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« Wednesday, March 29 »
Roller Derby Triple Header Is This Saturday in Mackinaw City
St. Ignace News - The local River City Renegades flat track roller derby team will begin its season as part of a tripleheader of competition Saturday, April 1, inside the ...

Local women hit the rink to bring a whole meaning to 'hit like a girl'
Maroon - Roller Derby, a high contact sport, has been an outlet for women to relieve stress and embrace their “aggressions.” Miss Brutalicious, of the New ...

War on wheels
New Zealand Herald - The Whanganui roller derby side will host six teams in four bouts, including two all-female matches, a co-ed bout and a feature game involving two of ...

No skates and not enough fun in 'For the Love Of'
Chicago Tribune - A sport like roller derby is rooted in constant movement - the non-stop churning, the gliding, the speed - so you're going to have a tough time ...

Juggernauts skate at home rink next week
Jackson Hole News&Guide - The Jackson Hole Juggernauts roller derby team returns to Jackson on ... action-packed and family-friendly, said jammer Hannah Sell, whose derby ...

Roller Derby 4 -Pack Voucher for 2017 season
BiddingForGood.com - Treat the whole family to a fun night of Roller Derby. Choose the April 22, May 20, Jun 17, Jul 15, Jul 29,or Aug 12 Bout. This voucher will admit 4.

Information session coming up for Fort McMurray Roller Derby
MyMcMurray - Males and females aged 5-17 are invited to attend the Fort McMurray Junior Roller Derby League information session. The session is at MacDonald ...

Volunteer Roller Derby Officials and Referees Wanted
Craigslist - Interested in becoming a part of the roller derby community? Do you like traveling and want to be a part of the action? Would you like to volunteer with ...

« Tuesday, March 28 »
Roller derby is one of the fastest growing sports in the world — here's how it works
Business Insider - It is a game that pits two teams of 14 players against each other, skating anti-clockwise around an oval track. Each team has 5 players on track at a ...

Dub City Roller Derby win over Long Island boosts stature in WFTDA
Sun Sentinel - 772) maneuvers past three Long Island defenders during the March 25 home-opening roller derby bout at Palm Beach Skate Zone in Lake Worth.

Jet City Rollergirls to host fundraiser roller derby bout in Shoreline April 1
My Edmonds News - The Jet City Rollergirls are hosting a fundraiser roller derby bout this Saturday, April 1 at the Rat's Nest, 19022 Hwy 99 in Shoreline. Bout 1 features ...

Maitland take on Port Macquarie in Rock 'n' Roller Derby at Cessnock Toyota Stadium on April 1
The Maitland Mercury - Maitland Roller Derby president Hayley Miles said they were hoping for back-to-back wins after the Junkyard Jerks won round one of the 5x5 Roller ...

Gang Green taking a break to develop other players
Brandon Sun - A disease has been running through the roller derby world for the last few years and it finally hit the Wheat City league and its Gang Green team.

Roller Derby Info & Recruitment Session
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau - Come meet the team and join us for a free information session. No equipment necessary. Just bring yourself! Join us if you want to learn to skate, have ...

ARDL Skateathon
Givealittle - Auckland Roller Derby League is raising funds to represent NZ in a tournament in the USA this June by completing a mega Skateathon in April!

« Monday, March 27 »
From roller derby owner to Sonoma film festival founder
San Francisco Chronicle - Jerry Seltzer's home office is filled with memorabilia, including a television set by Francois Kneider. Seltzer, 84, is a co-founder of the Sonoma ...

The secret life of fashion designer Charmaine Reveley
Otago Daily Times - I currently play roller derby (a full-contact sport on roller skates). Q How long have you been doing roller derby? I've been playing for the last seven ...

« Sunday, March 26 »
DuPage Derby Dames Roll into Action
Naperville Community Television - Believe it or not, these women are talking about the high contact sport of roller derby. It's what a group of women, known as the DuPage Derby Dames, ...

