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« Tuesday, September 1 »
Cape roller derby adding men to its team next year
Southeast Missourian - To reflect the transition, the team also decided change its name to a more inclusive one: Cape Girardeau Roller Derby. While women may have taken ...

Roller derby's Holey Mow-zes! jams with relish
Brandon Sun - Kristin (Holey Mow-zes!) Shukin of Gang Green tries to break her way through Dolly Hardon (left) and Pipe'r of Pile O' Bones on Saturday as the two ...

Sports Awards 2015: Post gets set to crown first amateur sportsperson of the year
Nottingham Post - "Hannah has worked to recruit and build a team of people into competent and proficient roller derby referees. She has worked tirelessly to improve her ...

Bossy Boots thanks you for your help
Eurekar - Northumberland Today The Ganaraska Gravediggers, who hosted the Aug. 9 roller derby fundraiser for Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre, display a few of the ...

« Monday, August 31 »
Q5: Roller derby team looks to bring the pain to Stillwater
Stillwater News Press - Roller derby is returning to Stillwater. Lisa Vaughan, aka Loud Lisa 99, is hoping to recruit men, women and youth ages 9-17 to participate. They also ...

Double the Roller Derby action
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby league will host a rare doubleheader vs Dead End Derby Christchurch Rollergirls on Saturday 5 September at ...

Derby mashup gets Belles back on track
Helena Independent Record - Pivot Tricky Treatz (9) moves in to block Megadeth (5151) during first-half action at the Hel'z Belles Roller Derby Rumble on Saturday. Players from ...

GUEST COLUMN: This team has become my second family
MyWebTimes.com - It wasn't until a friend of mine suggested I go check out one of her roller derby practices that I realized how much I missed time to myself — how much I ...

« Sunday, August 30 »
Philadelphia Hosts National Championship of Roller Derby and USA National Roller Derby Team ...
Press Release Rocket - USA Roller Sports (USARS) presents the national championship of roller derby, and the first official try-outs for the USA national team in an effort to ...

« Saturday, August 29 »
Women's 2015 roller derby playoffs in Dearborn Heights this weekend
MyFox Detroit - "They hear a lot about roller derby, a lot of people know that it exists, but don't see how much of a physical sport it is," said Kelly Genei Detroit Derby ...

South Jersey roller derby girls skate through life
Press of Atlantic City - Megan St. Marie of The Shore Points Roller Derby club in front during team practice at Rollway Skating Rink in Hammonton Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 ...

Mid-Summer Night's Scream Roller Derby Bout hosted by Electric City Roller Grrrlz
KRTV Great Falls News - Electric City Roller Grrrlz are hosting the Dickinson Roller Derby for the Mid-Summer Night's Scream Roller Derby Bout on Saturday, August 29th at ...

Wildwood Roller Derby pits male and female skaters from around the country
Shore News Today - Roller derby enthusiasts, skaters and vendors will converge in the Wildwoods this weekend for hard-hitting games and skate-inspired festivities as part ...

New-style roller derby puts an emphasis on community
Christian Science Monitor - In modern roller derby, the women skaters are part of every aspect of the operation, including choosing charities to help that are close to their own ...

Getting into 'Honey Badger' mode for world roller derby playoffs
Cambridge Times - Tamara Sponder, aka "The Honey Badger", will compete with her Tri-City Roller Derby team at the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Division 1 ...

"A brutal business": In 1955, these roller derby ladies shocked Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald - The girls were indignant at the suggestion that the roughness in roller derby skating is simulated. Tore The Boss's Heart. And Mr. Murray Tannen, burly ...

HARD takes on Austin's Hell Marys
Corpus Christi Caller-Times - Contributed Hurricane Alley Roller Derby skates against the Hell Marys on ... Members of Hurricane Alley Roller Derby (H.A.R.D.) mark their 10th ...

Emerald City Roller Girls prep for playoffs
The Register-Guard - The evolution of modern roller derby has created a sport focused on endurance, physical training and sportsmanship. It has increased its popularity ...

Roller Derby
Longview News-Journal - A roller derby is set for Saturday in Longview to benefit Kidd Kraddick's ... The Backwoods Bombshells Roller Derby will host Derby Kisses for Kidd's ...

