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The flat-track frenzy of Arch Rival Roller Derby returns to Midwest Sport Hockey this Saturday night and the double header that lies ahead is shaping up to be the most-intense yet. In the opener that launches at 6:30 pm, it’s a battle of unbeatens as the Smashinistas (2-0) tussle with Rebel Skate Alliance (2-0). Then in the night cap, the M-80s (0-2) and the Stunt Devils (0-2) compete to see who gains that first elusive win of the season. Tickets at the door are $15 while children 10 and under...

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(BALLWIN, MO) A pair of local squads within the four-team complexion of Arch Rival Roller Derby recorded victories Saturday to remain undefeated, although the final differential in each respective game was decidedly different. In the twin bill held in front of 600 fans, Rebel Skate Alliance topped the Stunt Devils, 253-140, in the opener while the Smashinistas edged the M-80s, 204-191, in the night cap. Both RSA and the Smashies improved to 2-0 with the victories and the pair will meet head-to-h...

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After a successful opener three weeks ago, Arch Rival Roller Derby (ARCH) rings in the new year with the continuation of their local campaign this Saturday night at Midwest Sport Hockey (570 Weidman Rd., Ballwin, MO). The 6:30 pm doubleheader begins with the Rebel Skate Alliance (1-0) tussling with ARCH defending local champs the Stunt Devils (0-1). The back-half features a clash between longtime rivals the Smashinistas (1-0) and the M-80s (0-1). Tickets at the door are $15. Discounted online ti...

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2018 ARCH Year In Review

2018 was a monumental year for Arch Rival Roller Derby, both on and off-the-track. In game play, the competition was at a fever pitch on a local level and new rankings’ benchmarks were reached on a global platform. Later in the year, the League returned to a familiar format found four years prior. Off-track, ARCH became first-time participants at numerous events and kept perpetually active with community outreach efforts. In short, it was a really busy year for ARCH…and we wouldn’t have ha...

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(Photos by Bob Dunnell) (BALLWIN, MO) The eight-wheeled action of Arch Rival Roller Derby returned to Queeny Park’s Midwest Sport Hockey Saturday night and a packed house saw the launch of the League’s 13th season of high-octane action and a pair of squads on quads posted impressive wins. At the doubleheader held in front of 600, the Smashinistas topped ARCH defending champions the Stunts Devils, 212-94, in the opener while in the nightcap the returning Rebel Skate Alliance bested the M-80s,...

They’re chomping at the bit to start a new campaign! Arch Rival Roller Derby begins their 13th season of eight-wheeled action this Saturday night at Midwest Sports Hockey at Ballwin, Missouri’s Queeny Park (570 Weidman Rd.) In the twin-bill of women’s action that launches at 6:30 p.m., defending ARCH League Champions, the Stunt Devils, face longtime rivals the Smashinistas while the M-80s face the returning Rebel Skate Alliance in the nightcap. Tickets at the door are $15 while childre...

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ARCH Awards Night Winners!

(ST. LOUIS, MO) On Saturday night, Arch Rival Roller Derby presented their 2018 ARCH League Awards at the Heavy Anchor in the Bevo Neighborhood. The event recognized winners in 35 separate categories that involved both local and travel teams. In the “Fan Favorite Award” that was determined by the voting public online, Arch Rival All-Stars and Stunt Devils’ jammer Bricktator was selected as the recipient. In voting held within the league, M-80s’ blocker Boomeryang won “Rookie of the Yea...

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Psst! Arch Rival Roller Derby wants to let you in on a secret! They’re super-excited about the upcoming 2018-19 local season that launches in December! Returning back to a format that was last visited in 2014, ARCH events at Midwest Sport Hockey within Queeny Park will contain a pair of ARCH games. This is the direct result of Rebel Skate Alliance returning to the four-team fold. In short, the quartet of franchises will compete at every ARCH event this season. The four squads will compete in a...

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(NEW ORLEANS, LA) For the Arch Rival Roller Derby All Stars, the post-season missive that was coveted didn’t materialize but the team was able to collect a weekend win that ended their campaign on a positive note. St. Louis, currently ranked fourth globally by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), competed at the governing body’s international championships held in the Crescent City. After falling to fifth-ranked Denver, 204-134, in Friday’s quarterfinal round, ARCH rebounded...

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(ST. LOUIS, MO)  The third, and final, stage of ARCHs “End of the World Re-draft” held Thursday night at the Skatium resulted in seven players added to the League’s quartet of home franchises. ARCH’s 2018-19 local campaign launches on Saturday, December 15 at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park in Ballwin, Missouri. Returning to a presentation that was last featured four seasons ago, each evening of ARCH’s seven event schedule contains a pair of full-length Arch Rival games. Thursday...