The Horizon

No excuses

April 18, 2010

Well, this is it — my final column for The Horizon. I have to admit typing this column is bittersweet. I am set to graduate in May, which means I no longer have the excuse of being a college student. Being...

Blame it on the NBA

April 4, 2010

When John Calipari was announced as the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, he said he was going to recruit the best of the best. He did just that, as he brought in what...

Big Ben faces sex scandal

March 14, 2010

No professional athlete should have problems with the ladies. For some reason, this does not seem to be the case for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Big Ben has been accused of...

Six IUS basketball players suspended

February 21, 2010

Six IUS basketball players have been suspended following a brawl during the basketball game between IU Southeast and Berea on Feb. 18. According to NAIA bylaws, “Any players who were involved in fighting...

Public apology too late, Tiger

February 21, 2010

This past Friday, Feb. 19, Tiger Woods finally came out of hiding to make a public statement regarding his infidelity to his wife. The truth of the matter is, while his apology seemed sincere, he should...

Expansion a bad idea

February 7, 2010

Recently, there have been talks about expanding the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field from 65 to either 68 or 96 teams. This is a bad idea. The NCAA Tournament is the single most exciting event...

Belichick shut down

November 30, 2009

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, let his cockiness cost his team a huge game in the race for home-field advantage in the American Football Conference playoffs. In...

Fantasy football overload

November 10, 2009

Every year I get together with some of my closest friends, and a few guys I won’t see again until this time next year, and we draft our fantasy football teams. Draft Day used to be a special day for...

Culbertson Mansion spooks guests, raises money

October 26, 2009

The Culbertson Mansion is celebrating its 140th anniversary. The Victorian-style mansion has stood at 914 E. Main St. since 1869 and was once the home to William Culbertson who was once considered to...

Limbaugh’s NFL bid shot down

October 19, 2009

Controversial conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh was dropped from a group trying to buy the NFL’s St. Louis Rams on Oct. 14, setting off a media firestorm. It was the right thing to do for the...

Still a contender

September 30, 2009

Reportedly, more than one million people forked out $50 to watch the Floyd Mayweather/Juan Manuel Marquez fight on Sept. 19. This was the first time a major boxing match aired on pay-per-view on the same...

Assistant coach returns

August 26, 2009

A familiar face will return to the sideline for the men’s basketball team this season. Brad Zellner was named as the new assistant coach for the team on Aug. 5. He is replacing Antwain Banks, who resigned...

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