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« Friday, July 29 »
Wednesday, July 27th: Junior Roller Derby
WMUR Manchester - REPORTER: THE COACH STARTED THE JUNIOR ROLLER DERBY LEAGUE LAST SUMMER. SHE PLAYS FOR THE ADULT TEAM AND HAS ...

Southshire Battle Cats: Five roller derby facts to stay ahead of the pack
Berkshire Eagle - MANCHESTER CENTER, VT. >> Grab your pads and your best bleacher creature yell — it's roller derby time. Thinking about rolling over to the see ...

Dolls of Destruction Roller Derby Ready for Rival Game
My Twin Tiers.com - The Dolls of Destruction, a women's roller derby team in Elmira, will face their biggest rival on Saturday night when Ithaca comes to to Joycrest skate ...

Roller derby in dire need of space
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).

From roller derby to demolition derby
The Eastsider LA - ECHO PARK — Workers and heavy equipment are tearing down the former home of the L.A. Derby Dolls on Temple Street. The all-female roller derby ...

Meet the Captains of AASRD - Part Four: Venomous Serenade
Albany Times Union - The Albany All Stars Roller Derby (AASRD) league had an amazing home closer against the Hellions of Troy in June, but our season's not quite over ...

Bangor State Fair to feature educational alligator show
Bangor Daily News - Imbracio noted that tickets for Cross Insurance Center events, with the exception of the roller derby, must be purchased separately from fair admission, ...

Looking for fresh derby meat
New Zealand Herald - READY FOR THE FIGHT: Mount Militia Roller Derby Crew member Esther Smith is backed by her team. Photo/Andrew WArner. The Mount Militia ...

Out & About Calendar
AberdeenNews.com - 6 p.m.: Roller Derby on Main Street with A-Town Roller Girlz and Destination Derby from Canada, followed by karaoke, 300 block of South Main Street.

« Thursday, July 28 »
CNY Roller Derby Doubleheader - July 30
Madison County Courier - Central New York Roller Derby will be hosting a men's/women's doubleheader at JFK Arena in Rome on Saturday, July 30. The first whistle blows at 5 ...

Airhouse opens camps. Roller derby fundraiser and much more
Squamish Chief - They will be getting ready for one last bout, taking on the Yukon Roller Girls in Whitehorse in September. The team is hosting a taco-and-beer ...

« Wednesday, July 27 »
Roller Derby: Knockouts wrap up Canada trip
West Hawaii Today - Kona's roller derby team, the Echo City Knockouts, traveled through Canada July 15-20th, facing various Canadian teams in Vancouver, Calgary and ...

Rebel Rollers ready for 'meat-and-greet'
Orillia Packet & Times - Cunnington is a member of the Boneyard Betties, one of the home teams for the South Simcoe Rebel Rollers, a roller derby league that operates out of ...

Rough and tumble camaraderie
Kingston Region - The local roller derby club recently completed the qualifying requirements to become full members of WFTDA, the Women's Flat Track Derby ...

Hospital offers free session on bariatric surgery
The Philadelphia Tribune - Philly Roller Derby will host the Blood for Life blood drive following the ... Philly Roller Derby athletes will offer photo opportunities, autographs, roller ...

« Tuesday, July 26 »
Grown-ups at play: Diverse roller derby girls hope to expand
Hutchinson News - A few times a week, members of the Central Kansas Roller Derby lace up their skates, slide up their knee and elbow pads and chomp down on a ...

NJ Roller Derby Recruiting Event Tuesday Night at Red Bank Chipotle
Patch.com - Red Bank, NJ - New Jersey Roller Derby will hold an information and recruiting event Tuesday in Red Bank, and anyone interested in learning more ...

Poison Apples get rough at Roll-A-Rama
Huntington Herald Dispatch - Jammer "Rabid Rabbit" Ramey (32) from the Poison Apples weaves through her teammates during a roller derby ...

Boom's 'Slam' on the Way From Pamela Ribon and Veronica Fish
ComicsAlliance - Boom Studios announced the creative team for its upcoming roller derby comic Slam this past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con; the book comes ...

« Monday, July 25 »
Silent Auction Fundraiser to Benefit Brandywine Roller Derby
Chester County Press - Help support local roller derby and women's sports with a special fundraiser for Brandywine Roller Derby! On August 13th from 7-10 pm at Hannum's ...

PHOTOS: Weekend roller derbies
Concord Monitor - When asked what roller derby meant to them Saturday evening, area skaters using their derby names talked about strength and empowerment, but they also talked about ...

Campers engineer solutions at USC Aiken's Camp ENGage
Aiken Standard - For the roller derby player, they took inspiration from turtles, porcupines and hedgehogs that have natural protective layers and designed a shirt to ...

« Sunday, July 24 »
Five questions with roller derby teammates from Buenos Aires
The Globe and Mail - Tomas Borzi is the captain of Argentina's men's roller derby World Cup team. The 26-year-old IT worker is a blocker, sports jersey No. 1752, and his ...

