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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

Fortune-ate finish vaults RR to win over Warriors

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Junior winger Logan Fortune scored two third-period goals, as Rocky River earned a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Walsh Jesuit on Friday evening. In a return to action after a weather-induced eight-day layoff, the Pirates clanked swords and exchanged cannon fire with a talented Warriors team that had beaten them earlier this

Toppled in two at Bay

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio — Rocky River dropped both ends of a tough Great Lakes Conference double-dual hosted by Bay High School on Thursday. The Pirates lost to the Valley Forge Patriots, 41-18, and to the host Rockets by a final of 64-9. The Pirates (4-12, 1-5 GLC) won 3-of-12 contested bouts in the event. “The

Solid start fades into loss at Holy Name

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Wednesday’s game was a fast start fizzled into a sluggish second half, as Rocky River fell to Holy Name, 49-42, in Great Lakes Conference action. Rocky River (5-9, 3-4 GLC) had its offense clicking at the outset of the league tilt in Parma Heights. River tallied 17 points in the opening

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Pirate slide continues at Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Rocky River dropped its fifth straight game, as the Pirates lost to the host Lakewood Rangers, 61-34, on Monday evening. Rocky River (5-8) was held to its single-game lowest point total since Dec. 7 in a contest controlled wire-to-wire by the Rangers. The Pirates were doubled up, 32-16, in the game’s first

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jan 21 – Jan 27

Jan 21 Girls Varsity Basketball at Lakewood Lakewood 7:00 pm   Jan 23 Boys Varsity Swimming at Bay High School Bay 6:30 pm   Jan 23 Girls Varsity Swimming at Bay High School Bay 6:30 pm   Jan 23 Girls Varsity Basketball at Holy Name High School Holy Name 7:30 pm | Main Gym A

Friday-night misfire

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Up and down the floor – in defending against a talented Green Wave five and in running what is usually a crisp passing game on offense – the Pirates were half-a-step slow and a half-a-beat off kilter all night in a 75-59 loss to Holy Name. “We were never in sync,”

Senior send-off for River Wrestling

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River Wrestling held its Senior Night on Thursday, and two program veterans were saluted before a Great Lakes Conference tri-match that saw the Pirates go 0-2 against talented squads from Holy Name and Parma. Fourth-year letterman Josh Bergin and third-year letter-winner Tommy Koch were honored at the outset of what

Rocket rebounding pins Pirates, as RR falls to Bay

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River dropped a 49-41 contest to the Bay Rockets in Wednesday-night Great Lakes Conference action. A 19-to-8 second quarter vaulted the visiting Rockets to a 26-16 halftime lead. Bay controlled the boards to keep a stranglehold on a multi-possession lead the rest of the way, dealing the Pirates their third