The Horizon

Grenadiers reloading for another chance at NAIA World Series

Head Coach Ben Reel and the IUS baseball infield gather around relief pitcher Owen Evans during game one of last Saturday's doubleheader against Rio Grande.

Brandon, Miniard

March 18, 2019

Note from the author: All stats and records are accurate as of 3/14/2019 Last season, the IU Southeast baseball team finished the year with a 41-14 record, their third straight season of 40-plus wins, winning their seventh River States Conference regular-season title in 11 years. They were eliminat...

Grenadiers bounce back against Midway

IUS right-hander Jack Wohlert fires a pitch for a strike in the first inning of last Thursday's game versus Midway. Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

A cold snowy day at Koetter Sports Complex made for an interesting game last Thursday when the IU Southeast baseball hosted River States Conference rival Midway University in the first game of a two day, three-game series. The nine-inning affair was originally scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m., but snow...

Senior Danny Brescia is soaring to new heights, both on and off the field

Danny Brescia rounds third in the Grenadiers matchup with Bryan University. Photo courtesy of the IUS Athletics Department.

Clay Ables, staff reporter

March 4, 2019

Danny Brescia’s life inside the game of baseball has taken a few different routes. With his career starting in Mountain Home, Idaho, to the badlands of North Dakota, Daniel Brescia has found home at IU Southeast. Brescia, senior infielder, was an all-around athlete in Idaho. He played five sports u...

Grenadiers open home season with a comeback win

Peyton Bledsoe fires a pitch during his relief appearance in game 2 of the Grenadiers' first doubleheader against William Penn University.
Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

The IUS baseball team started by picking up victories against three schools ranked in the top 20 in NAIA, the University of the Cumberlands (19), Bryan College (15), and Campbellsville (14). They would follow that with a two game sweep of Huntington University in Westfield Indiana to start the year 5-3. ...

Grenadiers shutout OCU

Senior outfielder Logan Coughlin (left) and Adams (right) walking back to the dugout after warming up.

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2016

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Grenadiers start conference play postively

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

The IU Southeast Grenadiers move to 4-5 on the season after defeating the Point Park Pioneers 5-0 in the first game of the March 6 double header.

Athletes balance studies and practice

Some players from the IUS softball team gather around a study table in the the library. Outfielder Montanah Rogers, biology sophomore, said that the softball team is required to go to study tables for at least two hours, two days a week.

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...

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...

IUS graduate coaches baseball team

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2012

Ben Reel, IUS baseball head coach, is going into his fourth year with IU Southeast. At 28 years old, Reel is one of the youngest coaches in college baseball to reach the 100th-win milestone. Reel originally started at IU Southeast as the assistant coach for the baseball team. He holds a three-time Kentucky I...