'Spark Plug' might have to pause roller derby to focus on career
The Telegraph - Bedgood loves roller derby. She said it's kind of her way to stay into sports. Sports have always been a part of her life. Growing up, she played softball ...

Bulls run down people and people love it!
Pensacola News Journal - The run is inspired by the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, with fire-breathing roller derby women chasing down the helpless crowds.

Southeast MO Humane Society adopts out pets as part of nationwide event
KFVS - Vendors were on hand along with plenty of volunteers and staff, including the Cape Girardeau Roller Derby girls and Cape Lacroix Apartment ...

« Saturday, July 23 »
Calgary 1st Canadian city to play host to Men's Roller Derby World Cup
CBC.cay - Calgary is the first city in Canada to play host to a Men's Roller Derby World Cup. The four day event, which got underway on Thursday at the Acadia ...

BIG SHOWS: Melissa OC in Dunellen; Garbage in Sayreville
Asbury Park Press - A double hit of meningitis and encephalitis knocked Franco, aka Melissa OC on the roller derby track, into a coma for a few days earlier this year.

Royal City Roller Girls strut their stuff at Exhibition Arena (20 photos)
Sudbury.com - It's derby night in Guelph and inside a hot and sweaty Exhibition Arena the Royal City Roller Girls are laying it all on the concrete floor. The Violet ...

Big Bear rocks a rollerblading disco
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News - Don't expect any roller derby drama or competition akin to Drew Barrymore's 2009 directorial debut “Whip It.” MacInnis says it's an ideal time for ...

« Friday, July 21 »
Royal City Roller Girls strut their stuff at Exhibition Arena (20 photos)
GuelphToday - The Violet Uprising is in tough against Tri-City Roller Derby's Vicious Dishes, while the Royal City's Killer Queens roll off against Tri-CIty's Venus Fly ...

Parade of Nations will be a Rollerskating Extravaganza
Michigan Tech News - The KRG website describes roller derby as a fast-paced, full-contact sport that takes place entirely on quad roller skates. It is primarily played by ...

Bulls on parade: Get smacked at Seville Quarter
Pensacola News Journal - Being chased by scores of roller derby girls, all wielding bats? ... past the Pensacola Roller Gurlz and their cohorts from teams across the Gulf Coast.

« Thursday, July 21 »
Local roller derby team takes home national title
KREM.com - They are Spokane's original junior roller derby team, and they are called "The Pixies." Their coach said this brand new team has earned itself the ...

Roller derby is back in Lakeland
The Ledger - The Swan City girls roller derby team practice at Lake Parker rink in Lakeland on Monday. From left to right are Shelby Hanselman, Cinn Fulco, ...

Roller Derby at the Coliseum
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Father And Son Take On The World In Men's Roller Derby
E Canada Now - Canada- Roller derby can be a tough sport, but the Calgary father and son have shown some tough competition against twenty teams from five ...

Roller derby seeks more skaters
dailytelegraph.com.au - Roller Derby is on the roll and Western Sydney Rollers, who have a league ... Penny Dobie and Megan Haberley enjoy the challenge of roller derby.

Sun City Roller Girls move on up to the Coliseum
what's up - Blood, sweat and tears are routine for the Sun City Roller Girls, who wear ... "La Llorona" is a 150-piece, wood and resin banked roller derby track, ...

Calgary father and son skate into action to take on the world
Globalnews.ca - WATCH ABOVE: Roller derby can be a pretty rough-and-tumble sport. So, as Gil Tucker shows us, when you're heading into a tough tournament, ...

Local author delights every Betty
Ruidoso News - "Roller derby is so freaking cool," Marhanka said. "I like the campy ones and these girls were campy. They wore the fishnets and one had bunny ears.

« Wednesday, July 20 »
Roller derby attracts broad spectrum of people
Alexandria Town Talk - Better known by her derby moniker, "Silence of the Jams," Monaghan has been a member of the Cenla Derby Dames since 2010. The roller derby ...

Exclusive: BOOM! Box Announces New Roller Derby-Themed Comic, SLAM!
The Mary Sue - As part of BOOM! Studios' "Road to San Diego" campaign, we here at The Mary Sue are proud to help announce a brand new comic coming to ...

Southern Illinois Roller Derby program now several years old, still growing
Southwest Illinois News - Cook, the head coach of the Southern Illinois roller-derby teams, said in an email interview with SW Illinois News that she's been with the program, ...

Meet the Maidens
Brookings Register - BROOKINGS - Roller derby is making a comeback, and the Midwest Maidens are at the forefront, bringing their very physical, warm-hearted sport to ...

CCRG Upset the Tallahassee RollerGirls Saturday
Flagpole Magazine - ... Center was, without hyperbole, the most thrilling display of grit and athleticism in the decade-long history of women's flat track roller derby in Athens.

Wreck-on-Wheels takes fifth at WyoCup
Powell Tribune - Against just about the best field of competition it has gone up against, the Heart Mountain Wreck-on-Wheels roller derby team made a good showing at ...

Ark Valley High Rollers rout Project Mayhem
Mountain Mail Newspaper - ... from the Rocky Mountain Roller Girls Project Mayhem roller derby team. Bouldin and the rest of the Ark Valley High Rollers got their answer that ...

