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Senior saluted, streak extended

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Senior setter Callie Cmiel was honored pregame and then was on her game once the opening whistle blew in an eventual 3-1 River victory Bay Village on Tuesday evening. Cmiel had 46 assists, as the Pirates won 25-10, 23-25, 25-13, 25-6 [box]. The victory for Rocky River (16-4, 9-1 Great Lakes

Streak continues with win over Parma

PARMA, Ohio – The Pirates sailed to a 3-0 victory at Parma on Monday, and Rocky River has now won six straight matches. [box score] The Pirates, who also rattled off six straight wins earlier this season (Aug. 29-Sept. 9), were dominant in dispatching the Redmen, 25-6, 25-8, 25-7. Rocky River (15-4, 8-1 Great Lakes

Pirates sunk by Westlake

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River dropped a west-side, I-90 tussle on Monday, falling to Westlake, 2-0. With two quick strikes in the early going and a staunch defensive effort throughout the visiting Demons controlled the non-conference affair and downed the Pirates for a second time in as many years. Rocky River (11-2) struggled to

Pirates plunder sectionals, sail onward

AVON LAKE, Ohio – The senior leadership continues to propel the Pirates. The remarkable consistency continues. And, with a second-place finish in Monday’s sectional qualifying tournament, Rocky River’s season continues. [Results] Led by Ben Brej’s 2-under 70 and Roni Shin’s 3-over 75, Rocky River compiled a four-man score of 310 over the par-72, 6,473-yard Legacy

Fast times at Rocky River High

PENINSULA, Ohio – The Rocky River boys squad carded an impressive runner-up finish in a 27-team field at the Woodridge Cuyahoga Valley Invitational on Saturday afternoon. [Results] With Eddie Zuercher and Riley Robinette logging top-10 performances, only DI 12th-ranked (Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches) Kenston outscored the Pirates over the hilly Kendall


ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates bounced back from a disappointing midweek loss in a big Great Lakes Conference match to defeat Bishop Hartley (Columbus), 4-0, on Saturday. After Rocky River put just four shots on goal in a 2-1 loss to Holy Name, the Pirates put 13 shots on target (of 32 total) against

Rockets blast off in 4th quarter

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – The Pirates were keelhauled in the Bay for 12 minutes, and that period – a decisive fourth quarter — lifted the Rockets to a 35-3 victory over Rocky River on Friday night. Big plays, penalties and turnovers were the undoing of the Pirates. And the timing wasn’t good for River –

Pirates sweep Patriots, 3-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River won in straight sets (25-10, 25-15, 25-13) for a seventh time this season, as the Pirates defeated the Patriots of Valley Forge High School on Thursday evening. The victory in Great Lakes Conference action keeps River in the hunt for its first conference title since 1986. Rocky River (14-4,

Game effort

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – It was the Rocky River Pirates that entered Wednesday night’s Great Lakes Conference match with a lengthy unscored-upon streak, but the night developed into one punctuated by the fine defensive effort of the visiting Holy Name Green Wave in a 2-1 Pirate loss. Scoring two unanswered goals in the second half

Cannon Fire — Week 6

This week’s news and notes from the Pirate Football program … CANNON FIRE presented by Generations Dental Care LAST WEEK:  A staunch Lakeside Dragons defense put an end to what was an even exchange of touchdowns for three quarters, as a decisive fourth frame swung the way of Ashtabula Lakeside in a 34-21 Pirate loss