« Saturday, March 25 »
Canberra Roller Derby League launches its 2017 season
The Canberra Times - It's one of the most energetic, intense and injury-prone sports around. And it's also all on wheels. This weekend is the start of the Canberra Roller ...

Roller Derby: The Action Packed Sport on Wheels Rolls into Fargo
KVRR - “Roller Derby is one of the unique sports in the world today. It's one of actually the fastest growing sports,” said FM Derby Girls president Samantha ...

LIVE: Roller Derby Double Header in Fargo
KVRR - At the derby, the F-M Derby Girls will compete against the SCAR Dolls and the Dakota Men's Roller Derby will take on the Twin City Terrordactyls.

From Roller Derby To Ice Cream, Great Lakes Region Embraces 'Lake Effect' Name
WBAA - Residents in the Great Lakes region know all too well about “lake effect” snow - when cold, dry air passes over the warmer lakes, it generates heavy ...

Keizer girls bring 'Wrath' to derby
Keizertimes - “My mom was originally in it (roller derby) so I really wanted to do it ever since she was,” said Warth. “They didn't have a junior league at the time ...

Coaler Rollers gather for retreat
Estevan Mercury - The South East Sask. Roller Derby Association's Junior Coaler Rollers prepared for the upcoming season with some team bonding on the weekend.

Roller Derby!
Boise Craigslist - Check out Nampa's own Beet City Bombers Roller Derby team, as they take on Pocatello's Portneuf Valley Bruisers on Saturday, April 8th. Doors open ...

« Friday, March 24 »
Hell on Wheels: The Original Nasty Women of Roller Derby (Photos)
Advocate.com - Roller Derby, in its various forms, has been around since the beginning of the 20th century. In Los Angeles, Roller Derby was broadcast on the radio ...

April 15: Antioch's Undead Roller Derby League's Season Begins
EastCountyToday (press release) - Join the Undead Roller Derby at their first home bout of the season as the Damned Skaters take on the visiting Folsom Prison Bruisers on Saturday, ...

From Roller Derby To Ice Cream, Great Lakes Region Embraces 'Lake Effect' Name
Here And Now - Residents in the Great Lakes region know all too well about "lake effect" snow - when cold, dry air passes over the warmer lakes, it generates heavy ...

Bay State Brawlers to hold Chili Cook-Off on Sunday
Leominster Champion - Fans, neighbors and chili enthusiasts are invited to join local roller derby league Bay State Brawlers as they compete for “Best Chili” bragging rights ...

NWO Roller Girls opens season with Smack Down in Chilliwack
Chilliwack Progress - NWO Junior Roller Derby and NWO Roller Girls are hosting three games this ... NWO Roller Girls' Valley Girl Smack Down season opener is Saturday, ...

Loco City Derby Girls take over the track on Saturday
Lodi News-Sentinel - Loco City Derby Girls take over the track on Saturday .... Future games will be against WARD (Woodland Area Roller Derby), the Nor Cal Roller Girls of ...

Rollers looking for players at spring intake
Airdrie Echo - The Airdrie based Rockyview Rollers roller derby team, who compete in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) will be holding a spring ...

« Thursday, March 23 »
With a little bashing and thrashing the new roller derby season kicks off in Temecula
Press-Enterprise - Teams from the Wine Town Rollers roller derby league took on squads from Victorville and San Diego in a double-header on March 18 that kicked off ...

Skeleton Crew kicks off roller derby season Saturday
Union Democrat - The Skeleton Crew coed, 18-and-over roller derby team will kickoff the Motherlode Area Derby 2017 season Saturday with a home bout against the ...

SPORTS, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Planet Jackson Hole - In 2011, after Mersadee Lulay and Sara Michael watched the roller derby documentary Whip It, the Jackson Hole Juggernauts were born. They wasted ...

WHO'S ON FIRST?
Ventura County Reporter - Roller derby has grown in popularity since the early 2000s. A team consists of four “blockers” and one “jammer.” The two teams skate ...

