The Horizon

Grenadiers break out brooms in home opener

Senior Alexis Bassett prepares to serve during the IUS Volleyball team's season opener against Oakland City University.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Having become a full member of the River States Conference on July 1, Oakland City entered the Activities Building on Thursday looking to get their first victory in the conference since 1975, back when the conference was the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). The Oaks were part of t...

Bump! Set! Spike!

The volleyball team celebrates a point during a home match against Cincinnati Christian University last season. The Grenadiers home opener will fall on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. against St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018

The 2018-2019 athletics year is set to get underway with the return of Grenadier volleyball right around the corner. On paper, the 17-20 record from last season may not seem too impressive. After starting the year 0-11, the injury-ridden Grenadiers finally got healthy and rattled off 12 consecutive victorie...

IUS volleyball downs Boyce

Tyler Clerkin, staff reporter

October 21, 2016

The IUS volleyball team faced off against the Boyce College Bulldogs on Thursday, Oct. 20. The Grenadiers were able to take the match 3-0 and improve their record to 20-8 for the season. Senior and team captain Katie Fischer led the Grenadiers with 10 kills while freshman Lindsey Howell and...

Grenadiers struggle in regular season finale

Maddie Jacobi, freshman defensive specialist, goes up for a block against a Cincinnati Christian player in the Grenadiers regular season game on Thursday, Nov. 5.  Jacobi tied for a team-high 11 kills in the loss.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

In the final game of the regular season, the IUS volleyball team fell to Cincinnati Christian University (25-19, 22-25, 23-25, 21-25) on Thursday, Nov. 5 as they finish the regular season with a 17-16 record. The Grenadiers were without Hannah Joly, freshman outside hitter, who was out with a concussio...

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Maddie Jacobi, freshman defensive specialist, prepares to serve the ball against Oakland City on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The Grenadiers lost the match in five sets for their second consecutive loss.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015

The IUS volleyball team fell to Oakland City University on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in five sets (21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 27-25, 11-15). The loss is the second straight five set loss for the Grenadiers. “We didn’t do a good enough job sticking with our game plan,” head coach Eric Brian said. “When we...

Grenadiers stay red hot, increase winning streak to seven games

The IUS volleyball team huddles up after a set in their match against Midway University on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Grenadiers won the match and continued their win streak to seven games.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The IUS volleyball team beat Midway University in straight sets (25-16, 25-22, 25-11) on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to continue their winning streak to seven games. The Grenadiers improve their overall record to 14-7 and are 8-2 in conference play. “We did a good job coming in with a game plan of what ...

Grenadiers beat Carlow University in straight sets, continue winning streak

The Grenadiers huddle up after a point in their match against Carlow University on Friday, Oct. 9. With the win, the Grenadiers win their sixth straight game.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2015

The IU Southeast volleyball defeated the Carlow University Celtics Friday, Oct. 9 in straight sets (25-13, 25-12, 25-15) as they won their sixth straight game. “I was very pleased with how everyone played tonight,” head coach Eric Brian said. The game lead off with a pair of aces from Hannah J...

Grenadiers cruise to fifth straight win

Hannah Barker, junior setter, serving the ball against Ohio Christian University on Thursday, Oct. 8. The Grenadiers won the match in straight sets. Barker had a game-high 28 assists in the win.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2015

The Grenadiers beat Ohio Christian University in straight sets (26-24, 25-21, 25-17) on Thursday, Oct. 8 to win their fifth straight game. The Grenadiers improve their record to 12-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. In the first set the Trailblazers took an early 9-2 lead against the Grenad...

Grenadiers get back on track by beating Brescia in straight sets

IU Southeast and Brescia University players shake each other's hands after Thursday's game on Oct. 1. The Grenadiers beat the Bearcats in straight sets.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2015

The IUS volleyball team played against conference opponent Brescia University on Thursday, Oct. 1. The Grenadiers beat the Bearcats in a decisive three set sweep (25-21, 25-16, 25-20). The Grenadiers looked to bounce back from a loss on Tuesday night against IU Kokomo, but they had to make some adj...

Grenadiers lose to IU Kokomo in straight sets

Maddie Jacobi, freshman defensive specialist, serves the ball early in the first set against IU Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The Grenadiers lost the match in straight sets.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

The IU Southeast women’s volleyball team fell to IU Kokomo in straight sets on Tuesday, Sept. 29 (26-24, 25-14, 25-23). The loss snaps the Grenadiers’ two game conference winning streak. After the two conference wins in a row, the grenadiers looked to keep the ball rolling Tuesday night. After to...

Not your normal freshman athlete

Freshman Hannah Joly preparing for the next play in a game against IU East on Thursday, Sept. 10. Joly had a game and team high ten kills in the game.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

Freshman Hannah Joly is from Floyd Central High School and is no stranger to the demands of being a student athlete. “She has the type of mentality where she would run through a brick wall,” Eric Brian, volleyball head coach, said. Joly has been playing volleyball since she was in seventh grade...

Grenadiers lose in four sets to Point Park

Monica Loftus, freshman right outside hitter, goes up to spike the ball against Point Park on Friday, Sept. 18. Loftus had seven kills as the Grenadiers loss in four sets.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2015

The IUS volleyball team returned home on Friday, Sept. 18 as they hosted Point Park University at 7 p.m. in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers fell short to the reigning KIAC conference champions, losing in four sets (25-23, 25-23, 20-25, 25-22). The Grenadiers are now 5-6 for the year and are 1-1 in conferen...