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Rio Cancels 2020 Graduation

RIO GRANDE, OH – The University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College announced the cancellation for the 2020 graduation ceremonies that were to be held on August 29th. In an email sent to students on July 24th, President Ryan Smith expressed disappointment...

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New scholarship Opportunity for Gallia County Residents

Rio Grande, Ohio – Established just this year, the Mindy Pope Memorial Scholarship will first be awarded this fall to a resident of Gallia (or Perry) County. But this scholarship will be awarded differently than most. Begun in memory of a daughter, sister, player,...

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Spring 2020 Dean’s and Merit List

RIO GRANDE, OH- The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College congratulates the following students for their scholastic achievement during the unusual Spring 2020 semester. The students who are recognized on the Dean's List earned a 3.75 GPA or higher...

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Rio to host annual health fair

Rio Grande, Ohio – It’s time to “Spring Into Health” at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. The annual health fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 at the University of Rio Grande Lyne Center Gymnasium. According...

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Rio announces Dean’s Honor and Merit Lists for Fall 2019

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2019 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...

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Lyne Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lyne Center when the RedStorm entertains Midway University in a River States Conference basketball doubleheader on Sat., Jan. 25th. Members of the 1968-69 men's basketball team...

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[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women quiet Golden Bears

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    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, though, was that the RedStorm made the Golden Bears pay for theirs much more than the other way around.
    Rio finished with a 24-13 advantage in points off of turnovers, helping to fuel an 80-63 over Tech in River States Conference women's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande remained unbeaten as a result of the victory, improving to 10-0 overall and 3-0 in league play.
    WVU-Tech, which had a two-game win streak stopped, slipped to 2-5 overall and 2-1 in the RSC.

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

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    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 were able to accomplish.
    Head coach Corey Momsen's squad came up one two wins shy of playing for a national title after suffering a 51-34 loss to St. John's (MN) University in National Collegiate Rugby's Small Schools Midwest Regional Championship, Sunday afternoon, at the Emerson Soccer Fields within Forest Park.

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[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women rout Pioneers

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    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.
    Kaylee Darnell tied a career-high with 16 points, while also adding a career-best 10 rebounds and game-high four assists to lead Rio's 86-49 rout of Point Park University, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference women's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    The RedStorm improved to 9-0 overall and 2-0 in conference play with the win.
    Point Park dropped to 4-2 overall and 0-2 in the RSC as a result of the loss.

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

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    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 might pull off a feat that 20 previous opponents hadn't done – deal the Eagles a loss.
    In the end, though, that's not how things ended up working out.

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

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    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 option.
    The Shelby, Ohio freshman buried a go-ahead three-point goal with 2.4 seconds to play and the RedStorm picked off Point Park University's ensuing inbounds pass to preserve a 67-66 win over the Pioneers, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference men's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande evened its overall record at 3-3 and moved to 2-0 in conference play with the victory, its first in four home outings this season.
    Point Park, which was looking to avenge a loss to the RedStorm in the semifinal round of last year's conference tournament, dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-2 inside the RSC.

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[Cross Country] Rio’s Booth, McCarthy earn All-American honors

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    VANCOUVER, Wash. – The final race of the fall for two University of Rio Grande cross country standouts ended in about as positive of a fashion as anyone could've hoped.
    Senior Cody Booth (New Philadelphia, OH) and sophomore Mackenzie McCarthy (New Franklin, OH) both earned All-American honors after their respective outings in Friday's NAIA Cross Country Championships at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Championship Course.
    Booth finished 36th out of 333 runners in the men's division after completing the 8k course in a time of 25:50, while McCarthy placed 39th among 340 competitors in the women's 5k race after crossing in 19:00.
    The top 40 finishers in each race were named All-Americans.

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

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    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 recognized last weekend by the River States Conference with both its Offensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year honors.
    But without question, Silva's 17th goal of the season was his biggest to date.

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[Wrestling] Rio wrestling earns first dual victory

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    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 Center.
    The RedStorm posted a 35-14 triumph over Cornerstone (Mich.) in its opener, before dropping a 38-7 decision to the host – and 16th-ranked – Gray Wolves.

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