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« Friday, September 19 »
GoPro Video: Providence Roller Derby
Rhode Island Monthly (blog) - The ferocious ladies of Providence Roller Derby were in fine form recently as the Old Money Honeys faced off against the Sakonnet River Roller Rats ...

How One Area Woman Found Empowerment Through Roller Derby and Lost 50lbs Along the Way
WSET - Roanoke, VA - Roller Derby is not a new sport but it has been making a comeback in recent years. Gone are the theatrics of the 1970s; a new era of ...

Demolition City Roller Derby Hosting International Playoffs
Tristatehomepage.com - Evansville's Demolition City Roller Derby Team is hosting the 2014 flat Track Roller Derby Playoffs at the Ford Center from September 19-21.

Women's roller derby playoffs in Evansville this weekend
14 News WFIE Evansville - The Women's Flat Track Derby Association playoffs get underway at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville this weekend. The Nashville Rollergirls ...

Skates, Scratches, and Sisterhood
Phoenix New Times - Roller derby is a fun sport to watch- what's not to love about watching tough girls in fishnets and short shorts beat the crap out of each other? It may be ...

« Thursday, September 18 »
Co-ed roller derby comes to Salem
Statesman Journal - The event loosely goes along with the movie, said Ed Brown, also known as Photobomb, president of Salem Men's Roller Derby and bout coordinator ...

Roller derby teams showcase abilities
Lifestyles Publications - Roller Derby Association's junior and senior teams had the chance to showcase their talents at the Icon Centre on September 13. The Junior Coaler ...

Veteran City Rollers fight as 'family'
Emporia Gazette - To be in roller derby one must commit. Tafoya has spent hundreds of dollars on equipment and protection. The team meets for four hours a week and ...

Roller Girls improve ranking with win
Hereford Times - The city side boosted their ranking by 15 places with the European Flat Track Roller Derby statistics updated to take into account the latest results for ...

Volunteers, sponsors needed for roller derby tournament
Salina.com - The tournament, hosted by the Salina Siren roller derby team, under the director of coach John Schreiber, is the first roller derby tournament in Kansas ...

Devils, Diemens to clash
The Advocate - SKATES and sledges will fly this weekend as the North-West Coast's favourite roller derby girls take on Launceston to defend their winning streak ...

Rolling Valkyries ready to burn it up
Suncoast News - PALM HARBOR - Revolution Roller Derby, a flat-track league based in Tarpon Springs, will present a triple-header open scrimmage for the first time ...

Skaters on a roll, but clash awaits | VIDEO
The Advocate - THE North-West Coast's favourite roller derby girls take on Launceston to defend their winning streak against Devil State Derby League (DSDL) this ...

« Wednesday, September 17 »
Maine Roller Derby
WCSH-TV - Since it formed in 2006, Maine Roller Derby has 200 women hip checking and taking hard falls from Kittery to Fort Kent competeing in seven different ...

Northumberland team wins roller derby match
Northumberland News - The Northumberland Roller Girls team Ganaraska Gravediggers took on Durham team DRRDy Farmers in a flat-track roller derby bout at the Bewdley ...

Calendar of Events // What's Up
Midweek - Train to play or referee roller derby. No prior roller skating or roller derby experience is required. Receive introductory skate training, learn more about ...

« Tuesday, September 16 »
Roller derby team recruiting Wednesday
The Columbian - Vancouver's roller derby team, Storm City Roller Girls, will hold an open recruitment and orientation event 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Storm Shelter, 7503 ...

Swansea City Slayers put Dundee to the sword in roller derby clash
Southwales Evening Post - THE Swansea City Slayers roller derby side gained revenge on Dundee Roller Girls' The Silvery Tayzers with a 313-83 victory at Cwrt Herbert in ...

Roller derby welcomes newcomers
Airdrie Echo - Members of the Rocky View Roller Derby Association (RVRDA) are providing an opportunity for anyone who wants to give roller derby a spin.

West Side Wreck Hers roller derby hosts new bout
Taft Midway Driller - There have been a change in plans for the West Side Wreck Hers roller derby team with a new home bout being added for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the ...

Community notebook: Local cyclocross races set for Alderbook Park
The Columbian - The Storm City Roller Girls, a flat-track roller derby team in Clark County, is holding an introduction to roller derby event at 7 p.m. Wednesday in ...

« Monday, September 15 »
Tall City Roller Betties offers outlet for women
Midland Reporter-Telegram - Liz Lawson, Permian Basin roller derby coach, practices with her team on Tuesday at the Odessa Skate Rink. James Durbin/Reporter-Telegram.

Local Underdog Junior Roller Derby Team of “Derby Brats” Wins National Title in Daytona Beach, FL
DigitalJournal.com - The Des Moines Derby Brats, All-Stars Team, Des Moines' own Junior Roller Derby Team, participated in the first ever National Junior Roller Derby ...

Derby Girls Roll In to Evansville
Tristatehomepage.com - In honor of the playoffs, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke declared this week “Roller Derby Week.” Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says, “These athletes consist of ...

