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« Thursday, June 30 »
National Roller Derby Blood Drive Attracts Donors from Coast to Coast
Benzinga - The nation's largest series of roller derby blood drives, Blood for Life, hosted by roller derby leagues across the country in partnership with the ...

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Hibbing Daily Tribune - The local roller derby team - the Dirty Ores - took on the River City Dames of Anarchy from Mason City, Iowa, on Saturday at the Hippodrome in ...

Coaler Rollers battle each other at year-end scrimmage
Estevan Mercury - Members of the Coaler Rollers Level 1/2 and Level 3 black and pink squads face off against each other at the roller derby annual windup scrimmage ...

Tonight is the last night for Great Skates in Bangor. Are you heading out for one last spin?
Bangor Daily News - The only roller rinks that are left in the state are now Happy Wheels in Portland (the last remaining Happy Wheels location, which Maine Roller Derby ...

M'atom Bombs take on the Juggernaughties
Los Alamos Monitor - The Los Alamos M'atom Bombs kept the Duke City Derby Juggernaughties in line during ... game for all who came out to cheer on their hometown roller derby team. ... According to Los Alamos Derby Dames League President Brandi ...

« Wednesday, June 29 »
Rolling out a derby community for Iowa City
The Daily Iowan - 13, Loona at the Marriott Hotel in Coralville, Sunday, June 26, 2016. The I.C. Bruisers are Iowa City's only roller derby league for children. (The Daily ...

Cornfed Derby Dames to host final home bout
Muncie Star Press - ... Cornfed Derby Dames (CFDD) are Muncie's premiere all women's flat track roller derby league, founded in 2010. Information: www.cornfeddd.com.

“Rolling of the Bulls 2016” comes to Hampton Block Party
wtkr.com - The “rolling” will include roller derby women, dressed in costume, swinging whiffle ball bats and skating after the runners. The event begins at 3 p.m. ...

Love is love: The best LGBT romance novels
Washington Post - Joanne (Joe) Delario is more than an attractive handyperson — she's also the captain of a roller derby team seeking new members. Tina is eager for a ...

« Tuesday, June 28 »
Local woman uses roller derby to overcome MS
WIAT 42 - The Tragic City Rollers is a Birmingham-based roller derby team that competes throughout the summer. TCR is comprised of women from ages 19 to ...

Richter City roller derby takes a second group of new skaters
The Dominion Post - Richter City roller derby takes a second group of new skaters ... Roller derby is becoming so popular that Wellingtons Richter City league is doing a ...

Roller derby makes comeback in fifth annual Derby Jam
KCCI Des Moines - Roller derby makes comeback in fifth annual Derby Jam ... The Summer Slam Derby Jam took over Skate North Sunday, and organizers said the sport ...

Forest Grove police log: Roller derby friendship sours
OregonLive.com - A caller reported ongoing issues with a female neighbor with whom she used to play roller derby. The former roller derby partner was refusing to return ...

Benefit concert rocks, rolls at Flag Theatre
Hutchinson News - Members of Central Kansas Roller Derby patrol the sidewalk outside the Flag Theatre during Concerts for the Cause on Saturday. The local team was ...

580 RollerGirls take third in Midwest Derby Fest
The Lawton Constitution - 580 took their first two bouts Friday and Saturday, winning 191-153 over El Paso Roller Derby and Circle City Saturday by a 204-159 score.

New home is needed
The Irrigator - THE Leeton Roller Derby is in search of a new home more suitable to their needs.

Pro tip: When inviting people to your birthday, actually tell them it's your birthday
MetroNews Canada - I sent out an invitation to friends and family to attend my team's roller-derby bout. I mentioned I'm not playing, but it would be great to get their support.

Winged angels skate for Sadie
New Zealand Herald - ... the soccer field, members of the Bay City Roller Derby group rode 30km from Awatoto to Bluewater and back wearing bows, wings, and a lot of pink.

« Monday, June 27 »
Knoxville Roller Derby celebrates 10th anniversary
WATE 6 On Your Side - “I just like to hit people,” said Barbara Bushwacker, a member of the Hard Knox Roller Derby. These women don't just roll, they rock hard. “I can smile ...