« Friday, August 28 »
Seacoast Roller Derby presents 'Astonishing Tales of Derby' at the Dover Arena
Foster's Daily Democrat - Seacoast Roller Derby will present a bout titled "Astonishing Tales of Derby" at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Dover Arena, 110 Portland Ave., ...

Red Stick Roller Derby teams to close out home season Saturday
The Advocate - In their final home matches, the Red Stick All Stars will take on the Mississippi Rollergirls, and the Capital Defenders will face Northshore Roller Derby.

Roller Derby team heads to playoffs: 'We have trained just nonstop'
KMTR NewsSource 16 - EUGENE, Ore. - The Emerald City Roller Girls are proving there's a new sport to rally behind in the Eugene Springfield area as they head to playoffs.

Heroes, villains clash Saturday in final 2015 home stand for Seacoast Roller Derby
The Union Leader - Seacoast Roller Derby's last home bout of the 2015 season pits good against evil Saturday at the Dover Arena, 110 Portland Ave. The “Astonishing ...

Roller derby set to benefit Kidd's Kids
Longview News-Journal - A roller derby is set for Aug. 29 in Longview to benefit Kidd Kraddick's charity. The Backwoods Bombshells Roller Derby will host Derby Kisses for ...

Roller Derby ended home season Saturday
The Fort Hood Sentinel - Elicia “Dames Bond" Marlow leads the pack as a pivot for the Hell on Wheels Roller Derby bout against the San Angelo Roller Girls Thunder Kittens ...

Roller derby: Firefighters set to take on Terrorz team
The Tribune - They are the masters of disaster at fires and accident scenes, running toward fire when others flee, pulling victims out of dangerous situations in the ...

Roller derby tournament promises wild women and hard-hitting action
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Roller derby may seem like a novelty sport — and on some levels, it is — but it is also attractive for the same reasons that other contact sports provide ...

Photo Gallery: Hundreds Support Appalachian Rollergirls at Double Header Bout at Holmes on ...
High Country Press - Don't have any experience with roller derby? Don't worry. If you're enthusiastic and ready to work hard, the girls are ready to teach you all you need to ...

« Thursday, August 27 »
Roller derby: Firefighters set to take on Terrorz team
The Republic - But 12 Columbus firefighters may have met their match with a group of roller derby women known as the Terrorz of Tiny Towns. The Terrorz — a ...

Brazos Valley Roller Derby
KBTX - "The objectives of roller derby are relatively simple. Each team fields a single point scoring skater (""Jammer"") whose object is to lap as many ...

Burglars break in for cash, roll off with skates
MyFox Detroit - Mechelle Bertollini owns All About Derby in Waterford. The Waterford shop caters to roller derby customers with skates of all kind, including the high ...

« Wednesday, August 26 »
Roller derby hits Four Seasons
Great Falls Tribune - The hits just keep on coming as Great Falls' own Electric City Roller GrrrlZ take on North Dakota's Dickenson Roller Derby Saturday, Aug. 29 at the ...

COQUILLE — Roller derby is back in Coos County.
Coos Bay World - After World War II, Seltzer's men's and women's competitions began to be televised, and in the 1960s, other roller derby franchises sprang up, ...

Peoria roller derby team seeks members, sponsors
Pekin Daily Times - The Peoria Push Roller Derby Team is seeking players and sponsors. The team will hold a recruitment night at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at Planet X skating rink ...

Open house slated for Thursday in Orillia
The Barrie Examiner - The open house will be held Thursday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Roller Skating Place in Orillia. It's a chance to learn more about roller derby and ...

Roller derby: Hooligans win with a close call.
Spartan Daily - On Saturday, as I was walking into the San Jose Convention Center's south hall, one of the roller derby participants passed right in front of me with a ...

Rollergirls' fishnet run fights cancer
Tallahassee Democrat - 26 at 7 p.m. when Capital Punishment takes on Baton Rouge, Louisiana's Red Stick Roller Derby. Home games are at the Hansel E. Tookes Student ...

