The Horizon

Grenadiers looking to start new decade right

Junior left-hander Trevor Reynolds delivers a pitch during a pitching drill in practice at the Silver Street Park indoor facility in New Albany.

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

Freshman guard Jocobi Hendricks drives by WVU Tech's Junior Arrey in transition in the second half.

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

Ariana Sandefur (left) and WVU Tech's Logan Dudley rush after a loose ball in the third quarter.

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

Daulton Fensler hustles to answer a serve sent down the line. Fensler hopes to travel far with the men’s squad this postseason.

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

Catcher Justice Kline rounds second base after hitting an RBI double in game one of last Saturday's doubleheader versus Asbury University.

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...

Weiss gets record-breaking win against Eagles

Pitcher Becca Schoenung looks for the sign from catcher Reecie Gilliam in game one of last Friday's doubleheader versus Midway University.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

Despite reaching 60 degrees last Friday at Koetter Sports Complex, a chilly breeze blew for much of the afternoon as the IU Southeast softball team took on River States Conference rival Midway University in a doubleheader. The Grenadiers used that wind to sail to a sweep of the Eagles by scores of...

Tale of two shutouts

Maddie Probus gets hit in the shoulder by a pitch in game one of a doubleheader versus Carlow University last Friday.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

A cold wind blew over Koetter Sports Complex early Friday afternoon as the IU Southeast softball team warmed up for a doubleheader against River States Conference foe Carlow. The doubleheader was the first taste of conference action for both squads. Game one saw the Grenadiers send out Emily Weiss....

Grenadiers sweep Pioneers in walk-off fashion on alumni day

Sydney Seger gets mobbed by teammates after delivering a walkoff RBI single in the ninth inning of game two of a doubleheader versus Point Park University.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

After splitting their first River States Conference doubleheader against Carlow last Friday, the IU Southeast softball team returned to Koetter Sports Complex the following day to face off against Point Park University. Before the start of game one, Grenadier softball players of years past were honored...

Grenadiers reloading for another chance at NAIA World Series

Head Coach Ben Reel and the IUS baseball infield gather around relief pitcher Owen Evans during game one of last Saturday's doubleheader against Rio Grande.

Brandon, Miniard

March 18, 2019

Note from the author: All stats and records are accurate as of 3/14/2019 Last season, the IU Southeast baseball team finished the year with a 41-14 record, their third straight season of 40-plus wins, winning their seventh River States Conference regular-season title in 11 years. They were eliminat...

Grenadiers bounce back against Midway

IUS right-hander Jack Wohlert fires a pitch for a strike in the first inning of last Thursday's game versus Midway. Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

A cold snowy day at Koetter Sports Complex made for an interesting game last Thursday when the IU Southeast baseball hosted River States Conference rival Midway University in the first game of a two day, three-game series. The nine-inning affair was originally scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m., but snow...

Grenadiers drop two of three to RedStorm

Head Coach Ben Reel and the IUS baseball infield gather around relief pitcher Owen Evans during game one of last Saturday's doubleheader against Rio Grande.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

Last Friday and Saturday both proved to be quite chilly at Koetter Sports Complex, the site of a three-game series between IU Southeast and the University of Rio Grande. The two-day affair was the first River States Conference matchup of the season for both sides. Game One Game one saw the Grenadiers send ...

Senior Danny Brescia is soaring to new heights, both on and off the field

Danny Brescia rounds third in the Grenadiers matchup with Bryan University. Photo courtesy of the IUS Athletics Department.

Clay Ables, staff reporter

March 4, 2019

Danny Brescia’s life inside the game of baseball has taken a few different routes. With his career starting in Mountain Home, Idaho, to the badlands of North Dakota, Daniel Brescia has found home at IU Southeast. Brescia, senior infielder, was an all-around athlete in Idaho. He played five sports u...