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« Sunday, September 25 »
Roller Derby this Saturday
WAGM - Presque Isle, ME The Aroostook Roller Derby team will have their final bout of the season this weekend. ARD will square off against the North Wood ...

« Saturday, September 24 »
Hutt's first co-ed roller derby game a smashing success
Stuff.co.nz - Otautahi Roller Derby League members try to block Hutt Valley Vanguard Roller Derby League's Scott Illeman, who would often get around players by ...

Roller Derby: 'fun, hard and you can hit people'
Port Orchard Independent - Known simply as “Jess” in the roller-derby community, she is September's “skater of the month” for Kitsap County's Northwest Derby Company.

South Sea Roller Derby rumble at Springers Leisure Centre, Keysborough
Herald Sun - Plus — as a special warm up act — South Sea Roller Derby and East Vic Roller Derby's very own junior superstars will take part in their own epic ...

Hidden in plain sight
Coast News - The Sugar Rays jammer, Sidewinder tries to get past the Knockouts blocker Minalicious in last Saturdays roller derby matchup at Oceanside's MLK ...

Where to skate, go skateboarding or join an ice hockey league.
San Antonio Express-News - Car-Vel Skate Center Leon Valley: Rollerskating, private parties and roller derby. 6807 Bandera Road, 210-684-8900, www.carvelskate.com, Hours: ...

Derby dazzles doe-eyed skater
Whitehorse Star - “I wanted to try something new and I had never done roller derby before, ... After watching the Roller Girls' first home bout in three years against the ...

Woman proud to be one of 'chosen few'
The Killeen Daily Herald - Roller Derby Team called Feme Fatale Roller Dolls, Go hiking, Surfing, bicycle riding, and I collect fairies and swords. My most important hobby is ...

Stay sober this 'Ocsober' to help Aussie kids
Blue Mountains Gazette - Blue Mountains Roller Derby League will favour a bout over the booze for 28 days this October to raise awareness of alcohol related harm in young ...

« Friday, September 23 »
Weekend 608: Monroe Street Festival, 2016 Oyster Fest & more
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 - Madison's premier roller derby league, the Mad Rollin' Dolls are hosting the International WFTDA D1 Flat Track Roller Derby playoffs this Friday ...

Jamming With The Salty Dolls Of Cape Cod Roller Derby
Cape Cod Chronicle - Cape Cod Roller Derby is the brainchild of Lynne Duquette Perera, AKA Lulu Nori Morse, who, with Talia Arone, founded the league several years ...

Local roller derby team nabs win against ICT
Hutchinson News - The two teams - Hutchinson's Central Kansas Roller Derby and ICT Heartland Havoc - lined up with 17 seconds left on the clock. The outcome was no ...

NM, El Paso teams skate into town for derby tournament
Las Cruces Sun-News - The Reguladies and Spitfire Sallies compete in a roller derby bout. ... The Enchilada Bowl is the first roller derby tournament in New Mexico, bringing ...

Rocky View Rollers seeking new faces
Airdrie City View - With summer roller derby coming to a close, the Rocky View Roller Derby Association (RVRDA) is looking forward with its 2016 Fall Try-It Night.

Brewcity Bruisers to be featured in feature-length documentary, 'Roller Life'
Milwaukee Record - That's a full decade of fast-paced, high-octane, and, well, bruising women's flat track roller derby action. And though the Bruisers have popped up in ...

Sirens ready for Bay City Rollers
The Nelson Mail - Nelson's roller derby team are expecting to take some big hits playing ... Nelson Bays' Sirens Of Smash will play the Bay City Rollers, a team ranked ...

Best Bets: Ballet, funk and roller skates
Tallahassee.com - Roller derby. Think of it as the Battle of the Panhandle. The Tallahassee Rollergirls' Capital Punishment squad takes on arch rivals the Pensacola ...

Hell on Wheels derby squad wins final season bout
The Fort Hood Sentinel - Fort Hood Hell on Wheels roller derby played host to visiting team Brazos Valley Saturday night at its home turf, the Live Oak Pavilion at Belton Lake ...

