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IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

Jayla Rose, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

IU Southeast graduate Hayley Little is now the coach for the IU Southeast cheerleading team she said helped build her. Admittedly, Little enjoys her coaching cheer at IU Southeast, but said it requires year-round dedication. “The season starts in the summer, and ends when basketball ends. That...

Grenadiers fend off late Celtics run

Junior Madi Woods guards against a Carlow point guard in the first half of their 77-67 win over the Celtics.

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

Senior pitcher Becca Schoenung hits a fastball to avoid a strike. Photo courtesy of IUS Athletics, used with permission.

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...

J3 – A basketball journey

IUS senior Jamie Johnson takes it to the rim against Ohio Christian University.

Jared Farris, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019

IU Southeast senior Jamie Johnson (known as J3) has lead the young Grenadiers towards another potential River States Conference Championship this season. Voted to the All-River States Conference Preseason team which features the best players in the River States Conference, Johnson has excelled so far...

Stout defense leads way in men’s win over Miami-Middletown

Senior guard Jamie Johnson attempts a free throw in the Grenadiers' 114-64 Homecoming rout of Miami-Middletown.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

The men’s side was back in action in the second game of Saturday's, Nov. 3, Homecoming doubleheader, hosting the Miami-Middletown ThunderHawks just four days after their impressive 82-78 road win over No. 16 University of the Cumberlands. Though his squad lost some of its size before the se...

IUS women dominate home opener versus Fisk

Junior guard Aaliyah Bell drives and rises up for a layup attempt in the women's 100-54 Homecoming win against Fisk University (Tenn.).

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team, with its mix of faces old and new, started the season on the right foot, defeating visiting Fisk University (Tenn.) 100-54 in front of a crowd of over 250 people at the Activities Building Saturday, Nov. 3, in the first game of the annual Homecoming do...

Dual Threat

Now a senior, Baylee Krueger has learned the delicate balancing act of playing on two college sports teams, all while keeping up with her full-time course load.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

It’s very common for an athlete in high school to play multiple sports, such as basketball and baseball, to help them stay active and out of trouble for a longer portion of the school year. That’s not the case in college, where sports schedules often overlap with each other, making it impossible to ...

IUS women’s basketball begins push for RSC title

Senior forward Josie Hockman applies pressure on a press in last season's 68-46 loss to Roosevelt University. Hockman finished the game with 10 points and four rebounds.

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...

Jamie Johnson — becoming a leader on the court

Jamie Johnson slams a dunk against Asbury University. Below, Johnson brings the ball up the court against IU East.

Gavin Lagle, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Jamie Johnson, senior shooting guard on the IU Southeast men’s basketball team, learned from the best to maximize the potential of his teammates and himself. “I know we have a lot of new, young guys coming in … I just want to be the best leader that I can,” Johnson said. Johnson said that...

IUS men’s basketball team ready for 2018-19 campaign

Senior shooting guard Jamie Johnson drives up the floor against IU East in last season’s RSC Tournament Championship game. Johnson earned Second Team All-American honors after leading the Grenadiers with 19.9 points and 2.6 steals per game.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Entering his 12th season as the head coach of the Grenadiers, Wiley Brown is looking to add to an already lengthy number of NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament appearances. The member of the 1980 national champion University of Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team has built one ...

Garrett Fensler looks to leave behind a legacy of his own

IU Southeast men’s tennis junior, Garrett Fensler, swings through a forehanded return in a Spring 2018 match. Fensler earned all-conference honors for his second consecutive season in 2017-18.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Ayear after earning his second consecutive all-conference honors, junior Garrett Fensler has his mind set on leading the IU Southeast Men’s Tennis squad as they continue their winning tradition. The culture built around the tennis program — one that has seen a number of first team all-conference sele...

Degree on her mind, Volleyball in her blood

Sophomore setter Hannah Sipe prepares for a serve in the Grenadiers 3-0 loss to IU Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The IU Southeast Volleyball team is currently enjoying a very strong start to their season, beginning the 2018-19 campaign with a 12-4 record. The Grenadiers did not receive their first loss until they were confronted by the defending national champions, fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson on Sept. 4. O...