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Grenadiers scrape by Eagles, take first in RSC West

Grenadiers scrape by Eagles, take first in RSC West

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

The Activities Building was near full capacity before 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, as the IUS women’s basketball team hosted the Midway Eagles in a River State Conference match-up with heavy playoff implications. Before tipoff, the Grenadiers honored its trio of seniors: Ariana Sandefur, Madi Woods...

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Women’s Tennis team had a solid showing in 2019, going 10-11 overall and finishing with a 6-1 record in River States Conference play—good for the second seed in the RSC Tournament. In the semifinals, the Grenadiers went down to the wire against IU East, but ultimately fell to the Red Wolv...

IUS Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

IUS Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Men’s Tennis team had another strong run in 2019. Despite finishing with an overall record of 11-11, they posted a 4-1 record in River States Conference play, giving them the second seed in the RSC Tournament. They reached the championship match, facing regular-season and eventual tournament...

Grenadiers fall to Golden Bears despite career night from Hendricks

Grenadiers fall to Golden Bears despite career night from Hendricks

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

Freshman guard Jocobi Hendricks started 2020 on the right foot from a personal standpoint. The Waggener High School product had a career night last Thursday as he amassed 28 points and 11 rebounds, which could be remembered by some as “The Jocobi Hendricks Experience.” The rest of the IU Southeast...

Late Grenadier comeback not enough against Golden Bears

Late Grenadier comeback not enough against Golden Bears

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

The new year is viewed as an opportunity to get started on the right foot, but that was not the case for the IU Southeast women’s basketball team. The Grenadiers saw an 82-75 loss to River States Conference rival West Virginia Tech last Thursday. Despite coming into the contest with the best 3-Point...

Grenadiers sweep Pioneers in walk-off fashion on alumni day

Grenadiers sweep Pioneers in walk-off fashion on alumni day

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

After splitting their first River States Conference doubleheader against Carlow last Friday, the IU Southeast softball team returned to Koetter Sports Complex the following day to face off against Point Park University. Before the start of game one, Grenadier softball players of years past were honored...

Grenadiers fend off late Celtics run

Grenadiers fend off late Celtics run

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team started 2019 in a less-than-desirable situation, beginning the new year in the midst of a 1-9 stretch that saw their overall record go from 7-1 to 8-10. Their only win during this cold stretch was against Miami-Hamilton (OH), which was due to the game being...

A record-worthy career

A record-worthy career

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019

Coming into the 2019 softball season, the IU Southeast Grenadiers will field seven seniors for their final seasons. Several of these seniors are leaving their marks on the program, now entering its twelfth year of existence, by writing their names in the record books. One name in those books is senior...

IUS women’s basketball begins push for RSC title

IUS women’s basketball begins push for RSC title

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

It was 1989 when Robin Farris took the helm as skipper of the IU Southeast women’s basketball program, leading the Grenadiers to a 15-15 record that year. Now, Farris is about to embark on his 30th campaign with the program, the longest tenure in IUS history. Last year IU Southeast saw the Grenadiers fi...

A Guide to the 2018-19 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Squads

A Guide to the 2018-19 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Squads

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

Entering his sixth season as head coach of the IU Southeast tennis program, Joe Epkey knows a thing or two about winning at the collegiate level. From earning GLVC Freshman of the Year honors at the University of Southern Indiana to winning a MAC regular season championship at Ball State — both of which as a player — Epkey is familiar with how a tennis pro...

Bump! Set! Spike!

Bump! Set! Spike!

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018

The 2018-2019 athletics year is set to get underway with the return of Grenadier volleyball right around the corner. On paper, the 17-20 record from last season may not seem too impressive. After starting the year 0-11, the injury-ridden Grenadiers finally got healthy and rattled off 12 consecutive victorie...

Defense Carries Grenadiers into Postseason

Defense Carries Grenadiers into Postseason

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018

Swish goes the net as sophomore guard, Jamie Johnson, takes his turn shooting free-throws, winding down an intense Sunday afternoon practice. The team gathers for a huddle before they go change and wrap up for the day. Everyone is focused, holding serious faces as the conference tournament approache...