The View from Section 416: Rollin' with Wrigley's wacky workforce
ESPN - From a roller derby champion-slash-beer vendor known as Val Capone to a card-dealing usher in the upper deck, Wrigley Field employees certainly ...

« Thursday, September 22 »
“Sass and strength”
The Daily Page - Mad Rollin' Dolls have been trying to bring the flat-track roller derby playoffs to Madison for years, but travel and venue costs were prohibitive.

Cajun Rollergirls prepare for 2016's final match
Houma Courier - When the Cajun Rollergirls started preparing for the 2016 season in January, they knew this would be a year of rebuilding. Many of the roller derby ...

My week as fresh meat with the Castlegar Dam City Rollers
Castlegar News - It was the second fresh meat practice I'd attended with Castlegar's roller derby team, the Dam City Rollers. Fresh meat being what roller girls call ...

« Wednesday, September 21 »
Interview: Dothan Roller Derby
WTVY, Dothan - WTVY - Find out more about Dothan Roller Derby in a special interview featuring two players who joined Blake Benberry on WTVY News 4 This ...

Roller Derby rough 'n tumble event is on
Tasmania Examiner - READY: Devil State Derby League's Samara 'Rambo Sambo' Digney and Jackie 'Hatey Hate' Kosta prepare for Saturday's Roller Derby Spring Break ...

Photos: Spindletop Rollergirls host Beginner's Boot Camp
Beaumont Enterprise - It offers skating instruction, how to properly fall and stop, as well as the rules and strategies of roller derby. Participants not only learn more about the ...

DERBY'S TOP TEAMS ROLL INTO PORTLAND
Pamplin Media Group - TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Rose City Rollers' all-star team, Portland is home to the biggest roller derby club in the world, and is also ...

Cajun Rollergirls prepare for 2016's final match
Daily Comet - Many of the roller derby team's members retired, and others took some time off to have babies. As a result, the team welcomed several new skaters.

« Tuesday, September 20 »
'Grandmother' league Mad Rollin' Dolls host roller derby playoffs
The Cap Times - This weekend, the world of roller derby is coming to grandma's house. The Dolls are hosting the Division I playoffs Friday through Sunday at the Alliant ...

Roller derby season comes to close at Great Plains Coliseum
The Lawton Constitution - Saturday night saw the close to the 2016 roller derby season for the 580 RollerGirls and the occasion featured two bouts. Fans filled the bleachers of ...

Derby Dames plan to rumble
Visalia Times-Delta - The V-Town Derby Dames are taking it to the track this weekend to engage the West Coast Derby Knockouts in a roller derby bout guaranteed to make ...

« Monday, September 19 »
'Stanley Cup of roller derby' skates into Richmond
Vancouver Sun - Some of the world's toughest athletes on eight wheels are in Richmond this weekend, hoping to share the gospel of competitive roller derby far and ...

Dead End Derby Presents: Pokemon Whoa! Mystic vs Valor
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - The DEAD END DERBY ROLLERGIRLS will thrill you with all the live roller derby action at Cowles Stadium as two equally matched teams present an ...

Patricia Hruby Powell: Reluctant young readers should try graphic novels
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - Astrid chooses roller derby camp. It's rough to grow apart from a best friend and find new friends and new interests. You feel Astrid's pain and ...

« Sunday, September 18 »
What to do around the country on Culture Night 2016?
Newstalk 106-108 fm - Roller derby is a hard-hitting fast-paced sport which is growing rapidly in popularity. On Culture Night you will get a chance to meet the league, put on ...

« Saturday, September 17 »
Tampa Roller Derby rolls into the studio
WTSP.com - Tampa Roller Derby's Lisa Ponssa aka "Rojo Grande," joined us today to hype up the Home Team playoffs and championship at The Wrecking Hall in ...

