The Horizon

Former IUS student finding success after athletics

Brandon Anderson with the city of Louisville in the background. Anderson credits being closer to his son as the main reason he chose to attend IU Southeast.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

After leaving IU Southeast, Brandon Anderson, who had already had dreams of owning his own businesses and producing his own brands, decided to start his own clothing line, Purpose Vision Lifestyle Apparel and A Kings Vision Photography. Fresh out of Western High School in 2007, the Louisville native,...

New assistant brings AAU background to team

Jay Jones, assistant coach for the IUS men’s basketball team sits on the bench with players during the game against St. Catharine. This is Jones’ first year on staff.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

IU Southeast hired a new assistant coach to the men’s basketball team in the middle of the 2015 season. Jay Jones has spent his whole life playing and teaching basketball. He played high school ball at Male High School, and after graduating, he went into the military. Jones played basketball for...

Grenadiers lose home opener to St. Catharine

Joe Jackson, sophomore forward, goes up for a layup against St. Catharine on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Jackson finished the game with nine points and six rebounds as the Grenadiers lost by four points in their home opener.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The IUS men’s basketball team lost their home opener 80-76 on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Four Grenadiers scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough to overcome St. Catharine College. “It was a game we shouldn’t have lost,” head coach Wiley Brown said. The Grenadiers trailed by as many as 18 poin...

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Maddie Jacobi, freshman defensive specialist, prepares to serve the ball against Oakland City on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The Grenadiers lost the match in five sets for their second consecutive loss.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015

The IUS volleyball team fell to Oakland City University on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in five sets (21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 27-25, 11-15). The loss is the second straight five set loss for the Grenadiers. “We didn’t do a good enough job sticking with our game plan,” head coach Eric Brian said. “When we...

IUS women’s basketball preview

Three IUS women’s basketball players do a fast break drill during practice . The Grenadiers were 19-12 last season under coach Robin Farris.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

After the loss of a couple senior leaders from last season’s team and with the addition of a couple transfer students, the IUS women’s basketball team is preparing for the upcoming season. Entering his 27th season with the Grenadiers, head coach Robin Farris will look to improve off a 19-12 season...

IUS men’s basketball preview

Jalen Brasher, freshman guard, guards a player in the IUS alumni game on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The Grenadier's season begins Oct. 24 against Harris-Stowe State College.

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

On the morning of the 1980 NCAA National Championship game University of Louisville basketball player Wiley Brown was missing something very important to him...his thumb. Brown, who had worn a prosthetic thumb since childhood, had lost the appendage at breakfast that morning. Luckily for Brown,...

One man, two sports

Jordan Thompson, senior forward, dunking the ball in the Activities Building. Thompson is also pitching for the IUS men's baseball team during his senior year.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

This year, senior Jordan Thompson will step onto the hardwood court to finish out his collegiate basketball career. He will then stand atop of the white rubber slab that is approximately 60 feet and six inches away from home plate for the first time in four years. Thompson plays center for the IUS...

Grenadiers stay red hot, increase winning streak to seven games

The IUS volleyball team huddles up after a set in their match against Midway University on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Grenadiers won the match and continued their win streak to seven games.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The IUS volleyball team beat Midway University in straight sets (25-16, 25-22, 25-11) on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to continue their winning streak to seven games. The Grenadiers improve their overall record to 14-7 and are 8-2 in conference play. “We did a good job coming in with a game plan of what ...

Grenadiers cruise to fifth straight win

Hannah Barker, junior setter, serving the ball against Ohio Christian University on Thursday, Oct. 8. The Grenadiers won the match in straight sets. Barker had a game-high 28 assists in the win.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2015

The Grenadiers beat Ohio Christian University in straight sets (26-24, 25-21, 25-17) on Thursday, Oct. 8 to win their fifth straight game. The Grenadiers improve their record to 12-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. In the first set the Trailblazers took an early 9-2 lead against the Grenad...

Empty bleachers: student attendance down at sporting events

Some of the crowd at the IUS women's volleyball game against Point Park University on Sept. 18.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015

Throughout college sporting events every college faces their own challenges with decline in sporting events. In Division I athletics they deal with their high ticket prices or quality of opponents. Though at the end of the day in such popular sports like football and soccer they will have the support...

The journey of Division I transfer Jocelyn Mousty

Mousty during the IUS women's basketball practice. She is a junior forward and former Indiana All-Star.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015

IUS women’s basketball player Jocelyn Mousty recently transferred to IU Southeast from Texas Tech. This meant a transfer from an NCAA Division I school to an NAIA school. Mousty came from a small town in Fredericksburg, Indiana, so she’s no stranger to the area. She graduated from a small 2A...

Grenadiers get back on track by beating Brescia in straight sets

IU Southeast and Brescia University players shake each other's hands after Thursday's game on Oct. 1. The Grenadiers beat the Bearcats in straight sets.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2015

The IUS volleyball team played against conference opponent Brescia University on Thursday, Oct. 1. The Grenadiers beat the Bearcats in a decisive three set sweep (25-21, 25-16, 25-20). The Grenadiers looked to bounce back from a loss on Tuesday night against IU Kokomo, but they had to make some adj...