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Pirates go metric, sweep Invaders

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River swept its Great Lakes Conference opener, beating Normandy 109-75 on the boys’ side and 111-67 on the girls’ side. The Pirate boys (1-0, 1-0 GLC) earned the victory despite the Invaders winning 7-of-12 events in their 25-meter home pool. Rocky River piled up second- and third-place finishes in earning the

Pirates forge ahead, plunder Patriots

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River allowed just four second-half points en route to a dominating 40-21 victory on Great Lakes Conference action on Wednesday. Senior forward Anne Beirne scored a career-high 19 points on a night that saw the Pirates cruise despite shooting just 18.9 percent (14-of-74) from the field. Beirne was also active

Pirates unable to put up their Dukes, lose by 22 on the road

WELLINGTON, Ohio – Rocky River fell to Wellington, 70-48, on Tuesday. A big first half by the Dukes and a slow start by the Pirates led to a large early deficit. That deficit proved to be unconquerable in what marked River’s first road game of the season. Wellington (3-0) outscored Rocky River (0-2), 17-11, in

River opens with a silver Saturday

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – Rocky River’s Girls and Boys Swimming & Diving teams opened their respective seasons with second-place finishes at Saturday’s Bay High School-hosted Rocket Relays. And in both cases, the medal finish was silver by a sliver. The Pirate boys squad tallied 88 points on the evening, placing second behind Mayfield’s 91 in a

Pirates compete in 2017-18 lid-lifter

AVON LAKE, Ohio – Junior 132-pounder Josh Bergin and freshman 106-pounder Ryan Maloney paced Rocky River in the Avon Lake Invitational over the weekend. Bergin went 4-2 with two pins to claim fourth place at 132; Maloney earned sixth place at 106. Bergin and Maloney were the vanguard of a season-opening 15th place finish for

Pirates twice undone by one

JAMESTOWN, Ohio – Rocky River dropped both ends of a split doubleheader at the National Invitational Scholastic Showcase on Saturday. The Pirates fell to the Ontario (Can.) Hockey Academy, 3-2, in the morning and then dropped a 4-3 decision to Glenbrook South (Ill.) in the afternoon. With the losses, River is 0-3 on the weekend,

Pirates answer in conference call

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River got off to a good start in league play, as the Pirates downed the Parma Redmen, 49-32, in what marked River’s Great Lakes Conference opener on Saturday. The Pirates – a 5-7, fifth-place team in the GLC standings a year ago – got 14 points from senior forward Anne

Lead slips away as Pirates fall, 4-2

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – Rocky River opened tournament play at the four-games-in-three-day National Invitational Scholastic Showcase with two quick goals followed by two shaky periods of hockey, as River fell, 4-2, to Northern Allegheny (Pa.) on Friday. When Teddy Stueber scored on an Ethan Routenberg feed at the 2:08-mark of the first period, the Pirates found

Westlake downs Pirates, 47-44

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Some game-one shooting woes plagued the Rocky River Pirates in their season opener, as Westlake downed River, 47-44, on Friday night. [Box] In a physical, defensive battle between the westside neighbors, the Pirates managed a mere 26-percent (15-of-58) mark from the field. “This was a tough, physical game,” said Head Coach

Strong second half vaults River to victory

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio – A fast start helped the Pirates stay with the Brecksville Bees early; a strong finish vaulted the road five to victory late, as Rocky River downed Brecksville, 44-32, on Wednesday night. Rocky River (1-1) bounced back from a mediocre free-throw night in its opener to go 10-of-12 at the charity stripe