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...

Grenadiers burned by red-hot Trailblazers in RSC Championship game

Grenadiers senior forward Hannah Coleman tries to drive through Ohio Christian's defense during the fourth quarter of the RSC Championship.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

The stage was set on Tuesday, March 3 for the River States Conference Championship game, which was hosted at the Activities Building at IU Southeast. In one corner, the IUS Women’s Basketball team, fresh off a thrilling 96-95 victory in the RSC Semifinal on Feb. 29. In the other corner was Ohio...

Grenadiers scrape by Eagles, take first in RSC West

Senior Guard Madi Woods surpasses 1,000 career points with a free throw during the fourth quarter of the Grenadiers' win against Midway.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

The Activities Building was near full capacity before 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, as the IUS women’s basketball team hosted the Midway Eagles in a River State Conference match-up with heavy playoff implications. Before tipoff, the Grenadiers honored its trio of seniors: Ariana Sandefur, Madi Woods...

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...

IUS Tennis preps for spring 2020 season

Brock Winchell prepares to serve during a match against Asbury University on April 11, 2019.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The IUS Men’s Tennis team had another strong run in 2019. Despite finishing with an overall record of 11-11, they posted a 4-1 record in River States Conference play, giving them the second seed in the RSC Tournament. They reached the championship match, facing regular-season and eventual tournament...

Grenadiers fall to Golden Bears despite career night from Hendricks

Freshman guard Jocobi Hendricks drives by WVU Tech's Junior Arrey in transition in the second half.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

Freshman guard Jocobi Hendricks started 2020 on the right foot from a personal standpoint. The Waggener High School product had a career night last Thursday as he amassed 28 points and 11 rebounds, which could be remembered by some as “The Jocobi Hendricks Experience.” The rest of the IU Southeast...

Late Grenadier comeback not enough against Golden Bears

Ariana Sandefur (left) and WVU Tech's Logan Dudley rush after a loose ball in the third quarter.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

The new year is viewed as an opportunity to get started on the right foot, but that was not the case for the IU Southeast women’s basketball team. The Grenadiers saw an 82-75 loss to River States Conference rival West Virginia Tech last Thursday. Despite coming into the contest with the best 3-Point...

Grenadiers sweep Pioneers in walk-off fashion on alumni day

Sydney Seger gets mobbed by teammates after delivering a walkoff RBI single in the ninth inning of game two of a doubleheader versus Point Park University.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

After splitting their first River States Conference doubleheader against Carlow last Friday, the IU Southeast softball team returned to Koetter Sports Complex the following day to face off against Point Park University. Before the start of game one, Grenadier softball players of years past were honored...

Grenadiers fend off late Celtics run

Junior Madi Woods guards against a Carlow point guard in the first half of their 77-67 win over the Celtics.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

The IU Southeast women’s basketball team started 2019 in a less-than-desirable situation, beginning the new year in the midst of a 1-9 stretch that saw their overall record go from 7-1 to 8-10. Their only win during this cold stretch was against Miami-Hamilton (OH), which was due to the game being...

A record-worthy career

Senior pitcher Becca Schoenung hits a fastball to avoid a strike. Photo courtesy of IUS Athletics, used with permission.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019

Coming into the 2019 softball season, the IU Southeast Grenadiers will field seven seniors for their final seasons. Several of these seniors are leaving their marks on the program, now entering its twelfth year of existence, by writing their names in the record books. One name in those books is senior...

IUS women’s basketball begins push for RSC title

Senior forward Josie Hockman applies pressure on a press in last season's 68-46 loss to Roosevelt University. Hockman finished the game with 10 points and four rebounds.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

It was 1989 when Robin Farris took the helm as skipper of the IU Southeast women’s basketball program, leading the Grenadiers to a 15-15 record that year. Now, Farris is about to embark on his 30th campaign with the program, the longest tenure in IUS history. Last year IU Southeast saw the Grenadiers fi...

A Guide to the 2018-19 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Squads

Junior Sam Venter sets up a backhanded return in a Spring 2018 match. Venter is one of four juniors who Epkey believes will lead the men's team this season.

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

Entering his sixth season as head coach of the IU Southeast tennis program, Joe Epkey knows a thing or two about winning at the collegiate level. From earning GLVC Freshman of the Year honors at the University of Southern Indiana to winning a MAC regular season championship at Ball State — both of which as a player — Epkey is familiar with how a tennis pro...