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« Sunday, September 24 »
Looking for fresh meat: Here are the (fierce, lovely) women of Gloucestershire's Roller Derby league
Gloucestershire Live - This is a league for women, and we are affiliated to the UK Roller Derby Association which runs women's flat track roller derby - but men can come ...

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight
Flintside - Hailee Strong aka “Stormzee” and Kristin Johnson aka “Y.Sosirius” are also at Factory Two, talking to folks about Mid-Michigan Roller Derby and ...

« Saturday, September 23 »
Local Roundup: Santa Cruz Derby Girls tripped up in first round of WFTDA playoffs
Santa Cruz Sentinel - The Bombshells next play Philly Roller Derby in a consolation game Saturday at 2 p.m. The SCDG will be holding a viewing party for the match at New ...

Selected Community Events
WTVY, Dothan - Day of Derby is a clinic for current Roller derby players in the surrounding area. Cost is $30.00 and this includes lunch and entry to the bout that night.

Pottstown gears up for annual Carousel of Flavor this Sunday
The Mercury - The Montgomery County Community College Culinary Arts program officiates judging. Members of the Pottstown Roller Derby team and Pottstown's ...

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 23
TBO.com - Irma Roller Derby: St. Petersburg's Deadly Rival Roller Derby takes on the Texas Misfits Roller Derby on the banked track in their first bouts since ...

Tamera Sturgis: Independent Truck Driver
Fleet Owner - Tamera stays in shape by roller-skating whenever she can and takes her skates on the road. She's competed in roller derby leagues all over, and it's ...

Carnival fun at best Culture Night yet
Belfast Telegraph - Meanwhile, a host of events took place at the Big Fish on the banks of the River Lagan for the first time, with roller derby, American football, Parkour ...

Tamara L. Mueller
Tri-County News - ... and talented daughter Amanda by being a music supporter, soccer mom, picture taking UW band mom, and begrudgingly a roller derby mom.

Sports briefs
Herald and News - The Basin Bombers roller derby team will continue to help the community when it will have a fundraiser, along with a bout at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the ...

Greater Pottstown Unites Saturday For Veterans
The Pottstown Post - The Pottstown YMCA will operate an obstacle course for kids, and the Roller Derby Girls will be at the dunk tank. Pottstown's Kiwanis Club will offer ...

The Rookie Season: A Roller Derby Story
Fundly - Help support the creation and sharing of "The Rookie Season" - a documentary short that follows Minnesota Roller Derby hopefuls through the try-out ...

« Friday, September 22 »
Roller Derby Team Seeks Fresh Meat
CFTKTV - The "North Coast Nightmares" are recruiting for their upcoming season, and will be holding training Sessions Tuesdays and Thursday evenings at ...

Got what it takes to become a Gotham Girl?
NY1 - If you're tough enough to lace up your skates and try roller derby, Gotham Girls is now recruiting. The high speed, high contact sport of Roller Derby ...

Wauchope to host Chaos and Rollers match
Port Macquarie News - ROLLER Derby action returns to Wauchope this Saturday when Coffs ... Port Macquarie Roller Derby League and Coffs Coast Derby will co-host the ...

Sister seeks answers in roller derby player's fatal shooting
WISH-TV - Walden, who was a roller derby player, had just finished practice that evening. He arrived home at the Southport Crossing Apartments.

Culture Night celebrations to take over the streets of Belfast
the Irish News - "From visual art to opera, roller derby to wrestling." Events will be take place between 1pm and 10pm throughout the city with some of the highlights ...

Writers on the Spit's Fourth Friday Readings features mysteries
Peninsula Daily News - Minard's mystery novel “Fresh Meat” follows a murder at a roller derby. Velde's suspense novel “Faces in Stone” explores the life of a sculptress who ...

Culture Night Belfast: 2017 celebrations kick off in city centre
Belfast Telegraph - From American football, to pro-wrestling, to roller derby, to Parkour stunt demonstrations - there's plenty on throughout the day and night. Something ...

