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Green Wave washes over Pirates, 9-1

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Pirate offensive woes continued as Rocky River fell to Holy Name, 9-1, on Monday. Rocky River (8-6-1, 4-3 Great Lakes Conference) was held to three hits in a second straight game, as the Pirates dropped the front half of a two-day, GLC home-and-home with the Green Wave. Four River errors led

Unbowed and unbeaten

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Unity is in the name. And unity is in the game. No word better described the atmosphere at Rocky River High School over 10 games played on the morning of April 26. Five schools – Max Hayes, Lorain, John Marshall, Lincoln West and host Rocky River – played in the round-robin

Bengals best Bucs, 9-1

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — River’s bats were as cold as the day, as Chagrin Falls defeated Rocky River, 9-1 on Saturday. The Pirates (8-5) managed just three hits off Tiger pitching. No. 12-ranked (Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association) Chagrin Falls tallied runs in all but one inning. [game stats, scoring unavailable at time of

Pirates flourish at Finnie

BEREA, Ohio – Rocky River’s teams both earned solid finishes in Friday’s Berea Kiwanis Titans Relays at George Finnie Stadium. [results] The Rocky River boys’ squad placed seventh in a field of 19 talented, mostly Division I teams, while the River girls carded a 12th-place finish (of 19). The Pirate boys squad scored 29 points

Swashbuckling road win at CVCA

[Continuing RR Lacrosse coverage is presented by Legacy Capital Partners] CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – A stirring halftime speech and a fired-up bench bunch turned Rocky River into a Royal pain to play against in the second half of a clutch 7-4 victory at Cuyahoga Valley on Friday night. The Pirates and their fans – perhaps

Pirates prevail in region-rankings tussle

[Continuing RR Lacrosse coverage is presented by Legacy Capital Partners] RICHFIELD, Ohio – Rocky River earned a key 12-7 win over high-test Division II regional foe Revere on Friday night. The Pirates – ranked No. 1 in DII, Region 5 (Laxpower) – bested the No. 2 team in the region with a marvelous effort at

River swept in GLC twin bill

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River was swept by Normandy in a Great Lakes Conference doubleheader on Friday. The host Invaders slugged and walked their way to victories of 16-7 and 18-8 over the two games at Nike Park. In the opener, a six-hit, five-run fifth inning leveled the score between River and Normandy at 7-7,

Pirates fall to Warriors

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A superior Walsh Warriors squad defeated Rocky River, 5-0, in nonconference action at Tri-City Park on Thursday. The juggernaut Warriors won all five matches on the day, but Head Coach Ben Purdy lauded his squad for its competitiveness and willingness to go toe-to-toe with such a strong foe. “We tried changing

Pirates White-wash Rockets

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Right-handed Jack White flirted with a no-hitter, and Rocky River scored all of its runs in the third inning, as the Pirates defeated Bay, 7-4, on Thursday. White, coming off a two-hitter in his last start, was masterful in keeping Bay hitter off the bags until the seventh when the host

Rockets roar past Pirates

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River was routed by Bay, 21-1, On Thursday. Two days after downing the Rockets, 13-9, in Bay Village, the Pirates had all kinds of trouble in stopping a continuous Rocket orbit around the bases in a five-inning, run-rule game at Pirate Field. Bay had monster innings in the third and