Ribbon Cutting for Rio Simulation Center Set

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to present a ribbon cutting for the Rio Simulation Center on Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. The ribbon cutting will publicly unveil the state-of-the-art learning center where Rio...

[Men’s Basketball] No. 8 Cougars upend RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – For the better part of one half, the University of Rio Grande went toe-to-toe with one of the top teams in the nation.    But a five-minute stretch at the start of the second...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm hammers Hilltoppers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – It was no secret that the University of Rio Grande entered Monday night's game against Ohio University-Chillicothe as a prohibitive favorite.    The RedStorm wasted no time in...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men win at buzzer

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – In the 36 previous Bevo Francis Invitational Tournaments, the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team had never gone winless on the court.    On Saturday, in the 37th...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women outrun Racers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Northwestern Ohio led just twice, both times in the first half and both by no more than two points, but it took every second of the game's 40 minutes for the University of...

[Volleyball] Cougars cruise to sweep of Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – Just hours after nailing down a post-season tournament berth, the University of Rio Grande failed to maintain its momentum against the league's defending champion.    Indiana...

[Volleyball] Rio ends slide, clinches tourney berth

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – With its back firmly against the wall, the University of Rio Grande volleyball team stepped up in its final home appearance and posted a much-needed victory.    The RedStorm...

[Men’s Basketball] Lakers upend RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – On a night where momentum hard a difficult time in deciding which direction in which it wanted to go, the third time did turn out to be charmed for Wright State University-Lake.  ...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women hold off Fighting Scots

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – If the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team is nothing else, it's versatile in its offensive attack.    The RedStorm did their damage on the inside in the first...

Rio Faculty Member inducted into Band Directors Hall of Fame

Rio Grande, Ohio – A well-known faculty member at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College was just inducted into the West Virginia Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame. Gary Stewart, Assistant Professor of Music Education, received the honor back...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio storms back, but falls to UPike

Rio Grande Sports Information    PIKEVILLE, Ky. – It was a comeback effort which did its level best to reach epic proportion.    But, in the end, it finished as a gut-wrenching defeat.    The University of Rio Grande...

[Volleyball] Bears avenge earlier loss to RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – As the 2019 regular season enters its final week, things are becoming more and more interesting in terms of whether the University of Rio Grande will qualify for the River States Conference...

Symphonic Band to Present Fall 2019 Concert

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande Symphonic Band will present their annual fall concert Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the John W. Berry Performing Arts Theater on campus. The theme of the concert is “Irish Celebration” and will feature the 50...

Veteran’s Day Statement 2019

1969 had its share of memorable events, such as the Moon Landing and Woodstock.  Another event that year is not as well known as the two mentioned above.  On November 4, 1969, United States Vice President Spiro Agnew made a posthumous award of the Congressional Medal...

2019 Campus Police Officer of the Year Award presented

Rio Grande, Ohio – This year marks the fourth year the University of Rio Grande Campus Police Department has recognized a campus police officer with a special award. The ‘Larry and Laura Rees Certificate of Excellence Award’ was presented this year to Officer Richard...

[Men’s Bowling] RedStorm men 32nd in Georgia tourney

Rio Grande Sports Information    MARIETTA, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande men's bowling team rolled its way to a 32nd place finish following Sunday's conclusion of the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic.    The...

[Women’s Bowling] Rio places 21st in Southern Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    MARIETTA, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande posted a 21st place finish in the women's division following Sunday's conclusion of the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic.    The RedStorm...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm drops exhibition game at Marshall

Rio Grande Sports Information    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande managed to hang around for a while against NCAA Division I Marshall University on Saturday afternoon, but once the Thundering Herd got things in order, the RedStorm...

[Volleyball] Late runs lead Red Wolves by Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University East used scoring spurts at the close of each set to post a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-18) win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference...

[Women’s Soccer] Rio women fall in regular season finale

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande women's soccer team entered its regular season finale on Saturday controlling its own destiny.    It finished the day with its post-season fate...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio men maul Mavericks

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande's men's basketball season opener turned out to be one of those games the required a perusal of the record books.    Despite having two members...

