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« Friday, May 27 »
Man Up: Memphis Roller Derby Starts Recruiting Men
Memphis Flyer - The traditionally all-female Memphis Roller Derby will now accept men into their growing grassroots league. While they won't compete in public bouts, ...

Get ready to jam - Roller derby is coming to Fayetteville
The Citizen.com - In a throwback to a mid-1970s television staple, Fayetteville may soon have a female roller derby team. The Southern Harm Derby dames announced ...

Belle of the brawl: Albany's and Troy's respective clubs go head-to-head on Saturday, June 4
Spotlight News - These ladies on roller skates dare you to tell them they, “hit like girls.” Welcome to roller derby in the 518. Photo by Ali Hibbs / TheSpot518 ...

Huka Dolls ready to rumble in derby debut
Waikato Times - Rollerderby is a fast-paced sport that has been enjoying a resurgence in recent years due to its crowd appeal. The sport is a fast-paced melee ...

« Thursday, May 26 »
Cornwall Roller Derby All Stars continue fine form
West Briton - The Cornwall Roller Derby All Stars continued their unbeaten run in the British Championships at the weekend with a 219-108 point win against ...

Roller derby girls just want to go fast
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner - Kirsten Mainland leads a trail of skaters from Clarence Coast Roller Derby as they train for a inter-club scrimmage at the Grafton Sports Centre.

Roller derby: Hellgate squads kick off season Saturday
Ravalli Republic - The Hellgate Roller Derby Girls open their season Saturday against the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley, British Columbia, at the Missoula County ...

Roller derby makes its mark in Morley
Morley Observer - Aire Force One men's team and the Leeds Roller Dolls women's side both contested matches at Leeds Futsal Arena as part of the British Roller Derby ...

Indus-based roller derby team looking to make an impact
Rocky View Weekly - The East Side Wheelers are getting amped up for the fifth Flat Track Fever roller derby, which takes place May 27 to 29 at the Acadia Recreation ...

Blue Ridge Roller Girls hold double header at US Cellular Center June 4
Mountain Xpress - ABOUT BLUE RIDGE ROLLERGIRLS: The Blue Ridge Rollergirls comprise Asheville, NC's first all-female, flat track roller derby league. The league's ...

Roller Vixens schedule bout in Kearney
Kearney Hub - KEARNEY — Roller derby is back, Kearney. The Platte Valley Roller Vixens will take on the Heartland Hellcats, at 7 p.m. June 25 at the Viareo Center.

Naughty Pines Pull Away For Second Win
KOWB - A strong second half propelled the Naughty Pines Derby Dames to their second home roller derby victory of the season last Saturday. The Pines ...

Things to do this week in Sonoma County
Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Also on Saturday, watch brutal and entertaining roller derby when the Wine Country Homewreckers skate for the win. All this and more is in our list of ...

Sports Shorts: Seacoast Roller Derby in Dover Saturday
Seacoastonline.com - DOVER — Seacoast Roller Derby will open at the Dover Arena at 5;30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for general admission, $12 trackside (18 years and older ...

« Wednesday, May 25 »
Jack Geffinger, roller derby star of yore, dies at 94
Chicago Tribune - Jack "Toddy" Geffinger stood only 5 feet 7 inches tall, but he was a giant in the world of roller derby. Although he skated for just two years, the scrappy ...

Bath City Roller Girls host derby for Girl Scouts
Shelby Township Source Newspapers - Amelia Bayne, 8, of Davison, is a member of the Darlings of Destruction junior roller derby team. She and her teammates demonstrated the sport to the ...

Puddle Pounders to host roller derby bout this Sunday
Williams Lake Tribune - “Every jam and point could mean the difference between eternal derby glory and months of hardcore training paying off with great sportsmanship,” ...

Longmont-area events for Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Longmont Times-Call - Roller derby- Boulder County Bombers Bombshells vs. Los Alamos Derby Dames, and Daisy Nukes vs. Shrapnellies roller derby doubleheader.

