The Horizon

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...

IUS takes on conference foe Brescia

Junior outfielder Brooke Barnett warming up between innings.

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2016

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Grenadiers vs. Polmeroys

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016

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Grenadiers sweep Union College

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2016

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Intramurals program offers students chance to compete and have fun

Adam Diaz, accounting junior, boots a ball to deep left field during intramurals on Friday, Sept. 18. Diaz is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. He enjoys kickball for its competitiveness.

Ty Simpson

September 22, 2015

IUS intramurals have begun but don't worry. You still have time to put your athletic skills to the test against fellow IUS students and have a fun time in the process. Sand volleyball season began Aug. 28 and kickball season began Sept. 17. Over three hundred students at IU Southeast participate i...

Grenadiers Clinch Regular Season Title on Senior Day


Blake Stewart, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015

The IU Southeast softball team clinched the KIAC regular season title in a senior day, double-header sweep against Rio Grande. It’s the third straight regular season title for the Grenadiers under head coach Joe Witten. In game one of the double-header, sophomore pitcher Jessica Leanhart, got the nod for ...

IUS Softball Midseason Report

IU Southeast softball players talk on the field

Blake Stewart, Staff

March 31, 2015

The defending KIAC regular season and tournament champions haven’t disappointed as they approach the midpoint of the season. The IU Southeast softball team is undefeated in conference play and is 11-1 on the year, and head coach Joe Witten said he is extremely pleased thus far. "There’s still thi...

IUS softball preparing to defend KIAC championship

 Senior captain Summer Sanders working on her hitting.

Mary Kate Hailer, Staff

February 23, 2015

Four bases, three strikes, two teams and one winner, only means one thing for IU Southeast - it’s that time of year again for women’s softball to begin. Returning for the 2015 spring season, the softball team is the defending KIAC regular season champion and conference tournament champion. In the las...

Hitting the books: the life of an IUS athlete

Hitting the books: the life of an IUS athlete

Elijah Lossner, Sports editor

August 27, 2014

Being able to play sports on a college level is a dream come true for many high school athletes and perhaps a source of envy for many who follow college sports. However, being a student-athlete isn’t always high-fives and homeruns. That may hold even truer for the National Association of Intercollegiate...

New head coach sets goals beyond outfield

IUS Horizon

September 30, 2012

To Joe Witten, recently hired IUS softball coach, the success his players have off the field is as important as the success they have on the field. “I believe in making the student-athlete a priority for achieving greatness outside the foul lines, before inside,” Witten said. Over the summer,...