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Do you think you are smarter than a roller derby athlete? If so, we welcome the challenge! Arch Rival Roller Derby presents their 10TH Annual Trivia Night on Saturday, January 27 at the German Cultural Society (3652 South Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO.) Doors for the event open at 6 pm and the ten-round scramble begins at 7 pm. A table of ten players is $200 apiece which includes complimentary beer, wine and soda for all competitors. Right now, teams can preregister their table for $180 BY GOING...

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A pair of hard-charging squads strides to the flat-track Saturday, February 3, as Arch Rival Roller Derby continues their six-event local regular season at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). In the match-up that begins at 6:30 pm, the Smashinistas (1-0) tussle with the M-80s (0-1). Admission for Saturday’s doubleheader at the door are $12 while children 10 and under get in free. Adult tickets purchased in advance online at Brown Paper Tickets are $10 while gro...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell) (BALLWIN, MO) Saturday’s flat-track frenzy for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) at Midwest Sport Hockey saw the Stunt Devils top the M-80s, 222-157. Already suffering from a setback at last month’s season opener, the Stunts were thrown numerous curve balls prior to the first whistle being blown. A pair of injuries and a pair of ineligibles whittled the dare devils roster to eleven players, which is just an eyelash away from being too minimal. Facing adversity, the Stunt...

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Here’s a New Year’s Resolution for you…watch more roller derby live! A chance for you to take up on this happens Saturday night at Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). At the 6:30 p.m. launch, the Stunt Devils (0-1) clash with the M-80s (0-0) in a battle of teams aiming for their first victory of the season. The Stunts are looking to even their record following December’s 177-168 setback to the defending League champion Smashinistas. Even in defeat, th...

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Smashies Win Season Opener!

Written by Muckety Muck – Photos by Bob Dunnell (BALLWIN, MO) At Saturday’s local season opener for Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH), the defending champions recorded a narrow victory and claimed top positioning in their respective league’s standings. In the women’s opener at Midwest Sport Hockey, ARCH’s reigning queen pins, the Smashinistas, notched a 177-168 nail biter over the Stunt Devils. “We just told each other (heading in) that we were just going to dig deep and go in there...

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(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell) Can you feel it? It’s almost here! Flat-track action is ready to be unleashed this Saturday for the twelfth season of Arch Rival Roller Derby! The 2017-18 ARCH local launch at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO) begins at 6:30 pm and features a re-match of last season’s trophy tilt as the defending League queenpins – the Smashinistas – collide with the high-scoring Stunt Devils. Tickets for Saturday’s event, which inclu...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO) Since 2008, Arch Rival Roller Derby has selected an area non-for-profit organization as their Charity Partner for their annual intraleague (local) campaign and has raised donations by holding raffle drawings at home track events. ARCH continues this outreach for their seven-event local season that begins Saturday, December 16 at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park in Ballwin, Missouri. For the 2017-18 season, Arch Rival Roller Derby is proud to announce the National Conference fo...

ARCH 2017 Awards Night Recap!

(ST. LOUIS, MO) This past Saturday, Arch Rival Roller Derby held their 2017 ARCH League Awards at the Heavy Anchor. As voted upon by League members, the event recognized winners in 46 separate categories that involved local teams, travel squads and support personnel. ARCH veteran Kayla Woodward was recognized as “ARCH League MVP” and also claimed top honors as the “ARCH All-Stars Overall MVP” and “ARCH All-Stars MVP Blocker.” In the “ARCH Fan Favorite Award” that was determin...

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ARCH At WFTDA Champs Recap

(Photo Credit: Bob Dunnell) (PHILADELPHIA, PA) The Arch Rival Roller Derby All-Stars competed at the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 1 Championships this past weekend at the Liacouras Center and finished the weekend 2-1 as they reached the Hydra Cup’s Elite Eight. Ranked seventh internationally by the WFTDA, ARCH picked up a 225-82 win over the #8 London Rollergirls in a Friday quarterfinal play-in game. Then in Saturday’s quarterfinal round, Arch Rival were handed a 237-109 ...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell) It’s starting to become a recurring theme for the primary travel team of Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH). Claim a playoff medal in September and compete at an international championship tournament in November. The local rollers will compete at the global finale of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) that starts this Friday at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ranked seventh internationally by the WFTDA, ARCH earned placement in the Hydra ...