WATCH: Sexy skater girls off acrobatic tricks in tiny hotpants
Daily Star - “I figured there were probably a lot more of those women than what roller derby was showing me.” And so in 2008, Steilen's small-scale skate brand, ...

Calls for a new sports facility for minority sports in Kilkenny
KCLR96FM.com - ... put forward to the council which would see the introduction of this facility to cater for sports like in-line hockey, wheel basketball and roller derby.

Capital Stage to Wrap 2015-16 Season with THE TOTALITARIANS
Broadway World - This "Riotous political comedy" - Bay Area Reporter, takes the audience on the campaign trail with retired roller derby star turned candidate for ...

« Tuesday, May 24 »
Men's roller derby in Calgary growing
CBC.ca - "[Roller derby is] a very aggressive and fast-paced sport. I used to play hockey, but I found men's hockey was a bit slower paced because guys need to ...

Roller derby in Marquette raises money for charity
UpperMichigansSource.com - (WLUC) Hundreds attended the roller derby match this weekend where the Dead River Derby Girls took on the Chippewa Valley Roller Girls.

Derailers crush Wreckers 259-97 at Forum
Revelstoke Mountaineer - Derailers crush Wreckers 259-97 at Forum. The Revelstoke Derailers crushed the Kamloops Wreckers 259-97 in roller derby action on May 14 at the ...

Longmont-area events: Week of Monday, May 23
Longmont Times-Call - Roller derby — Boulder County Bombers Bombshells v Los Alamos Derby Dames, and Daisy Nukes v Shrapnellies roller derby double header.

Who's gonna stop Lizzy?
Thegardenisland.com - POIPU — Lizzy Bad wrASS of the Echo City Knockouts proved to be pivotal for the redshirts Saturday during the roller derby triple header hosted by ...

Happy Camper for May 23, 2016
Thegardenisland.com - Mahalo to Michelle O. Bomber for the heads-up on the triple bill roller derby match Saturday in Poipu. Seth and Paulette Peterson rolled up with the ...

« Monday, May 23 »
Local junior roller derby team pairs charity and athleticism to help others
WNCN - During every home game, the junior roller derby team partners with a charity to give back, and this week it's with Backpack Buddies. During the school ...

Santa Cruz Derby Girls handle Richmond Wrecking Belles
Santa Cruz Sentinel - “We love playing for our fans and want to give them the best roller derby,” said Bombshells coach Valerie Andromacha-Atha, aka Valcohol. “And Bay ...

Sirens of Smash win home opener
The Nelson Mail - Greenem said men's roller derby was growing in New Zealand. The first men's bout will be held in Auckland in December and Greenem is part of the ...

« Sunday, May 22 »
Fringe Festival review: 'Roller Derby Saved My Soul'
Orlando Sentinel - “Roller Derby Saved My Soul” is like being allowed a sneak peek into Superman's phone booth. We see the transformation of plucky yet insecure ...

Roller derby team strikes gold
Terrace Standard - The roller derby bout on May 7 was the third time the Nightmares faced their favourite “foes”. The bout took place on Mother's Day weekend at the ...

Roller Girlz roll tonight
AberdeenNews.com - The A-Town Roller Girlz take to the track this weekend for a bout with the ... Roller derby was originally a marathon sport, with participants having to ...

« Saturday, May 21 »
Roller Derby takes center stage in Columbia County
WJBF-TV - Augusta's Soul City Sirens Roller Derby team is hosting the third-annual Low Down Throw Down at the Columbia County Exhibition Center.

Recap: AASRD doubleheader with CDMRD
Albany Times Union - Capital District Men's Roller Derby started the night off with their first game of the season. It was a close game, but Capital District Trauma Authority ...

Detroit Derby Girls' championship game this weekend
Fox 2 Detroit - DETROIT (WJBK) - Roller derby is an intense sport with purposeful hits and real pain, and for Detroit Derby Girl skaters May 21 is why they've been ...