Colourful New Plymouth figure skater off to take on the world
Taranaki Daily News - Now the New Plymouth artistic roller skating coach is ready to take on the ... O'Doherty has a background in roller derby but made the move to figure ...

« Tuesday, July 19 »
Roller derby team fifth in state cup
Cody Enterprise - Roller derby team fifth in state cup ... For the third straight year the Cheyenne Capidolls captured the Wyoming Cup in women's roller derby. The chase ...

Auckland Roller Derby League vs Dead End Derby All Stars
Scoop.co.nz - Fresh from a win at their latest bout down in Dunedin in June, Christchurch's original Rollergirls Dead End Derby present fun for the whole family in ...

Notes & Announcements
The Register-Guard - Junior roller derby: The Emerald City Roller Derby's Reservoir Dolls captured fourth place in the female division at the Junior Roller Derby ...

Out & About: Rolling with the Bulls
Roanoke Times - The Children's Trust, the Historic Grandin Village Association and the Star City Roller Girls are teaming up Saturday for a fundraiser to help raise ...

« Monday, July 18 »
Florence Roller Derby league includes all sizes, ages, genders
GazetteNET - A local roller derby league is leading the way for Pioneer Valley athletes from all walks - and skates - of life. Tucked away in a nitty-gritty warehouse ...

Derby a big hit in Valley
Sunbury Daily Item - Young roller derby fans, Joslyn Bond, 9 and Cammi Watts, 8, both of Northumberland, watch the Susquehanna Valley Derby Vixens play their third ...

Meet the Bulls -- and run!
Pensacola News Journal - Members of Pensacola's own roller derby team, the Pensacola Roller Gurlz, help coordinate the "bulls" for the run, which will feature 75-80 girls in full ...

Derby Girls: SC falls to Bay Area Derby's Team Gold
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The Santa Cruz Derby Girls' All-Stars, the Boardwalk Bombshells, competed ... 10 Denver Roller Derby, the same matchup in 2014 when Santa Cruz ...

Missing Honeys results in lopsided derby match
Portage Daily Graphic - A few missing Honeys resulted in some relief from Kenora Roller Derby League, and the unfamiliar teammates struggled to compete against the ...

Bombers raided by Convicts
New Zealand Herald - It was an exciting sixth matchup of the season for the West Coast Bombers when they hosted the Richter City Roller Derby Convicts at Jubilee Stadium ...

« Sunday, July 17 »
Roller derby girls rumble for charity
Youngstown Vindicator - The Little Steel Derby Girls, a Mahoning Valley-based roller derby team, have teamed up with the Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini Foundation to hold a ...

Junior Roller Derby teams participate in a scrimmage.
goskagit.com - Monica Bertollini, whose derby name is “Scarlett,” plays in the local adult league. She is passing along her passion for roller derby not only by having ...

ROLLER DERBY: Brawling is all part of the game!
Peterborough Telegraph - Roller derby is the fastest growing sport in the UK, Borderland Brawlers Roller Derby are a Co-Ed team with skaters from the Peterborough, Stamford, ...

« Saturday, July 16 »
Orlando Roller Derby match at Semoran Skateway this Sunday
WESH Orlando - Orlando has its very own team, Orlando Roller Derby, and the team's next match is Sunday at Semoran Skateway in Casselberry. The full-contact sport ...

Roller derby girls get their game on
Hometown Focus - Girls just wanna have fun. A glam shot for the Dirty Ore roller derby team. Photo by Ryan Quick. OUR COVER PHOTO: The Dirty Ores roller derby team ...

Oreos or Ores? We gotcha covered
Hometown Focus - In this weeks' edition we have a feature on the Dirty Ores, a roller derby team from the Eveleth area (see p. 4).

Local Roundup: Gromshells take fifth at junior roller derby nationals
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The Santa Cruz Derby Girls Gromshells placed fifth at the Junior Roller Derby Association Championships over the weekend in Lincoln, Neb.

Washington State Roller Derby Championship rebroadcast tonight
NCWLIFE Channel (press release) - Washington State Roller Derby Championship rebroadcast tonight ... 2nd bout of the Washington State Roller Derby Championship tonight at 8:00pm.

Telford man gets his skates on for Men's Roller Derby World Cup
shropshirestar.com - A man from Telford is set to represent England in one of the world's most rapidly growing sports - roller derby. Tom Langford, from Ketley, will travel to ...

Roller derby team holding sign-ups
The Ledger - The new female Swan City Roller Derby team is holding an open recruiting night at 7 p.m. Monday at Lake Parker rink, located at 500 East Robson ...

What drives Derby Demons? Communication
The Telegraph - The Middle Georgia Derby Demons were founded in 2011 and are in their fourth ... Since then, roller derby has been a huge part of Logan's life.

Bombshells teach athleticism, importance of reading to kids
Beloit Daily News - Kids push members of the Beloit Bombshells roller derby team during race at the Beloit Public Library on Thursday. Members of the roller derby team ...

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