« Wednesday, March 22 »
The Big O Roller Derby Rolls into Eugene May 5-7
Cottage Grove Sentinel - Nine countries, 35 teams, hundreds of bodies, three days, three tracks and eight wheels: The sixth-annual Big O Roller Derby Tournament has grown ...

Treasure Valley Roller Derby
Boise Weekly - In Boise, one of those gems is the Treasure Valley Roller Derby, one of Boise's best-kept secrets. A huge deal in cities like Portland, Ore., and Denver, ...

Derby Girls starting to skate away from stage names
News Sentinel - When the Fort Wayne Derby Girls started playing in 2005, everybody used stage names because...

« Tuesday, March 21 »
Portsmouth Roller Wenches Presents. Game of Bones: Summer Is Coming!
AboutMyArea - Come and see Portsmouth Roller Wenches hosting their first open-to-the-public roller derby game of year, when they take on Brighton in this epic ...

« Monday, March 20 »
Houston Roller Derby girls aren't ones to be trifled with, especially during the games
Chron.com - Saturday night, four teams of roller derby girls battled it out on the track during the monthly Houston Roller Derby games at the Revention Music Center ...

Steel City Roller Derby kicks off 2017 season with double header on March 25
New Pittsburgh Courier - Pittsburgh, PA: Steel City Roller Derby (SCRD), Pittsburgh's premiere all-female roller derby league, kicks off its 2017 season with an exciting double ...

To be the wheel deal, you've got to practice
Fayetteville Observer - Desert Rose plays as a jammer for the Fayetteville Roller Derby team during practice at the Crown Expo Center on March 13. [Staff photo By Raul F.

Grand Raggidy Roller Derby
Wikipedia - Grand Raggidy Roller Derby is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 2005, the league is a founding ...

Mens Roller Derby now offered in Salem!!
Salem Craigslist - Next Recruitment: April 9th at Roller Fitness of Salem @ 12pm. Take it out on others in this full contact sport! Forget the gym. Work off that winter weight ...

« Sunday, March 19 »
Roller derby at a crossroads: Bye-bye fish nets, hello ESPN
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Bay Area Derby, (BAD), is home of the Berkeley Resistance, Richmond Wrecking Belles, Oakland Outlaws, and San Francisco ShEvil Dead -- roller ...

For Texoma women roller derby runs deep
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - More and more, women across North Texas and the Texoma region are lacing up their skates and joining roller derby leagues and teams as a way to ...

Home debut for Roc City Roller Derby
13WHAM-TV - The Roc City Roller Derby held their home debut, and a double header, no less. The league was founded in 2008 and continues to go strong.

Fallen Angels shine at 4Leaf Clobber
Lewiston Sun Journal - The Androscoggin Fallen Angels met the Maine Roller Derby Team for their very first bout in Lewiston on Saturday at the Armory in front of a packed ...

« Saturday, March 18 »
Roller derby play honors Uptown roots
WLS-TV - The show, called "For Love of - or the Roller Derby Play," was written by Gina Femia. Femia wrote the story about young women finding their lives and ...

Roller derby at the crossroads: Bye-bye fish nets, hello ESPN
The Mercury News - Playing for the San Francisco ShEvil Dead, skater Veronica De La Rosa, known as "Sterling Archer," center, battles for position against the Oakland ...

Roller derby at the crossroads: Bye fish nets, hello ESPN
East Bay Times - The Bombshells and the Resistance are just two of more than 1,250 amateur roller derby teams around the globe. But all the excitement about one of ...

Roller Derby Bashes Back As 2017 Bay Area Season Gets Set To Skate
SFist - Roller derby rolls back into action this weekend, as Bay Area Derby gets ready to kick out the jams for its 2017 season. Formerly known as the B.ay ...

Waimea Wranglers offer rookie roller derby boot camp
Northhawaiinews - Session 1 will focus on roller skating and footwork on March 26, April 2 and 9. Session 2 will cover the basics of roller derby on April 23, 30 and May 7.