CGRD Takes Win Over RNRG, Ends Home Season with 5-3 Record!
Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau Roller Derby (CGRD) recently concluded their home season with a 5-3 record. On Saturday, August 15th, for the first time ever, CGRD ...

Firefighters ready to roll in derby match with Terrorz
The Republic - But 12 Columbus firefighters may have met their match with a group of roller derby women known as the Terrorz of Tiny Towns. The Terrorz, a ...

« Tuesday, August 25 »
Ready, Set, Fit: Roller derby
News 12 Brooklyn - Roller skating can be a great recreational activity, but when it's dialed up a few notches you get roller derby, an intensely physical sport.

Roller derby team Brutal Pageant win first title in grudge match
Stuff.co.nz - Brutal Pageant elbowed, shoved and barged their way to a 190-182 victory over Smash Malice in Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby league final at ...

Roller derby returns to Santa Rosa
The Times - Ladies's curler derby barged its method into Santa Rosa on Saturday night time with a bare-knuckle and fishnet-stocking model of leisure that drew ...

Women under the helmet
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - When Jackie "Crack Her Jack" Henderson showed up to the Lil Chicago Roller Derby try-out she was wearing a mini-skirt and a tube top.

Derby community continues to grow
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - This weekend Saskatchewan's roller derby community showed how tight-knit it was over two days.

SWAT roller derby power way into play-offs with Dorset demolition
Midweek Herald - The South West Angels of Terror Roller Derby Team (SWAT) completed a clean sweep of victories in group stage matches of the British Roller Derby ...

Rolling Valkyries face off against Derby Sirens
Tampa Bay Newspapers - Revolution Roller Derby is a non-profit roller derby league, featuring the women's team, The Rolling Valkyries, and the co-ed team, Mom & Pop's ...

Santa Cruz Derby Girls bring home third in WFTDA D-II playoff
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The Santa Cruz Derby Girls defeated Houston Roller Derby, 154-141. ... of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's D-II playoffs Saturday night.

On and off the track, Chippewa Valley Roller Girls strive to wipe out stereotypes
Leader-Telegram - There's a rumor floating around that the women who skate for the Chippewa Valley roller derby team are gruff and menacing, with bulging muscles ...

Nonprofit: Rollergirls to bag groceries for fundraiser
The Missoulian - Missoula's own roller derby league, the Hellgate Rollergirls, will be bagging groceries as a fundraiser at the Orange Street Food Farm, 701 S. Orange ...

Sports Shorts
Foster's Daily Democrat - DOVER — This Saturday, Seacoast Roller Derby will present Astonishing Tales of Derby, a Roller Derby Bout, at the Dover Arena, 110 Portland Ave, ...

« Monday, August 24 »
Roller derby returns to Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Wine Country Homewreckers blocker "ErMalicious" knocks down Faultline Derby Devilz "Der T Dexter" during a roller derby match between the Wine ...

Ready, Set, Fit: Roller derby
News 12 Bronx (registration) - Roller skating can be a great recreational activity, but when it's dialed up a few notches you get roller derby, an intensely physical sport.

Roller Derby
Gulfshore Life - The Fort Myers Derby Girls will be taking on the Gold Coast Derby Grrls. Expect to see hard hits, fancy footwork, and fast paced jams. This is ...

The Avalanche City All Stars won second place in roller derby tournament
The Free Press - The Avalanche City All Stars walked away with second place and $500 after competing in the Spokaranage Roller Derby tournament on Aug.

Derby Girls: Top-seeded Boardwalk Bombshells upset in D-II playoffs
Santa Cruz Sentinel - CLEVELAND >> The Santa Cruz Derby Girls' Boardwalk Bombshells — the No. 1 seed ... 6 Houston Roller Derby for third place on Sunday at 1 p.m..

At PrideFest, LGBTQ community highlights inclusive family values
Columbia Missourian - Laura “L On Wheels” Pruitt and Chelsea “Slashtag” Robinson of the the CoMo Derby Dames roller-skated around the festival to promote their sport as ...

Enid Roller Girls set to take on Central Ark.
Enid News & Eagle - Formed in the fall of 2010 with a small group of women, the Enid Roller Girls are a part of the South Central Region of the Women's Flat Track Derby ...

