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IUS Volleyball set to open unique 2020 season

Members of the Grenadier Volleyball team celebrating moments after defeating RSC rival IU Kokomo in their home finale on Nov. 2, 2019. Photo provided by the Unofficial IUS Women's Volleyball Facebook page.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

Half of a year has passed since IU Southeast fielded an athletic team amid the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been even longer since Grenadier volleyball competed in a match, having last been defeated in five sets by West Virginia Tech in the opening round of last year’s River States C...

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Junior Lauren Winchell prepares to receive a serve during a double header against Kentucky Wesleyan and Brescia on Friday, March 22, 2019. Photo by IUS Athletics, used with permission.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Women’s Tennis team had a solid showing in 2019, going 10-11 overall and finishing with a 6-1 record in River States Conference play—good for the second seed in the RSC Tournament. In the semifinals, the Grenadiers went down to the wire against IU East, but ultimately fell to the Red Wolv...

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

Daulton Fensler hustles to answer a serve sent down the line. Fensler hopes to travel far with the men’s squad this postseason.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Starting in the fall of 2018, the IU Southeast men’s and women’s tennis squads embarked on a 2018-19 campaign that started slowly. Rain-outs and matches against several schools ranked in both NAIA and NCAA put both squads under .500 early on. Once the spring portion of the season rolled around,...

Grenadiers reloading for another chance at NAIA World Series

Head Coach Ben Reel and the IUS baseball infield gather around relief pitcher Owen Evans during game one of last Saturday's doubleheader against Rio Grande.

Brandon, Miniard

March 18, 2019

Note from the author: All stats and records are accurate as of 3/14/2019 Last season, the IU Southeast baseball team finished the year with a 41-14 record, their third straight season of 40-plus wins, winning their seventh River States Conference regular-season title in 11 years. They were eliminat...

Sydney Seger starts senior season with a historic bang

Sydney Seger loads herself up before hitting off a batting tee during batting practice

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Note from Author: Sydney Seger’s career stats are accurate as of February 15 The IU Southeast softball team started their 12th year of existence off on the right foot, sweeping a season-opening doubleheader at Alice Lloyd College. It was what happened late in the first game that made the start ev...

Grenadiers Baseball: New Year, New Team

Junior pitcher Alex Shoettmer in delivery to the plate.

Jacob French, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2017

The IUS baseball team is  coming off a 43-15 2016 season, a school record for wins, including 27-1 in the then named Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Grenadiers started the 2017 season ranked 22 in the preseason NAIA coaches poll, including the number 1 ranking in the newly named R...

Bringing the Team Together

enior guard and transfer from UC - Clermont, Katie Slavey attacks the basket. Slavey played her last three years as a Grenadier. Photo by Parker Henes

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

In the history of sports, there are usually two types of teams. Teams with good coaches and teams with good players. However the truly special teams have managed to have both. Whether it has been a factor of a good coaching staff and having a group of players who are on the same page mentally, ...

IUS athletes take on new challenges

Mary Dye, IUS Basketball

Somolia Pumphery

March 21, 2016

Playing college sports usually means student athletes play four years of one sport before graduation. Here at IU Southeast, things can be a little different. The next two semesters will have senior forward for the IUS men’s basketball team Jordan Thompson and senior forward for the IUS women’s...

KIAC changes name to River States Conference

The KIAC changed to the River States Conference.

Parker Henes, Sports Editor

March 6, 2016

The conference that IU Southeast plays in changed their name and logo to celebrate the one hundredth year anniversary of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) on Friday, Mar. 4, 2016. The KIAC has restructured their image. The new name of the KIAC is the River States Conference. This...

Hitting the books: the life of an IUS athlete

Hitting the books: the life of an IUS athlete

Elijah Lossner, Sports editor

August 27, 2014

Being able to play sports on a college level is a dream come true for many high school athletes and perhaps a source of envy for many who follow college sports. However, being a student-athlete isn’t always high-fives and homeruns. That may hold even truer for the National Association of Intercollegiate...

Teams recognized for character

IUS Horizon

November 5, 2012

Sometimes in a competition, when a prize is thrown into a situation, typically all the things an athlete has learned about teamwork and camaraderie seem to be forgotten, and suddenly it becomes every person for his or herself. However, the IUS men’s and women’s basketball teams are now being looked...

IUS set to host KIAC championship

IUS Horizon

October 28, 2012

The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selected IU Southeast to host the semifinal and championship games this year. “I’m very honored to host the KIAC this year,” Joe Glover, athletic director, said. Previously, the KIAC was a Kentucky-school conference only, but it has no...