The Horizon

Stout defense leads way in men’s win over Miami-Middletown

Senior guard Jamie Johnson attempts a free throw in the Grenadiers' 114-64 Homecoming rout of Miami-Middletown.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

The men’s side was back in action in the second game of Saturday's, Nov. 3, Homecoming doubleheader, hosting the Miami-Middletown ThunderHawks just four days after their impressive 82-78 road win over No. 16 University of the Cumberlands. Though his squad lost some of its size before the se...

IUS women dominate home opener versus Fisk

Junior guard Aaliyah Bell drives and rises up for a layup attempt in the women's 100-54 Homecoming win against Fisk University (Tenn.).

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team, with its mix of faces old and new, started the season on the right foot, defeating visiting Fisk University (Tenn.) 100-54 in front of a crowd of over 250 people at the Activities Building Saturday, Nov. 3, in the first game of the annual Homecoming do...

Dual Threat

Now a senior, Baylee Krueger has learned the delicate balancing act of playing on two college sports teams, all while keeping up with her full-time course load.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

It’s very common for an athlete in high school to play multiple sports, such as basketball and baseball, to help them stay active and out of trouble for a longer portion of the school year. That’s not the case in college, where sports schedules often overlap with each other, making it impossible to ...

IUS women’s basketball begins push for RSC title

Senior forward Josie Hockman applies pressure on a press in last season's 68-46 loss to Roosevelt University. Hockman finished the game with 10 points and four rebounds.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

It was 1989 when Robin Farris took the helm as skipper of the IU Southeast women’s basketball program, leading the Grenadiers to a 15-15 record that year. Now, Farris is about to embark on his 30th campaign with the program, the longest tenure in IUS history. Last year IU Southeast saw the Grenadiers fi...

Jamie Johnson — becoming a leader on the court

Jamie Johnson slams a dunk against Asbury University. Below, Johnson brings the ball up the court against IU East.

Gavin Lagle, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Jamie Johnson, senior shooting guard on the IU Southeast men’s basketball team, learned from the best to maximize the potential of his teammates and himself. “I know we have a lot of new, young guys coming in … I just want to be the best leader that I can,” Johnson said. Johnson said that...

IUS men’s basketball team ready for 2018-19 campaign

Senior shooting guard Jamie Johnson drives up the floor against IU East in last season’s RSC Tournament Championship game. Johnson earned Second Team All-American honors after leading the Grenadiers with 19.9 points and 2.6 steals per game.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Entering his 12th season as the head coach of the Grenadiers, Wiley Brown is looking to add to an already lengthy number of NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament appearances. The member of the 1980 national champion University of Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team has built one ...

Garrett Fensler looks to leave behind a legacy of his own

IU Southeast men’s tennis junior, Garrett Fensler, swings through a forehanded return in a Spring 2018 match. Fensler earned all-conference honors for his second consecutive season in 2017-18.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Ayear after earning his second consecutive all-conference honors, junior Garrett Fensler has his mind set on leading the IU Southeast Men’s Tennis squad as they continue their winning tradition. The culture built around the tennis program — one that has seen a number of first team all-conference sele...

Degree on her mind, Volleyball in her blood

Sophomore setter Hannah Sipe prepares for a serve in the Grenadiers 3-0 loss to IU Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The IU Southeast Volleyball team is currently enjoying a very strong start to their season, beginning the 2018-19 campaign with a 12-4 record. The Grenadiers did not receive their first loss until they were confronted by the defending national champions, fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson on Sept. 4. O...

Rippin’ Lips

IU Southeast Bass Fishing duo of Gavin Lagle, left, and Atom Ward, right, looking to get a bite during the Carhartt Bassmaster College National Championship.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018

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, senior outside hitter, prepares for a serve against Lindsey Wilson College.

Clay Ables, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018

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

The Grenadier volleyball team celebrates after taking the third set against the defending national champions from Lindsey Wilson College. The Grenadiers would go on to lose the match 3-1. Photo by Tamar Kelly.

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

September 5, 2018

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

Junior Sam Venter sets up a backhanded return in a Spring 2018 match. Venter is one of four juniors who Epkey believes will lead the men's team this season.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

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...