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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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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 Basketball] RedStorm goes cold in 2nd half, falls at Asbury

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WILMORE, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande rallied to twice slice a double-digit second half deficit down to just four points, but host Asbury University closed the game on an 8-1 run to pull away for a 76-65 win over the RedStorm, Saturday afternoon, in non-conference men's basketball action at the Luce Activities Center.
    Rio Grande, which played without the services of sophomore forward Shiloah Blevins (South Webster, OH) – the team's second-leading scorer and top rebounder – slipped to 5-6 with the loss.
    Blevins missed the game while recovering from dental surgery over the holiday break.
    The Eagles, like Rio Grande a member of the River States Conference, collected their seventh win in nine outings overall.

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[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm rolls past Alice Lloyd

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – For the second time in as many days, the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team avenged one of its earlier losses and edged closer to what's been an elusive .500 mark for the season.
    The RedStorm spotted Alice Lloyd College an early six-point lead before opening up an 11-point halftime cushion of their own and rolling to a 108-90 win over the Eagles, Wednesday afternoon, in non-conference play at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande, which dropped a 98-94 decision at Alice Lloyd on Dec. 11, improved to 5-6 with the victory.
    The Eagles, who were playing for the first time since their home win over the RedStorm, dropped to 2-1 as a result of the loss.

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[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women upend Cougars

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After coughing up an early double-digit lead, the University of Rio Grande used a strong third quarter finish to pull away again and post an eventual 85-77 win over Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Tuesday afternoon, in non-conference women's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    The RedStorm improved to 4-6 with the victory, snapping a two-game losing streak against the Cougars, including an 11-point setback at Mount Vernon 14 days earlier.
    MVNU slipped to 3-6 with the loss.

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[Men’s Volleyball] Rawls to head RedStorm men’s volleyball program

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande is turning to a familiar face to get its men's volleyball program off the ground.
    The school has tabbed former women's volleyball graduate assistant coach Nick Rawls as the head coach of one of its newest athletic programs.
    Rawls spent the past six seasons as the head men's volleyball coach at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, N.C., where he posted a 57-69 record overall.

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[Softball] RedStorm picked second in RSC softball poll

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    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has been picked second in the 2021 River States Conference Softball Coaches' Preseason Poll.
    The poll, which was conducted through voting by each of the league's 10 head coaches, was released by league officials over the Christmas holiday break.
    The RedStorm collected three first-place votes and 75 points in the balloting.

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[Men’s Basketball] Scoreless stretch spoils Rio upset bid

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    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis ran off 17 consecutive points over a six-minute span in the second half to pull away for a 65-54 win over the University of Rio Grande, Sunday night, in non-conference men's basketball action at the Hutzell Athletic Center.
    The Cougars, who were ranked 20th in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25, improved to 10-1 with the victory.
    Rio Grande dropped to 5-5 with the loss.

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[Women’s Basketball] Foresters start fast, quiet RedStorm

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    HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University jumped to a double-digit lead inside the game's first four minutes and never looked back, cruising to an 87-68 win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in non-conference women's basketball play at Platt Arena.
    The Foresters outscored the RedStorm in each of the game's first three periods en route to a fourth win in six outings.
    Rio Grande fell to 3-6 with the loss.

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[Women’s Basketball] Rio women rally, upend Maple Leafs

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    GOSHEN, Ind. – Lexi Woods scored 13 of her team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead the University of Rio Grande in a come-from-behind 92-88 win over Goshen College, Friday night, in non-conference women's basketball action at Gunden Gym.
    The RedStorm picked up a second straight victory, upping its overall season mark to 3-5.
    Goshen fell to 2-7 with the loss in a game that featured five ties and six lead changes.

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[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men take down UPike

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – For the University of Rio Grande men's basketball program, wins against the University of Pikeville have been hard to come by in recent seasons.
    In fact, prior to Thursday night's meeting between the two schools, it hadn't happened in a little more than 15 years – when current Rio Grande head coach Ryan Arrowood was a senior for the then-Redmen.
    But streaks, as they say, are made to be broken.

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[Baseball] Rio’s Surrell named preseason All-American

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande redshirt sophomore second baseman Clayton Surrell was among those named to the 2020 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Association Preseason All-America Team.
    The 17-player list was selected by the NAIA-BCA All-American Committee and released Wednesday afternoon.
    Surrell, who is one of seven non-seniors on the list, earned the same preseason honor last year. His 2020 campaign got off to a slow start before ending with a injury just eight games into the schedule.

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