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« Friday, August 22 »
Roller derby bout Saturday
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - The Gallatin Roller Girlz invite you to find out at GoldenSkate, a James Bond/espionage-themed roller derby bout, Saturday, Aug. 23, against the ...

That's the way the roller derby crumbles
Edson Leader - There was some tough luck for the women's roller derby extravaganza that was supposed to happen Aug. 16 in Edson at Talisman Place Centre.

Alamo attractions include hardcore horror, roller derby benefit
LubbockOnline.com - Some may be unaware that Lubbock even has its own roller derby team, but the West Texas Roller Dollz have been skating and tossing opponents ...

Roller derby: Derby teams roll up for Carnevil showdown
Wanganui Chronicle - Live roller derby action returns to Wanganui this evening as the local girls, the River City Rollers, defend their turf against the Taranaki Roller Corps at ...

Afternoon of roller derby in Windsor raises £500 for Matt's Fund
Local Berkshire - A HIGH-octane afternoon of sport has raised £500 to help send a father across the Atlantic for pioneering cancer treatment. Share this image.

Battle Born Derby Demons Prepare for Battle
KOLO - RENO, Nev. - The Battle Born Derby Demons are in their eighth season of competition. They come from all walks of life; it's roller derby that brings ...

Derby gals invade Waterloo
Waterloo Record - WATERLOO — This sisterhood on skates features a dash of punk rock, a splash of athleticism and a conspiracy to rule the world — or at least their ...

Pamela Bates Graham
Jackson Free Press - People of a certain age and who watched ESPN Classic or late-night television are probably familiar with roller derby. They might have seen old ...

Rolling with the Dixie Derby Girls
whnt.com - If you've never caught a roller derby bout, team members say it's a great spectator sport. Fans sit just yards from the action. While it may take a game or ...

CFDD Fresh Meat Clinic
Muncie Voice - The Cornfed Derby Dames may be on break until September but that doesn't mean we want you to forget about roller derby. In fact, we want you to ...

« Thursday, August 21 »
Local roller derby group to intro special 'Whip It' screening
LubbockOnline.com - The local derby group will introduce a special screening of the 2009 comedy "Whip It," which is about a small-town Texas girl who joins a roller derby ...

Roller derby: Leicester on a roll after impressive fightback
Leicester Mercury - Roller Derby Leicester came from behind to earn a hard-fought win in their first open-door home game, beating Devon-based South West Angels of ...

Moab Roller Derby hosts Salt Lake City at OSTA pavilion Aug. 23
Moab Times Independent - Members of the Moab Roller Derby Team pose for a photo during their Aug. 14 practice. Pictured: (back row, from left) Rori Tehan, Laura Nichols, Jess ...

Wasatch Roller Derby: 2014 Championship Preview
Salt Lake City Weekly - If you're a roller derby fan in Utah, this is a hell of a time for you to be a part of the hype and mayhem happening around the state. Not only will ...

Roller Derby Blood Drive to Draw Record Crowds to Rohnert Park, 10/18
Broadway World - Rohnert Park's Resurrection Roller Girls is one of nine Greater Bay Area roller derby leagues partnering with Brown Paper Tickets and the American ...

Roller Derby Blood Drive Expected to Draw Record Crowds to Rohnert Park
PR Web (press release) - Autographs and photo opportunities, cookies and swag will be offered at the most widely attended series of derby blood drives in California, hosted by Greater Bay Area roller derby leagues, ...

Rebelles suffer first loss of 2014 roller derby season
Airdrie City View - Bev 'Hockey Beat'n' Smith, left, of the Rocky View Rebelles went head to head with 'Non-Stick Pam' of the Thrashin' Lassies during a roller derby bout ...

Roller Derby Bout, OCRD vs. The Bradentucky Bombers
Ocala - The Ocala Cannibals Roller Derby team hits the track again for their last bout of the 2014 season, this time taking on the ladies of The Bradentucky ...