Coaler Rollers jam past Most Wanted
Estevan Mercury - The Estevan Coaler Rollers junior roller derby team crushed the L'il Chicago Most Wanted at Moose Jaw's Mosiac Place last Saturday beating the ...

Dead River Derby returns to Lakeview Arena
ABC 10 News NOW - Roller derby is a full contact sport where are scored by the amount of times you can get by the defenders. Team captain Glory Sparks says the action ...

Roller Girls take on the Rink Minx
Coast Reporter - Roller derby is played on an oval track with two teams of five players that consist of four blockers and a jammer. The jammer starts at the back of the ...

Curtain Call: Bismarck-Mandan Weekend Events
KFYR-TV - The BisMan Bombshellz roller derby league is hosting a women's roller derby bout at the Prairie Knights Casino and Resort. The BisMan Bombzillaz ...

« Friday, May 20 »
Greater Morristown weekend preview: From art to roller derby
Morristown Green - His Girl Friday poster The Morristown & Township Library continues its Power of the Press film series at 6:45 pm with His Girl Friday (1940), starring ...

Rock Coast Rollers host, skate in 'Coastal Chaos'
Republican Journal - This year, The Bay State Brawlers finished first, Bangor Roller Derby ... second year of Coastal Chaos, we're thrilled to host Bangor Roller Derby as ...

Hell on Wheels
The Fort Hood Sentinel - Members from the Fort Hood Hell on Wheels roller derby team, as well as from other teams in the Central Texas region, participated in an Inmates vs. ...

Roller girls host Butte in first home bout of the year
Great Falls Tribune - “Coming to support us will actually support Disabled American Veterans, fund the team with travel costs and keep roller derby alive in Great Falls,” ...

Main events
Portland Tribune - Roller derby: Hometown Throwdown — Rocket Queens vs. Rain of Terror . Wheels of Justice vs. Hollywood Scarlets, Oaks Amusement Park, 6 p.m..

Hereford Roller Girls beaten despite fine comeback
Hereford Times - A block is made for the Horror Bulls during their clash with Severn Roller ... The game was preceded by Hereford's first ever junior roller derby event ...

This guy shoots the weirdest sports out there
Red Bull - One of the first things I photographed was Roller Derby, in 2005. I think what I loved the most is that the people who are playing roller derby are ...

Redneck Betties prepare to renew rivalry
Southwest Booster - ... Jaw Breakers for their second home game of the 2016 roller derby season. ... The Betties fell 184-157 to Medicine Hat's Gas City Rollers in the ...

Staged? I think not
News Talk 770 Calgary - MacIntyre is excited about a couple tournaments that are coming up. First it's Flat Track Fever at the end of May, then the Men's Roller Derby World ...

« Thursday, May 19 »
Ex-owner of roller derby site gets 5 years
Denton Record Chronicle - A former owner of House of Quad, a roller derby facility in Denton, will spend the next five years in prison following her May 12 conviction in the ...

Summerside's roller derby season begins with May 28 bout
Journal Pioneer - The Wharf City Rollers' 2016 roller derby season opens at Credit Union Place on Saturday, May 28. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the action starting at ...

Home games prove tough work for Leeds's roller derby teams
Yorkshire Evening Post - Leeds's mens' roller derby team, Aire Force One, held their first home game at the Futsal Arena against the Brothers Grimm on Saturday. Picture: ...

Blocked and Loaded Roller Derby Bout
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - The Electric City Roller Grrrlz will take on the Copper City Queens of Butte during their Blocked and Loaded Roller Derby Bout on Saturday, May 21st ...

Rollers gear up for Great Southern Slam
Blacktown Sun - Debra Ellicott, or 'D'Star-Uction', who hails from Bidwill has played roller derby for eight years and said it was also a great way to stay in shape.

