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Penalized Pirates prevail, 15-5, at Revere

RICHFIELD, Ohio – A sharp-shooting Pirate offense netted 15 goals on 21 shots, and the Brethren of the North Coast survived 11 penalties as Rocky River defeated Revere, 15-5, on Tuesday night. Rocky River (2-0) got multiple goals from Evan Connelly, Nolan Connelly, Zach Konrad, Nolan Weaver and Matthew Willse on a night that saw

A thrill in the chill!

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – Rocky River opened its 14th season with a thrilling 11-10 overtime victory over St. Edward on Friday night. Senior attackman Matthew Willse whistled the game-winner past the Eagle netminder at the 1:46-mark of the extra session. And at the 30-degree mark on the thermometer on a clear, chilly opening night in Lakewood.

Pirate March halted in Norwalk

NORWALK, Ohio – Rocky River Wrestling saw its season come to a close on Saturday. Four Pirates advanced to the Norwalk District Tournament but would be denied advancing to state brackets in Columbus. [district brackets] River’s competitors – Matt Williams at 106 pounds, Josh Bergin at 126, Tommy Koch at 195, A.J. Ihnot at 220

Green Wave crashes down on Pirates

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River had its 2017-18 season come to an end at the hands of a talented Green Wave squad on Friday, as Holy Name ousted the Pirates, 86-62, in an Ohio Division II Championship sectional final. The top seed in the North Ridgeville District, Holy Name pulled off a three-game season

River wins, advances in bracket

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A staunch Pirate defense led the way, as Rocky River defeated Lutheran West, 59-35, to advance in opening-round play of the North Ridgeville District Tournament on Tuesday. Junior forward Luke Coyne posted a double-double, notching 14 points and 10 rebounds, and a deep and effective Rocky River defense held the visiting

River closes out season with State swims

CANTON, Ohio – Rocky River’s Boys and Girls Swimming & Diving teams competed at the 2018 Ohio Championships over the weekend. The Pirates placed 43rd in the boys Division II standings and 52nd in the girls Division I competition. [results: DI | DII] River qualified for the state meet in two individual events (100-yard breaststoke—Elijah

Four go forth for Wrestling Raiders

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Rocky River has advanced four wrestlers into district-level competition. Earning top-4 finishes – the cut line for advancing – at Saturday’s Division II Sectional Tournament at Bay High School were Matt Williams (fourth place at 106 pounds), Josh Bergin (fourth at 126), Tommy Koch (third at 195) and A.J. Ihnot (third

Game effort

BROOKLYN, Ohio – Rocky River was knocked out of district bracket play in a hard-fought 3-1 loss to St. Ignatius on Saturday. A fast-skating and elusive rotation of forward lines helped the Wildcats (27-9-1) outshoot the Pirates, 30-17, marking just the second time the Maroon & White have been outshot by double digits this season

Pirates sunk by scoreless third

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – This year’s Division II Elyria District Girls Basketball final four will not include the Maroon & White colors of the Rocky River Pirates. Fifth-seeded Rocky River (10-14) fell to No. 4 Holy Name, 35-28, on Thursday night. A decisive third quarter – a scoreless one for the Pirates — was the

Pirates blank Shoremen, 6-0

BROOKLYN, Ohio – Rocky River didn’t really get rolling until the third period of the game, but the Pirates prevailed in Tuesday’s second-round district tournament contest, shutting out Avon Lake, 6-0. With its ninth win in a row, Rocky River (23-10) now advances to a Saturday district semifinal against St. Ignatius (2 p.m., John M.