The Horizon

Grenadiers open home season with a comeback win

Peyton Bledsoe fires a pitch during his relief appearance in game 2 of the Grenadiers' first doubleheader against William Penn University.
Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

The IUS baseball team started by picking up victories against three schools ranked in the top 20 in NAIA, the University of the Cumberlands (19), Bryan College (15), and Campbellsville (14). They would follow that with a two game sweep of Huntington University in Westfield Indiana to start the year 5-3. ...

Grenadiers split first home doubleheader

Senior Emily Weiss fires a pitch for a strike in game 1 of the Grenadiers' first home doubleheader. Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019

After starting the season with a two game sweep of Alice Lloyd last week, the IU Southeast softball team took to the Koetter Sports Complex for their first homestand of the year, starting with a doubleheader last Thursday against Cardinal Stritch University. Game 1 Game one saw the Grenadiers enjoy a 3-0 l...

Sydney Seger starts senior season with a historic bang

Sydney Seger loads herself up before hitting off a batting tee during batting practice

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Note from Author: Sydney Seger’s career stats are accurate as of February 15 The IU Southeast softball team started their 12th year of existence off on the right foot, sweeping a season-opening doubleheader at Alice Lloyd College. It was what happened late in the first game that made the start ev...

Josie Hockman joins the 1000 points club

Hockman lines up a pair of free throws from the Grenadiers game against Brescia Univeristy. Photo by Tamar Kelly

Jayla Rose, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

IU Southeast senior Josie Hockman is familiar with shooting her shot. Hockman has had a successful season hitting her 1000 points college career goal during the Grenadiers game against Asbury University earlier this month. “It felt good, it was a goal I wanted to reach being so close I figured I ...

Senior Night brings ups and downs for IU Southeast

(From left to right) Baylee Kreuger, IUS Pep Band senior Kristina Peter, Kelsi Scott, and Josie Hockman pose for pictures prior to the Grenadiers' game versus Brescia. Photo by Brandon Miniard

Brandon Miniard and John Renfrow

February 9, 2019

IUS Women’s Basketball Prior to the start of Thursday night’s home finale at the Activities Building, the IU Southeast women’s basketball team honored its trio of seniors, which include four-year players Josie Hockman and Baylee Kreuger, as well as senior transfer Kelsi Scott. “They’ve ...

Grenadiers rally past Asbury in fourth quarter

Senior Josie Hockman goes up for a fastbreak layup in the third quarter against Asbury. The field goal helped Hockman eclipse the 1,000 point mark for her career.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

Grenadiers vs. Eagles Coming into the fourth quarter against River States Conference rival Asbury on Saturday, Feb. 1, the IU Southeast women’s basketball team were down 49-39, having been the victim of a 13-5 third-quarter run by the Eagles. The lone bright spot during that span for the Grenadie...

Grenadiers can’t hold off Red Wolves comeback

Senior Josie Hockman tries to get around her defender in the second half against IU East

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team managed to turn the corner after starting 2019 in the midst of a six-game losing streak. Starting with Oakland City on Jan. 14, the Grenadiers would win four in a row, which brought their record to 12-10. With the momentum, they came into the Activities Building Saturda...

Grenadiers eye RSC title in 2019

Sydney Seger hits off a tee during batting practice at the Silver Street Park indoor facility in New Albany.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

The 2018 season saw the IU Southeast softball team get off to a slow start, beginning the season 4-8 by March 9th. Once conference play began, the Grenadiers were able to straighten the ship, winning 20 of their final 24 games to finish the regular season with a 24-12 record. “I’ve always scheduled...

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

Jayla Rose, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

IU Southeast graduate Hayley Little is now the coach for the IU Southeast cheerleading team she said helped build her. Admittedly, Little enjoys her coaching cheer at IU Southeast, but said it requires year-round dedication. “The season starts in the summer, and ends when basketball ends. That...

Grenadiers fend off late Celtics run

Junior Madi Woods guards against a Carlow point guard in the first half of their 77-67 win over the Celtics.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team started 2019 in a less-than-desirable situation, beginning the new year in the midst of a 1-9 stretch that saw their overall record go from 7-1 to 8-10. Their only win during this cold stretch was against Miami-Hamilton (OH), which was due to the game being...

A record-worthy career

Senior pitcher Becca Schoenung hits a fastball to avoid a strike. Photo courtesy of IUS Athletics, used with permission.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019

Coming into the 2019 softball season, the IU Southeast Grenadiers will field seven seniors for their final seasons. Several of these seniors are leaving their marks on the program, now entering its twelfth year of existence, by writing their names in the record books. One name in those books is senior...

J3 – A basketball journey

IUS senior Jamie Johnson takes it to the rim against Ohio Christian University.

Jared Farris, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019

IU Southeast senior Jamie Johnson (known as J3) has lead the young Grenadiers towards another potential River States Conference Championship this season. Voted to the All-River States Conference Preseason team which features the best players in the River States Conference, Johnson has excelled so far...