Grab your skates: Croydon Roller Derby on the look out for new members
Croydon Advertiser - The borough's roller derby team is appealing for new members to try out for the team. Croydon Roller Derby is holding a recruitment day on July 15 for ...

Fayetteville women compete against Charlotte in roller derby
WNCN - “All of our games are important because it's a chance for us to grow as a league in the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association as well as ...

Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure Centre
Oxford Mail - Oxford Roller Derby mixed scrim at Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre where they will host British Championship finals on Sunday. Pictured Carol ...

Roller Derby find 'fresh meat'
Mount Vernon News (press release) - MOUNT VERNON - The Central Ohio Roller Derby don't refer to their newest members as “rookies” or “newbies.” They're called “fresh meat.”.

Oxford Roller Derby Home Game!!
The Oxford Times - Oxford Roller Derby Home Game!! Where: Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre, Pegasus Road, Oxford, OX4 6JL. When: 26 June: 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

Winged angels skate for Sadie
New Zealand Herald - GENEROSITY: Bay City Roller Derby members showed their support in the Skate for Sadie fundraiser. PHOTO/Paul Taylor. A group of women in black ...

Bubble Zuit soccer in Timmins
Timmins Press - Roller derby player Nadia Riopel strapped on a bubble suit to take part in the bubble soccer fundraiser the team held on Sunday at the Archie Dillon ...

« Sunday, June 26 »
Doubleheader tonight at Cass kicks off Ithaca roller derby season
14850 - It's the ninth season for Ithaca's roller derby league, which has two teams (the SufferJets and BlueStockings) and a junior derby program that helps ...

Toledo Jr Roller Derby twins going for the gold
WNWO NBC 24 - Naudia "Check Meow" and Gillian "Owl Getchu" have been on the team since the beginning. Toledo Jr. Roller Derby coach, Terry Matney, says it all ...

Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure Centre
The Oxford Times - Four teams will battle it out in the season's penultimate match as Oxford Roller Derby sees the championship's tier-three teams including Swansea ...

Roller Dolls looking for a new home
Morley Observer - The future of the Leeds Roller Dolls and Aire Force One - who have several ... They are now at number 78 in the world-wide roller derby rankings.

« Saturday, June 25 »
Southwest senior picked for Roller Derby Junior Olympics
Lincoln Journal Star - Lincoln Southwest High School senior Ellie Mack (derby name: Betty Rocker) has been selected to play in the inaugural 2016 Roller Derby Junior ...

Youth versus experience in Nelson roller derby matchup
The Southland Times - Some of New Zealand's best roller derby players will fight it out in Nelson on Saturday night, in a bout pitting age and experience against youth and ...

Derby Dames hoping to smash roller derby opposition
Timaru Herald - The Timaru Derby Dames roller derby team, from left, Kirsty Downey, Megan Colvill, Kelley Reynolds , Daphne Cockburn, Toni Baker, Deaney ...

More than a sport: Roller derby fosters confidence, builds relationships
Calaveras Enterprise - Under the direction of coach Diana Beasley, far right, the derby team moves around the arena as a pack. Skeleton Crew is one of two local teams in ...

Redwood Rollers prepare for final season bouts
Eureka Times Standard - The Humboldt Rollers ran through drills at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium on ... "This season was different," Humboldt Roller Derby President Bianca ...

No Coast Derby Girls world-ranked
Lincoln Journal Star - The No Coast Derby Girls, ranked No. 21 in the world in Women's Roller Derby, opened their season June 4 with a battle vs. their intrastate rivals, the ...

Central Maine Derby to read and roll
Mount Desert Islander - The Central Maine Derby is the largest flat-track roller derby league in the greater Bangor area. The skaters continually strive to advance their skating, ...

South Canterbury weekend pass: June 24-26, 2016
Timaru Herald - Roller derby: 4pm at the Southern Trust Events Centre. Timaru Roller Derby presents two games in 'It's A'Bout Time'. First whistle at 5pm. Adults $10 ...