Roller Derby
Eventfinda - Roller Derby, Come along and give Roller Derby a try. Tuesday nights ..., YMCA Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wellington Region, 5 October 2017 - 26 ...

« Thursday, September 21 »
Roller derby a hit for players on Aurora 88s
Chicago Tribune - For members of the Aurora 88s roller derby team, the bumps and bruises are worth it for a sport they really love. Eliza McNamara, 52, of Montgomery, ...

Roller derby team builds community, wins big in Cadillac
Cadillac News - The sport of roller derby is enjoying a resurgence in popularity in Northern Michigan. The recently founded Small Town Outlaws are one of the teams ...

Roller derby Wauchope Indoor Sports Stadium Saturday September 23
Wauchope Gazette - ROLLER Derby action returns to Wauchope this Saturday when Coffs ... On September 23 Port Macquarie Roller Derby League and Coffs Coast ...

Peterborough Area Roller Derby hosting co-ed scrimmage Sunday
mykawartha.com - in this co-ed, full-contact roller derby scrimmage. There will be music, face-painting for the kids, a BBQ, drinks, snacks and cold treats available to ...

Get ready to lace up and get scrappy with the Liberty Belles
Metro US - Philly's Roller Derby team, the Liberty Belles, is in the playoffs Friday and will be hosting the league finals in November. VIEW GALLERY 5 Photos.

Undead teams sweep doubleheader bouts
Martinez News-Gazette - Undead Roller Derby League swept a double-header of bouts Saturday night, with the Undead Bettys, its charter team, defeating the visiting ...

10 things to do at Saturday's Party on the Pavement
Journal Times - Check out the Root River Rollers, a women's flat track roller derby team, in the Jam Packed Sports Zone, located along College Avenue (just west of ...

Remembering Jim Croce: Performing 1973 VTN Free Concert
JamBase - The tale behind the Life And Times song “Roller Derby Queen” and a rendition of the track came next, followed by the You Don't Mess Around hit ...

Things to do this weekend (September 23 to 24)
Lancashire Evening Post - If this is the case, Roller Derby is the perfect opportunity. The sport originated in America in the 1970s and since then this exciting and tactical game ...

Harley Quinn #28 Review
AiPT! Comics - We follow her as she leaves her position on the roller derby team and her alter ego's job as a therapist in anticipation of focusing on politics. The story ...

Emergent Intellectual Property Norms Governing Roller Derby Pseudonyms
SSRN.com - Roller derby names are a central part of this countercultural, all-girl sport, adding to its distinctive combination of punk and camp.

« Wednesday, September 20 »
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Referee honored by state officials association; Junior basketball ...
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — Port Scandalous Roller Derby hosts a bout against the JBLM Bettie Brigade at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

How One Woman Brought the 'Mother's Curse' to Canada
The Atlantic - A grand old restaurant in Montreal was named after the filles du roi. So is a roller-derby team.

10 things to do in Michigan this weekend: September 22-24
WSYM-TV - ArtPrize kicks off this week in Grand Rapids, you can stop by and watch the East Lansing Roller Derby, celebrate Michigan Apple Festival, and if ...

What's Happening
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle - A meet and greet for the Montgomery County Minions Junior Roller Derby Team will be held Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Clarksville Speedway, ...

Sequim educators headline Fourth Friday readings
Sequim Gazette - Kimberly Minard's mystery, “Fresh Meat,” is about murder at the roller derby. Melee Vander Velde's suspense novel, “Faces in Stone,” is about a ...

Room too small for turnout at Waterford public consultation meeting
Simcoe Reformer - Among those on hand to have their say were members of the Norfolk Knock-Outs of the Norfolk County Roller Derby league. Members include Lisa ...

Roller Derby: everything you need to know
HerCanberra - I'll be the first to admit, my mind didn't automatically go to roller derby. Or is that just me? The highly publicised movie Whip It put the sport on the map, ...