Go & Do: Comic relief with John Mulaney, finely crafted sounds by Artful Noise and more
Foster's Daily Democrat - Seacoast Roller Derby will present Astonishing Tales of Derby, a Roller Derby bout, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Dover Arena, 110 Portland ...

Mini-skaters take skills to the track
Gladstone Observer - The Gladstone PCYC Roller Derby junior team debuted on Saturday night, with a mini game to show off the skills they've learned so far. Junior coach ...

Fort Myers Derby Girls vs. Gold Coast
Gulfshore Life - As a proud sponsor of the Fort Myers Derby Girls, Cre8 Salon & Spa ... If you've never been to a roller derby bout, you're in for a real treat onAugust 23!

« Sunday, August 23 »
SlamDog Millionaire - Local Roller Derby takes on Billings!
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - The Gallatin Roller Girlz invite you to attend SlamDog Millionaire, the 2nd to last bout of the 2015 Home Season. On Saturday, August 22 at the ...

SPORTS BRIEFS: South Shore Roller Girls Roller Derby doubleheader today
nwitimes.com - South Shore Roller Girls Roller Derby doubleheader today: The South Shore Roller Girls will host a doubleheader at 6 p.m. today at Jean Shepherd ...

Roller Betties compete as first-timers at Spokane derby
The Bellingham Herald - Luna Tick from team Cog Blockers holds back her opponent with the help of teammate Pokeyto Mustachio at the roller derby tournament Spokarnage.

Derby Girls: Boardwalks Bombshells roll in D-II playoffs opener
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz's Regan Eymann, aka Shamrock N Roller, knocks Oklahoma jammer T Pain to the floor as Santa Cruz's Corazone looks on at the WFTDA ...

Mississippi Rollergirls find new home in Gautier
gulflive.com - These are the Mississippi Rollergirls -- a women's roller derby team from the Mississippi coast. Founded in 2006, the Rollergirls are Mississippi's first ...

Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekend
Gladstone Observer - At 5pm Rocky Roller Derby will take on Toowoomba City Rollers Range Renegades in the curtain raiser, followed at 7pm by Gladstone PCYC Roller ...

Fort Myers Derby Girls Set to Conquer the Gold Coast on August 23
PR.com (press release) - South Florida Roller Girls, also at Bamboozles. Fort Myers Derby Girls is recruiting skaters, referees, non-skating officials, announcers and volunteers.

« Saturday, August 22 »
Denton roller derby rink owner accused of bilking almost $1M
Dallas Morning News - “I was surprised when I heard the news of her arrest,” said Colby May of Assassination City Roller Derby (Dallas), one of three derby leagues in North ...

Fundraiser To Be Held For Roller Derby Skater Recovering From Attack
CBS Local - PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It was supposed to be a 10th anniversary party for the local Roller Derby, but now a party at the Blue Cross River Rink Friday ...

Denton roller derby rink owner jailed
Denton Record Chronicle - An affidavit says she may have used some of the money to pay child support and debts, and some to buy Quad Roller Derby in Denton.

Police: Woman embezzled nearly $1M, purchased roller rink
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Denton roller derby rink owner accused of bilking almost $1 million
Dallas Morning News - The owner of a Denton roller derby rink faces time in more than just the penalty box. Aurelia Anna Campbell, 40, of Trophy Club remained in the ...

Roller derby bout set for Saturday
Vail Daily News - The Slamazons roller derby bout on Saturday at the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink. The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls host the Denver Roller Dolls for a ...

Cape Girardeau Roller Derby Team Changes Name, Now Recruiting Both Men and Women
Southeast Missourian - As roller derby continues to expand around the globe, it became clear that it was time to give Southeast Missouri men the option to join CGRG in one ...

Roller derby goes Bollywood in GRG bout
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - SlamDog Millionaire pits Gallatin Roller Girlz' Mountain Mayhem against the Magic City Rollers from Billings at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the ...

Roller Derby Blood Drives Drawing Record Crowds Roll Out to Massachusetts
Benzinga - Record-setting donations at 'Make 'em Bleed' roller derby blood drives have prompted organizers from the American Red Cross and Brown Paper ...