« Friday, June 24 »
Skaters host roller derby Saturday
The San Diego Union-Tribune - The North County Derby Alliance is competing in its inaugural home game June 25 in Carlsbad. The nonprofit roller derby league takes on Coachella ...

The Lone Star State express: Photographer spends 11 years documenting the wild world of ...
Daily Mail - A photographer has spent the past 11 years documenting the ever-growing sport of flat track roller derby in an American state. Felicia Graham, who ...

Hood roller derby team continues progressing throughout season
The Fort Hood Sentinel - Elicia “Dames Bond” Marlow races around the track as the lead jammer during the roller derby bout against the Arlington Avengers, Saturday at the ...

Beckley Derby Dames to host third sanctioned bout Saturday
Beckley Register-Herald - Beckley Area Derby Dames (BADD) will host their third sanctioned bout this weekend - another milestone in their roller derby successes. The league ...

Annie Asskicker? Tinkerhell? Breakneck Bellsey? See them in action this weekend
BarrieToday - And this Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m., they'll be showing their stuff at the Holly Recreation Centre, in a roller derby doubleheader pitting the ...

Hamilton Roller Ghouls aim to run rings around rivals
Waikato Times - The Hellmilton? Roller Ghouls are preparing to duke it out against The Bay City Rollers at their next home game in July. The roller derby team, ...

Denver Comic Con Spotlight: Moriah Hummer
Bam! Smack! Pow! - By day she draws comics, by night she plays roller derby! Moriah Hummer is a Fort Collins artist that creates and writes comic books. She currently ...

5 Things To Do This Weekend, June 24-26: Let your true colors shine
Bangor Daily News - Also on Saturday are two roller derby matches, with Bangor Roller Derby taking on the Moonshine Maidens at 3 p.m. at Skehan Recreation Center in ...

Out & About Calendar
AberdeenNews.com - 3 p.m.: All A-Bout Wheels car show and roller derby mixer, Brown County Fairgrounds. Car show is from 3 to 6 p.m., with registration at 1 p.m. Roller ...

« Thursday, June 23 »
Pioneer Valley Roller Derby, Northampton skate park featured in Dinosaur Jr. music video
MassLive.com - NORTHAMPTON -- Pioneer Valley Roller Derby members can be seen jamming, hitting and blocking in Dinosaur Jr.'s newest music video, "Tiny.".

Roller Derby at the Fairfield Public Library
Fairfield Sun - They will talk about roller derby, discuss and demonstrate strategies, share their experiences on a team and help you create your own roller derby ...

A-Town Roller Girlz mix it up
AberdeenNews.com - The Girlz are hosting an All A-Bout Wheels car show and roller derby mixer for the second year at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 400 24th Ave. N.W..

Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls host Rampage on Saturday
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - The Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls bring roller derby back to the Walla Walla YMCA when they take on the Palouse River Rampage in the Sweets' ...

Put Your Skates On And Check Out What The 'Whip It' Tribe Look Like Now
moviepilot.com - Yet of course there was more to the Whip It tribe than roller derby and handsome guitarists - the rest of the cast was pretty ace too, and they all still ...

« Wednesday, June 22 »
Shout Out: Susan Fagan, La Grange Park Library coordinator, loves roller derby
Chicago Tribune - Susan Fagan of La Grange Park, marketing and communications coordinator at the La Grange Park Public Library and a roller derby participant, ...

Nelson Killjoys play host to four-team Women's Roller Derby Tournament
The Nelson Daily - The Nelson Killjoys host the four-team Blood Bath and Beyond Women's Roller Derby Tournament Saturday (June 25) at the NDCC Arena.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Killjoys Roller Derby Team
The Nelson Daily - The Nelson Killjoys is hosting a four-team Roller Derby Tournament Saturday (June 25) at the NDCC Arena. The Blood Bath and Beyond Tournament ...

Franklin girl likes physical nature of derby
Daily Journal - During the Monument Mayhem tournament, she saw her first bout of the Naptown Roller Girls. "She's been hooked ever since," said her mother, Holly ...

