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(BLOOMINGTON, IN) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, collected a dominant three-game sweep Saturday to win the 2016 B-Cup Tournament held at Frank Southern Center. In the one-day, eight-team bracketed tournament, hosted by Bleeding Heartland Roller Derby, the Lunachix launched its morning with a 479-79 duke over BHRD’s Code Blue Assassins in the quarterfinal round. Later that afternoon, St. Louis collected a 375-43 semifinal victory over Steel City Roller DerbyR...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO) To provide an opportunity for transgender women, cisgender women, intersex women and gender expansive participants in the St. Louis region to participate in the challenging and exciting sport of roller derby, locally-based Arch Rival Roller Girls has officially changed its name to Arch Rival Roller Derby. With pride on April 2 at its local championship event, the popular franchise, a member of the internationally-recognized Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), revealed...

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This week’s release of international rankings by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) saw the Arch Rival All-Stars retain its position of #10 globally within the governing bodies’ hierarchy. Arch Rival, who finished 2015 with a 15-3 record and made its inaugural WFTDA Championships appearance last November, launches its 2016 campaign at the Big O Invitational held in Eugene, Oregon the final weekend of April. Arch Rival plays #12 Minnesota, #13 Rat City and #26 Term...

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(BALLWIN, MO) The league’s local champs of 2015, the Stunts Devils, successfully defended its trophy with a 221-150 victory over the M-80s on April 2 at Midwest Sport Hockey. With the 71-point win, the Stunts picked up its fourth intraleague title historically. The defending champs never trailed in the contest and possessed a 130-50 lead at intermission. Jammer Bricktator paced the Stunts, scoring-wise, with 85 points while D’Manda Flapjack topped the M-80s’ ledger with 77. Rea...

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Arch Rival’s B-team, the Saint Lunachix, notched its first victory of the season with a 194-122 win over the St. Chux Derby Chix Pack In Black Saturday night in St. Peters, Missouri. Lunachix jammer Blink notched 67 points to propel the team’s scoring followed by Sleazy E’s 40. The Lunachix next travel to Champaign, Illinois-based Twin City Roller Derby on April 9 to face its A-team and net its second straight. Read the winning recap from Arch City Sports at THIS LINK.

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The Arch Rival Roller Girls’ B-team, the Saint Lunachix, travels to face the St. Chux Derby Chix Pack In Black this Saturday to begin its 2016 campaign. The game takes place at Matteson Square Garden in St. Peters at 6 pm. The Lunachix, 3-1 in 2015, will use the contest against the #57-ranked team in the world by the WFTDA to prepare for April’s B-Cup Tournament. The Lunachix would love your support Saturday night! CLICK HERE FOR A PREVIEW FROM ARCH CITY SPORTS  

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The following series looks back at the ten -year history of the Arch Rival Roller Girls, St. Louis’ first women’s flat-track roller derby franchise, as it prepares to celebrate “ARRG Alumni Night” at Midwest Sport Hockey on Saturday, March 12. Part One, which features the foundation of the league, can be read by CLICKING ON THIS LINK. Part Two, which features the ARRG 2006-2014 local seasons, can be read by CLICKING ON THIS LINK. At the conclusion of the Arch Rival Roller Girls’ 2014 l...

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The following series looks back at the ten -year history of the Arch Rival Roller Girls, St. Louis’ first women’s roller derby franchise, as it prepares to celebrate “ARRG Alumni Night” at Midwest Sport Hockey on Saturday, March 12. Part one, which features the foundation of ARRG, can be read by CLICKING ON THIS LINK. With its April 29, 2006 inaugural exhibition at Columbia, Missouri’s Empire Roller Rink now recorded in the ledger, the Arch Rival Roller Girls now found itself at an...

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The ten-year history of the Arch Rival Roller Girls, St. Louis’ first women’s flat-track roller derby franchise, is way too large in scope to fit into one single story. There have been too many games, skaters, peaks and pitfalls to give what one would consider “a comprehensive overview” in one short column. But history is important, for we have a better understanding of the present, and its potential future, by acknowledging the past. The next few entries here at the ARRG website will lo...

(BALLWIN, MO) The M-80s topped the Smashinistas 180-156 in ARRG local play Saturday night and punched its ticket to April’s league championship game. The M-80s (2-1) next face the Stunt Devils (2-1) in a championship preview on March 12 at Midwest Sport Hockey for ARRG’s final regular season event. The two teams will tangle for the title on April 2. The Smashies finished its 2015-16 local campaign with a 1-3 record. Click here to read the full recap at Arch City Sports.