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Pirates bested in Monday matinee

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Wrestling Pirates opened their 2018-19 dual campaign with Monday matinee contest against the crosstown Lutheran West Longhorns. In a revival of previous tradition, wrestling in front of the LWHS student body, pep band, and cheerleaders at a 2:15 p.m. start time, the Longhorns defeated the Pirates, 51-30. Forfeits in 10

All Teams Schedule: Week of Dec 10 – Dec 16

Dec 10 Varsity Wrestling at Lutheran West High School Lutheran West 2:15 pm   Dec 11 Boys Varsity Basketball at Holy Name High School Holy Name High School 7:30 pm | Cicerchi Field Dec 12 Boys Varsity Swimming vs. Elyria Catholic High School, Elyria Catholic High School Elyria Catholic 5:45 pm | Rocky River High

Pirates take 7th at Saturday invite

CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Rocky River earned an impressive seventh-place finish in a field of a dozen talented teams at Saturday’s Redskin Invitational. [results] Led by Matt Williams’ runner-up finish at 113 pounds, the Wrestling Pirates earned 92 team points in the meet. “We wrestled very well during the pool wrestling,” said Head Coach Dan

The 3rd is the word in Pirate victory

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River snapped a five-game winless streak with a masterful come-from-behind effort in a 3-2 win over Hudson on Saturday. Saturday’s Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League Red North East Division contest saw the visiting Explorers shut out the Pirates — two goals to none — over the first 30 minutes

River repels Redmen, remains unbeaten

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River’s 2018-19 Great Lakes Conference opener was played on a cold, early-December evening. Light patches of snow dotted the grounds in and around the area of Wagar & Detroit, and the melted runoff splashed aside vehicles delivering Pirate and Redmen fans to the premises while the varsity squads of Rocky

Pirates swamped by Gators

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — A slow start for Rocky River evolved into a rout for Laurel, as the Gators thrashed the Pirates, 75-30, on Friday evening. Laurel (5-1) bolted to a 21-5 lead at the outset of the contest, and the Gators managed to double up the Pirates in each quarter of the game. A

Sevens wild in Cards game

MENTOR, Ohio — Rocky River battled back from an early 3-0 deficit to earn a 7-7 tie in a wild shootout at Mentor on Friday. Logan Fortune and Danny Asmar each scored a pair of goals in helping the Pirates (6-3-2) snap a three-game losing skid. The host Cardinals led the contest, 2-0, at the

Youth shines in win over Valley Forge

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River evened its season record with an impressive 50-32 victory over Valley Forge on Wednesday night. The Maroon & White held the host Patriots to a 17.2-percent (10-of-58) shooting performance in a contest that marked River’s Great Lakes Conference opener. Rocky River (1-1, 1-0 GLC) got 15 points from senior

Home victory runs River to 2-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates opened their 2018 home season on Tuesday, and the Sons of Blackbeard gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about as Rocky River defeated Wellington, 68-48. Rocky River (2-0) shot a robust 56.3 percent (27-of-48) from the floor in taking down the Dukes in wire-to-wire fashion. The victory served

Lane Lines — Dec. 3

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes from Rocky River Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming & Diving: the first edition of “Lane Lines” for the 2018-19 season … The swashbuckling, splash-and-dash Pirates opened their season with twin wins over Westlake on Nov. 28. The Rocky River boys’ squad defeated the Demons, 110-73, while the girls’ team