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Pirates rope Longhorns in 10-goal triumph

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Bryan Kern had a 10-point game (four goals, two assists), leading Rocky River to a 10-goal whitewashing of the host Lutheran West Longhorns on Saturday night. Kern, a senior who has now scored in each of River’s first three matches of the season, tallied two goals in each half as the

Cougars claw back, defeat Pirates, 2-1

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates saw a first-half lead erased and then eclipsed in a Saturday-afternoon loss at Lake Catholic. The host Cougars outshot River, 13-3, in the second half of the 2-1 victory. The Pirates (1-1) struck early, when Sam Miller slammed home a cross from Maya Patti, who created the scoring opportunity

RR XC — A-OK in the GLC

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Rocky River garnered second-place finishes on both the Boys and Girls side in Saturday’s season-opening Great Lakes Conference Preview meet. [Boys Results | Girls Results] For the Pirate boys, all five of River’s scoring runners earned top-15 finishes over a 5K course at Cahoon Park. Senior Joe Nanni paced that group

Pirate pride prevails in gridiron opener

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A second-half shutout of their Wagar Road neighbors propelled the Pirates to a 35-6 victory over Fairview on Friday night. In front of a big crowd on pleasant, autumnal evening at Rocky River Stadium, the host Pirates held the Warriors to just 64 total yards over the final two quarters of

A three-point plan to battle pediatric cancer

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – When senior placekicker Michael Konrad splits the uprights on Friday nights, he may well be helping the Pirates to another victory on the field. But Konrad’s kicks are most certainly creating wins off the field. That’s because Konrad participates in the Kick-It Champions program, an initiative to raise funds to benefit

Two-and-oh, what a win! River comeback nets 4-3 victory

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – The Pirates trailed for much of Wednesday night’s road affair against the Chagrin Falls Tigers, but a late surge lifted Rocky River to a 4-3 victory. Freshman midfielder Jacob Bergin scored two goals on the evening, the second of which coming with just two minutes remaining in the match. That game-winner

Vote River-Fairview as week one feature game

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week  returns this fall for the eighth consecutive year, with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine  as the program’s associate partner. Since the program began, over 7 million votes have been submitted for weekly match-ups posted on, making the Game of the

River opens with 1-0 win over Warriors

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — The Rocky River Pirates opened their season with a taut, 1-0 victory on Monday night. Senior Bryan Kern found the back of the net late in the first half of action, and the Pirates (1-0) rode that lone goal to a win in the season opener. River has now won 5-of-its-last-6

Pirates plunder Firelands, 3-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River opened its 2017 campaign with an impressive 3-0 victory over Firelands on Monday evening. The Pirates got goals from Allison Contenza, Olivia McDonald and Samantha Miller, and River pitched a shutout without allowing so much as a shot attempt by the visiting Falcons. River put near-constant pressure on the

Demons drop Pirates, 3-0, in opener

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River dropped its season opener, 3-0, to the Demons of Westlake High School on Saturday. Westlake (1-0) took the match, 25-13, 25-20, 25-22, downing Rocky River for a third straight time over the last two seasons. The Pirates (0-1) had late leads in both the second and third sets but