[Men’s Basketball] MVNU avoids upset, rallies past Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Just when it appeared that the University of Rio Grande was poised to record its biggest upset win in recent memory, the RedStorm offense did its best impression of Jimmy Hoffa and disappeared...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm cruise past Cougars

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande built a double-digit lead with an 11-0 run to close the opening quarter and the RedStorm went on to post an 83-60 win over Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Saturday...

[Men’s Basketball] Warriors roll past RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    LAKE WALES, Fla. – Midland (Neb.) University parlayed a hot start into a big early lead and an eventual 80-56 win over the University of Rio Grande, Thursday afternoon, in the final round of the Holiday Inn Express...

[Women’s Basketball] Lancers pull away from Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    HONOLULU, Hawaii – Mount Marty (S.D.) College rallied from a six-point third quarter deficit and continued to pull away in the fourth period, posting an 81-64 win over the University of Rio Grande, Thursday...

[Men’s Basketball] Royals pull away from Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    LAKE WALES, Fla. – Warner University used an 11-1 run midway through the second half to erase a two-point deficit and the No. 21-ranked Royals went on to post a 100-88 win over the University of Rio Grande,...

[Women’s Basketball] Ravens hold off RedStorm women

Rio Grande Sports Information    HONOLULU, Hawaii – LaRanda Thomas finished with a game-high 25 points, while Skylar Washington added 12 points to help Benedictine (Kan.) College hold off a short-handed University of Rio Grande, 82-76, in the...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm routs OU-L in CoC Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Kyle Lamotte had a game-high 19 points and five assists to lead five double-digit scorers for the University of Rio Grande in a 103-50 rout of Ohio University-Lancaster, Monday afternoon, in...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio men hold off Point Park

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Gunner Short scored 13 of his game-high 17 points in the second half, including a go-ahead bucket with 1:32 left to play, lifting the University of Rio Grande past Point Park University, 78-73,...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women take down Pioneers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – To borrow a line from "Wildcats", the 1986 comedy starring Goldie Hawn, Rio Grande's meeting with Point Park University on Saturday afternoon was, "U-G-L-Y and it had no...

Rio Students Attend Generation IX Conference

Students at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to be leaders in changing campus culture across the nation. To learn new ways to achieve this goal and share their own ideas with other college students across the state, members of...

Rio Celebrates Homecoming

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has a long tradition of honoring its 142-year history. To celebrate the alumni who have created this history, Rio hosted its annual Homecoming Week. The week long event begins with the Bevo Francis Memorial...

Ohio History Day Comes to Rio

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (ESC) will cohost the annual Region 9 Ohio History Day, this spring on the university’s main campus. Students in 4th through 12th grades from...

Rio Raises Student Project Funds with #RioGivingDay

Rio Grande, OH –The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recently celebrated the first ever #RioGivingDay to raise funds for various campus projects in support of students’ educational needs as part of national #GivingTuesday. In total, the...

Rio Education Students Host Food Drive

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students in the University of Rio Grande’s Bunce School of Education are working to make a difference in Southeast Ohio. As part of this effort to support the community, Dr. Sangeeta Gulati’s Multicultural Relations class hosted a canned food drive...

Rio Campus Police Receives Safety Award

Rio Grande, Ohio –     The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Campus Police continue to show their dedication to keeping the campus community safe. To honor this dedication, the department has been presented with AAA Insurance’s East Central...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm rallies past Wilberforce

Rio Grande Sports Information    WILBERFORCE, Ohio – Jaida Carter scored 20 of her game-high 24 points in the second half and Jimi Howell had 12 of her 18 points after halftime, leading the University of Rio Grande's 72-69 come-from-behind win...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio to host Newt Oliver Coaches Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – A full day of basketball action is on tap for Saturday, with five games scheduled to comprise the 13th Annual Newt Oliver Coaches Classic at the University of Rio Grande's Newt Oliver...

Christmas 2018 Statement

On behalf of the members of the URG Chaplaincy, I wish the members of the Rio Family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! To the Jewish members of the Rio Family, I offer greetings for a Happy Chanukah! 2018 is not only the centennial anniversary of the end of...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men place six on All-America team

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande placed six players on the 2018 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men's Soccer All-America teams announced Tuesday night.  ...

[Men’s Basketball] Ohio Christian holds off Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – In the end, it was a hole that was just too deep to crawl out of.    Ohio Christian University built an 18-point second half lead, but was forced to survive a fierce rally by the...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women roll Trailblazers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After a tough loss at River States Conference rival Indiana University East on Wednesday night, the University of Rio Grande couldn't have scripted a better rebound effort.  ...

Rio Students Attend Leadership Conference

Students at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to create a difference in Ohio. To learn new ways to achieve this goal and share their own ideas with other college students across the state, members of Rio’s Student Senate...

[Women’s Basketball] Late rally lifts Wolves past Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – Indiana University East used a 12-1 run which bridged the closing seconds of the third quarter and the opening minutes of the fourth quarter to spark a 73-63 win over the University of Rio Grande,...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women climb in latest NAIA poll

NAIA/Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande jumped six spots to No. 18 in the first NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 poll of the 2018-19 regular season.    The...

[Men’s Basketball] Russell named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande center Earl Russell averaged a double-double in two wins last week to earn River States Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 19-25.    A...

Rio Hosts Intergenerational Festival

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Social Work Student Council hosted the 18th annual Intergenerational Fall Festival to bring people of all ages together for an evening of fun, food and friendship. Associate Professor of Social...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women too much for Shock

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – After coughing up a double-digit first half advantage, the University of Rio Grande scored the first five points of the second half to take a lead it would never relinquish and went on to post a...

[Men’s Basketball] Quick start fuels RedStorm past Seahawks

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The University of Rio Grande scored the game's first 11 points and then survived a second half run by Keiser (Fla.) University to nail down a 67-59 win over the Seahawks, Sunday morning, in...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women fall in overtime

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The first loss of the 2018-19 campaign for the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team certainly had nothing to do with a lack of effort.    Head coach David...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm outlasts Eagles in 2OT

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Hadith Tiggs' emphatic slam dunk with 1.4 seconds remaining in the second overtime period gave the University of Rio Grande an 86-84 win over Robert Morris (Ill.) University, Saturday...

Thanksgiving 2018 Statement

On behalf of the members of the URG Chaplaincy, I bid the members of the Rio Family a Happy Thanksgiving! The United States is not the only country to celebrate Thanksgiving. Canada, China, Germany and Liberia are among those countries that celebrate their own version...

[Women’s Basketball] Holden named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Junior guard Sydney Holden led No. 24-ranked University of Rio Grande (Ohio) to three wins last week to pick up River States Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov....

[Men’s Basketball] Late-game heroics lift Rio men to win

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Cameron Schreiter drilled a go-ahead three-pointer with 25 seconds to play and then came up with a victory-clinching steal in the closing seconds, leading the University of Rio Grande to a 65-62...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm bounces Blue Devils in NAIA opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Four different players scored second half goals to lead the University of Rio Grande in a 4-0 win over Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University, Saturday afternoon, in the opening round of the...

[Men’s Basketball] Rams rally to upend Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Ty'quon Reid scored all of his team-high 13 points in the final 8-1/2 minutes of the game, leading Bluefield College to a come-from-behind 61-54 win over the University of Rio Grande, Friday...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm wallops Wright State-Lake

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Jaida Carter led five double-digit scorers and Sydney Holden narrowly missed a quadruple double as the University of Rio Grande rolled to a 99-28 win over Wright State University-Lake in the...