[Men’s Basketball] Rio men start fast, hold off UPike

Rio Grande Sports Information    PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande bolted to a 17-4 lead to begin the game and then held on down the stretch to post a 59-52 win over the University of Pikeville, Thursday afternoon, in non-conference...

[Baseball] RedStorm picked No. 4 in RSC poll

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has been selected fourth in the 2022 River States Conference Baseball Coaches' Preseason Poll.    The poll, which was determined through...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm quintet honored by OSCA

Rio Grande Sports Information    BEREA, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior midfielder Ewan McLauchlan leads a group of five RedStorm standouts who have been named to the 2021 Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association NCAA Division II/NAIA All-Ohio...

[Men’s Basketball] Lourdes leaps past RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – With the Christmas holiday just over one day away, there were “Lords a leapin'” inside the Newt Oliver Arena on Thursday afternoon.    Unfortunately for the...

[Women’s Basketball] Bears deal Rio women first loss

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – They say that all good things must come to an end.    Unfortunately, the sentiment of the oft-used adage includes the perfect start to the 2021-22 season for the University of Rio...

[Men’s Basketball] Warriors take down RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Tech used a 24-4 run that bridged the final 4:45 of the first half and the first 4:23 of the second half to break a 19-all tie and eventually post a 64-47 win over the University of Rio...

[Men’s Basketball] Racers score late to nip Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    LIMA, Ohio – For the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team, Saturday afternoon's meeting with the University of Northwestern Ohio provided a look at two constants of the RedStorm's season to...

[Men’s Rugby] RedStorm trio named All-Conference

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has placed three players on the 2021 Allegheny Rugby Union Small College All-Conference Team.    Representing the RedStorm on the squad were freshman...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women rough up Bulldogs

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team didn't have the red-hot shooting touch that they enjoyed in last Saturday's win at Indiana University East, but that didn't...

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[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men slip past Wilberforce

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – It looked a lot like one of those classic battles between Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed that were staged in the “Rocky” movie series.    Eleven ties and 17 lead changes...

[Wrestling] RedStorm wrestlers divide pair of duals

Rio Grande Sports Information    CINCINNATI, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande wrestling team divided a pair of matches hosted by Mount St. Joseph University on Sunday at the Harrington Center.    The RedStorm dropped a 44-9...

[Women’s Basketball] Red-hot Rio women roll IU East

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – While the temperature was falling sharply outside of Indiana University East's Student Activity Center on Saturday afternoon, the University of Rio Grande was blistering hot inside on Lingle...

[Men’s Basketball] Red Wolves hold off RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – When all was said and done, Indiana University East did manage to keep its perfect all-time record against the University of Rio Grande intact.    But the Red Wolves' latest...

[Men’s Soccer] McLauchlan leads RedStorm All-America picks

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande senior midfielder Ewan McLauchlan led a group of five RedStorm standouts who were named to the 2021 NAIA Men's Soccer All-America teams on Wednesday...

[Wrestling] RedStorm drops OVU, Tech in RSC Duals

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Two Rio Grande wrestlers collected three wins each and the RedStorm posted two victories in three outings at the River States Conference Duals, Saturday afternoon, at Midway University's Marshall...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio men rally past Fighting Scots

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – Caleb Wallis scored 10 of his season-high 15 points in the second half, including nine in a go-ahead game-ending run, and teammate Shiloah Blevins added 11 of his 13 points after halftime to lead...

Chaplaincy Christmas Statement 2021

On behalf of the Chaplains in the URG Chaplaincy, I wish the members of the Rio Family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This year is the 300th anniversary of the publication of the French hymn “Noel Nou Velet, Noel Chanton Ici” better known to us today as “Sing...

Students Meet with Secretary LaRose

JACKSON, OH- Selected students representing the University of Rio Grande’s business and professional communications programs recently attended a round table meeting with Ohio’s Secretary of State Frank LaRose that was held at the University of Rio Grande Jackson...

[Wrestling] Battling Bishops bounce RedStrom

Rio Grande Sports Information     DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University collected wins in eight of 10 matches and posted a 34-7 victory over the University of Rio Grande, Wednesday night, in men's wrestling action at Branch Rickey...

