The Horizon

Saddened by professional sports stars’ behaviors

IUS Horizon March 3, 2011

It seems like every week there is a new sex scandal or incident of infidelity filling up the news. Much to my dislike, more and more of these scandals have been popping up in professional sports over...

NCAA consistent with inconsistency

IUS Horizon January 25, 2011

As a sports fan, I sincerely hope the NCAA’s New Year’s resolution was to make better decisions in 2011. The 2010 year was filled with controversy and highly questionable rulings which seemed to pile...

Grenadiers neutralize Patriot offensive, earn first victory of season

IUS Horizon November 15, 2010

The IUS Women’s Basketball team defeated St. Catharine College for their first win of the season, 66-52, on Nov. 10 in the Activities Building. The Grenadier’s home-opener was a game of defense...

Grenadiers cede lead, lose first game at buzzer

IUS Horizon November 7, 2010
The IUS Men’s Basketball team lost its season opener 85-83 in dramatic fashion against St. Catharine College on Nov. 2 in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers had a 21-point lead at halftime and lost the game on a last-second shot by the Patriots. “It was a good test to prepare us for the end of the year, and we will learn from this game,” Wiley Brown, IUS Men’s Basketball head coach, said.

Contractor hits gas line; leak quickly repaired

IUS Horizon October 25, 2010
The New Albany Fire Department was called to IU Southeast because a gas line was hit behind the Koetter Softball Sports Complex. On Oct. 20, a subcontractor working for Insight Communications was running fibers on the telephone poles and drilling an anchor for each pole where the lines were placed. Around 5:30 p.m., the anchors were being drilled 5 feet in the ground when a subcontractor realized they hit a 2-inch gas line.

Lady Trailblazers cut through Grenadiers

IUS Horizon October 25, 2010
The IUS Women’s Basketball team had its first scrimmage of the season against visiting Vincennes University on Oct. 20 in the Activities Building. The scrimmage consisted of two 20-minute halves, with a five-minute halftime. Vincennes University won both halves by a score of 38-22 in the first half and 42-30 in the second half of the scrimmage.

Yarr! Blue Raiders swab deck with Grenadiers

IUS Horizon October 19, 2010
The IUS Volleyball team was defeated by Lindsey Wilson College in a dramatic four set match on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers lost their final home match for the season 19-25, 25-21, 15-25 and 28-30. The loss drops IU Southeast to 14-11 for the season.

Grenadiers bring down Mighty Oaks

IUS Horizon October 10, 2010
Despite facing adversity, the IUS Volleyball team defeated Oakland City University on Oct. 5 in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers lost Lindsey Ragland, sophomore right-side hitter, due to illness and hospitalization just two hours before the match. Despite the unexpected lineup change, the Grenadiers defeated the Mighty Oaks 25-20, 25-13, 25-18 and 25-18. The win takes the Grenadiers to 13-9 for the season.

Flag football breeds competition, comraderie

IUS Horizon October 10, 2010
The IUS Intramural Flag Football League gathered to play its second week of games on Oct. 2. This year, the Intramural Flag Football League has 13 men’s teams, four co-ed teams and three women’s teams. Perry Brown, head of intramural sports and fitness center coordinator, started the Intramural Flag Football League in 2006. “This is the first year we were able to have a women’s team,” Brown said. “In the past, we were able to accumulate one team but never another to be able to play them. This year, we were able to gather up three women’s teams and co-ed teams.”

Grenadiers lose match, snap win streak

IUS Horizon October 4, 2010
IUS Volleyball’s nine-game win streak came to end on Tuesday, Sept. 28, after being defeated by Campbellsville University. The Grenadiers lost to the Tigers in three straight sets, 25-9, 25-23 and 25-17. The loss drops IU Southeast to 10-8 for the season.

We’re streaking: Grenadiers win sixth straight

IUS Horizon September 26, 2010
The IUS Volleyball Team defeated rival Spalding University for its sixth straight win on Sept. 21 in the Activities Building The Grenadiers defeated the Golden Eagles in three straight sets, 25-20, 25-21 and 25-12. After starting the season 1-7, the Grenadiers have fought back and won six straight, bringing their record to 7-7 for the season.

Grenadiers roar past Panthers

IUS Horizon September 19, 2010
The IUS Volleyball Team defeated Kentucky Wesleyan University for its first home win on Monday, Sept. 13, in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers lost a close first set, 25-22, but pushed back by winning the next three, 25-10, 25-17 and 25-18. “I don’t know what they were doing the first set,” Lesley Drury-Prather, IUS Volleyball head coach, said. “I have no idea who that team was, but thank goodness they woke up and came alive to pull off the next three.”
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