The Horizon

Grenadiers lose home opener to St. Catharine

Grenadiers lose home opener to St. Catharine

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

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

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...

Athletes balance studies and practice

Athletes balance studies and practice

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

The majority of the world dreads Mondays, but for IUS baseball player Brian Cherington, it’s “Terrible Tuesdays.” Cherington wakes up at six in the morning and leaves for the gym at 6:30 a.m. After spending an hour and a half lifting, he heads home for breakfast and to study for the day’s...

IUS women’s basketball preview

IUS women’s basketball preview

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

IUS men’s basketball preview

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

One man, two sports

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’ comeback comes up short, snap seven game win streak

Grenadiers’ comeback comes up short, snap seven game win streak

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015

The IUS women’s volleyball team lost on Thursday, Oct. 15 against KIAC rival, Asbury University, in a very intense five set match (15-25, 22-25, 28-26, 25-22, 11-15). The loss snapped the Grenadiers’ seven game winning streak. The match started out rough for the Grenadiers. They only scored 15 poin...

One man, two sports

One man, two sports

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2015

This year, senior Jordan Thompson will step onto the hardwood court to finish out his collegiate basketball career. After that, 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...

Grenadiers stay red hot, increase winning streak to seven games

Grenadiers stay red hot, increase winning 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 beat Carlow University in straight sets, continue winning streak

Grenadiers beat Carlow University in straight sets, continue winning streak

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2015

The IU Southeast volleyball defeated the Carlow University Celtics Friday, Oct. 9 in straight sets (25-13, 25-12, 25-15) as they won their sixth straight game. “I was very pleased with how everyone played tonight,” head coach Eric Brian said. The game lead off with a pair of aces from Hannah J...

Grenadiers cruise to fifth straight win

Grenadiers cruise to fifth straight 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

Empty bleachers: student attendance down at sporting events

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...