[Women’s Basketball] Jordan claims weekly RSC honor

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior Hailey Jordan powered the undefeated RedStorm to a pair of big wins to earn River States Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 22-28.

Darcy’s Study Abroad Update

Life in Wales has me searching for the motivation to get moving on my assignments and has me spending multiple hours in library looking for the research I need for my research proposal. I’m currently sitting outside the classroom waiting for professor to get here. I...

2020 Atwood Achievement Award – Stephen Moses ’80

The Atwood Achievement Award recognizes alumni for personal achievement reflecting credit upon the University, including professional or civic accomplishments, and who have an interest in promoting the ideals and objectives of the institution. The 2020 winner, Mr....

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women upend No. 9 Warriors

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – In his 29-plus years as the women's basketball head coach at the University of Rio Grande, David Smalley has enjoyed his fair share of memorable victories.    None of his...

THANKSGIVING STATEMENT 2021

This year is the 400th anniversary of the event most Americans recognize as the first Thanksgiving.  Permit me to share with you a few facts about this event which may reveal to you a Thanksgiving such as you have never experienced. One of the earliest written...

[Men’s Basketball] WVU-Tech wallops Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – West Virginia University-Tech's last trip to the Newt Oliver Arena resulted in a thrilling, buzzer-beating slam dunk by the University of Rio Grande's Shiloah Blevins which lifted the...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women quiet Golden Bears

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – There were plenty of tunrovers between the University of Rio Grande and West Virginia University-Tech on Tuesday night, with each team committing 18 miscues.    The difference,...

[Men’s Rugby] Rio Rugby falls in regional finals

Rio Grande Sports Information    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Although the University of Rio Grande's first-year men's rugby program may have come up short in reaching its ultimate goal, it's difficult to be too disappointed in what the RedStorm...

[Wrestling] Mabry, Freeman lead Rio efforts at Life Open

Rio Grande Sports Information    MARIETTA, Ga. – Tommy Mabry became the first University of Rio Grande wrestler to advance to a tournament final, while Mitchell Freeman collected five wins for the RedStorm as part of Saturday's Life University...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women rout Pioneers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande wasted the bulk of its quick first quarter start.    The RedStorm made sure that wouldn't be the case over the final three stanzas.  ...

[Men’s Soccer] Top-ranked Eagles rally to oust RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    COLUMBIA, Mo. – For a few fleeting moments in the second half of Saturday afternoon's post-season showdown with top-ranked Central Methodist (Mo.) University, it appeared as if the University of Rio Grande...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio men beat buzzer, Point Park

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Cody Lantz may not have been the first option on the play that University of Rio Grande head coach Ryan Arrowood drew up in the huddle but, as thing turned out, he certainly was the best...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm nips Red Raiders in OT thriller

Rio Grande Sports Information    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Rio Grande freshman forward Gabriel Silva finished regular season play as the RedStorm's leading goal scorer with 16.    Thus, the Sao Luis, Brazil native was...

[Cross Country] RedStorm duo to run in NAIA Championship

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will be represented by a pair of athletes in Friday's NAIA National Cross Country Championship at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Championship Course in...

Students Meet with Local and State Officials

Rio Grande, OH- Rio students from the American State Government class recently traveled to the West Virginia Statehouse in Charleston, West Virginia and the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. At the West Virginia Statehouse, students met with Delegate Steve Westfall...

[Wrestling] Rio wrestling earns first dual victory

Rio Grande Sports Information    SYLVANIA, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande wrestling program made history on Wednesday night, posting its first-ever dual match victory as part of a triangular hosted by Lourdes University at the Ebeid Rec...

[Men’s Basketball] Fast start propels Rio men past Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The University of Rio Grande scored 20 of the game's first 24 points and never looked back, cruising to a 90-62 victory over Carlow University, Tuesday night, in River States Conference...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women crush Carlow

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Carlow University likely felt fortunate in that it only trailed the University of Rio Grande by 11 points at halftime.    But if the Celtics were seriously entertaining thoughts of...