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« Wednesday, August 24 »
Pride Films and Plays announces 2016-17 season
Chicago Tribune - Opening the 50-seat Buena stage at 4157 N. Broadway is Gina Femia's "For the Love Of (or, the Roller Derby Play)" (March 16-April 16, 2017). A roller ...

All-action skaters complete charity fundraising events
Charity Today News - All-action Roller Derby skaters from Birmingham have competed in two fundraising events in 48 hours to help raise money for a leading charity which ...

« Tuesday, August 23 »
Women's roller derby competition coming to Columbia convention center
The State - The Columbia QuadSquad to compete in women's roller derby in September at the convention center. Courtesy of Steve Jurkovic Roller Derby ...

Roller derby team ready for action
Rome Sentinel - Madison County's Ladies' Death and Derby Society is hosting a women's flat track roller derby bout Saturday, Aug. 27 at the New Hartford Recreation ...

« Sunday, August 21 »
7 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (Aug. 19-21)
Wichita Eagle - Roller derby is an intense, primarily female-driven sport that's grown in popularity in Wichita in recent years. While the ICT Roller Girls aren't ...

« Saturday, August 20 »
Waismack Derby women denied access
The Press - Waismack Roller Derby players Anouschka Lindsay, Nicola Toki and Deborah Collins stand outside the Amberly Pavilion their club has been denied ...

ICT Roller Girls mark 10 years, getting stronger
Wichita Eagle - Perhaps nothing better encapsulates the Roller Girls' rising level of prestige than the fact that they've been picked to host an international roller derby ...

Rochester Royal Rollers' women's team, Apex Predators play first home game at Medway Park
Kent Online - Medway's only women's roller derby team will be playing their first competitive match on home turf this weekend. Roller derby originated in America in ...

Skaters of the lost ark unite in Gallatin Roller Girlz doubleheader
Explore Big Sky - Skaters of the lost ark unite in Gallatin Roller Girlz doubleheader ... For more information about women's flat track roller derby and the Gallatin Roller ...

KAKE on the town
KAKE 61 - If you've never had the chance to check out roller derby in person, head out to the women's flat track Derby Association 2016 International Playoffs.

« Friday, August 19 »
Richter City Roller Derby - Double Header, 3rd September '16
FScoop.co.nz - The first game will be between RCRD's All Stars, and Auckland Roller Derby League (ARDL) as part of the New Zealand Top Ten Roller Derby ...

Fort Myers Derby Girls still leading the pack
The News-Press - Roller derby teams field five members for each two-minute jam. One jammer is in charge of scoring, and four blockers trying to keep the other team ...

Rock & Roller
Pamplin Media Group - The year was 2004, and Stegeman did not yet have her roller derby nickname - because roller derby as it's known today still didn't exist. Stegeman ...

Every Way To Find A Date, Ranked By A Shane
Autostraddle - (winging the history of roller derby here, but it feels right) Lucky for you, I'll never sign up for roller derby because the only convincing thing I can do ...

AREA SCHEDULE
The Keene Sentinel - ROLLER DERBY - Elm City Derby Damez vs. Boyz of Summer, at Brattleboro, 6 p.m.. WEDNESDAY. HIGH SCHOOL GOLF - Keene at Salem, 3:15 ...

No Fixed Address brings in $50000 for YWCA Niagara
Niagarathisweek.com - The group tapped into their roller derby community for support, collecting donations from fans and teammates. Participating for their second year, the ...

Sports Briefs
The Fort Hood Sentinel - Fort Hood Hell on Wheels Roller Derby will take on the Wurst Girls Roller Derby from New Braunfels Saturday at 4 p.m. at Belton Lake Outdoor ...

« Thursday, August 18 »
Teen roller derby thriving in Huntsville
The Daily Progress - The Rocket City Rebels was created under the Dixie Derby Girls, Huntsville's women's roller derby league founded in 2004. (Bob Gathany/AL.com via ...

Roller Derby growing in popularity in Las Vegas
News3LV - It may not be an Olympic sport, but the competition is just as fierce. Roller Derby is growing in popularity across the country, and here in Las Vegas ...

Sport pioneers on a roll to States
Oldham Chronicle - Rainy City Roller Derby was founded three years earlier in Manchester by the club's now president Biertrix (Carly Harper) who had seen the sport on ...

University societies - do you wanna be in my gang?
The Guardian - In the UK, there are a number of universities with roller derby societies - a full-contact women's sport played on quad roller skates. Photograph: Eric ...

Things to do
Paris Express - 1 Roller Derby: There will be a Roller Derby double header at the Fort Smith Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 for a first whistle at 6.

3 Things To Do
Booneville Democrat - There will be a Roller Derby double header at the Fort Smith Convention ... The opening match features the Arkansas Derby Diamonds vs the CoMo ...

