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(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell) (BALLWIN, MO) In front of a packed house at Midwest Sport Hockey Saturday night, the Smashinistas topped the two-time defending ARCH champion Stunt Devils 188-122 to claim their first local title since 2014. The Smashinisas finished their season unblemished (5-0) and figuring out a key component for the season success was somewhat simple from the onset. “Friendship, I guess,” reflected Smashies’ co-captain Cloak N’ Drag-Her following her team’s 66 point win....

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This Saturday night at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey (510 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO), Arch Rival Roller Derby presents its 2017 Local Championship where a pair of legacy squads claim to hoist hardware. In the title game that launches at 6:30 p.m., defending league queenpins the Stunt Devils (2-2) aim for a “three-peat” in their meeting with the undefeated Smashinistas (4-0). The Smashies concluded their unblemished regular season with a 232-207 booster over the Stunts on April Fools D...

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The final game of the regular season for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) takes place at Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO) this Saturday night. At 6:30 p.m., the undefeated Smashinistas (3-0) tangle with defending ARCH League champions the Stunt Devils (2-1). Tickets at the door are $10 while children 10 and under get in free. What’s intriguing about this match-up is that it will be a precursor to the league’s trophy game that will be held between the pair on April 22. The S...

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(BALLWIN, MO) At stage five of Arch Rival Roller Derby’s six-game local regular season Saturday night, the Smashinistas topped the M-80s, 233-113, to remain undefeated on the season (3-0). With the win, the Smashies claimed automatic entry to ARCH’s local championships that will be held at Midwest Sport Hockey in late April. Heading into the weekend’s tussle with the red flannels, the Smashinistas knew that they would have to strike early and often against a squad, albeit winless, ...

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High-octane action is on the docket as Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) competes this Saturday at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). Doors are at 6 p.m. and the first whistle blows at 6:30 p.m. The evening reaches Stage 5 of ARCH’s six-event local season campaign and features a battle between the Smashinisats (2-0) and the M-80s (0-3). The Smashies returns to Ballwin following an idle February. The flat-track faction topped the defending ARCH champion Stunt Devil...

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On Tuesday, Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-Team, the Saint Lunachix, revealed members of their 2017 travel charter that will compete against other national teams within the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). The Lunachix finished last season 8-3 and placed seventh internationally at the WFTDA B-Team Championships, “Sting of the Hill,” held in Norcross, Georgia. The new Lunachix benchmark set last October made February’s flat-track audition reach new heights, both in terms of qu...

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On Monday, the Arch Rival Roller Derby All-Stars revealed the 2017 travel team charter that will compete within the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). ARCH, currently ranked #8 internationally by the WFTDA, finished 12-2 last season and won its first-ever game at the WFTDA International Championships last November. This year’s 20-skater charter features 17 athletes that were a part of the 2016 collective that set new benchmarks in global play. “It was evident at tryouts that Arc...

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Recap written by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) Saturday’s interleague flat-track action for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH)  saw the Stunt Devils thwart the M-80s, 253-230, and claim sole possession of second place in the standings. In the process, the Stunts (2-1) punched their ticket to the ARCH local championships that will be held at Midwest Sport Hockey in late-April. At the league’s season opener last November, the two rivals scored an eye-opening 388 points ...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby flat-track action returns to Midwest Sport Hockey this Saturday (February 18) at 6:30 p.m. In the evening’s opener, two-time ARCH defending champs, the Stunt Devils (1-1), tangle with the M-80s (0-2) in a game that contains plenty of intrigue. Saturday’s game is the fourth event of the league’s six-game local season campaign. Both teams desire to reach April 22’s local trophy game and a Saturday victory helps the cause. The Stunts suffered their fi...

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Recap by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) At Saturday’s Arch Rival Roller Derby event at Midwest Sport Hockey, the Smashinistas defeated two-time defending champs, the Stunt Devils, 249-222, to claim sole possession of first place in the local standings at the season’s midpoint. Yes, your eyes do not deceive you on that final score. Over 470 cumulative points were achieved in a donnybrook that saw eight lead changes in the first half. The Smashinistas (2-0) ut...