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Bucks pull rank, top Pirates, 1-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Buckeye topped Rocky River, 1-0, in a battle of Ohio Division-II top-10s on Monday night at Rocky River Stadium. The No. 6 (Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association) Bucks held the No. 8 Pirates to just two shots on goal in the second half, preserving a goal off a corner kick in

Postgame Notes: Rocky River vs. Holy Name

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes from Rocky River’s Sept. 14 victory over Holy Name … CLOSE SHAVES: Rocky River’s 16-14 victory over Holy Name spelled the Pirates’ third one-score game (decided by eight points or less) this season. How rare is that? Prior to the 2018 season, River’s last one-score game had been

Birdies lift Bucs over 36 at Quail Hollow

CONCORD, Ohio — Rocky River placed eighth in the Lion-Cardinal Classic, a key late-season tournament at Quail Hollow C.C. concluded on Monday. The Pirates carded a team score of 336-333—669 over 36 holes at the 6,311-yard, par-71 Devlin/Von Hagge Course at Quail Hollow. River’s 669 placed eighth in a loaded field which included several state-title

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sep 17 – Sep 23

ep 17 Boys Varsity Golf at Lion-Cardinal Classic (Sun-Mon) 12:00 am   Sep 17 Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Avon Lake High School Avon Lake 4:15 pm | Rocky River High School Sep 17 Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Buckeye Local High School Buckeye Local 7:00 pm | Rocky River High School Sep 17 Boys Varsity Soccer

Fast frosh earn fine finishes

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Rocky River Girls’ Cross Country returned to action at Saturday’s Spartan Invitational hosted by Boardman High School. [results] River placed 24th in the 38-team Division I race over a hot and humid 5k course. Led by a pair of freshman speedsters breaking the 22-minute mark, Pirate runners carded an average time of

River swings into busy stretch

WESTLAKE, Ohio – Rocky River kicked off a busy weekend of golf with a sixth-place finish at Saturday’s St. Edward Invitational at Lakewood C.C. The Pirates posted a team score of 336 to best three squads in a talented field of nine. Sophomore Will Bennett carded a 79 to lead the Men in Maroon. Other

Knot to be: River, Watterson collide in 1-1 draw

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River hosted Columbus Watterson on Saturday afternoon, and the Pirates and Eagles played to a 1-1 draw on what was a scorching hot day at Rocky River Stadium. With an on-field temperature over 90 degrees and the sun beating down on the Pirates’ facility on Detroit Road, Rocky River and

McDonough paces Pirates on sweltering Saturday

GALION, Ohio – Rocky River Boys’ Cross Country returned to action after a bye week, carding an impressive top-10 finish at the Galion Cross Country Festival on Saturday. [results] Battling hot and humid conditions, three varsity runners (Luke Kishna—17:35, Luke Erml—18:42, Seth Williams—18:56) logged personal bests in the 26-team, 173-man Division II race at Amman’s

River opens GLC play with win over Holy Name

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Opening 2018 play in the Great Lakes Conference, the Pirates scored on 3-of-their-first-4 possessions and then hung on to claim victory, as Rocky River defeated Holy Name, 16-14, on Friday night. River got a pair of big-play rushing touchdowns – a 36-yarder by junior Owen Bebie at 9:24 of the first

River serves up a road win

PARMA, Ohio – Bouncing back from an early setback and having to work their way through a number of misfires throughout, Rocky River repelled the Normandy Invaders, 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 27-25, 25-15), on Thursday evening. The Pirates were dropped by two in the opening set and would go to extra points in a crucial third