As Pershing run concludes, roller derbiers who called it home reflect
Lincoln Journal Star - Notes: Opening roller derby match featuring No Coast's Road Warriors against Kansas City's Plan B team begins at 7 p.m.; main event follows with ...

Westmont resident finds outlet on skates
Suburban Life Publications - WESTMONT - Marthony Bert says she found roller derby while seeking an ... The weekly class taught the fundamentals of roller derby without any ...

« Wednesday, August 20 »
ROLLER DERBY: Doylestown's Julia Morris loves whipping around the track for Penn Jersey ...
Bucks Local News - Karma Suture Ya - aka Julia Morris, of Doylestown - breaks from the jam in Penn Jersey roller derby bout with the She-Devils. (photo/ slideshow by ...

Sisters triple their fun at roller-derby
Regina Leader-Post - When triplets Kailyn, Mackenna and Taisha Sopczak first laced up their skates to hit the roller-derby track about three years ago, it wasn't exactly ...

West Side Wreckhers host roller derby bout
Taft Midway Driller - In the midst of a busy fall sports season, the West Side Wreckhers roller derby team will offer a different avenue this Saturday evening when they host ...

Full-contact skating
Moab Sun News - At the Old Spanish Trail Arena outdoor pavilion, Moab Roller Derby skater Andrea “Ms. Marauder” Lopez (left) attempts to sneak around Erin ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls Look To Close Out 2014 Season At Home Undefeated
The Chattanoogan - CRG has one of the strongest fan bases in the roller derby community, which has steadily grown since the Chattanooga Roller Girls skated into town in ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls seek to sweep
Nooga.com - The Chattanooga Roller Girls will finish their 2014 season at home Saturday when they face the Mississippi Rollergirls (Gulfport) at 7 p.m.

« Tuesday, August 19 »
Fringe review: Roller Derby Saved My Soul
Edmonton Sun - Roller Derby Saved my Soul is a truly heartwarming story, an intensely personal story about how a chance encounter can alter the course of your life.

Home Sports Alliston roller derby team crossing border for...
Simcoe.com - ALLISTON - The Misfit Militia will be crossing into the United States for the first time in team history this weekend to take on teams from the Ann Arbor ...

Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby
Shore News Today - Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby Jen Marra / Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby WILDWOOD - Hundreds of male and female ...

Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend
KWCH - It's a busy weekend in Wichita, filled with fun events for the whole family. Check out a fashion show, enjoy a day of roller derby, scope out some cool ...

Sioux Falls Roller Dollz Return to Arena
KELO AM-FM - The upcoming season is the team's eighth playing professional roller derby. Sweeney says the Roller Dollz has a nice balance of veteran skaters and ...

Railtown Rumble
North Platte Telegraph - The Heartland Hellcats roller derby team will do the Railtown Rumble on Saturday at the D and N Center in North Platte. From left, top row, Brooke ...

Jaw Breakers block their way to victory
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Members from the Jaw Breakers of Lil Chicago Roller Derby and the Bavarian Barbarians pose for a post-bout photo. The Jaw Breakers travelled to ...

« Monday, August 18 »
Roller Derby Teams Find Fun, Family in Sport
KFYR-TV - In roller derby, two teams of five face off for two 30-minute halves. Players must go through a 12-week "fresh meat" program to learn the skills and rules ...

Fringe Review: Roller Derby Saved My Soul
Edmonton Journal - Until . she takes up roller derby, one of North America's fastest-growing sports. As she laces up her skates, learns the rules and (unintentionally?) ...

Battle of the Western Slope: Roller Derby Girls
KREX News Channel 5 - GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- This sport gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, fall down six times and get up seven. "The actual game is a set of two ...

Vixens roll for victory
Northern Star - EXPECT a night of high octane action this Saturday when the Tweed Valley Vixens roller derby team hosts a round of competition against Brisbane ...

