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The IUS Baseball team returns to the dugout upon completing throwing practice prior to a contest against West Virginia Tech on March 1, 2020.

Baseball looks to replicate magic of shortened 2020 campaign

Grenadiers return almost entire roster from last year's shortened, historic 18-1 campaign, as well as add key newcomers
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor February 3, 2021

That Was Then, This Is Now 2020 was brewing to be a season for the ages for the IU Southeast Baseball team. The Grenadiers won their first 12 contests, which was not only their best start under Head...

Head Coach Wiley Brown uses a timeout to strategize with his players during a home game against IU Kokomo on Feb. 18, 2020.

Men’s Basketball looks to make deep tournament run in peculiar 2020-21 Season

The Grenadiers will lean on mostly experience in hopes of deep playoff run amid COVID-19, move to NAIA Division I
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor October 25, 2020

The IU Southeast Men's Basketball team endured another devastating playoff defeat at the hands of rival IU East in last year's River States Conference Tournament semifinals at the Activities Building....

Head Coach Robin Farris uses a timeout to give instructions to his team during a home game against IU Kokomo on Feb. 20, 2020.

Women’s Basketball looks to prove themselves in strange 2020-21 season

Grenadiers will rely mostly on underclassmen in strange 2020-21 season amid COVID-19, move to NAIA Division I
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor October 14, 2020

The IU Southeast Women’s Basketball team last took the court on March 3, 2020, when they hosted the championship game of the River States Conference Tournament. After a strong quarterfinal victory against...

The NAIA passed legislation on October 7, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.

NAIA passes legislation allowing student-athletes to be compensated for name, image, and likeness

How will this groundbreaking decision affect Grenadier athletes?
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor October 9, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed groundbreaking legislation, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL), making...

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.

IUS Volleyball set to open unique 2020 season

Grenadiers looking to build off strong 2019 campaign despite threat of COVID-19 and uncertainties regarding postseason
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...

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.

IUS Women’s Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Grenadiers fielding mix of experience and youth in deep conference field
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

The IU Southeast 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....

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

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

IU Southeast tennis squads come back from slow season start, prepare for deep postseason run
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...

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.

Grenadiers reloading for another chance at NAIA World Series

Halfway through the season, IUS baseball looks to win RSC with young core, veteran leadership
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,...

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

Sydney Seger starts senior season with a historic bang

IUS softball senior sets career home run record in first game of 2019 season
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...

Junior pitcher Alex Shoettmer in delivery to the plate.

Grenadiers Baseball: New Year, New Team

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...

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

Bringing the Team Together

Recruitment, player transfers and other ways collegiate teams get constructed.
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...

Mary Dye, IUS Basketball

IUS athletes take on new challenges

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...

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