Monday, January 22, 2018

Gallipolis defeats Athens, 55-32 in cage opener

Submitted by Hobart Wilson, Jr. Host Gallipolis Gallia Academy defeated visiting Athens 55-32 in Friday night's 2017-18 hardwood opener in Centenary. The Blue Devils led 15-7, 29-15 and 41-26 at the quartermarks. Gallipolis led by Zack...

Rio’s Holden named RSC player of the Week

NEW ALBANY, Ind. - University of Rio Grande sophomore Sydney Holden led the RedStorm to a pair of tournament wins and claimed River States Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for the...

Angels top Oaks girls; Devils lose nightcap

Submitted by Hobart Wilson, Jr. The Gallipolis Blue Angels defeated the visiting Oak Hill girls Tuesday night in a Foundation Game on the GAHS hardwood, 55-45. In the nightcap, the Oak Hill boys held on to...

Remembering the architect of Rio Basketball, John Newton ‘Newt’ Oliver

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - John Newton "Newt" Oliver, the architect behind the Rio Grande College men's basketball teams from 1952-54 which were led by the prolific scoring efforts of Bevo Francis, passed away Sunday...

Rio Wildlife Society to host speaker on feral swine

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Chapter of the Wildlife Society will host a presentation with USDA Wildlife Services feral swine specialist Joe Martin at 3...

State Representative Ryan Smith named Hoop Master for The Hoop Project 2017

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Each year, the organizers of the Hoop Project, scheduled for July 15 and 16 in the Gallipolis City Park, name a Hoop Master to honor those who inspire and support the...

Mud volleyball tournament set to benefit fair relocation effort

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Get muddy for a good cause at the Mud Volley Tournament on Aug. 4, 2017. Muddy Nights Under the Lights Mud Volleyball Tournament will be at the Gallia County Junior Fair Horse...

Hoop Project to take place July 15-16 in Gallipolis City Park

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Southern Ohio’s premier 3-on-3 full court outdoor basketball tournament will take place on July 15-16, 2017 along the streets surrounding Gallipolis City Park. Participants will receive t-shirts, and trophies for divisional winners....

Moana Luau Pool Party to be held at Gallipolis Municipal Swimming Pool

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Gallipolis Municipal Swimming Pool will host a Moana Luau Pool Party on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The pool party is a non-profit community event sponsored by the Gallipolis Foundation. Fans of...

URG claims River States Conference All-Sports Cup

FLORENCE, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande, Ohio has claimed the River States Conference Commissioner's All-Sports Cup as the top overall athletic department in the league for the recently completed 2016-17 school year. The...

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