Stay vicious
Cranbrook Daily Townsman - The Bavarian Barbarians and Moose Jaw Jaw Breakers battled to the bitter end, putting on a entertaining roller derby bout at a jam-packed Marysville ...

Kickin' Vixens win first bout at home
NG News - Pictou County's roller derby team has won three straight bouts after Saturday's 281-223 victory over the Tar City Rollers at the Trenton Minor Sports ...

« Sunday, August 17 »
Roller derby skaters find sport exhilarating
Topeka Capital Journal - Those interested in joining the Capital City Crushers all-girls roller derby league can attend a practice at 8 p.m. Tuesday or Thursday at Sk8away, 815 ...

Underwood: Roller derby team to host first bout at Packer Arena on Saturday
Austin Herald - Check out the first roller derby bout on Aug. 23 at Packer Arena. Tickets are available from any Minnesota Southbound Roller member or Hy-Vee in ...

Gays mark progress at Pride event
The Daily Courier (subscription) - Members of the Derby Dolls and Candy Strykers roller derby teams skated along the march route from Stuart Park to City Park, acting as marshalls.

« Saturday, August 16 »
Roller derby team hosts fundraiser for family who lost wife, mother to cancer'
WFMZ Allentown - Roller derby is rough and tumble, but it has a softer side. Friday night, roller girls from across the area got together to help the family of a fellow player ...

Catch Assault City Roller Derby's final home bout of the summer: GET OUT'
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com - Assault City Roller Derby league consists of a varsity and junior varsity team, the Assault Squad and Battery Brigade, respectively. It's Red Rover on ...

Russellville Roller Girls skate on'
Russellville Courier - The Russellville Roller Girls hit a snag on their way to become an officially recognized Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) roller derby ...

Derby Girls to bid farewell to Pershing next weekend'
Lincoln Journal Star - No Coast Derby Girls, ranked 35th nationally, will bid farewell to the Pershing Center when they play host to the 33rd-ranked Kansas City Roller ...

Area Sports Briefs'
Petoskey News-Review - Members of four roller derby teams, including Petoskey Roller Derby, will take part in a mixed scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Cheboygan Ice ...

« Friday, August 15 »
Rollin' & tumblin'
Cranbrook Daily Townsman - Roller derby is on the rise around the world and proof of that can be found right here in the East Kootenays. According to Bryan Mcwilliam, manager for ...

« Thursday, August 14 »
Roller derby event in Bethlehem will raise money for bereaved family
Allentown Morning Call - Beth Carson, a roller derby skater from Berks County, died of breast cancer in May. A fundraiser for her family called 'Brawl for Beth' will be held 8 p.m. ...

Fast-moving, hard-hitting, 'serious' action Saturday at roller derby event
Cheboygan Daily Tribune - The local roller derby team, the River City Renegades, will host the event at the Cheboygan Ice Rink Pavilion. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with skating ...

Roller derby: helping Egyptian women stand up for themselves
The Observers - Roller derby is a female-dominated sport where both the blades and the punches roll. Over the past three years, a group of Egyptian women have become aficionados hardcore fans of the sport.

Duluth to Host Roller Derby Playoffs this Weekend
WDIO-TV - Hundreds of roller derby women and their fans will be taking over Duluth this weekend. The Twin Ports' Harbor City Roller Dames are hosting the ...

Roller Derby season final goes old school!
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby league's home season final on Saturday 30 August will see Richter's original home teams Smash Malice and ...

Fun fuels the ladies of Pittsburgh East Roller Villains
Tribune-Review - Roller derby is where camp and athletics meet. Players typically adopt an alter-ego — “Trackstabber” is Marietta's most recent character — to skate ...

Say hello to Mince-Meat Monk! Sophie straps on her skates before getting pulverised during roller ...
Daily Mail - Forced to strap on her skates, the 34-year-old was given the name Mince-Meat Monk as she hit the Sydney Roller Derby League, and it wasn't long ...

Feature: Bombs away
hngnews.com - Miltonites Mary Ellen Mackey, far left, and Miranda Clift, third from left, compete as part of the Beloit Bombshells roller derby team at the Peoria Push ...