Rolling with the punches: Santa Clarita Valley derby gals
Santa Clarita Valley Signal - In roller derby, one player called a "jammer" tries to get as many laps around the track as she can. Once she passes the opposing team's hips, she'll ...

Fire act wraps up day of derby
Journal Pioneer - Both of the performers are roller derby girls and were in the area for a tournament. They were asked to perform during halftime at one of the games ...

Sweet and Vicious
Huffington Post - This past Saturday night, City College hosted the Gotham Girls Roller Derby City Wide Championship, featuring the QUEENS OF PAIN vs. ...

City Roller Girls' cheque for £2k a tribute to Becky
Plymouth Herald - The 35-year-old ran a bed and breakfast in Newquay and had played with both Plymouth City Roller Girls (PCRG) and Cornwall Roller Derby.

Good times get rolling
Chron.com - No Label Brewery will offer a night of entertainment with a roller derby theme on Sept. 19 at the brewery. Members of the Houston Roller Derby will ...

« Sunday, September 14 »
Roller Derby season ends with full-day event
Journal Pioneer - In 2011 the Red Rock N Roller Derby league was born when a group of woman got together and watched the movie Whip It in Charlottetown.

Roller hockey reps are ready
Wanganui Chronicle - As well as the international games, there will be North vs South fixtures and a demonstration roller derby game by the River City Rollers on that same ...

« Saturday, September 13 »
Rail Birds roller derby team seeks new space
HeraldNet - The banked-track roller derby league's lease on practice space isn't being renewed, and the track itself will be put into storage until a new location is ...

Roller Derby: Leicester aim to keep the ball rolling
Leicester Mercury - Team Metal Legs consists of skaters who have returned to roller derby following a long-term injury, while Team Crazy Legs contains skaters who have ...

Windy City Rollers celebrate a decade of cruisin' and bruisin'
Chicago Reader - There's nary a coffee shop or bar in Chicago these days that doesn't display the Windy City Rollers' league poster in their window come derby season.

« Friday, September 12 »
LETTER: Why more girls should join Roller Derby
Cherokee One Feather - I think more girls should join roller derby because it's fun, healthy, and helps you in many different ways. What's better than skating, wearing crazy ...

A roller derby story: Filled with brawls, vomit, spit and more, 'Jammer' opens tonight
Albuquerque Journal - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pack brawling skaters, a riot, vomit, spit, blood and sex and mix all into the “King Lear” of roller derby plays. “The Jammer ...

Slow start does in Rocky View Rebelles in roller derby finale
Airdrie City View - If it wasn't for a number of penalties in the first half, the Rocky View Rebelles roller derby team may have wrapped up its season on a victorious note.

SHELBY TOWNSHIP: Bath City Roller Girls have a new home
Shelby Township Source Newspapers - Roller derby is a sport that's experienced resurgence around the world over the past decade and now there's a team that plays in Shelby Township.

Holy Rollers battle it out opposite Cathedral for Culture Night Belfast
Belfast Telegraph - Belfast Roller Derby was established in 2010 and is currently ranked 64th in Europe. Taking off a decade ago in the States, it's now an international ...

Salisbury Roller Girls Having 'Best Season So Far'
The Dispatch - SALISBURY — Four years after its inception, the Salisbury Roller Girls (SRG) ... You're “never too old” for roller derby, according to Sterling, and SRG ...

Rubby Rollers drop final home bout of derby season
The Battlefords News-Optimist - Saskatoon's Voodoo Vixens, in black, edged the Rubby Rollers of the BRDL in ... The Agriplex hosted three roller derby bouts Saturday evening as the ...

« Thursday, September 11 »
Hurricane Alley donates to Christus Spohn guest house
Corpus Christi Caller Times - CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hurricane Alley Roller Derby committee selected the ... This is the second time the Roller Derby Girls have donated funds to ...

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Green Alfresco, Sandy Art, Doggy Art and Derby, too!
Morristown Green - You can see both sides in Greater Morristown this weekend-along with some canine masterpieces and a little rock 'em sock 'em ladies roller derby ...

« Wednesday, September 10 »
'This is my happy place' (PHOTOS)
The Northwest Florida Daily News - Since the Fort Walton Beach-based roller derby team is always recruiting, Merrifield points out that new members - also known as “fresh meat,” ...

Derby team hosts season finale Saturday
Portage Daily Graphic - The Headstone Honeys finished in third place at a Roller Derby Association of Manitoba tournament at the PCU Centre over the weekend.

Dames of Anarchy event is Saturday
Mason City Globe Gazette - MASON CITY | The River City Dames of Anarchy Roller Derby team from Mason City, will host the Skunk River Riot Roller Derby Team from Ames on ...

Copper City Queens ready to rumble
Montana Standard - After six months of practices, training clinics, skills testing and four broken ankles, Butte's Copper City Queens roller derby team is playing in its first ...

Mid-State Sisters of Skate hosts final doubleheader
Stevenspointjournal - STOCKTON - The Mid-State Sisters of Skate roller derby league will host its final doubleheader of the 2014 home season on Saturday at Arnott Lion's ...