North Texas Roller Derby squares off with Baton Rouge
The Lewisville Texan Journal - The home season may be over, but there's still a chance to get your end of summer roller derby fix. The North Texas Roller Derby's all-star Fighting ...

Southern Maryland Roller Derby hits the rink
So Md News - Monday, Southern Maryland Roller Derby, along with players from Team Maryland and the 301 Derby Dames, based at the Charles County ...

How the flat track helped Kwynn Perry achieve a well-rounded life
ESPN - "Banked-track roller derby called up my inner thrill-seeker," Perry said, adding that roller derby got her reacquainted with the camaraderie of being part ...

The Bridge: Savannah Derby Devils Boot Camp
WSAV-TV - SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - The Savannah Derby Devils are gearing up for next year and they want you in the roller rink. They're hosting a Roller ...

3 Childhood Games That Got an Adult Upgrade
106.3 The Groove - If you miss going to the roller rink, try roller derby. Just about every major city has a roller derby club. The sport is perfect for adults because it's a great ...

Savory Café and Food Bank get shout outs
Daily Democrat - First, the Woodland Area Roller Derby is hosting a free skate camp for kids ages ... Derby skaters will provide instruction and play games (with prizes!) ...

« Friday, September 16 »
Calgary roller derby enters new era
MetroNews Canada - Hilary Boswell (green) in playoff action against the Charlottesville Dames. Boswell and the rest of the Calgary Roller Derby All-Stars will compete at ...

Ain't too hard for me to jam
Boulder Weekly - As Havilah Curtis suits up before she takes the roller derby track, she slides a band with the number 147 stitched on it up the bicep of her left arm ...

Bits & Pieces
Portland Tribune - The Wheels of Justice, the Rose City Rollers' all-star roller derby team, will be back to defend its championship — on their home turf. The Wheels of ...

Skating Beauty skills camp a success
Wangaratta Chronicle - SKATING BEAUTY: Members of the North East Roller Derby club after their camp in Mount Beauty over the weekend. (Back, from left) Suzz Thomson, ...

Ladies Hit Hard, Derby-Style
Random Lengths - Today's roller derby bouts bear little resemblance to 1970s films like Kansas City Bombers or Unholy Rollers. That's partly due to rule changes since ...

Longmont-area events for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016
Longmont Times-Call - 2nd Annual B52 Roller Derby Tournament — Come watch some great Colorado teams play roller derby! This is a family-friendly, two-day event.

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Summer's swan song, with Judy, a picnic and more
Morristown Green - Get nasty with Don Rickles. Play nice at Community Family Day. Then get nasty again with women's roller derby. Judy Collins graces our area twice, ...

« Thursday, September 15 »
Richter City Roller Derby - Double Header, 24th September
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - On Saturday 24 September at Kilbirnie Recreation Centre, Richter City Roller Derby (RCRD) will be hosting a double header to finish off what has ...

Roller derby returns to Mount Mac
Whitehorse Star - For the first time in almost three years, the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre was alive with the sounds of roller derby. By Marissa Tiel on September ...

Yukon Roller Girls squashed by Squamish
Yukon News - The Sea to Sky Sirens from Squamish, B.C. didn't expect to face such tough competition. The Yukon Roller Girls didn't expect such a huge crowd — and such a rowdy one.

University of Hull finds city is among worst places in the country to be a girl
Hull Daily Mail - But Hull's Angels Roller Derby (HARD) member Julia Brown said while she wasn't surprised by the findings, the city has improved since she was a ...

St. Mary's sports briefs
So Md News - Southern Maryland Roller Derby's third home bout of 2016 will occur Sept. 17 versus Mid-Atlantic Roller Derby at the Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf.

« Wednesday, September 14 »
Get fit at Roller Derby Boot Camp
WSAV-TV - Trying to be more active can be challenging, but the ladies of the Savannah Derby Devils make it fun with the annual Roller Derby Boot Camp.

Women's Roller Derby Double-Header Set To Aid Animal Shelter In Monmouth County
Patch.com - Four roller derby teams will gather in Aberdeen to raise funds for a local nonprofit animal shelter, according to organizers. The doors at the Tab Ramos ...

