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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...

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A big-time match-up for Arch Rival Roller Derby takes place this Saturday at Midwest Sport Hockey (510 Weidman, Ballwin, MO) where the winner becomes the solo leader of the local league standings at the mid-season checkpoint. At 6:30 pm, defending ARCH league champs the Stunt Devils (1-0) tangle with the Smashinistas (1-0). The Smashies powered a 47-6 rally en route to a 178-140 victory over the M-80s three weekends ago and snared a first place tie with the Stunts in the ARCH hierarchy. In the c...

Due to circumstances out of the control of Arch Rival Roller Derby, the Trivia Night scheduled for Saturday, January 21 has been postponed and will now be held on, Saturday, February 4th. Same time- doors @6p trivia @7p. Same place- German Cultural Society. We apologize for the inconvenience, but the venue double booked themselves and bumped us. We wish that you would still join us on our new date, February 4th, for fun, trivia, and silent auction.

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(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell – mrmcwheely.com – Click on the thumbnails to enlarge.) (BALLWIN, MO) Making their ARCH local season debut Saturday at Midwest Sport Hockey, the Smashinistas already knew that they had their work cut out for them prior to the first whistle. Lose against the stubborn M-80s, who already had a competitive ARCH local game under their collective chainsaws, and they would be handed a one-way ticket to the lower portion of the league standings. To their relief, th...

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Flat-track action returns to Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO) this Saturday (1/7/17) as Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) presents its second event of the 2016-17 six-game regular season. With the first whistle blown at 6:30 pm, the M-80s (0-1) tangle with the Smashinistas (0-0) to see who claims an inaugural victory for the season. Tickets for Saturday’s two-game event, which also features men’s local action from GateKeepers Roller Derby, are $10 at the door while child...