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Pirates downed in dual tourney

SHEFFIELD, Ohio — Rocky River was ousted by Firelands, 48-27, in Saturday’s opening round of the 2019 Ohio Duals Tournament. An early 15-6 lead melted away when Firelands took every bout from 132 pounds to 170. The early Pirate lead was built on two Falcon forfeits and a 4-3 Josh Bergin win at 126 pounds.

Parma sinks Pirates in OT

PARMA, Ohio — Four quarters and 32 minutes of game action weren’t enough to split Rocky River and Parma. But an overtime session did the trick for the Redmen, as the home five dealt the Pirates a 71-68 loss on Friday night. Parma (7-9, 3-4 Great Lakes Conference) had lost 7-of-its-last-8 going into Friday’s game,

Lane Lines — Feb. 1

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — News and notes from Rocky River Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming & Diving: The River boys’ team went 2-2 over dual meets against Valley Forge (won, scores not available), Bay (won, 136-48), St. Edward (lost, 166-142, on Jan. 24 and Hawken (lost, 220-89, on Jan. 24). The girls’ squad went 3-1 over

Listing lineup outgunned at Westlake

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Rocky River ran into a buzz-saw Westlake squad on Monday night: a Demon five that went into the contest having won 9-of-its-last-10 games. With a 67-25 loss on Monday, the Pirates became Westlake’s 10th victim in a stretch of now-11 games. “They are a veteran team and shot the ball really well,”

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jan 28 – Feb 03

Jan 28 Girls Varsity Basketball at Westlake High School Westlake 7:00 pm   Jan 30 Boys Varsity Swimming vs. Benedictine High School Benedictine 6:30 pm | Rocky River High School Jan 30 Girls Varsity Swimming vs. Magnificat High School Magnificat 6:30 pm | Cleveland State Jan 31 Boys Varsity Swimming vs. GLC Diving Championships 6:00

Red Raiders defeat Pirates in 4-3 battle

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River had a five-game unbeaten streak (3-0-2) snapped in a road tilt at Shaker Heights on Sunday. The Red Raiders scored three unanswered goals over the first 19 minutes of play en route to a 4-3 victory over the Pirates. Rocky River (15-8-4) and Shaker Heights (15-8-6) traded few shots

River lines up eight goals at Strongsville

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Rocky River exploded for eight goals and 13 different players notched at least one point, as the Pirates corralled the Strongsville Mustangs, 8-2, in Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League Red Division action on Saturday night. The baker’s dozen in Maroon & White included junior defenseman Ethan Routenberg (two goals), sophomore winger

Pirates plunder Patriots, 57-49

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Another big performance by the Pirate defense lifted Rocky River to a 57-49 victory over the Cornerstone Patriots in non-conference action on Saturday night. Rocky River (10-3) held a talented squad from Cornerstone Christian Academy to a 39.2-percent (20-of-51) field-goal mark in what was a well-played, 2-to-3-score game throughout. Tommy Ruma

Streak snapped as River rallies in fourth

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River snapped a six-game losing streak and evened its league record with a 43-41 victory over Normandy on Saturday. The Maroon & White needed a big rally in the fourth quarter, and they got just that with big defensive stops at one end and key buckets at the other. Those

River rally repels Invaders

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – With a Pirate offense as bone-chillingly cold as the night air outside Rocky River Gymnasium, Rocky River slogged its way to a 45-44 win over Normandy on Friday. Overcoming seven first-quarter turnovers and night-long shooting woes, River battled back from a mid-second-quarter deficit of 16 points (22-6) in the Great Lakes