Killbillies ready to roll for 2017 season
Alaska Highway News - Energetic City Roller Derby Association board members Jenna Hildebrand, Amy McGuire, Kailey Odermatt, Bethany Roy and Amanda Charmosta are ...

Youth entertain at farm evening
Estevan Mercury - Up next was Sasha, who explained her love for the sport of roller derby. Sasha, who competes under the moniker of Lightning 900, even showed up ...

Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday
The Detroit News - Two local teams - Detroit Pistoffs and the D-Funk Allstars - will will battle for the home team championship. The Detroit Men's Roller Derby team will ...

« Friday, March 17 »
Roller derby: Tight-knit with hard hits — Fallen Angels provide sense of team for Gilmore and ...
Lewiston Sun Journal - Jennifer "Beast" Gammon and Audrey "Zilla" Gilmore skate for the Androscoggin Fallen Angels Roller Derby League and are competing in their first ...

Roller derby: Androscoggin Fallen Angels playing first bout in Lewiston on Saturday
Lewiston Sun Journal - LEWISTON — The Androscoggin Fallen Angels will play the first bout in their history when they host the Four-Leaf Clobber roller derby doubleheader ...

Not your mawmaw's rollerskating
The INDsider - Roller derby makes life better — that's how one member of the Acadiana Roller Girls, Lafayette's amateur and thoroughly beguiling roller derby team, ...

Gulf Coast Roller Girls Vs Northshore Roller Derby Tickets
Ticketmaster - Buy Gulf Coast Roller Girls Vs Northshore Roller Derby tickets at Lake Charles Civic Center Arena from the official Ticketmaster.com site.

pacific roller derby presents — leprechauns vs. menehunes
PressReader - See women roller derby players in a theme game battling it out on a track. 4 p.m., USCG Hideaway Club, 1 Coral Sea Road. $10, free for ages 12 and ...

Houston Roller Derby
SeatGeek - Houston Roller Derby tickets, Houston Roller Derby at Revention Music Center on April 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

« Thursday, March 16 »
Local roller derby players encourage students to eat healthy
WSAV-TV - The Savannah Derby Devils stop by several Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools to talk breakfast. It was all part of the school district's National ...

Ohio Roller Derby Opens 12th Bout Season on Saturday
columbusunderground - Ohio Roller Derby fans, the twelfth bout season begins March 18 against the Naptown Roller Girls ...

Sirens of Smash roller derby call for new players
The Nelson Mail - Nelson Bays Sirens of Smash Roller Derby league is looking for new players and referees to join its "Fresh Meat" training programme beginning ...

Roller derby on the rise after contest win
The Argus - A ROLLER derby team is celebrating a recent tournament victory and are hoping to grow participation in the sport. Eastbourne's mixed team of men ...

The Dirty on Derby
Salem Weekly - The Mad House. Home to shredded tights, stripes, sweat, blood, glory. And not necessarily in that order. The Cherry City Roller Derby has been ...

Albany team ready to roll to victory
The West Australian - Albany Roller Derby League's Natalie Jarvis, Selene Bennett and Becca Wyatt are excited for this Saturday's match against WA Roller Derby Way ...

Reading Derby Girls open 2017 season
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers - The Reading Derby Girls opened their 2017 roller derby season in a bout against Dutchland Derby Rollers on Sunday, March 12. Photo courtesy of ...

Rocky View Rollers set to host first Try-It event of 2017
Airdrie City View - As the start of the spring/summer roller derby season inches closer, the Rocky View Roller Derby Association (RVRDA) is getting ready by having its ...

John White: Derby is dynamic and very real
Castlegar News - If you're old enough to remember the name Skinny Minnie Miller, then you can picture my preconceptions relating to the sport of roller derby.

Starting of season for roller derby
The Wimmera Mail-Times - THE 2017 roller derby season is set to kick off at the weekend. Warracknabeal's Wheat City Derby Angels Stace Invader and teNaycious head to ...

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