The Horizon

Grenadiers send off senior with a 3-0 rout

IUS Horizon

November 14, 2008


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The IUS volleyball team sent senior setter, Katie Tinsley, off with a 3-0 victory over the St. Catherine College Patriots in her last home match, 25-11, 25-11, 25-11. IU Southeast started fast in the first, behind the serves of Tinsley and raced out to a 6-0 lead that lead to a 25-11 win. Tinsley finished the match wit...

IUS cuts down Mighty Oaks

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008


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The IU Southeast volleyball team stretched their winning streak to three with a decisive 3-1 victory on Oct. 30 over the Oakland City Mighty Oaks, 22-25, 25-14, 26-24, 25-17. “That’s the best we’ve played at home,” IUS head coach Carrie Lilly said. “That was a good one for the home crowd to s...

IUS assistant coach gives players hope after a life of hardship

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008


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Alvin Gene Thomas, IUS assistant men’s basketball coach, was on his way to becoming one of Denny Crum’s champions. Thomas was a star basketball player at Male high school in Louisville Ky. He was recruited by Bill Olsen and had been working out with Wiley Brown, IUS men’s basketball head coac...

IUS pitcher overcomes handicap

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008


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One member of the IUS softball team is blind in her left eye. Charlee “C.J.” Combs, English junior, can only see with her right eye. Seeing is especially difficult since her right eye has 20/60 vision. “I play as if I wasn’t blind,” she said. “I compare myself to others too much when I play softball. I ...

IUS basketball loses to Bellarmine

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008


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The IUS men’s basketball team lost 87-69 to Bellarmine University on Sunday,  Nov. 2 in their season opening exhibition at Knight Hall. Assistant coach Alvin Thomas said the team won’t dwell on the loss. “We’ll be ready when we have all of our soldiers – all the pieces,” Thomas said. “We had some key players out and we made some...

Basketball takes coach around world

IUS Horizon

November 1, 2008


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Basketball has taken Robin Farris around the world, but for the last 20 years, it has kept him at IU Southeast as head coach of the women’s basketball team. Farris first began playing basketball in Wapakoneta, Ohio, which is also the birthplace of Neil Armstrong. Farris hasn’t walked on the ...

IUS volleyball loses to ranked Campbellsville

IUS Horizon

November 1, 2008


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The IUS volleyball team lost their match up against the Campbellsville University Tigers on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in a 3-0 loss of 25-23, 25-19, 25-22. In the first set each team started off good. Each team making point after point, but Campbellsville edged out at the end to win by 25-23. The second ...

Women’s basketball faces tougher schedule

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008


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The IUS women’s basketball team has already started practicing for the basketball season and the head coach, Robin Farris, said he is pleased with the team and their development so far this year. The team this year has 11 returning players, four of which are starters, and six new players. “W...

Grenadiers ground Eagles, win 3-0

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008


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The IUS volleyball team cruised to an easy 3-0 victory at home over Midway College on Oct. 14, 25-15, 25-9, 25-16. The first game was competitive early, as the visiting Eagles rallied to tie the score at 10. The Grenadiers then went on a 15-5 run, capitalizing on Midway mistakes to take the game 25-15. The Eagles finishe...

Junior provides leadership, laughs

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008


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History proves that every team, athletics or not, needs a leader. The strength of that person can determine the success of a team and a season. When asked about this season and his team, IUS men’s basketball coach, Wiley Brown said, “We’ve got tremendous leaders that love to play the game.” D...

Nothing but focus for basketball

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008


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One junior on the men’s basketball team, Craig Bryant, is focused only on basketball and playing the game. Bryant plays as a guard or forward for the grenadiers. “I play anything we need at the time.” Bryant said. He graduated from New Albany High School in 2006. He had a few other offers...

Women’s basketball gets ready for new season

IUS Horizon

October 17, 2008


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The IUS women’s basketball team has already started practicing for the upcoming season and head coach, Robin Farris, is pleased with the team and their development so far this year. Read More »...