[Volleyball] Trailblazers avenge earlier loss to Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Perhaps there was something to the theory that Tuesday's stunning loss at home to Ohio Dominican University might have an adverse effect to the remainder of the University of Rio...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men topple IU East

Rio Grande Sports Information    CENTERVILLE, Ind. – Good teams find ways to survive solid opposition and less than ideal playing conditions – particularly those with something to play for.    Such was the case Thursday night...

[Women’s Soccer] Red Wolves put freeze on Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    CENTERVILLE, Ind. – A three-game winning streak appeared to make the University of Rio Grande women's soccer team a shoo-in to make the River States Conference post-season tournament.    But...

[Volleyball] Panthers mount comeback, drop RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande's matchup with Ohio Dominican University on Tuesday night had no bearing on the River States Conference standings.    But given how things...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm blows past Point Park

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After a quick recognition of its four seniors in pre-game ceremonies, the University of Rio Grande men's soccer team went about the task of making quick work of rival Point Park...

[Women’s Soccer] Pioneers spoil Senior Day for Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – With a three-game winning streak in hand and the excitement of Senior Day ceremonies in the air, a forecast for success seemed to be an easy call for the University of Rio Grande women's...

Rio to host Masterworks Fall 2019 Concert

Rio Grande, Ohio – A fun and engaging local concert is set to take place on the campus of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. Taking place November 17, 2019 from 3-4 p.m., the Masterworks Chorale hopes you join them for their fall...

[Volleyball] RedStorm gets Senior Day sweep of Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Traditionally, the home team tends to prosper on Senior Day.    For the University of Rio Grande volleyball team, that's exactly how Saturday afternoon's game against...

[General] Trio to be inducted to Rio Athletic Hall

By RANDY PAYTONRio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio –  A trio of former University of Rio Grande athletic standouts are joining the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.    P.J. Rase, Ann (Barnitz) Snell and Scott...

[Volleyball] Pioneers cruise to sweep of RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – With River States Conference East Division rival Point Park serving as the opposition for a third time this season, there was nothing charmed for the University of Rio Grande volleyball...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men clobber Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Just a week removed from being limited to just seven shots in a double-overtime loss at WVU-Tech, the University of Rio Grande gave itself plenty of opportunities to find the net.  ...

[Women’s Soccer] Rio women blank Carlow

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Amber Torres scored a pair of first half goals off direct kicks to lead the University of Rio Grande in a 2-0 win over Carlow University, Thursday night, in River States Conference women's...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men fall to 14th in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande slipped four positions into 14th place in to the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Wednesday afternoon.    Head coach...

[Volleyball] RedStorm tramples Tigers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After snapping a four-game losing streak on Monday night, the University of Rio Grande volleyball team's fourth game in six nights turned out to be exactly what the RedStorm needed –...

[Women’s Soccer] RSC honors Rio’s Davis

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior Payten Davis scored eight points in two games to claim River States Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week from Oct. 14-20.    A...

[Women’s Bowling] Rio women 22nd in Western Shootout

Rio Grande Sports Information    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande women's bowling program posted a 22nd place finish in the Columbia 300 Western Shootout, which wrapped up its two-day run on Sunday at Western Bowl.  ...

[Volleyball] Rio falls in four to Bearcats

Rio Grande Sports Information    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Host Brescia University bolted to a quick two-set lead and eventually went on to post a 3-1 win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference volleyball action...

[Volleyball] Grenadiers sweep RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – A bad start, a blown good start and a tough finish proved to be ingredients for a straight sets loss.    Indiana University Southeast extended the University of Rio Grande's...

[Men’s Soccer] Golden Bears edge Rio in 2OTs

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – Closely-contested matchups have become the norm in recent years for the University of Rio Grande and West Virginia University-Tech.    Thursday night's latest meeting between the...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm women rally, bounce Bears

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – Two early first half goals put the University of Rio Grande in a hole.    Two early second half markers helped the RedStorm post their biggest win of the season to date.  ...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men remain 10th in NAIA

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande remained in 10th place according to the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Wednesday afternoon.    The RedStorm (11-2...