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A pair of Arch Rival Roller Derby travel teams competed at the La Classique Georgia W Tush 2019 invitational held this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The three-day event took place at Arena-St. Louis and the two ARCH representatives, the Arch Rival All-Stars primary travel team and the Nemesis B-team, each finished the event with 1-2 records. That might seem a bit of a downer on first-look, but considering the caliber of competition the teams faced over the weekend, the result was act...

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This Saturday, ARCH’s B & C travel teams will make their lone appearance at Midwest Sport Hockey this season! The teams host Nashville Roller Derby Saturday at the Queeny Park Sport Court (570 Weidman Road). In the opener that launches at 6:30 p.m., ARCH’s C-team, the Fleur De Linquents, faces NRD’s Music City Brawl Stars B-team. Then in the 8 pm nightcap, ARCH’s B-team, the Nemesis, tangles with NRD’s Music City All-Stars A-team. Both ARCH travel teams are gunning for their first ...

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(Story by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell) (BALLWIN, MO) The local finale for St. Louis-based Arch Rival Roller Derby saw a veteran squad claim their fourth title in a contest that saw numerous lead changes and plenty of flat-track drama. In the season-ender held at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey, the Smashinistas topped Rebel Skate Alliance 198-184 to claim the trophy they last hoisted in 2017. Leading by a solo point with eight minutes remaining, the Smashies (5-2) utilized a ...

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Championship night for Arch Rival Roller Derby takes place this Saturday night and the evening’s finale contains plenty of drama. The twin bill of quad action takes place at Midwest Sport Hockey in Queeny Park (570 Weidman Road – Ballwin, MO). First whistle is at 6:30 pm. Tickets at the door are $15 and $8 for students (with ID) while children 10 and under are free. Discounted individual tickets for $12 and $9 for groups of six and more can be purchased at Brown Paper Tickers. CLICK ON T...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B and C travel teams begin their 2019 respective campaigns this weekend and for the former, the new season comes with a new franchise name. The pair travels to Northern Illinois to meet the respective B and C squads of the Windy City Rollers on Saturday at Vertiport Chicago, a 30,000 square foot helicopter hanger in downtown Chicago. The event begins at 6 pm as ARCH’s Fleur De Linquents C-team battles WCR’s Third Coast and then in the nightcap, WCR’s Second Wind...

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(BALLWIN, MO) The final ARCH regular season event this past Saturday at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey contained a plethora of surprises and nail-biting moments. In the opener in front of 750 spectators, the M-80s claimed their second straight win with a convincing 214-129 victory over reigning local champions the Stunt Devils while in the nightcap, the Smashinistas edged previously unbeaten Rebel Skate Alliance, 192-191, in a come-from-behind triumph claimed on the game’s final jam. The...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby is set for their final regular season event this weekend and the twin bill showcases an early preview of late-April’s championship game. The double header takes place Saturday at Midwest Sport Hockey in Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd. – Ballwin, MO). In the 6:30 pm opener, defending ARCH champions the Stunt Devils battle the M-80s. Meanwhile in the night cap, Rebel Skate Alliance tussles with the Smashinistas. Discounted tickets can be purchased online here. What’s int...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, revealed their 2019 charter on Wednesday. Last season’s squad finished 2-3 with their biggest accomplishment consisting of topping the Chicago Outfit Syndicate, currently ranked #124 internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), this past June at Midwest Sport Hockey. The 18-skater squad begins their season on April 13 at Windy City. Here is the charter for the 2019 Saint Lunachix (in alphabetical ...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO) The 2019 Arch Rival All-Stars travel team charter was revealed late Sunday night. On the 20-skater roster were plenty of returnees that captured gold at the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) playoff round held in A Coruna, Spain last September. The team, currently ranked fifth internationally by the WFTDA, begins their season in May. Newcomers to the team this season includes jammer Jedi Knight-N-Gale, who played with ARCH late last season after transferring from the...

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Story by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) Saturday’s outcomes for Arch Rival Roller Derby could be best described as “Working with the Number Zero.” In one contest, a team got rid of a goose egg while later on a team retained theirs. In front of 600 at Midwest Sport Hockey, both end results were positive for the victors. In the evening’s launcher, the M-80s claimed their first win of the season with a 216-143 triumph over the Smashinistas. In the nightcap, Rebel S...