It's Robbie the 'Pain-Deer'
Oldham Chronicle - Predictably, I struggled to stay on my feet and looked on in a mixture of frustration and awe as the roller derby team whizzed around the track with ease ...

« Tuesday, September 9 »
Local girl participates in national youth roller derby event
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - MeKenna Bills, center, tries to keep the pink-helmeted "jammers" from breaking through her team's line at junior roller derby practice in the Palmer ...

Derby Dames hosting Deep Blue Tourney this weekend
Tahoe Daily Tribune - The field includes the Derby Dames, defending champion Sac City Rollers, Silicon Valley Roller Girls, Valley Heat Roller Derby, Carson Victory ...

Rebelles lose season finale at home
Airdrie Echo - The bout, presented by the Rocky View Rollers Derby Association and entitled Back to Old Skool, capped off the teams four game season, which saw ...

Kenora LOW Rollers fall short in Brandon
Daily Miner and News - Kenora LOW Rollers fall short in Brandon 0 ... weekend for their third bout of the season, this time against Wheat City Roller Derby's Fresh Meat team.

Small Town Outlaws gearing up for fan appreciation night
UpNorthLive.com - KALKASKA -- Kalkaska's roller derby team 'Small Town Outlaws' is preparing for their last game of the season on September 13th. Any fan wearing ...

« Monday, September 8 »
Roller Derby: Boardwalk Bombshells knock off KC for seventh place
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz's Hellaluna finds a hole through the pack in the Boardwalk Bombshells' 171-122 win over Kansas City for seventh place in the D1 Playoffs ...

BOMBSHELLS TAKE SEVENTH IN PLAYOFFS
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The No. 5 seed Santa Cruz Derby Girls' Boardwalk Bombshells beat No. 8 Kansas City Roller Warriors 171-122 for seventh place at the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's D1 Playoffs in Sacramento on Sunday.

County roller derby ends season
Pembroke Daily Observer - The Renfrew County Roller Derby League held its last match of the year Saturday night at the Petawawa Civic Centre, where they faced the Cornwall ...

South Sea Roller Derby hosts 1950s Block 'n' Roll event for Stand By You Cancer Foundation
Herald Sun - Fresh from competing in the Great Southern Slam Roller Derby tournament in Adelaide, the Blackheart Breakers will take on the Cutthroat Charmers ...

9/13: Arizona Derby Dames skate into 10th year
azcentral.com - The Arizona Derby Dames roller-derby league is back in bashing, thrashing action for its 10th season. Dames president Kristi Bravo, better known on ...

Roller Derby Blood Drive in San Francisco Expected to Draw Record Crowds
DigitalJournal.com - San Francisco's B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls is one of nine Greater Bay Area roller derby leagues partnering with Brown Paper Tickets and the American ...

Shanghied Roller Dolls battle the Dockyard Dames
Coast Weekend - The Shanghaied Roller Dolls, founded in 2011, is Clatsop County's flat-track women's roller derby league. Flat track roller derby is a fast-paced contact ...

Bone City Rollers Host First Home Bout
Stacey Page Online - Yesterday's bout ended with the Bone City Rollers taking the win with score of ... “We are a women's flat track roller derby team based in Warsaw.

NRG back at the Coliseum in 2015
NUVO Newsweekly - Joining IUPUI Basketball and the Indy Fuel, Indianapolis' premiere roller derby league will play the majority of their home season at the ...

Jawbreakers keep on winning
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Danielle 'Danarchy' Broen of the Lil Chicago Roller Derby Jawbreakers (right) tries to maneuver around Tina "Girlmeat" Jansen (117) from the ...

« Sunday, September 7 »
Ondra, aka 'CasaNova,' on the Prague City Roller Derby
Prague Post - Prague-born Ondrej, or 'CasaNova,' put on his skates and gave us an insight into the world of the ever-growing and exciting contact sport that involves ...

Newcastle roll right over the top at derby, photos
Newcastle Herald - THERE was bump and grind aplenty at the latest roller derby showdown in Newcastle on Saturday night. Newcastle Roller Derby League emerged ...

« Saturday, September 6 »
'Fresh meat' required for Granite City Roller Derby
STV Aberdeen - The Granite City Roller Girls and Granite City Brawlermen are looking to swell their ranks at the their intake day today. Here's some top tips to help you ...

WFTDA Division I playoffs: Denver dusts Santa Cruz Derby Girls
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz Roller Girl Taraism fights her way through the pack during a bout against the Denver Roller Dolls in the WFTDA Division I Playoffs on ...

Cowboy Capital Roller Girls Make Donation to The ARK
Brownwood News (blog) - The check represented a percentage of the proceeds from their bout against the Route 66 Roller Derby team on July 12th at the Brownwood Coliseum ...

Welcome to TIFF 2014
Torontoist - Get your fix of bruisin' babes as the Derby Debutantes take on the Northeastern Ontario Roller Derby NEOFights in the last home bout of the year.

Brick House Betties holding team tryouts
Comox Vallety Record - Want to try roller derby? The Brick House Betties are hosting a Fresh Meat Recruitment on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the CRI (2665 ...

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