Sugar Skulls want to crush competition
Mcalester News Capital - Then on Sunday and Monday nights, Harley leads practices as the captain of the Mac Town Sugar Skulls - a local roller derby team - which she ...

Thanks a Million: Rock on, Concord!
Concord Monitor - ... Group, Historical Programming presented by Lincoln Financial Group, local vendors, roller derby, and Fireworks presented by Concord 250. Despite ...

« Friday, August 21 »
Denton roller derby owner accused of bilking almost $1 million
Fort Worth Star Telegram - The owner of a Denton roller derby rink faces time in more than just the penalty box. Aurelia Anna Campbell, 40, of Trophy Club, remained in the ...

Mixed roller derby: The Darwin league challenging gender stereotypes
ABC Online - When a handful of men wanted to play roller derby in Darwin, it was a divisive moment for the famously feminist contact sport. Some players were ...

Superheroes don skates for roller derby smash in Gladstone
ABC Online - The Gladstone Roller Derby is hosting the Superhero Skate event to raise money for Roseberry Community Services. Gabrielle Burke spoke with Mary ...

Appalachian Rollergirls host home “bout” at Holmes Center
The Appalachian Online - The Appalachian Rollergirls will face off with the Classic City Roller girls ... The Roller Derby “bout” is a double header with both veteran and entry ...

Tougher Than Nails Appalachian Rollergirls to Host Double Header Bout in Boone Saturday
High Country Press - With names like Honey Boom Boom and Hell Earnhardt, you know this roller derby team of more than 30 girls is not one you want to cross.

Fort Myers Derby Girls set to conquer the Gold Coast on August 23
Naples Daily News - As a proud sponsor of the Fort Myers Derby Girls, Cre8 Salon & Spa ... If you've never been to a roller derby bout, you're in for a real treat on August 23 ...

Province's best here this weekend
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Tempest Storm from the Lil Chicago Roller Derby Jaw Breakers, centre, tries to lean into Twinado from the Gapland Rollers Saturday night at Mosaic ...

« Thursday, August 20 »
Roller derby doesn't enforce gender separation and women still rule the sport
The Guardian - But roller derby is breaking the mold. From the beginning, roller derby has broken the acceptable boundaries of who gets to participate in sports and ...

GRAND TERRACE: Roller derby bout offers smashing fun
Press-Enterprise - “I played sports all through high school and when my husband's friend told me about roller derby I immediately looked into it,” Stuart-Springer said.

The Topeka Crushers play in roller derby competition
Washburn Review - Sk8away proudly advertises and hosts Topeka's two roller derby teams - The Capital City Crushers and The Chick Whips. The Crushers are Topeka's ...

PEI roller derby going co-ed
CBC.ca - There are so many women playing now Bootleg City Roller Derby has had to split into two leagues. They hope to continue the momentum by getting ...

Down and Derby
Good Times - “For my daughter, who's very much into pink and ballet, I want to be a strong role model and figure in her life and I think playing roller derby allows me ...

Becoming An Athlete
Polkio.com - #Since discovering roller derby five and a half years ago, Hausman is no longer just a spectator. She's become what she thought she would never get ...

Derby Girls seeking redemption at D-II championships
Santa Cruz Sentinel - “For sure, there is an expectation to perform well for two reasons,” said Regan Eymann, who skates under the name Shamrock N. Roller and who was ...

« Wednesday, August 19 »
Appalachian Rollergirls to Compete in Double Header Bouts at Holmes Center on Saturday
High Country Press - Looking for fun and excitement this weekend? Catch the High Country's own Appalachian Rollergirls in a roller derby double header at ASU's Holmes ...

Meet the sportswomen mixing ice hockey and long jump - all on roller skates
Wetherby Today - Roller Derby came to Harrogate three years ago, but until now the Spa Town Roller Girls have been an almost secret society of fast skaters and hard ...

St. Baldrick's Monroe Goes Bald event Sept. 12
Monroe News Star - The event is presented by Den of Angels Roller Derby, a local women's and co-ed roller derby team. Anyone wishing to be a part of the event by ...

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