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River cards 4th place in league brackets

PARMA, Ohio — Senior captain Josh Bergin closed out an eight-bout conference sweep, and Rocky River placed fourth at Saturday’s Great Lakes Conference Championships. Bergin earned the GLC title at 126 pounds, becoming the first River wrestler since Aaron Kelly in 2016 to place first at the league tournament. Bergin logged two pins in claiming

Pirates sink buckets, Patriots in GLC victory

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates registered their best shooting performance in nearly a month, as Rocky River downed Valley Forge, 50-37, in a Great Lakes Conference battle on Friday night. Rocky River (7-12, 5-6 GLC) shot 36.2 percent (21-of-58) from the floor – including a 6-of-14 (42.9 percent) performance from 3-point distance – in

A River rout in round-1

BROOKLYN, Ohio — The 2018 Baron Cup-champion Rocky River Pirates hopped over the boards and into their defense of their hardware on Thursday evening. The No. 2-seed in the 2019 iteration of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League’s eight-team title bracket bashed the No. 7 Benedictine Bengals, 7-1, at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Snapping

All too EC for Panthers after solid start for River

ELYRIA, Ohio — Rocky River was on the wrong end of a 72-26 rout at Elyria Catholic on Wednesday. The talented Panthers (17-4, 11-0 Great Lakes Conference) rode dominant second- and third-quarter point totals in the home-court victory over a Rocky River squad which has now lost three straight. Rocky River (6-13, 4-7) went toe-to-toe

Game effort against ‘Cats, Devils

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Rocky River dropped both ends of a hard-fought non-conference double on Wednesday evening. The Pirates wrestled St. Ignatius Blue (a 31-27 loss) and host Independence (54-24 loss), going 6-4 over 10 bouts on the mat. River lost to St. Ignatius in a match that featured four live bouts. The first of those

Defense, passing lift Pirates in GLC win at home

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates got another shutdown effort on defense and put on a tic-tac-toe passing clinic on offense, as Rocky River defeated Valley Forge, 75-44, on Tuesday night. Tommy Ruma (20 points), Luke Coyne (19) and Cristain Dean (15) were the primary beneficiaries of – and co-conspirators in – a Rocky River

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 04 – Feb 10

Feb 04 Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Valley Forge High School Valley Forge 2:00 pm | Rocky River High School Feb 05 Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Valley Forge High School Valley Forge High School 7:30 pm | Rocky River High School Feb 06 Varsity Wrestling at Independence High School Independence 6:00 pm | Independence High School

Double-R sports big ‘D’ in win over Oberlin

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Oberlin Phoenix had scored 71 points against a 12-5 Clearview squad the night before. The Phoenix had scored 66-plus in 4-of-their-5-previous games, and that included a 93-point effort on Jan. 18. Enter the rock-solid seven-man rotation of the Rocky River Pirates. With every Phoenix shot, pass and dribble contested, the

Pirates plunder competition in sweeping league meet

OBERLIN, Ohio – Rocky River swimmers and divers made a splash — again — at the Great Lakes Conference Championships. With the boys’ and girls’ teams sweeping championship titles at the Robert Carr Pool on the campus of Oberlin College, Pirate Swimming & Diving has now gone back-to-back … to-back … to-back as GLC champions.

Mentor tops River, 4-2

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River dropped a 4-2 decision to Mentor on Saturday in a game that marked the regular-season finale for the Pirates. River outshot the Cardinals, 30-23, but only managed to slip two second-period shots past Mentor goaltender Alex Toth. In a meeting of the top two teams in the Greater Cleveland