Garage Sales | Pow Town Roller Derby
Tri City News | Classifieds - Pow Town Roller Derby, Thunder dome. 4320 Joyce Saturday, September 23 9 am-1 pm

« Tuesday, September 19 »
Chattanooga Roller Girls Recruiting Skaters For 2018 Season
The Chattanoogan - Chattanooga Roller Girls Recruiting Skaters For 2018 Season. Monday ... Roller Girls are recruiting new members for the 2018 roller derby season.

Crepes, chocolates and pies — new shops in Downtown Long Beach cater to dessert-lovers
Long Beach Press Telegram - She said she's a big fan of the band Flogging Molly ... The band also inspired her roller derby moniker — Molly Misdemeanor.

Greenway Takeover Festival begins this week
Grand Forks Herald - ... beer sampling stations, a picnic area, a food truck alley and even a roller derby match—all on the greenway just north of the Sorlie Memorial Bridge.

America's Oddest Museums
TravelPulse - You will find an array of antique roller skates, trophies, medals and ... in addition to in-depth displays on the history of roller hockey and roller derby.

Community muscles in $35000 at United Way's fire truck pull
Alaska Highway News - The Killbillies Roller Derby Team won the Best Dressed/Most Spirited team award for the second year in a row.

Central Maine Roller Derby
Ticketmaster - Buy Central Maine Roller Derby tickets at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, ME for Oct 14, 2017 06:00 PM at Ticketmaster.

« Monday, September 18 »
Indianapolis roller derby shop Vital Skates announces it's closing
Indianapolis Star - A shop in Fountain Square that serves the local roller derby community and other skaters will close its doors after six years. Vital Skates announced it ...

3 things to do today
The Hutchinson News - Introduction to Roller Derby: Open tryouts for the Hutch-based Central Kansas Roller Derby team are being held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Skateland Family ...

« Sunday, September 17 »
Screening key to defusing 'ticking time bomb' of breast cancer
The Nelson Mail - Cherie Drummond is one of the founding members of Nelson Bays roller derby team the Sirens of Smash, playing in their first game in 2012.

« Saturday, September 16 »
What's happening: Walk MS, Relay for Life, film festival, roller derby women play
Montana Standard - In this file photo, members of the Copper City Queens Roller Derby team high five Fourth of July parade goers during Butte's annual parade Tuesday ...

Los Alamos Derby Dames Roller Derby Skate School
Los Alamos Daily Post - Beginning with orientation Oct. 10 and extending through Dec. 17, sessions will be 4-5:30 p.m. Sundays and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays.

Trio of Granite City Brawlers in Scotland World Cup squad
Aberdeen Evening Express - A city men's roller derby club are celebrating after three of their skaters were named in Scotland's World Cup squad.

NLA has good summer
Alpena News - Werda said one of the events that drew people to the arena this summer was the Shipwreck Alley Rollers roller derby teams. She said the idea of ...

Stupavsky buying CYO gym, plans to lease space
Herald-Whig - He's also looking at areas that could be available for dance groups, gymnasts or roller derby practices. But he does not expect the gym to become a ...

10 best things to do in Las Vegas this weekend - Sep. 15-17
Las Vegas Review-Journal - The Gold Spike is hosting its first Down and Derby party of the season. .... The Gold Spike's bi-monthly backyard roller derby party Down and Derby ...

Partly sunny and humid this weekend
FOX43.com - Then, in the afternoon, you can catch Meteorologist Bradon Long at the York Fair. Saturday evening, I'm hosting the Dutchland Rollers roller derby ...

Calendar, Sept. 16-17: Community Day, Rifflandia, Luxton fair
Times Colonist - Eves of Destruction Roller Derby Season Finale with Rotten Apples Jr Derby vs. Candy Crushers and Belles of the Brawl vs. the Margarita Villians, ...