Ready To Rattle Some Bones
Stacey Page Online - The Bone City Rollers roller derby team are the new team on the block in Warsaw, ... Warsaw is a small town already, now there are two derby teams.

Last Chance To Catch The Brawlers
Windsor Square - Attendees will get two bouts of awesome roller derby action for the price of one. It's Windsor vs London in a battle to establish who will rule the flat track ...

« Wednesday, August 13 »
Bethlehem roller derby scrimmage to benefit family of player who died of breast cancer
The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com - The roller derby community in eastern Pennsylvania is pretty tight-knit. So when a player from the Reading Derby Girls died in May, the Lehigh ...

Maiden Texas Roller Derby for a Good Cause
KIII TV3 - CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - The Maiden Texas roller derby team is playing their next game to benefit CASA. The event is August 22nd at Ayers ...

Top roller derby ladies tussle in Waterloo
Waterloo Record - All will be competing for roller derby distinction at the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's Division 2 playoffs set for the Waterloo Recreation ...

Rollicking roller derby
Cody Enterprise - Rachel Wade (left) of the Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels roller derby team greets opponents including (from left), from Cody, Dagney Reville, ...

Sportspace to host hard-hitting roller derby battle
Hemel Gazette - The teams will be battling it out on track as part of the Heartland Series; Europe's largest inter-league women's flat track roller derby tournament.

Queen City Roller Girls qualify for Women's Flat Track Derby Association playoffs
Niagara Frontier Publications - The Women's Flat Track Derby Association has announced Queen City Roller Girls qualified as the No. 2 seed for the 2014 WFTDA Division 2 playoffs ...

Cape Girardeau Roller Girls active in Stoddard County
The Daily Statesman - CGRG members demonstrated some skating skills and promoted their bout with Springfield's Queen City Roller Derby scheduled to take place later ...

Rattle Skaters to host first match
Hi-Desert Star - YUCCA VALLEY - The Mojave Rattle Skaters roller derby team has been a part of the Morongo Basin community for the last two years. You could ...

« Tuesday, August 12 »
Local roller derby team partners with DOT
WISC Madison - Members of Madison's roller derby team, the Mad Rollin' Dolls, are getting in on a new effort to stop drunken driving across the state.

Mad Rollin' Dolls jamming against drunk driving
Madison.com - The Mad Rollin' Dolls will get madder if you drink and drive. The popular female roller derby league based in Madison has several skaters featured ...

Roller derby teams donates to Project Lifesaver
Stevenspointjournal - 3, members of the Mid-State Sisters of Skate roller derby team were proud to present Portage County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Levandowski with a ...

Newcastle Roller Derby League action returns
Newcastle Star - NEWCASTLE Roller Derby League fans will be close to the action once more when the league hosts a second home game for the season since its ...

Flood Water Roller Derby Recruitment Event in Roseville
Rocklin and Roseville Today - Roller derby is more than a sport - it's a lifestyle. Derby athletes commit to two or three practices a week, where they are trained by Shadow Soldier ...

'First Look': Bakersfield Diamond Divas bring the heat at Saturday match
Bakersfield Californian - If you've always wanted to see a roller derby game up close and personal, you won't want to miss the action as the Bakersfield Diamond Divas take on ...

« Monday, August 11 »
Roller derby cruises with youths at Ocean Center
Daytona Beach News-Journal - Roller derby is played in a series of two-minute matches called “jams” over two 30-minute periods. Each team fields five players, including one point ...

Roller derby benefit event is Saturday in Eagle
Vail Daily News - A portion of the proceeds from Saturday's 10th Mountain Roller Dolls bout will be donated to help Cohen Scriver, who is fighting neuroblastoma.

International Roller Derby Playoffs Series Begins Aug. 15
SYS-CON Media (press release) - AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The top 60 women's flat track roller derby leagues in the world will compete for the ...

