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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

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

Grenadiers extend home winning streak to three

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

Grenadiers bounce back against Alice Lloyd

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

Grenadiers lose another conference game

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

Cold winter for Grenadiers

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

New assistant brings AAU background to team

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

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...

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...

IU Southeast doesn’t disappoint in Homecoming game

Blake Stewart, Staff writer

February 18, 2015

    The IU Southeast men’s basketball team had little trouble against the Asbury Eagles on Homecoming Saturday afternoon. They disposed of Asbury 75-55 in the activities building. The win put the Grenadiers at 8-15 overall and 5-7 in conference play. The Grenadiers came in to the game, l...

IU Southeast wins despite late game surge by Rio Grande

IU Southeast wins despite late game surge by Rio Grande

Blake Stewart, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

    The IU Southeast men’s basketball team withstood a second half comeback by the University of Rio Grande on Tuesday night to win 90-85. The Grenadiers are now 7-14 overall and 4-6 in the KIAC. The Grenadiers had a double digit lead for much of the first half thanks to an early...