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If you are a fan of Arch Rival Roller Derby’s travel teams, you’ll have a pair of opportunities to support them this weekend at a pair of hosted flat-track games. This Saturday night, ARCH’s b-team, the Saint Lunachix, host the Minnesota Nice at Midwest Sport Hockey in Ballwin, Missouri (510 Weidman Rd.) The two-game evening that also features GateKeepers Roller Derby’s team, the B-Keepers, facing the Race City Rebels starts at 6:30 pm. The Lunachix (1-2) traveled to the Volunteer State ...

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(Photos By Bob Dunnell – mrmcwheely.com) (CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling C-team, the Fleur De Linquents, journeyed to the “boot heel” of the Show-Me State Saturday night and remained undefeated following a 304-69 victory over Cape Girardeau Roller Derby at A.C. Brase Arena. With the overwhelming win, the FDLs improved to 2-0 and showed marked improvements since their season-opening nail-biter against the Prairieland Punishers in early-June. “We were fresh a...

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The Arch Rival All-Stars are heading back to the WFTDA Division 1 playoffs! The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association revealed their recent set of calculated rankings Friday afternoon and unveiled the brackets for their upcoming post-season tournaments. ARCH jumped up one position to #8 in the international rankings and, as a result, received the third seed at the playoff round held in Dallas, Texas, September 22-24. Arch Rival will play the winner of the (6) Queen City vs (12) Houston play...

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(BALLWIN, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) and GateKeepers Roller Derby (GKRD) co-hosted the second annual “Sibling Rivalry” invitational at Midwest Sport Hockey June 23-25. The three-day, flat-track event featured 16 games overall, half that were sanctioned by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) while the other half was sanctioned by the Men’s Roller Derby Association (MRDA). The Arch Rival All-Stars, currently ranked ninth internationally by the WFTDA, finished the weeke...

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It’s almost here! A full three days of top-notch flat-track action! Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) and GateKeepers Roller Derby (GKRD) co-hosts the second annual “Sibling Rivalry” at Midwest Sport Hockey (510 Wiedman Rd, Ballwin, MO) beginning this Friday. At the three-day event, 16 individual games will take place. Half of the games are sanctioned by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) while the other eight are sanctioned by the Men’s Roller Derby Association (MRDA). Arch...

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(NASHVILLE, TN) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, traveled to the Volunteer State Saturday and collected a 275-102 victory over the Music City All Stars of the Nashville Rollergirls, current ranked #98 internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). The Lunachix (1-2) held a 123-50 lead at intermission and proceeded to outscore NRG 102-52 in the second period to pick up their first win of the season. Psychokid D’ Freakout and Pegasass pi...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell – Click on the thumbnails to enlarge.) (DECATUR, IL) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling C-team, the Fleur-De-Linquents, competed in their first game this season Saturday night at the Decatur Civic Center and claimed a 170-162 come-from-behind victory against the Prairieland Punishers. Trailing by seven points heading into the game’s final jam, the FDL’s capitalized on a power jam, notched a 22-7 rotation and claimed the eight-point duke. “It was our first ga...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby is holding its second annual “Be Your Own Hero 5K” at St. Louis’ Carondelet Park on Saturday, June 3. Ever wanted to skate a 5K? How about run a 5K? Ever wanted to hang out with the eighth-ranked roller derby team in the world? Want to dress up as a super hero? Here’s your opportunity to do all of these! The event begins at the Park’s Music Stand at 8 AM. Proceeds from the event fundraiser go directly to the league for operational costs. If s...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-Team, the Saint Lunachix, will be hosting a musical fundraiser on Saturday, May 20 in downtown St. Louis to help assist their travel efforts for the remainder of the year. Four artists will perform at the 8:30 p.m. event held at FOAM (2259 South Jefferson, St. Louis, MO). Although there is no cover for the evening, a donation of $5-10 is encouraged. The Saint Lunachix competed at the Big O invitational earlier this month and will continue their 2017 docket in contes...

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The annual Big O, a three-day flat-track roller derby invitational held in Eugene, Oregon that features both women’s and men’s battles, has historically been beneficial for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH). In fact, the 2016 chapter held last May resulted in a three-game sweep that provided glimpses of future greatness. For the league’s primary travel squad, the Arch Rival All-Stars, they would inevitably make a second straight appearance at the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WF...