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Sophomore outfielder Derek Wagner follows through on his swing as he watches a ball soar out of the park for a two-run blast during the Grenadiers' 14-3 victory over Georgetown College on April 6.

Baseball blows by Georgetown for 17th straight win

Wagner goes 3-for-4 in home debut with a homer, Tanksley smacks two dingers as Grenadiers rout Tigers 14-3
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

A key theme with the IU Southeast Baseball team in 2021 was the myriad injuries the Grenadiers suffered throughout the season. As the calendar turned to April, however, the Grenadiers began to return...

Freshman right-hander Brooklyn Gibbs fires a fastball to Oakland City's McKendree Ward, resulting in a groundout to second base to end the first inning of the nightcap of a doubleheader on April 6. The start for Gibbs was her first since March 3 against #5 Marian after recovering from a torn UCL in her left thumb.

Softball sweeps Oakland City to remain undefeated in RSC play

Gibbs makes highly anticipated return from injury, combines with Ogg for no-hitter to cap off four-game season sweep of Oaks
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

After sweeping Brescia to begin River States Conference play, the IU Southeast Softball team felt confident as they began a key portion of their schedule. Fueled in part by the recent return of junior...

Junior catcher Brody Tanksley (#27) taps helmets with teammates Matt Monahan (center) and Clay Woeste after smashing a three-run home run against Oakland City in the nightcap of a doubleheader on April 3. The homer was Tanksley's second big fly on the day after hitting a two-run shot in the day game of the twin billing.

Baseball maintains winning streak and perfect RSC record with sweep of Oakland City

Grenadiers sweep Oaks to win their 15th straight contest, move to 15-0 in conference play
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

The IU Southeast Baseball team had to feel confident in themselves a week after sweeping a crucial three-game series against River States Conference rival Asbury. The sweep of the Eagles helped the...

Brescia's Brooklyn Ray (#31) tries to make contact on an off-speed pitch from Grenadier freshman pitcher Gabby Mahoney, resulting in a weak groundball back to the pitcher's circle in the nightcap of a doubleheader on March 29. Mahoney went 5.2 innings, allowing four runs on 10 hits and earning her fifth win as the Grenadiers took the game 11-4 and swept the four-game season series against the Bearcats.

Softball sweeps Brescia to begin RSC slate

Grenadiers sweep doubleheaders against Bearcats in consecutive days to begin RSC play
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 31, 2021

The last time that the IU Southeast Softball team confronted a River States Conference rival, they endured a 13-0 loss against Rio Grande in the 2019 RSC Tournament before winning the loser's bracket to...

Junior utilityman Tyler Mills, (#12), attempts to keep spirits high in the dugout during the tense opener of a crucial three-game series against Asbury on Friday, March 26. The Grenadiers battled through 10 innings before winning 7-6 in the bottom the 11th.

Baseball continues RSC dominance with sweep of Asbury

Grenadiers walk off in two games en route to series sweep of Eagles, remain perfect in conference play
Garland Noel and Brandon Miniard March 29, 2021

As the season reaches the halfway point, the IU Southeast Baseball team has to consider themselves fortunate for their current standing. After starting the season 5-10, the Grenadiers are currently riding...

Freshman Connor Mason returns a volley against Asbury's Duarte Teixeira at #5 singles on March 27. Mason fell behind early in the match before rallying back to win the match 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(8).

Men’s Tennis drops close match to Asbury

Despite multiple close matches, Grenadiers fall 4-3, extending losing streak against Eagles
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 28, 2021

Despite a 2-3 start to the spring portion of their season, the IU Southeast Men's Tennis team caught their footing as they began River States Conference play. The mostly youthful Grenadiers started the...

Freshman Adalyn De Witt goes back near the fence to return a deep shot against Asbury's Kendall Jablonowski on March 27.

Women’s Tennis gets blown away by Asbury

Audrey De Witt records lone singles victory as Grenadiers fall 6-1, extending losing streak against Eagles
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 28, 2021

Despite starting the spring season 1-3, the IU Southeast Women's Tennis squad hit their stride when they began River States Conference play earlier this month. Beginning with a narrow 4-3 victory over...

Drew Hensley (left) and Clay Woeste celebrate after the former hit an RBI bloop single, giving the Grenadiers a 1-0 lead during the day game of a doubleheader against IU Kokomo. The breakthrough hit eventually led to a 10-0 Grenadier victory.

Baseball sweeps IU Kokomo in pivotal RSC series

#11 Grenadiers blow out Cougars in two out of three games en route to sweep
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

After a strong 4-0 week highlighted by a sweep of River States Conference rival Rio Grande, the IU Southeast Baseball team started the past week with a close 7-6 loss to #8 University of the Cumberlands...

Ellie Jackman rips an RBI single to centerfield, driving in Ysa Fox. The hit completed a late Grenadier rally to take game two of a doubleheader against Huntington University on March 13.

Softball snaps cold streak with sweep of Huntington

#22 Grenadiers take day game by comfortable margin before using late rally to take nightcap to sweep Foresters
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

After starting the season with a record of 11-1, the IU Southeast Softball team encountered a slight rough patch over the past week. The Grenadiers, who moved up to #22 in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll,...

Ellie Jackman barely beats the tag of Siena Heights' Lily Guerra to steal second base during game two of a doubleheader against the Saints on March 6.

Softball sweeps Siena Heights for first half of weekend slate

#24 Grenadiers breeze through day game, rally late in nightcap to sweep Saints as part of packed weekend schedule
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

The IUS Softball team continues to impress in the early goings of the 2021 campaign. Despite suffering their first loss of the season after splitting a midweek doubleheader against #5 Marian University,...

Clay Woeste slides into third base after hitting a triple to centerfield during game one of a doubleheader against Rio Grande on March 6.

Baseball opens conference play with sweep of Rio Grande

#11 Grenadiers sweep RedStorm in three-game weekend series to begin RSC action
Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter March 8, 2021

After going 2-7 in a week highlighted by a four-game sweep at Huntington University's hands, the IU Southeast Baseball team had to prove that such an unfortunate cold streak was merely an aberration. The...

Grenadier pitcher Hannah Ogg fires a strike in game one of a doubleheader against #5 Marian University on March 3. Ogg appeared in both contests, pitching 10 innings while allowing three runs on eight hits.

Softball splits midweek doubleheader with Marian

#24 Grenadiers use strong first inning to take day game, drop nightcap against #5 Knights
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

The IU Southeast Softball team had a strong start to the season, winning their first six games against Alice Lloyd, Grace College, and IU South Bend. During that span, the #24 Grenadiers were an offensive...

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