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The perpetual flat-track frenzy for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) continues this Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Midwest Sport Hockey in Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). The fourth event of the six-game, regular season cycle finds the ARCH defending champions, the Smashinistas (2-0), in a tangle with the Stunt Devils (1-1). The Smashies kept their current record unblemished, and pushed their overall win streak to seven games, with their 242-191 victory over the M-80s earlier this mont...

Arch Rival Roller Derby, like leagues the world over, is filled with people who devote their time, bodies, and passion to the sport we all love so much. It’s not easy to acknowledge that a space and community that are so important to us is not immune to the problems of the larger society. The ongoing conversation about sexual harassment and assault, happening both globally and within the derby community, is one that we all need to participate in. We recognize that we all have growth to do. Arc...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby is excited to announce that we will be a part of the 31st Annual Working Women’s Survival Show. The three-day event takes place Friday-Sunday, February 23-25 at the St. Charles Convention Center (One Convention Plaza, St. Charles, MO.) Historically, ARCH will be the first women’s sports franchise that has appeared at the event. Not only will we have our own booth at the event for the whole weekend but we will also be presenting our “Power Jam: Get to Know STL Roller...

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Story by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) At the local season midpoint, the defending champions for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) possesses an unblemished record. This was the direct result of the Smashinistas’ 242-191 victory over the M-80s Saturday at Midwest Sport Hockey. Now 2-0 in local play, the Smashies look to maintain their perfect ledger when action resumes for the six-event regular season at Queeny Park on Saturday, February 24. Although the defending ch...

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Do you think you are smarter than a roller derby athlete? If so, we welcome the challenge! Arch Rival Roller Derby presents their 10TH Annual Trivia Night on Saturday, January 27 at the German Cultural Society (3652 South Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO.) Doors for the event open at 6 pm and the ten-round scramble begins at 7 pm. A table of ten players is $200 apiece which includes complimentary beer, wine and soda for all competitors. Right now, teams can preregister their table for $180 BY GOING...

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A pair of hard-charging squads strides to the flat-track Saturday, February 3, as Arch Rival Roller Derby continues their six-event local regular season at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). In the match-up that begins at 6:30 pm, the Smashinistas (1-0) tussle with the M-80s (0-1). Admission for Saturday’s doubleheader at the door are $12 while children 10 and under get in free. Adult tickets purchased in advance online at Brown Paper Tickets are $10 while gro...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell) (BALLWIN, MO) Saturday’s flat-track frenzy for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) at Midwest Sport Hockey saw the Stunt Devils top the M-80s, 222-157. Already suffering from a setback at last month’s season opener, the Stunts were thrown numerous curve balls prior to the first whistle being blown. A pair of injuries and a pair of ineligibles whittled the dare devils roster to eleven players, which is just an eyelash away from being too minimal. Facing adversity, the Stunt...

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Here’s a New Year’s Resolution for you…watch more roller derby live! A chance for you to take up on this happens Saturday night at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). At the 6:30 p.m. launch, the Stunt Devils (0-1) clash with the M-80s (0-0) in a battle of teams aiming for their first victory of the season. The Stunts are looking to even their record following December’s 177-168 setback to the defending League champion Smashinistas. Even in defeat, th...

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Smashies Win Season Opener!

Written by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) At Saturday’s local season opener for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH), the defending champions recorded a narrow victory and claimed top positioning in their respective league’s standings. In the women’s opener at Midwest Sport Hockey, ARCH’s reigning queen pins, the Smashinistas, notched a 177-168 nail biter over the Stunt Devils. “We just told each other (heading in) that we were just going to dig deep and go in there...

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(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell) Can you feel it? It’s almost here! Flat-track action is ready to be unleashed this Saturday for the twelfth season of Arch Rival Roller Derby! The 2017-18 ARCH local launch at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO) begins at 6:30 pm and features a re-match of last season’s trophy tilt as the defending League queenpins – the Smashinistas – collide with the high-scoring Stunt Devils. Tickets for Saturday’s event, which inclu...