South Florida Roller Girls prove tough women empower each other
TCPalm - Jennifer Garrity (Kitty Cutya Deep), a co-captain on the South Florida Roller Girls roller derby team, prepares for a bout May 7 at Skatetown USA in Fort ...

Keep rolling at the Sibling Rivalry Invitational
fox2now.com - ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - The 9 AM Show is rolling! "Smarty McFly" from the Arch Rival Roller Derby and "Screecharound," from the Gatekeepers roller ...

Dead River Derby prepares for Saturday bout
ABC 10 News NOW - On the flat-track at Lakeview Arena, Marquette's roller derby team has two practices this week; both separating them from their upcoming bout on ...

No Coast Derby Girls host Des Moines team Saturday
Lincoln Journal Star - No Coast Derby Girls continue their 2016 season with an interstate rivalry ... women's sports team ranked 21st in the world in women's roller derby.

A mishmash of competitors try on Walk-n-Rollathon
San Angelo Standard Times - The San Angelo Roller Girls is a banked and flat-track roller derby team. ... your whole life or you have never put on a pair of roller skates," she said.

Watch This Incredible Bulldog Skateboard In Dinosaur Jr.'s New "Tiny" Music Video
The Frisky - In the video, Beefy waits at the roller derby rink for Mascis to finish playing music in the middle of a crew of roller derby girls (naturally) before living out ...

« Tuesday, June 21 »
Dinosaur Jr. Hit the Roller Derby in 'Tiny' Video
SPIN - Now, J Mascis & Co. have shared the video for "Tiny," which features the band playing to a roller derby and is directed by filmmaker Laurie Collyer ...

« Monday, June 20 »
Sisterhood on wheels: Brooklyn's rugged roller derby girls
Malay Mail Online - Members of Gotham Girls Roller Derby's junior league train with the adult skaters at the “crash pad” in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby - Home Season Game 2
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - On Saturday 2nd July Richter City Roller Derby (RCRD) will have its second home season round robin game between 2015's champion Brutal ...

A new kind of roller derby
Uniontown Herald Standard - When you hear the term roller derby, an image of controlled chaos and sports entertainment comes to mind, but if you ask Laurel Highlands graduate ...

This is not your dad's roller derby
Uniontown Herald Standard - This is not your dad's roller derby ... The Morgantown Roller Vixens celebrated their fifth year in existence on June 4 at Skate World in Bridgeport, West ...

PHOTOS: Classic City Crush, Day 1
Red and Black - The Classic City Roller Girls hosted the first ever Classic City Crush at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Roller derby ...

« Sunday, June 19 »
Camera Works: Roller Derby filled with good shots
Post-Bulletin - The MedCity Mafia's Mexican Mangleher watches the action between shifts against the St. Cloud Dolls Saturday night May 28, 2016 at Graham Arena.

Sudbury Accent: The black-and-blue choreography
The Sudbury Star - The outfits and make-up are part of the fun at roller derby bouts. But of course, fundamentally it is about the sport, the athleticism and the competition.

Food, fun and zombies at Clarksville Fair
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle - This year's fair has more than 30 rides, a midway area filled with games and food, helicopter rides, racing, roller derby, and a long list of entertainment ...

Sports camps make exercise fun
Hood River News - Registration is through Community Ed (go to hrcommunityed.org and click on “Other sports” under the “Sports” tab, then look for “Roller Derby Youth ...

Father's day weekend events Kamloops all about wheels and walks
InfoTel News Ltd - The roller derby match will go down at the McArthur Island Sports Centre at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for fans of the high ...

« Saturday, June 18 »
NY / Region|Sisterhood on Wheels: Bushwick's Rugged Roller Derby Girls
New York Times - Gotham Girls Roller Derby, a women's organization with four competitive teams, serves as the sponsor for the junior league, which was created in ...

Roller derby returns to Springfield after yearlong hiatus
The State Journal-Register - Women's roller derby returns to Springfield Sunday, and in addition to being fun to watch, the Italian Booty Queen thinks it's a great way to meet a ...