Roller derby not just for the movies, Cornfed Derby Dames hosts skater clinic
Ball State Daily - The Cornfed Derby Dames, Muncie's women's roller derby league, is hosting a new skater clinic from 4 to 6 p.m. at Gibson's Skating Arena on Sept.

Roller Derby Bout To Raise Money For Local Animal Shelter
Atlantic Highlands Herald - roller derby central jersey vixens ABERDEEN, NJ - A September 24 roller derby bout at Tab Ramos Sports Center in Aberdeen will serve as a ...

Revival in popularity of Roller Derby
Ten Eyewitness News - The sport is proving to be a winner in Perth as participants do their best to prove it's a legitimate competition

West Kootenay roller girls jam to support boy fighting cancer
Castlegar News - West Kootenay's roller girls held a special derby event during the last day of Golden City Days to raise money for a young boy fighting cancer.

« Tuesday, September 13 »
First rough and ready Roller Derby bout to be held in the Hutt
Stuff.co.nz - The Hutt Valley Vanguard Roller Derby League, one of the few co-ed teams in the country, will be holding their first derby game in the Hutt on ...

Southern hospitality: Columbia QuadSquad hosts international roller derby playoffs
ColaDaily.com - The eyes of the roller derby world were on Columbia over the weekend, and ... The QuadSquad advanced to take on the Rose City Rollers of Portland, ...

Roller Derby: Boardwalk Bombshells place 7th at WFTDA playoffs
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz player Chelsea Smile blocks an opposing player during Sunday's seventh-place match at the WFTDA Division I Playoffs in Columbia, ...

Roller derby bout to raise money for local animal shelter
Asbury Park Press - A September 24 roller derby bout at Tab Ramos Sports Center in Aberdeen will serve as a fundraiser for Tails of Hope, a nonprofit animal shelter ...

Aberdeen Roller Derby Bout Will Raise Money For Local Animal Shelter
Patch.com - Aberdeen, NJ - Local roller derby teams will face off in Aberdeen to raise money for Tails of Hope, an Oakhurst animal shelter on Sept. 24.

Cherry City Roller Derby season opener Sept. 24
Statesman Journal - Cherry City Roller Derby's new season begins 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Mad House, 1335 Madison St. NE. The bout will feature the league's ...

Avenue A on a roll
Monadnock Ledger Transcript - Avenue A Teen & Community Center paired up with volunteers from the Monadnock Roller Derby to host a free roller skating class Thursday at the ...

Ogden Trainwrecks outskate Florida visitors
Standard-Examiner - Skaters with the Junction City Roller Dolls practice at the Golden Spike Event Center on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Ogden's roller derby team is ...

Longmont-area events for week of Sept. 12, 2016
Longmont Times-Call - 2nd Annual B52 Roller Derby Tournament — Come watch some great Colorado teams play roller derby! This is a family friendly two day event. 10 a.m. ...

« Monday, September 12 »
'It gave me the courage to be me' - Roller derby empowers skaters
Miami Herald - On the track, they are physical and focused. There's no room for emotions to get in the way of the game. But beyond the track, women's roller derby ...

Reporter tries his feet at roller derby - insurance required
Sentinel & Enterprise - Sentinel & Enterprise reporter Peter Jasinski spent a recent night at Roll On America in Lancaster, taking part a new-skater class put on by the Bay ...

Upset dashes Boardwalk Bombshells' hopes of placing fifth in WFTDA Playoffs
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The Santa Cruz Derby Girls' All-Star team topped No. 9-seed Ann Arbor Roller Derby, which ranks No 34 in the WFTDA, 216-107. But competing ...

Rock 'n rolling at Menlyn Skate Park
Pretoria East Rekord - It was a day filled with family fun at the Menlyn Skate Park on Saturday. Bobbejaan, P-Town Roller Derby League and Menlyn Skate Park formed a ...

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