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Arch Rival Roller Derby, your hometown heroes on eight wheels, returns to the flat-track locally later this year and an exciting, heart-stopping season is projected following a competitive draft held last Thursday. ARCH presents their three-team, seven-game intraleague campaign at Midwest Sport Hockey in Ballwin, Missouri beginning Saturday, December 16. Held jointly with GateKeepers Roller Derby’s “Turf Wars” series, the doubleheader docket features six regular season games and a Champion...

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(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell) (TEMPLE TERRACE, FL) For the second straight year, Arch Rival’s b-team traveling squad, the Saint Lunachix, finished with forward momentum in a post-season tournament by placing higher than their entry seed. Arriving at the ten-team “Hostile TACOver” as the eighth seed, the Lunachix finished the weekend 2-2 and claimed a seventh place victory over Tampa Roller Derby Bruise Crew, 241-202, Sunday afternoon. The end result replicated St. Louis’ tourney start and ...

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(Photos By Bon Dunnell) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling B-team, the Saint Luncahix, takes a trip to the Sunshine State this weekend and competes at a national, post-season championship tournament. The Lunachix are the eighth seed at the ten-team “Hostile TACOver,” a three-day event that takes place at The Wrecking Hall in Temple Terrace, Florida. The ARCH B-team (4-2) meets ninth-seeded Minnesota Nice (8-3) in a quarterfinal play-in game Friday at 10 a.m. Eastern. After starting the se...

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(Photos By Bob Dunnell – Click on the image to enlarge) (IRVING, TX) The primary travel team for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) will have some extra weight in their skater bags when returning home from a Lone Star State tourney this week and will start preparing for future travel plans. This comes as a result of the ARCH All-Stars claim of the bronze medal at the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) playoff tournament held at Irving Convention Center this past weekend. ARCH, curr...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell) St. Louis sports fans might not be familiar with a local team on eight wheels that has garnered global exposure and success the past two calendar years. If Arch Rival Roller Derby, the local women’s flat-track skating franchise, has their say this weekend in post-season play, their current status will keep pushing forward and upward and their legend will grow. Currently ranked eighth internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), ARCH competes at...

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“In light of recent events, both occurring within the city of St. Louis and throughout the country, Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH), recognizes that our municipality is currently highlighted in the ongoing national discussion that centers around racism and white supremacy. Racism persists in many forms and remains pervasive in our justice system. As a member league of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the governing body within the sport that promotes diversity, anti-di...

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(Photo Credit Bob Dunnell) (MARION, IL) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling C-team, the Fleur-De-Linquents, capped off a successful season with a 235-190 road victory over the primary squad of the Southern Illinois Roller Girls at The Pavilion Saturday night. The 45-point win by the FDLs resulted in the team’s final 2017 record of 3-1. Trailing 41-29 with 13:00 left in the first half, ARCH went on a 17-4 rally over the next couple of rotations and flipped the scoreboard to their favo...

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(JACKSONVILLE, FL) The primary travel teams of Arch Rival Roller Derby ventured to the Sunshine State this past weekend and when play completed, the locals collectively tallied a perfect 4-0 finish. The ARCH All-Stars, currently ranked eighth internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), claimed a 250-197 victory over #9 New Jax City of Jacksonville Roller Derby at Skate Station Mandarin Saturday night. Then on Sunday morning at the same track, the All-Stars evened their...

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(BALLWIN, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, notched a 238-124 home victory over the Minnesota Nice Saturday night at Midwest Sport Hockey. With the 114-point duke, the Chix improved their record to 2-2. Saturday’s triumph over the Nice, who sported a 7-1 record heading into battle, was imperative as the Chix craved a repeat invite to the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association’s (WFTDA) annual b-team post-season tournament, held this October in Tampa,...

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(Written by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association – Edited For Localized Content) AUSTIN, TX – The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) recently announced that the primary travel team of Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) qualified for the 2017 International WFTDA Division 1 Playoff round held in Dallas, Texas, September 22-24, as the event’s third seed. The tournament seeding reflects the June 30 WFTDA rankings, which were based on sanctioned games played through that date....