting free-throws, winding down an intense Sunday afternoon practice. The team gathers for a huddle before they go change and wrap up for the day. Everyone is focused, holding serious faces as the conference tournament approache...

Softball Team Hopes to Make a Push in RSC

Softball Team Hopes to Make a Push in RSC

Bailey Sanders, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018


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The weather may make it seem like it is still the middle of winter, but Grenadier softball is right around the corner. IU Southeast will kick off their season on Friday, Feb. 23, at home against 10th ranked Indiana Wesleyan. Following a winning season last year, Joe Witten, IU Southeast head softball coa...