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Women’s volleyball team falls to Campbellsville

Women's volleyball team falls to Campbellsville

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

The IUS women's volleyball team faced against the Campbellsville University Tigers for their home opener on August 30. However, they ultimately fell short, losing 3 sets to 0. The loss puts their season record at 2-3. The Grenadiers were led by Monica Loftus’s 8 kills while senior Mary Dye and...

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...

Video: 2013 Tennis Preview

Tanner Ives

September 5, 2013

IU Southeast's tennis men's head coach and women's assistant coach, Yancey Walters talks about the 2013 season. The tennis season is underway and coach Walters expects both teams to have great seasons. We discussed the amount of freshman and sophomores on the men's team and his expectations. HE a...

Take me out to the ballgame

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013

For people like me, there are only two seasons: winter and baseball season. As a Hoosier, I will always have a passion for basketball, but my true love is baseball. Even though the Super Bowl is probably the biggest event in all of sports, and football is arguably one of the most popular sports in the United ...

Editor calls foul on excessive celebration

IUS Horizon

September 9, 2012

It is that time of year, sports fans. Swap out your old blue Manning jersey for the new orange one and stock up on your Terrible Towels. It is time for some football. Going into what I hope will be a very entertaining season of football, there is one thing on my mind — what is going to happen in th...

Student compares Russian culture to US

IUS Horizon

March 5, 2012

Irena Sokolova, international studies senior, has made an impact in local sports and plans to make her mark politically in the U.S. Sokolova is a Russian native from Moscow where she lived until she was 14 years old. In 2003, she moved to Indiana with her mother and stepfather. “I moved to Jeff...

Basketball player aims to be sales rep

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Few players can ever hope to turn basketball into a career. Tiffiani Slaughter, communications junior, doesn’t hope to make it that far. She currently plays center on the IUS women’s basketball team. She said she wants to work with people as a sales representative. “I really want to be a phar...

Grenadiers send off senior with a 3-0 rout

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

The IUS volleyball team sent senior setter, Katie Tinsley, off with a 3-0 victory over the St. Catherine College Patriots in her last home match, 25-11, 25-11, 25-11. IU Southeast started fast in the first, behind the serves of Tinsley and raced out to a 6-0 lead that lead to a 25-11 win. Tinsley finished the match wit...

IUS cuts down Mighty Oaks

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

The IU Southeast volleyball team stretched their winning streak to three with a decisive 3-1 victory on Oct. 30 over the Oakland City Mighty Oaks, 22-25, 25-14, 26-24, 25-17. “That’s the best we’ve played at home,” IUS head coach Carrie Lilly said. “That was a good one for the home crowd to s...

IUS assistant coach gives players hope after a life of hardship

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

Alvin Gene Thomas, IUS assistant men’s basketball coach, was on his way to becoming one of Denny Crum’s champions. Thomas was a star basketball player at Male high school in Louisville Ky. He was recruited by Bill Olsen and had been working out with Wiley Brown, IUS men’s basketball head coac...

IUS pitcher overcomes handicap

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

One member of the IUS softball team is blind in her left eye. Charlee “C.J.” Combs, English junior, can only see with her right eye. Seeing is especially difficult since her right eye has 20/60 vision. “I play as if I wasn’t blind,” she said. “I compare myself to others too much when I play softball. I ...

IUS basketball loses to Bellarmine

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

The IUS men’s basketball team lost 87-69 to Bellarmine University on Sunday,  Nov. 2 in their season opening exhibition at Knight Hall. Assistant coach Alvin Thomas said the team won’t dwell on the loss. “We’ll be ready when we have all of our soldiers – all the pieces,” Thomas said. “We had some key players out and we made some...