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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...

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2016 ARCH Year In Review

The completion of the calendar year saw another whirlwind campaign by the pioneers of women’s flat-track roller derby in St. Louis. The past twelve months saw incredible accomplishments by both the local and travel teams as Arch Rival celebrated its tenth year of operation. There was also a plethora of off-track activities that were performed by the league. Here is a capsule summary of a non-stop 2016: JANUARY 1.2.16 – The 2015-16 three-team intraleague campaign continued with game three of ...

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A real nail biter was witnessed at Arch Rival Roller Derby‘s 2016-17 local season opener at Midwest Sport Hockey where two-time defending ARCH champions the Stunt Devils topped the M-80s, 200-188. The Stunts (1-0) trailed by two points heading into the game’s penultimate jam and posted 14 uncontested to claim the dozen point duke. CLICK ON THIS SENTENCE TO READ THE RECAP FROM ARCH CITY SPORTS. The ARCH local season continues on Saturday, January 7, 2017 as the M-80s (0-1) face the Smashi...

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We’re just days away from the 2016-17 local season for Arch Rival Roller Derby and there’s still time to give yourself (or the flat-track friend you know) an early Christmas gift. Now through this Saturday, ARCH is offering a discounted seven-event season ticket package. For $55, you can experience the full local season of doubleheaders that also features GateKeepers Roller Derby action at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park. This is a savings of $15 compared to buying tickets at the...

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Eight-wheeled action returns to Queeny Park this weekend as Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) launches its 2016-17 local campaign Saturday night at Midwest Sport Hockey (510 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). At 6:30 pm, the evening opens with a women’s’ re-match of last season’s ARCH finale as the defending champions, the Stunt Devils, tangles with runner-ups, the M-80s. That contest will be followed by GateKeepers Roller Derby’s meeting between the Central West Friends and the Creve Coroners ...

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The Arch Rival Roller Derby All-Stars returned to the International Championships of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) earlier this month. The 2016 edition, featuring the top twelve global teams, was held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. ARCH, currently ranked eighth internationally, earned its second straight WFTDA Champs berth by placing third at the Madison Division 1 Playoff round held in Madison, Wisconsin in September. In a quarterfinal qualifying mat...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO) The annual Arch Rival Roller Derby Awards were held Friday, October 21 at the Heavy Anchor, where accomplishments were recognized in 47 different categories. Here is a list of the 2016 winners: ARCH LOCAL TEAM AWARDS STUNT DEVILS TEAM MVP: Shear-Ra Powers MVP JAMMER: Bricktator MVP BLOCKER: Aceta Menacin’ SMASHINISTAS TEAM MVP: Cloack N’ Drag-Her & Chewblocka (TIE) MVP JAMMER: Harmony Killerbruise MVP BLOCKER: Shimmy Hoffa M-80s TEAM MVP: Tupac Shank-Her MVP JAMMER: Ida t...