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After a one year absence, Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team is returning to a post-season tournament that features the upper-echelon of developmental squads. ARCH Nemesis claimed placement at The Great B Team Skate Off, held in Denver, Colorado October 4-6. The ten-team, bracketed tourney is hosted by Denver Roller Derby and the Nemesis will find out their seed and placement in the tourney shortly. “I am really proud of this team for being able to make it back to B Champs and compete at the h...

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Weekend Road Trip Results

All three travel Arch Rival Roller Derby travel teams made road trips this past weekend. The Arch Rival All-Stars, currently ranked fourth internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), traveled to Los Angeles, California and competed at Tinseltown Showdown at the home track of Angel City Roller Derby. In Saturday’s sanctioned game, ARCH topped #21 Arizona 282-50. Then Sunday afternoon, ARCH finished the sweep with a 142-91 victory over the #7 Angel City Derby H...

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All three travel teams for Arch Rival Roller Derby hit the road this weekend and the trio aims to collectively claim a clean sweep. The ARCH All-Stars, currently ranked fourth internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), competes at the Tinseltown Showdown in Los Angeles, California. The A-team (3-2) has battles against #7 Angel City and #21 Arizona during the weekend. Meanwhile, the ARCH Nemesis and the Fleur De Linquents four-wheeled caravans drive to Tennessee Saturd...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO)  The Arch Rival Roller Derby All-Stars found out their fate Wednesday afternoon in the upcoming post-season within the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) and the news was good. When the governing body released their latest set of calculated rankings, the St. Louis-based rollers found out that they were ranked fourth internationally. As a result, the ARCH bypassed past a pair of playoff rounds and received automatic entry to the 2019 International WFTDA Championships ...

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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...