Queen of the Road
American Trucker - She takes her skates on the road and has competed in roller derby leagues all over the U.S. It's upgraded her confidence, strength and stamina.

Roller Derby @ John and Judy Gay
McKinney Public Library System Tickets - Ticketleap - Ever been curious to learn what roller derby is all about? Everyone aged 7 to 17 is invited to join us and nationally ranked Rolling Rebellion Jr. Roller ...

« Friday, September 15 »
Ready to rumble: Roller derby team prepares for final bout of season
North Platte Telegraph - The Heartland Hellcats will square off against Central Kansas Roller Derby on Saturday for the first co-ed bout to take place in North Platte.

Derby is my jam
Durango Telegraph - Last weekend, I attended a Durango Roller Girls roller derby. My friend - let's call him “Tim” because that is his name - and I had very different ...

Humane Society hosts Tails and Ales dog wash event
KVOA Tucson News - The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is teaming up with the Tucson Roller Derby Girls for its biannual dog wash. The Tails and Ales event will ...

Downtown Las Vegas has booze tastings, Beerfest this week
Las Vegas Review-Journal - The Gold Spike's bi-monthly backyard roller derby party Down and Derby will celebrate its 50th engagement on Wednesday, September 20. Facebook.

The volunteering column with Karen Weaver
Harrogate Advertiser - For my final feature on last year's winners I caught up with Nicole Turner of Spa Town Roller Derby, who received the Sports Volunteer award in 2017.

What's happening: Central's homecoming parade
Montana Standard - ... Night is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Muddy Creek Brewery. A portion of each pint sold goes to support Copper City Queens Roller Derby.

Don't miss these events in the Baton Rouge area (Sept. 15-21)
The Advocate - RED STICK ROLLER DERBY: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Leo's Rollerland Skating Rink, 1717 N. Airway Drive. The Capital Defenders host the Capital City ...

Humane Society of Southern Arizona to host "Tails and Ales"
Tucson News Now - TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. Join the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) and the Tucson Roller Derby Girls for their biannual dog ...

5 top cultural experiences to enjoy in Northern Ireland this autumn
Belfast Telegraph - In Belfast, the organisers have drawn up an exciting programme that includes a live Roller Derby, Jamboree, group yoga and various food stalls in and ...

23rd Street Armory in Oklahoma City is offered by state for sale or lease
NewsOK.com - The 72,667-square-foot building was built in 1935 and doubled as a community center that hosted civic gatherings, roller derby, wrestling matches, ...

Roller Derby Enamel Pins by Pepper Raccoon
Kickstarter - Roller derby can always use more shiny awesomeness, let's be real. There's just not that many blingy pins for skaters out there! Where's the up-to-date ...

Roller Derby Enamel Pins
Sidekick - Four original enamel pins designed specifically for the international community of roller derby players and fans!

« Thursday, September 14 »
Campaign digs deep for roller derby venue
Great Southern Weekender (press release) - ALBANY Roller Derby League's meteoric growth in popularity has resulted in the burgeoning club setting up a new purpose-built venue in Gledhow.

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby drops the 'Girls' from its title
WQOW TV News 18 - "And so I think that just changing it over to 'Roller Derby' really promotes the sport, you know, instead of just like, 'Oh, you're going to see women there.

Roller derby team gathers gifts for women escaping domestic violence
Blue Mountains Gazette - The roller derby team is always on the lookout for new players or, ... Get in touch via the Blue Mountains Roller Derby League's Facebook page.

Precious memories for retiring Sirens captain
The Nelson Mail - Inspirational Sirens of Smash roller derby captain Fay "Precious" McKenzie is retiring from the sport. After six years with the Sirens, joining soon after ...

Old hits die hard, as long-time rivals take to Esquimalt roller derby track
Saanich News - The Calamity Cup is up for grabs this Saturday as the Eves of Destruction Roller Derby League closes out the 2017 season. The Belles of the Brawl, ...