Rollers gear up for Great Southern Slam
St Marys-Mt Druitt Star - That was how Mount Druitt resident and Western Sydney Rollers player Penny Dobie described the sport she loves - roller derby. "I've skated since I ...

Skaters roll out a festive farewell jam
Western Wheel - The Foothills Roller Derby Association held its May Melt Down on Saturday at the Crescent Point Field House to say so long to the Okotoks area after ...

Derby Dames begin 10th season on top of their game
The Charlottesville Newsplex - Diana Calvo, or "Brawlberry Shortcake" as she's known with the Dames, believes anyone can learn the sport. "The point of roller derby is that you have ...

Upset bid falls short for Juggs in Casper
Jackson Hole News&Guide - Jackson Hole's roller derby team skated into Casper as the underdog after losing to A'Salt Creek 286-54 in last year's Wyoming Roller Derby Cup.

Last days of the Dome?
Prince George Citizen - "You can say what you want about roller derby, but it's filled a niche for some people. They're not basketball players or volleyball players or soccer ...

« Wednesday, May 18 »
Maine Roller Derby seeks new recruits
WGME - PORTLAND (WGME) -- Roller derby just became officially legal in Maine and now you have a chance to join Maine's Roller Derby league. A recruit ...

Roller Derby Ready for Second Face-Off
Big Island Now - The Paradise Roller Girls will participate in the next Big Island roller derby bout in Hilo on June 4. On April 30, PRG and the Waimea Wranglers Rough ...

Let the jamming begin! Southshire Roller Derby opens the 2016 season at Riley Rink in ...
The Manchester Journal - MANCHESTER >> This Saturday Bennington's Southshire Roller Derby will be heading to Riley Rink in Manchester for their season opener.

Trophy Club Resident and Roller Derby Queen “Kung Pow” and GM of Quad Roller Derby Facility ...
Local News Only - An owner of a Denton roller derby rink is headed to prison after a jury determined she bilked a Bedford company out of almost $1 million. A Tarrant ...

Roller derby match stopped due to conditions
NG News - SAINT JOHN - The Kickin' Vixens roller derby team competed against the Portside Pirates in Saint John, N.B., this past weekend, with the game being ...

Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby home season game
Voxy - Richter City Roller Derby (RCRD) will be holding its eighth season of home team games in Wellington; the first of which will be held this month on ...

Derby Dames plan June 12 doubleheader
Muncie Star Press - The Dames played in three games throughout the weekend, versus North Texas Roller Derby (Denton, Tx.), Border City Brawlers (Windsor, Ontario, ...

Siskiyou Rollers Hit the Track
KDRV - MEDFORD, Ore. --It's a sport where you better be prepared to fall but bounce right back up and it's called roller derby. The Siskiyou Rollers have been ...

« Tuesday, May 17 »
Denton roller derby's 'Kung Pow' sentenced to five years in nearly $1 million theft
Fort Worth Star Telegramv - An owner of a Denton roller derby rink is headed to prison after a jury determined that she had bilked a Bedford company out of almost $1 million.

Thrills and spills a given at roller derby
ABC Online - Its origins may stretch back to the 1930s, but the sport of roller derby, with its array of colourful costumes and alter egos, is enjoying unprecedented ...

Classic City Roller Girls vs Atlanta Men's Roller Derby
Red and Black - On Saturday, May 14, 2016 the Classic City Roller Girls hosted the Atlanta Men's Roller derby team for a bout at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga.

Dam City Rollers host Castlegar roller derby tournament
Castlegar News - The local roller derby girls hosted a tournament in Castlegar on Saturday night, where despite their best efforts they got pummeled by the competition.

Roller derby
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Dirty Dee from the Lil Chicago Roller Derby Jaw Breakers fight off the check of BB Sting from the St. Albert's Arch Angels while slipping between Jaded ...

Talk Derby To Me
Tucson Weekly - Renegade Rollergirls of Tucson, a free roller-derby league, is looking for ... for those interested, curious and wanting to become a renegade roller.