« Wednesday, August 17 »
Female Trouble podcast: Amy Callner, Charm City Roller Girls co-founder (episode 8)
Baltimore Sun - Amy, otherwise known as Lady Quebeaum, found roller derby at a time in her life when she needed to work out aggression, test her limits and have a ...

Inline skater aims for her own gold
Livingston Daily - From roller hockey to roller derby, the 2016 Howell High School graduate has done it all. In this Olympic year, however, Brogan is taking on her ...

Local sports in brief: 8/16/2016
Traverse City Record Eagle - TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Roller Derby is preparing for its final home bout of the 2016 season Saturday with a winning record on the line.

« Tuesday, August 16 »
These Roller Derby Skaters Are Redefining Beauty
Refinery29 - To continue the conversation, we went where full-contact sports and expressive beauty meet: roller derby. The women you'll meet ahead are badass ...

Meet the fierce, fearless rebel girls of Alabama's only junior roller derby league
AL.com - When Rice's family moved to Huntsville from Texas a couple of years ago, she was thrilled to find that Huntsville had a junior league for roller derby.

Sirens smash home roller derby victory
The Nelson Mail - Sirens of Smash #07 Bashfull, Hayley Nam (right), in action against the River City Rollers at the Nelson Skate Rink on Saturday night. contact Jo ...

Cajun Rollergirls home game set for Aug. 27
Daily Comet - "We've missed skating in Bayou Country, and we hope everyone comes out to support local roller derby." Advance tickets can be purchased through ...

« Monday, August 15 »
LHS alumnus receives honor at roller derby World Cup
The Lewisville Texan Journal - Joel "G.I. Joel" Herrera, center, holds up his award for All-Tournament Blocker at the 2016 Men's Roller Derby World Cup in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

« Sunday, August 14 »
Transgender roller derby star says it's been a long way to the top
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Vanessa Sites, 31, is the first openly transsexual woman to compete on Team USA in the World Cup of Roller Derby. She competed in 2011 and 2014 ...

« Saturday, August 13 »
Briefs: Paradise has opening for new girls soccer coach; Chico roller derby is tonight
Paradise Post - Chico >> Roller derby is back in the county featuring the NorCal Roller Girls against Chico Roller Derby Saturday night at Cal-Skate located at 2465 ...

Perfect day for a spin
Castanet.net - To mark the day, locally, London Drugs in Penticton held an event in conjunction with the Penticton Pistoleras, the local roller derby team. "It's fun to ...

« Friday, August 12 »
Hot Picks: Spindletop Roller Derby vs. Conroe
Beaumont Enterprise - From left, The Spindletop Roller girls Stephanie Colwell, Rusty Landers, Sheri Ford. and Valerie Breaux demonstrate roller derby in downtown ...

NY 'Shock' Exchange roller derby team visits NYSE
Yahoo Finance UK - NY 'Shock' Exchange roller derby team visits NYSE, a team who recently teamed up with the "Blood for Life" blood drive series across the country.

Reporter transforms into a Ghoul on skates
Waikato Times - Reporter Kelley Tantau steps into the rink with Hellmilton Roller Ghouls' ... the more-dangerous footwear of skates in an attempt to learn roller derby.

Reporter transforms into a Ghoul on skates
Stuff.co.nz - I recently traded the relative safety of flat shoes for the more-dangerous footwear of skates in an attempt to learn roller derby. I was 50 per cent ...

Derby showcase coming to the Fort
Fort Saskatchewan Record - The Heartland Roller Derby Association will have to commute to Edmonton's Sports Dome to practise if their talks with EIPS fall through. (File photo) ...

Paradise Roller Girls wants you!: League recruiting skaters, referees, support staff
Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Paradise Roller Girls is looking to expand its forces and recruit more girls to join its roller derby league for the upcoming season. Anyone interested ...

Around Town Aug. 11
Chadds Ford Live - A silent auction fundraiser to benefit Brandywine Roller Derby is scheduled for Aug. 13, from 7-10 p.m. at Hannum's Harley-Davidson in Chadds Ford.

« Thursday, August 11 »
Roller Derby team makes Derby Olympics: Cedar Park native Yasmine Molina leads the team
Hillcountrynews - As Yasmine Molina and her teammates arrived at the Roller Derby Olympics in Lincoln, Neb. on July 11 they didn't know what to expect as it would be ...

Rockin' and rollin': meet the Spindletop Roller Girls
12NewsNow.Com - With skates laced and pads on, the Spindletop Roller Girls are ready for ... Roller derby is a unique sport in that each competition, called a bout, ...

ClarksVillain Roller Girls to host Back to School Event
Clarksville Now - The event will be held at the Speedway in the warehouse space and parking area where the ClarksVillains play their monthly roller derby games.

AREA SCHEDULE
The Keene Sentinel - ROLLER DERBY — Elm City Derby Damez vs. Brawlin' Broads, at Brattleboro, 6 p.m.

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