Pottstown Veterans Community Day to be held Sept. 23
The Mercury - Like last year, guests can enjoy a variety of games, including a dunk tank sponsored by the Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars, Saturday at the Second ...

Traralgon Show saved by community
Latrobe Valley Express - Ag society member and Gippsland Ranges Roller Derby Club president Caitlin Grigsby said about 20 businesses and groups had rallied behind the ...

RVRDA holding two try-it nights
Airdrie City View - The Rocky View Roller Derby Association (RVRDA) is holding its bi-annual try-it event Sept. 14 and 21 to introduce a new batch of athletes to the sport ...

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Boogie bands, butlers, birds, and Anderson Cooper
Morristown Green - Check out some roller derby action. ... The Jerzey Derby Brigade opens its women's roller derby season against the Salisbury All-Stars at 7 pm, ...

Showers off and on all Thursday
FOX43.com - Then, in the afternoon, you can catch Meteorologist Bradon Long at the York Fair. On Saturday, I'm hosting the Dutchland Rollers roller derby game in ...

« Wednesday, September 13 »
5 things to do in Salem Sept. 14-17: Cherry City Roller derby, comedy at Northern Lights
Statesman Journal - Cherry City Roller Derby will roll into the Salem Armory with two full-length bouts featuring all four of Salem women's teams for its season opener.

Sequim-area businesses make the A-List
Sequim Gazette - PT's Mt. Townsend Creamery was voted fourth best cheese shop, and Port Angeles' Port Scandalous Roller Derby team was voted third best roller ...

Sports briefs — Sept. 13, 2017
Sequim Gazette - The Port Scandalous Roller Derby hosts a bout against the JBLM Bettie Brigade from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Sequim Boys &Girls Club, 400 ...

Rail Days schedule
North Platte Bulletin - North Platte Hellcats Roller Derby Mixer. D & N Event Center - 7:30 p.m. $10/adults, $5 ages 7-12, 6 & under free

Rat Pack becomes three-time champions
Hepburn Advocate - Ballarat Roller Derby League's Rat Pack has become three-time Statewide Stampede Roller Derby tournament champions. Rat Pack jammer Zavier ...

Home Brewers To Compete At Saturday's Oktoberfest
Sheridan Media (press release) - ... be face painting and inflatables for the kids, and entertainment will be provided by Maxima's Overdrive and the Bomber Mountain Roller Derby Girls.

Best Shots Advance Reviews: SLAM - THE NEXT JAM #1, WOLFENSTEIN #1, SHEENA #1
Newsarama - Knockout and Can-Can are back for another round, but injuries and derby drama ... Does their mended friendship mean Knockout's derby days are over? ... made roller derby of all varieties such a fast-growing sport across the world.

Ever consider being roller derby Fresh Meat?
Dig Baton Rouge - Those with a need for speed (or a desire to run into other people) should check out the fall Fresh Meat classes for Red Stick Roller Derby. The...

« Tuesday, September 12 »
Snapshots: Copper City Queens to host pint night
Montana Standard - A portion of each pint sold goes to support Copper City Queens Roller Derby. In addition, tickets to the Queens season opener in Butte Sept. 16 will be ...

« Monday, September 11 »
North Hagerstown High School science teacher helps bring home roller-derby gold
Herald-Mail Media - Leazier, who also is a member of the Hagerstown-based women's roller-derby team known as Mason-Dixon Roller Vixens, tried out in April 2016 for ...

Boulder Pridefest's mix of fun, advocacy draws big crowd
Boulder Daily Camera - Children and teens could make crafts, get their faces painted, watch roller derby demonstrations, play a Quidditch match or go on a selfie scavenger ...

New Zealand Community Trust grants awarded in Bay of Plenty
New Zealand Herald - Sulphur City Steam Rollers- $3,260.00- Towards helmets and elbow set packs. ... Whakatane Roller Derby League -$2,000.00- Towards playing team ...

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