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River routs Longhorns, 83-37

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The home five coasted to a wire-to-wire victory Tuesday night, as Rocky River defeated Lutheran West, 83-37. River was clicking on all cylinders throughout the “city championship” contest, coming up with 15 steals on defense, threading passes up and down the court to the tune of a 26-assist night, and shooting

Pirate girls place fourth at district meet

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Rocky River Girls squad swam its way to a fourth-place finish in Saturday’s Ohio Division I Northwest District Championships. [Results] River athletes made their way to the podium 10 times at Bowling Green State University’s Cooper Pool. Led by the performances of Katherine Burgess, Morgan Schuld and Anna Skapoulas, Rocky

Clingain, seniors lead 65-55 victory

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – If you’re going to be a senior on a high school basketball team, and if you’re going to post a career-high in points, you may as well do it on Senior Night. And that’s what Oliver Clingain did Saturday night, when he scored 30 to lead the Rocky River Pirates to

Pirates pillage Padua, 5-1

BROOKLYN, Ohio — Rocky River defeated Padua, 5-1, on Saturday to advance in the Brooklyn District of the 2018 Ohio Hockey Championship Tournament. [Goal details and game stats unavailable at time of publication.] With the victory, the Pirates have now won eight in a row. The victory, coupled with an Avon Lake win over Olmsted Falls,

Pirates bolt forth in brackets

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River defeated Firelands, 64-21, to advance in the Elyria District brackets of the 2018 Ohio Division II Girls Basketball Tournament. In points allowed, the Pirates’ Saturday matinee performance tied a season best (Dec. 6 vs. Valley Forge), and River hit its season highwater mark for single-game scoring in the same

Defense, Dean lead win over Invaders

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River snapped a four-game skid, as the Pirates defeated Normandy, 52-41, on Friday night. With River holding a foe to its lowest single-game point total since beating Oberlin, 75-38, on Jan. 20, the Men in Maroon earned a two-game season sweep of the Invaders. “We played hard defensively,” said Head Coach

Linville, Pirates state case, place 5th

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Rocky River carded a fifth-place finish at Friday’s Boys Swimming & Diving Ohio Division II Northeast District Championships. [Results] The Pirates swam their way to the podium five times at Cleveland State’s Robert F. Busbey Natatorium. And with senior Elijah Linville leading the way in the water and Head Coach Mark Harris

Westlake drops River, 56-42

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River was outshot by Westlake, 40 percent to 25 percent, as the Pirates fell to the Demons, 56-42, in non-conference action Wednesday night. A solid second-half performance by the home five whittled a 15-point halftime deficit into a two-possession game late in the fourth, but Westlake’s strong shooting performance included

Fairview rules the Road, 63-55

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio – Rocky River’s neighbors to the south prevailed in this year’s Battle of Wagar Road. Fairview took advantage of a slow start by the visiting Men in Maroon, as the Warriors clipped the Pirates, 63-55, on Tuesday. River scored just six points in the opening quarter of play in eventually dropping its

Pirates topple Titans in defensive battle

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River and Lorain locked horns and matched wits in a patient, defensive tussle on Monday night. The host Pirates emerged victorious, claiming a 35-34 win in the non-conference affair. Rocky River (9-12) got a double-double from senior forward Anne Beirne in a game that produced an aggregate 27.1-percent (32-of-118) shooting