The Horizon

Grenadiers ignite the court in second half against Trail Blazers, advance to RSC Semifinals

Junior David Burton goes up for a fastbreak layup during the first half of the Grenadiers’ RSC Quarterfinal victory over Ohio Christian.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

The IUS Men’s Basketball team came into last Wednesday’s RSC Quarterfinal as the heavy favorite. As the top seed in the RSC West, they were pitted against Ohio Christian, the No. 4 seed in the RSC East. Many Grenadier fans in attendance expected a blowout from start to finish. However, the Trai...

Grenadiers ground Eagles, Coach Wiley Brown wins #281

Junior Guard Jared Osborne tries to drive against the Midway defender during the Grenadiers' victory on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

As the IUS men’s basketball team prepared to host Midway in the second game of a women’s-to-men’s doubleheader, two men were honored before tipoff. The first was senior center Seth Cox as part of senior day celebrations. The second was head coach Wiley Brown, who on Saturday, Feb. 8, won 105-93...

IU Southeast men’s and women’s basketball teams kick off homecoming

IU Southeast men's and women's basketball teams kick off homecoming

Ashley Smith, staff reporter

November 9, 2016

As the band played, the people in the stands cheered and signs were waved, the excitement that filled the gym fueled the players to play hard at the IU Southeast homecoming game Nov. 5th. The women’s basketball team fell short by a score of 51-65 after they faced Cumberland University. Leaving their...

The Mental Fatigue Factor

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

Pitcher Chris Kemp said sometimes athletes can be their own biggest obstacles. He said it’s easy for them to overthink when on the field. “It’s easy in baseball to go get inside your own head,” said Kemp, a senior who also plays first base. “You throw a few balls and think, ‘Oh man, what am I...

Grenadiers extend home winning streak to three

Freshman forward Robert Sawyer runs  the offense as the Grenadiers beat the number one ranked team in the KAIC, IU East.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2016

On Tuesday night, Feb. 9, 2016, the IU Southeast men’s basketball team extended their win streak to three as they defeated the first ranked team in the KIAC, IU East by nine points, 87-78. The Grenadiers were led by sophomore point guard Demetrius Stanton with 27 points. “I was attacking. That’s...

Grenadiers bounce back against Alice Lloyd

Sophomore guard Jacob Mills shoots a mid-range jump shot over the Eagles' defense.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2016

The IU Southeast men’s basketball team won Alice Lloyd with a final score of 85-68 on Jan. 30, 2016. Earlier in the season, the Grenadiers traveled to Pippa Passes, Ky and lost by four points with revenge on the mind. One thing that the Grenadiers did not have when they visited Alice Lloyd was...

Grenadiers lose another conference game

Junior guard Demetrius Stanton sets up the offense in the first half.

Parker Henes, Sports Editor

January 17, 2016

The IU Southeast men’s basketball team blew a halftime lead of four, and lost by 12 against Brescia University on Saturday afternoon, 63-77. The Grenadiers lose another conference game wit this lose to Brescia. The Bearcats turned that four point deficit at half, and turned around and outscored...

Cold winter for Grenadiers

Freshman guard Halea Petro shoots a mid range jump shot.

Parker Henes, Sports Editor

January 11, 2016

In the midst of winter break, the IU Southeast men’s and women’s basketball teams have been on campus, having practices and games to play. The basketball teams are the only athletic teams that have their season run through a school break. Mary Dye, senior forward for the women’s basketball...

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...

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...