Rocky River Varsity Football

  • Overall Record: 7 - 5
  • Conference Record: 3 - 3

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Truckers pass Pirates on route 310

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – Rocky River’s season came to an end with a 56-7 loss to Norwalk on Friday night. The Division III, Region 10 semifinal was a close battle through 24 minutes, but the No. 4-seed Truckers (9-3) took over the game in the second half. The loss for Rocky River (7-5) marked an

RR — Resolved and Ready for week 12

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes coming off Rocky River’s 27-17 victory over the Clyde Fliers and heading into this week’s Division III, Region 10 semifinal game … LAST WEEK: Rocky River defeated Clyde, 27-17, to notch the program’s second all-time state tournament victory. On what was a chilly but dry evening in Northwest

Friday night might! River upends top-seeded Clyde

CLYDE, Ohio – Statistically, Ohio high school playoff games are “counters” – wins and losses count, statistics posted count toward individual and team totals and averages. But all week long, Rocky River Head Coach Josh Wells talked about “0-0.” A flat-footed state of fairness, Wells’ way of equalizing the pedigrees of his No. 8-seed Pirates

Playoff Gameday: Pirates, Fliers set for bracket battle

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes heading into the elusive “Week 11” of the Ohio high school football season … ROUTE 310: The final OHSAA computer rankings for Division III, Region 10 pegged the Pirates as No. 8. The top-8 in each region advance to single-elimination postseason play, so Rocky River has qualified for

Charging toward the challenge — River earns playoff slot

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The 102nd season of Rocky River has been a fun and exciting one for Pirate fans. The 2018 Pirates set sail for battle in August, when they clanked swords with the Fairview Warriors in a triple-overtime thriller. They exchanged cannon fire over four straight home games in September and battled their

Un-EC feeling — Pirates fall in rainy road tilt

ELYRIA, Ohio – Rocky River’s regular season came to an end on Friday night at Knights-of-Columbus Field. To a hard-fought end – on the wrong side of a 33-13 score — on a rainy October night at Elyria Catholic. The host Panthers (8-2, 5-1 Great Lakes Conference) clinched a share of the Great Lakes Conference

Weekly Notes: River heads to EC for regular-season finale

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes coming off Rocky River’s 47-20 victory over Parma and heading into week 10 of the Ohio high school football season … LAST WEEK: Rocky River topped Normandy, 47-20, in Great Lakes Conference action on Friday, Oct. 19. The Maroon & White extricated themselves from a 20-13 halftime deficit

The 3rd is the word as River wins at Parma

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River earned a victory on the road for the first time since Aug. 24, as the Pirates defeated the Parma Redmen, 47-20, in a Great Lakes Conference battle on Friday. The Maroon & White extricated themselves from a 20-13 halftime deficit with a dominant third quarter that saw the Pirates pile

Football Notes: Week 9 brings a return to Byers Field

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – News and notes coming off Rocky River’s 16-14 victory over Normandy and heading into game No. 9 of the 2018 football season … LAST WEEK: Rocky River topped Normandy, 16-14, in a hard-fought, tooth-and-nail contested … rainy-October-night, pushing-and-shoving-in-the-trenches contest which included late momentum swings and key performances turned in by the 2019

Seniors salute ends with victory formation

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – In a season full of cliffhangers, it was perhaps fitting that Rocky River’s Senior Night game against Normandy be one contested down to the final play. Hard-fought, tooth-and-nail contested … rainy-October-night, pushing-and-shoving-in-the-trenches contested … winding through late momentum swings to an eventual 16-14 victory for the Pirates. Since defeating Fairview in