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“In light of recent events, both occurring within the city of St. Louis and throughout the country, Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH), recognizes that our municipality is currently highlighted in the ongoing national discussion that centers around racism and white supremacy. Racism persists in many forms and remains pervasive in our justice system. As a member league of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the governing body within the sport that promotes diversity, anti-di...

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(Photo Credit Bob Dunnell) (MARION, IL) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling C-team, the Fleur-De-Linquents, capped off a successful season with a 235-190 road victory over the primary squad of the Southern Illinois Roller Girls at The Pavilion Saturday night. The 45-point win by the FDLs resulted in the team’s final 2017 record of 3-1. Trailing 41-29 with 13:00 left in the first half, ARCH went on a 17-4 rally over the next couple of rotations and flipped the scoreboard to their favo...

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(JACKSONVILLE, FL) The primary travel teams of Arch Rival Roller Derby ventured to the Sunshine State this past weekend and when play completed, the locals collectively tallied a perfect 4-0 finish. The ARCH All-Stars, currently ranked eighth internationally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), claimed a 250-197 victory over #9 New Jax City of Jacksonville Roller Derby at Skate Station Mandarin Saturday night. Then on Sunday morning at the same track, the All-Stars evened their...

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(BALLWIN, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, notched a 238-124 home victory over the Minnesota Nice Saturday night at Midwest Sport Hockey. With the 114-point duke, the Chix improved their record to 2-2. Saturday’s triumph over the Nice, who sported a 7-1 record heading into battle, was imperative as the Chix craved a repeat invite to the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association’s (WFTDA) annual b-team post-season tournament, held this October in Tampa,...

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(Written by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association – Edited For Localized Content) AUSTIN, TX – The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) recently announced that the primary travel team of Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) qualified for the 2017 International WFTDA Division 1 Playoff round held in Dallas, Texas, September 22-24, as the event’s third seed. The tournament seeding reflects the June 30 WFTDA rankings, which were based on sanctioned games played through that date....

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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...