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Sting operation: Hornets top Pirates, 73-51

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates ran into a Hornet buzz saw. Pun intended. And for the Maroon & White it was victory intended, but a talented John Hay team had other ideas for this Saturday matinee tilt at Rocky River Gymnasium. The result was a 73-51 loss in the pre-holiday, non-conference game at the

Gilmour tops River, 68-52

GATES MILLS, Ohio – Turnovers and a lackluster shooting performance were a bad combination for the Pirates on Friday night, as Rocky River dropped a 68-52 decision at Gilmour. Gilmour (3-0) outscored River, 52-23, over the middle two quarters of the non-conference contest at Lancer Gymnasium. “That second quarter just killed us,” said Head Coach

Pirates blank Explorers, 3-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A staunch Pirate defense allowed just 14 shots on goal and senior goaltender Ryan Dunning saw to it that none of those found nylon twine, as Rocky River blanked Hudson, 3-0, on Friday. Senior forward Ben Brej scored bookend goals around a Luke Mallett tally in what Head Coach Chris Cogan

One-point win seals sweep of Eagles

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River swept Avon, picking up 122-63 (boys) and 93-92 (girls) victories on Thursday. The twin wins at the Rocky River Pool came on the heels of the Pirates being swept in Strongsville on Wednesday. On the boys’ side, River lost, 91-89, at Strongsville. “The boys lit it up tonight,” said

Boys team loses by a nose in horse race

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Rocky River was swept at Strongsville on Wednesday evening, with the Mustangs edging the Pirates by a mere 91-89 margin in the boys competition. In the girls meet, Strongsville scored 126 points to Rocky River’s 59. [Event results unavailable at time of publication.]   # # # join the battle # #

Miscues lead to home loss

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio –  A high-octane Laurel Gators squad pestered Rocky River into committing 26 turnovers, as the Pirates fell, 60-36, on Wednesday. [RR game stats] Playing the first of three straight games on its home hardwood, Rocky River (5-3) allowed a season-high 60 points in the loss. But that type of output is nothing

River topped in tourney title tilt

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Rocky River Pirates were dealt an overtime loss in the championship game of the Thornton Park Tournament when Alec Weaver scored with eight seconds remaining in a 2-1 Mentor win in overtime on Sunday-evening. The Cardinals scored the game’s first goal when Weaver assisted on an Evan McBride goal at

River strikes late in 5-4 win over Bowling Green

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River rallied from a three-goal deficit to defeat Bowling Green, 5-4, on Saturday and advance to the title game of the Thornton Park Tournament. The Pirates (8-5) stormed back after ceding a 3-0 lead to the Bobcats in a semifinal contest in the Thornton Park Tournament hosted by Shaker Heights

Pirates “Beirne” Elyria, 45-41

ELYRIA, Ohio – Rocky River overcame a 28-turnover afternoon with a solid shooting performance in pulling off a 45-41 bounce-back win against Elyria in a non-conference game on Saturday. [RR game stats] Senior forward Anne Bei rne stuffed the stat sheet with 16 points, five rebounds, two assists and three blocked shots. Beirne went 3-for-5

River rock-solid in Hudson Holiday Tournament

HUDSON, Ohio – Injuries and illness depleted the Rocky River roster this weekend, but that didn’t stop a quartet of Pirate grapplers from posting solid individual results in the Hudson Holiday Tournament. Freshman 106-pounder Ryan Maloney went 2-2 over four bouts on Friday and Saturday. Maloney started his weekend with a lightning-quick 34-second pin and