Auburn Gold Diggers host Women's Flat Track Roller Derby bout in Auburn Saturday
Auburn Journal - Come watch the Auburn Gold Diggers take on Carson Victory Rollers in a fast-paced, high intensity, highly competitive roller derby bout Saturday, ...

Roller Derby action at the Penticton Curling Club
InfoTel News Ltd - The South Okanagan Roller Derby Association presents Summer Shovin on Saturday, June 18 at the Penticton Curling Club, where the Pistoleras will ...

Grin 'n' Barum win in British Roller Derby Championships
North Devon Journal - The 268-106 victory over Plymouth Roller Derby kept them in third place in Tier ... Their next fixture is against Surrey Roller Girls in Guildford in July.

Rink of Fire set for Saturday: It's showtime for the Kansas City Roller Warriors
Kansas City Star - The Kansas City Roller Warriors wrap up their 11th season this weekend with a double-dose of derby: a doubleheader called Rink of Fire that will ...

Fort Collins Comic Artist Moriah Hummer On Confronting The Dark Side Of Fandom
KUNC - By night, Moriah Hummer dukes it out on the roller derby track as "The Original Skankster." By day, she's behind the comic book, Flat Track Furies, ...

Things to do Friday and Saturday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times - The Hurricane Alley Roller Derby team play TXRD at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Bank Center exhibit hall, 1901 N. Shoreline ...

Loco City Derby Girls
Lodi News-Sentinel - Loco City Derby Girls ... Rough match as Jammer Masticate takes a tumble during Friday Night's Roller Derby match at the Grape Bowl Festival ...

Epic cycle in dad's memory
Yorkshire Evening Post - Grace, who plays roller derby with Leeds team Hot Wheel Roller Derby, said: "My dad was 58 when he died, and he'd struggled for half his life.

« Friday, June 17 »
Blue Mountains roller derby compete in Great Southern Slam
Blue Mountains Gazette - The Blue Mountains Roller Derby League (BMRDL) Travel Team - the Free Sisters - travelled to Adelaide over the June long weekend to compete in ...

Cape Roller Derby: Looking For a Few Good Women
CapeCod.com News - About every 90 days, a "Recruitment and Meet & Greet" post goes out on Facebook from Cape Cod Roller Derby: "A free evening of fun and snacks!

Shock closure of arena leaves Leeds' roller derby clubs homeless
Yorkshire Evening Post - Two Leeds roller derby clubs have begun a desperate search for a new ... Leeds Roller Dolls (LRD) and Aire Force One (AF1) say they were given just ...

Renegade Roller Derby presentation at the library
Herald and News - A Renegade Roller Derby presentation by the Klamath Renegade Rollergirl Militia team will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the Klamath County ...

Mankato Area Derby Girls Cast a Fundraising Spell
KEYC - Roller Derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a track. The Mankato Area Derby Girls ...

Classic City Rollergirls bring a Crush of competition this weekend to Athens
Online Athens - ... said Interleague Coordinator Kimberly Freeman, it is the next step for their league, in the team's progress and in the progress of the roller derby sport ...

Crushing the competition: Classic City Rollergirls to host tournament
Red and Black - Rolling into Athens this weekend for the first ever tournament of its kind are roller derby teams from around the country.

Olympic Auditorium: LA's working-class history embodied in one building
Los Angeles Times - A boxing arena, a roller derby rink, a wrestling mecca, a punk rock playground and, most recently, an evangelical church on the dilapidated corner of ...

Things to do June 17-23
OCRegister - SOUTH COAST ROLLER DERBY: South Orange County's all-female, flat track roller derby league, will be hosting a double header at Laguna Hills ...

Meet the man who has seen his dream of playing for Wales come true.. through roller derby
South Wales Evening Post - If you see a determined man sprinting up and down Mumbles promenade on roller-skates, wish him luck as he is probably a Welsh international roller ...

Donna's legacy in spotlight on Friday: 'Celebration of Summer III,' City Hall Plaza
Dorchester Reporter - Food trucks and water stations, interactive art exhibits, appearances by the dangerous dames of the Boston Roller Derby, will all whirl together in the ...

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