A Low-Brow Day in Harvard's Backyard
New York Times - On a recent Saturday, I came across an even more irresistibly mysterious sport in an unlikely place: women's roller derby in Cambridge, Mass., a city ...

Statewide crackdown on drunken driving begins Friday
WKOW - Today, the Department of Transportation premiered a new ad featuring members of Madison's roller derby league, the Mad Rollin' Dolls.

« Sunday, August 10 »
Fitness: Youth roller derby instills confidence
Richmond Times-Dispatch (blog) - “We put pads on her and taught her how to fall,” said her mother, Samantha Walsh, a former roller derby participant herself. “She pretty much taught ...

ROLLER DERBY: Doylestown's Julia Morris loves whipping around the track for Penn Jersey ...
Bucks Local News - Julia Morris, member of the Penn Jersey roller derby club, readily ... For this brave combatant, roller derby is a release and chance to unwind.

Santa Cruz roller derby
SFGate - Women's roller derby has been around since the Great Depression, waxing and waning in popularity over the decades. But in many places the sport is ...

Jr. Roller Derby looks for dynamite
Eastern Arizona Courier - SAFFORD - Some adult women roller derby friends got together last year and started up a team and even had some visiting teams come to town ...

Derby teams slam and jam at Hyannis Youth & Community Center
Capecodonline - HYANNIS -- Back in the era of roller disco and Xanadu, Laura Hester was devoted to the sport of artistic roller skating. Much of her youth was spent ...

Girls on skates: Derby Dolls recruiting members
The News Herald - Tasha Brantley “Twisted Angel” practices slamming into Cliff Walker. The Sugar Sands Derby Dolls roller derby team has been set up in Panama City.

Talk of the North - Granite City Roller Girls Mini Fete Day fundraiser
Aberdeen Press and Journal - Who: Aberdeen's very own roller derby team held a family fun day, featuring a range of indoor and outdoor activities including face painting, tombola, ...

Arch Rival Roller Girls Rumble in Queeny Park
Riverfront Times - Roller derby has been picking up speed as one of the coolest sports to watch in St. Louis. On August 9, 2014, the Arch Rival Roller Girls doubled that ...

« Saturday, August 9 »
Roller derby league sponsors mud volleyball, music festival
Topeka Capital Journal - Crusherfest, a mud volleyball and music festival coordinated by the Capital City Crushers all-girl roller derby league, will be Friday through Aug. ...

Yakima Roller Derby Saturday
KAPP - The Yakima Wine Country Crushers are holding their second annual Barrel Bash at the Yakima Sundome Saturday. The Bash will be a doubleheader ...

Sydney Roller Derby League finds new home in the Luna Park Big Top
The Daily Telegraph - Roller derby is no gentle, ladylike sport. Teams of women rollerskate around on a flat track at breakneck speeds using their elbows, hips and backs to ...

Port City Roller Derby bout today
PallTimes.com (subscription) - OSWEGO - Port City Roller Derby will host a bout titled "War Of SK8teen 12" today at Crisafulli Rink in Oswego.

Roller Derby - 70's V 80's who wins?
ABC Online (blog) - Both of those will be on display this weekend when the Townsvillian's Roller Derby club presents CLASH OF THE DECADES with those born in the ...

Brandywine Roller Girls earn first playoff bid, aim to impress
The Phoenix - The Brandywine Roller Girls may be the new kids on the block in the national roller derby circuit, but they've already proven that they're a serious ...

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing - Harlem Globetrotters, Tattoos and The 'Unofficial' End To Summer ...
CBS Local - "We also have the Colossal Coastal Roller Derby Expo. For those roller derby enthusiasts, they can also stop in and watch roller derby going on, while ...

Roller Girlz looking for new recruits at Fresh Meat Bootcamp
NBC Montana - "My mom, she's like, 'I signed up for roller derby camp," said Fresh Meat attendee Jessika Auger. "And I didn't really know what it was, so I googled it ...

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