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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

River girls win big at Parma

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River competed against Parma in Great Lakes Conference Track & Field action on Wednesday. The Rocky River girls routed their Parma counterparts, 118-21. On the boys’ side, a River win is expected based on the number of Pirate wins, but no final team score was available at time of publication. On

Pirates deliver a pillage in the Village

[Continuing River Lacrosse coverage is presented by Legacy Capital Partners] BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Rocky River defeated Bay, 12-5, on Wednesday evening. The Pirates (11-2) went wire-to-wire, scoring three goals before the Rockets’ first of the night and then allowing just two Bay goals over the entire second half of play. A staunch River defense

Pirates topped in close battle with Bay

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Bay Rockets downed the Rocky River Pirates by the slimmest of margins – 3-2 — in a key Great Lakes Conference match-up at Tri-City Park on Wednesday. With a regular-season circuit title on the line, River claimed wins in second (Jack Latham) and third singles (Michael Konrad). The loss marked

Streak stifled as Pirates decked by Tigers

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – A talented Tiger team clawed its way to a double-digit goal total against the vaunted defense of the Pirates, as Chagrin Falls defeated Rocky River, 10-5, on Tuesday night. River went into Tuesday’s game at 105-year-old Harris Stadium having allowed a stingy 4.9 goals per contest. A rapid-fire transition game for