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Remembering Dr. Barry Dorsey

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Dr. Barry M. Dorsey, who served as the 18th President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande  Community College from July 1991-January 2006. He was one of the...

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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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Ohio History Day returns to Rio

Rio Grande, Ohio – The Region 9 Ohio History Day Contest will make a return to the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College for the second year in a row this coming March. This spring event, slated for March 7, 2020, allows students in grades 4-12...

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Campus Police receives AAA Award

Rio Grande, Ohio – For the second year in a row, the University of Rio Grande Police Department has received recognition from the East Central Office of AAA. Earlier this month, Chief Scott Borden accepted the 2019 “Community Traffic Safety Gold Award” for continued...

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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...

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[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men shoot down Eagles

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Gabriel Silva recorded a hat trick and the University of Rio Grande's defensive effort remained downright stingy as the RedStorm rolled Asbury University, 4-0, in non-conference men's soccer action, Saturday night, at Evan E. Davis Field.
    Freshman Diego Martinez (Santiago Chile) added three assists for the RedStorm (9-2-1), who ran their unbeaten streak to seven straight games with a fifth consecutive shutout win.
    Rio Grande outshot the Eagles, 29-1, and has allowed the opposition just one shot over its past two outings.

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[Women’s Soccer] Rio women, Eagles play to 1-1 draw

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The bad news was that the University of Rio Grande women's soccer team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end on Saturday evening.
    But when all was said and done, the good news was that the RedStorm now find themselves in the midst of a five-game unbeaten streak.
    An own goal allowed visiting Asbury University to erase a second half deficit and the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in non-conference play at Evan E. Davis Field.

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[Men’s Rugby] No. 9 Rio bounces Big Red

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande spotted Denison University an early lead, but then proceeded to deliver a big beatdown to the Big Red.
    Finn Tomlin and Devon Scriber had two successful tries each and four other players added a score of their own as the RedStorm cruised to a 50-3 victory, Saturday afternoon, in men's rugby action at Red Valley Pitch.
    The RedStorm, who earlier in the week earned a No. 9 ranking in the Small Schools Division of National Collegiate Rugby's Top 25 poll, improved to 4-0 with the win.
    Denison slipped to 1-3 with the loss.

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[Volleyball] Grenadiers put down Rio rally

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    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast bolted to a quick lead, but had to quell a spirited comeback attempt by the University of Rio Grande to post a 3-1 triumph over the RedStorm, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference volleyball action at the Student Activities Building.
    The Grenadiers improved to 10-8 overall and 6-2 in conference play with a 25-15, 25-15, 14-25, 27-25 victory.
    Rio Grande dropped to 5-11 overall and 3-5 in league play with a fifth straight loss. The RedStorm also fell to 0-6 in road contests with the setback.

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[Volleyball] Eagles rally to drop RedStorm

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    MIDWAY, Ky. – Midway University regained its early momentum with a late third set rally and then held on down the stretch in set four, posting a 3-1 win (25-15, 19-25, 25-19, 25-22) over the University of Rio Grande, Friday night, in River States Conference women's volleyball play at Marshall Gymnasium.
    The Eagles won for the 11th time in 13 outings overall and for the fifth time in seven conference matches.
    Rio Grande suffered a fourth straight loss, falling to 5-10 overall and 3-4 in the RSC.

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[Men’s Cross Country] Booth takes first at Royals XC Challenge

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – University of Rio Grande senior Cody Booth ran to the championship of the Men's Blue Division in Friday's Royals Cross Country Challenge, hosted by Queens University at McAlpine Park.
    Booth (New Philadelphia, OH) finished the 8k course in a time of 24:41, which was 37 seconds quicker than runner-up Carter Mckenna of Davis & Elkins (WV).
    The event featured 25 teams and 188 individual runners.

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[Women’s Cross Country] Rio’s McCarthy third at Royals XC Challenge

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – University of Rio Grande sophomore Mackenzie McCarthy took third place in the Women's Blue Division of Friday's Royals Cross Country Challenge, hosted by Queens University at McAlpine Park.
    McCarthy, a native of New Franklin, Ohio, traversed the 5k course in a time of 18:05, finishing behind Jessica Price and Cherise Carreira, who finished in 17:10 and 17:19, respectively. Price ran Unattached and Carreira represented the host school.
    McCarthy's finish set a new personal-record and was 48 seconds faster than her previous PR.

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[Men’s Soccer] Rio men overwhelm Midway

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Charlie Chechlacz netted three goals and assisted on another to lead the University of Rio Grande in a 6-0 rout of Midway University, Thursday night, in River States Conference men's soccer action at Evan E. David Field.
    The RedStorm, who are ranked 18th in the latest NAIA coaches poll, improved to 8-2-1 overall and 4-0 in the RSC with a fifth straight victory.
    Midway dropped to 5-4 overall and 1-3 in conference play as a result of the loss.

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[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm women extend win streak

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Chase Davis scored a pair of second half goals, leading the University of Rio Grande to a 4-2 win over Midway University, Thursday evening, in River States Conference women's soccer action at Evan E. Davis Field.
    The RedStorm improved to 4-5-1 overall and 4-1 in conference play with a fourth consecutive victory.
    The Eagles dropped to 3-6 overall and 1-4 in the RSC with loss.

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[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Calvin medals at Golden Bear Classic

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    DANIELS, W.Va. – University of Rio Grande junior Jacob Calvin carded a final round 4-over par 76 on Tuesday to take medalist honors in The Golden Bear Classic, hosted by West Virginia University-Tech, at The Resort at Glade Springs' Cobb Course.
    Calvin, who hails from Chillicothe, Ohio, held on to his two-shot first round lead and edged Patrick Dodson of Bluefield College by one shot with a 36-hole total of 4-over 148.
    WVU-Tech's Nicholas Eroles was third at 7-over 151.
    As a team, Rio Grande finished fourth in the seven-team event at 57-over par 633.

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