Dreams, nightmares and sleepwalking
Starts at 60 - My sister and her boyfriend took me and my brother to the Roller Derby in the city when I was about 10. It was a big deal back then and it must have ...

Brawlers Back In Town
Windsor Square - (WINDSOR, ON) - Flat track roller derby return to Windsor with a bang Saturday as the Border City Brawlers' All-Stars and Canadian Clubbers went ...

« Monday, May 16 »
Roller derby's popularity in Saskatoon shows no signs of toe stopping
Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Tidbit Knawty, #96 (Centre left) of the Saskatoon Mindfox acts as the teams Pivot who leads the pack during the Attack of the 8 Wheeled Woman Roller ...

Harbour City roller derby team wins home opener
Nanaimo News Bulletin - The Rollers defeated the Vancouver Bad Reputations by a 214-141 score on Saturday night in roller derby action at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

Emotional day at John F. Kennedy Arena in Rome
WKTV - Rome, N.Y. - It was an emotional day at the John F. Kennedy Arena in Rome on Sunday as the Central New York Roller Derby 'Quadfathers' took on ...

« Sunday, May 15 »
Classic City Rollergirls return, take on the Atlanta Men's Roller Derby
Online Athens - The Classic City Rollergirls bring a one-of-a-kind matchup to Athens today as they face-off against the Atlanta Men's Roller Derby. The Rollergirls have ...

Tomorrow - AASRD doubleheader with CDMRD!
Albany Times Union - Then, at 8:00 pm, Albany All Stars Roller Derby's Brawl Stars go up against the TitleTown KnockOuts from Ladies' Death & Derby Society. The Brawl ...

TC Roller Derby Opens 2016 Season Tonight
Traverse City Ticker - Traverse City Roller Derby opens its 2016 season tonight (Saturday) at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The derby girls will face the River City ...

PHOTOS: Border City Brawlers Roller Derby Season Opener
windsoriteDOTca News - The 2016 Roller Derby season has kicked off at Adie Knox Arena, with competitive teams ready to battle it out for the win. Teams compete against ...

Victoria Jamieson Clobbers Young Adult Tropes In 'Roller Girl'
OPB News - Then the other part of the story, besides roller derby, is based on drifting apart from your friends, and that's also based on my own experiences as a ...

Good morning -- things to do today
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - Kory Figura, "Shiny" stretches out before the Cedar Valley Roller Derby team practice at McElroy Auditorium Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Waterloo, ...

« Saturday, May 14 »
Is roller derby the fastest growing sport in the Great Southern region?
ABC Online - Sweeping across the globe, roller derby is the fastest growing sport in the world, according to the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, the ...

Roller derby
Coast Reporter - The Sunshine Coast Roller Girls (SCRG) will return to the Sechelt arena's flat track on May 14 for their fifth full season of roller derby. The season ...

Derby Girls ready to roll
The Kingston Whig-Standard - Toni Thornton, in Kingston, Ont. on Monday, May 9, 2016, is the president of the Kingston Derby Girls roller derby league, which will be holding its ...

Rose Parade honors Amgen Tour
Santa Rosa Press Democrat - You can expect to see many of them again Saturday, May 21, including the Keystone Cops and the Roller Derby teams, but watch for a few new faces ...

'Sophie was our hero' - Family call for end to mental health stigma after 21-year-old's tragic death
Liverpool Echo - Her family told the ECHO that Sophie, from Mossley Hill, would be remembered as popular and outgoing, with a love of roller derby, travelling and ...

County Partners On Parks Programs
Traverse City Ticker - Women's roller derby league Traverse City Roller Derby (TCRD) has used the Grand Traverse County Civic Center as its home base since its launch ...

On the town
Idaho Press-Tribune - You've heard about it, you've always wanted to see it, and now you can check out Roller Derby up close and personal! Roller Derby is a legitimate, full ...

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