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Pirates storm Normandy, 2-0

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River defeated Normandy, 2-0, on Tuesday in a match marked the Pirates’ second conference affair of the 2018 season. Shutting out an opponent for the fourth time this season, Rocky River (4-1-1, 1-0-1 Great Lakes Conference) got second-half goals by junior Andrew Fry and senior Christian Devorace in dispatching the host

River beats Bay in battle of league’s best

AVON LAKE, Ohio – Rocky River won a key Great Lakes Conference match on Tuesday, defeating the Bay Rockets, 163-170, at Sweetbriar Golf Course. The M & M Boys — Mac Milenius and Matthew McDonald – paced River’s efforts in the battle between conference unbeatens. Milenius carded six pars en route to firing a 3-over

Crow’s Nest: Weekly All-Sports Round-Up

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — An at-a-glance look at Pirate Athletics for the week of Sept. 10 …     FOOTBALL …   Varsity — Last Week: River opened its 2018 home campaign with a 41-7 win over Collinwood. This Week: Sept. 14 vs. Holy Name (7 p.m.)   The 102nd season of Rocky River Football

Postgame Notebook: Pirates vs. Collinwood

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes from Rocky River’s Sept. 7 victory over Collinwood … POINTING THE RIGHT WAY: Rocky River’s 41-7 victory over Collinwood spelled the program’s biggest single-game point total since Oct. 20, 2017, when the Pirates hung 44 on the Parma Redmen. In Friday’s win, River outscored the Railroaders, 27-0, over

Return to action nets Pirate victory over Padua

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River Boys’ Soccer hadn’t logged a win, loss or tie since Aug. 29. But the Pirates broke free from their heat-induced layoff with a crisp 4-0 victory over the Padua Bruins on Saturday night. After a postponed midweek match – a home tilt against Valley Forge that has been rescheduled

Pirates defend home port in 41-7 win

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – It took the Pirates some time to gain traction in their Friday night battle with the visiting Railroaders, but once they did, the clanking of swords went the way of the Men in Maroon as Rocky River defeated Collinwood, 41-7. Making their 2018 Rocky River Stadium debut, the Pirates broke free

Extra effort nets win over Bay

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – It took many an extra point to do it, but the Rocky River Pirates pulled off a three-set sweep of the Bay Rockets in Great Lakes Conference action on Thursday. The host Pirates prevailed by scores of 30-28, 29-27, 25-17, in what marked their first action on the court since Aug.

Bees best Bucs by 11

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio – Rocky River dropped a non-conference home match to Medina on Thursday. The Battling Bees fired a four-man score of 158, undercutting the Pirates (169) by 11. River’s four scores were posted by Will Bennett (41), Tommy Kelly (42), Mac Milenius (43) and Ethan Mylett (43). Rocky River is slated to continue

River tops Revere as busy week continues

NORTON, Ohio – Rocky River’s busy week continued with the team defeating Revere, 180-191, on Thursday. After a near-miss against Westlake on Tuesday and an impressive drubbing of Lutheran West on Wednesday, the Pirates took their act on the road to take on a solid Revere Minutemen squad at Loyal Oak Golf Course in Norton,

Pirates prevail in quick six

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio – Rocky River battled heat, humidity, rain, thunder, lightning … and even the Lutheran West Longhorns … over the front nine at Big Met Golf Course on Wednesday. And “front nine” turned out to be a misnomer: Mother Nature had Wednesday’s Lake Erie Girls Golf Association match slated as a six-hole affair.