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« Tuesday, September 30 »
Local Photographer Leaves Mark On Roller Derby World
27east.com - Now 39 years old—and a retired roller derby player—Ms. Seymour laughs at the memory that kept her out of skates for decades before she finally ...

Ten of world's best roller derby teams competing in Charleston
Huntington Herald Dispatch - AUSTIN, TEXAS — The top women's flat track roller derby leagues in the world will compete for the sport's top honors in September and October in the ...

Local roller derby girls part of Team Oklahoma
Theadanews - ADA — Three members of the South Central Roller Girls roller derby team will be representing Oklahoma at a national tournament in Florida.

Columbia Basin Roller Derby falls to Wine Country Crushers in home bout
Columbia Basin Herald - Columbia Basin Roller Derby's Meean Kitty, 84, moves into the lead jammer position during the team's bout against the Wine County Crushers ...

Local roller derby team drops game to Yakima
iFIBER One News - MOSES LAKE (VIDEO) - The Columbia Basin Roller Derby team dropped its only home match of the season, 266-103 to the Yakima Wine Crushers ...

« Monday, September 29 »
Roller derby 'superheroes' battle in Ottawa
LaSalle News Tribune - The Illinois Valley Vixens Roller Derby team went skate-to-skate with the Superfriends roller derby this Saturday during a superhero-themed bout at ...

Local roundup: Defending champs repeat at roller derby nationals
Stockton Record - Everybody worked so hard and everything went so well,” said A.J. Epp, USAR's roller derby coordinator. “I can say that this is the best (nationals) we ...

« Sunday, September 28 »
Roller derby picks
Frederick News Post (subscription) - I dug into my pocket to get the buzzing phone. I was hoping it was my bookie Auggie telling me my weekend Roller Derby picks had won big. “Hello?

Savannah Derby Devils fall to South Florida
WSAV-TV - Savannahs roller derby queens, the Derby Devils wrapped up their season tonight at the Civic Center. Believe it or not the Derby Devils have been ...

Rolling with fun
The Chronicle Journal - ... Chancy Atwood, Bethany Fisher and Angela Benedict roller-skate to disco ... building basement, the home of the Thunder Bay Roller Derby League.

« Saturday, September 27 »
Clairen Reese: Fall offers a cornucopia of things to enjoy
Pensacola News Journal - Check out a roller derby bout in Milton. It will keep you on the edge of your seat. Although women's roller derby is fairly new to our local area ...

Dreams become reality for Roller Girls
Stockton Record - STOCKTON — The dreams of many involved with the Port City Roller Girls became a reality on Friday afternoon as they hosted the USA Roller Derby ...

« Friday, September 26 »
Dragon City Derby Dolls coach in line for sporting award
Bendigo Advertiser - DRAGON City Derby Dolls coach Kim “Sugar” Sprake has been recognised for her work promoting the sport of roller derby to central Victorian ...

Derby team ready to roll Saturday in Dixon
SaukValley.com - The Midwest Derby Divas roller derby team will have an exhibition there Saturday called Mayhem at the Meadows. Doors open at 4 p.m. with a ...

Breast Bout Ever a chance to give back for Derby Darlin and 2-time cancer survivor Cortney Connelly
The Kalamazoo Gazette - As roller skates replace shoes and knee pads and helmets are strapped on, they take on the personas of their derby names, such as "Crashive ...

Port City Roller Girls host national event at the arena
Stockton Record - STOCKTON — "2 Quik," "Jamn Jewlz" and the rest of the Port City Roller Girls have put in plenty of hard work to bring the roller derby national ...

4 Capital City Crushers to represent Team Kansas at State Wars
Topeka Capital Journal - Four women from a local roller derby team, the Capital City Crushers, will be attending the first ever State Wars tournament Nov. 21-23 in Daytona ...

Fresh meat drive
Nelson Star - It's hunting season for the West Kootenay Roller Derby league as they look to recruit new skaters, affectionately known as fresh meat, to their league ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls Donate To Girls Inc. After Undefeated Home Season
The Chattanoogan - CRG has one of the strongest fan bases in the roller derby community, which has steadily grown since the Chattanooga Roller Girls skated into town in ...

CBRD hosts only home bout Saturday
Columbia Basin Herald - The Columbia Basin Roller Derby team competes at the Yakima Sun Dome earlier this year. They will be in action again this weekend at the Grant ...

Inland Empire Derby Divas
Highland Community News (subscription) - The Inland Empire Derby Divas roller derby team (left to right) Spunky Monkey, Oopsee Boopsee, Manslaughter Mulligan of Highland and CheckHer ...

« Thursday, September 25 »
Do you fancy taking up roller derby in Penzance?
Cornishman - Rapscallion Rollers roller derby team, Penzance, are looking for new players. Pic of a roller derby team on the track. Pic by Alex Woodhouse.

Bouts and illness
Chico News & Review - With seconds left in the roller derby match, Chico's Nor Cal Roller Girls were trailing the Merced Rollin Roulettes by a score of 156-154. Nor Cal's only ...

Roller Hocky: Duo ready to face Aussies
Wanganui Chronicle - Transtasman rivalry across the hardwood will be renewed tonight at Jubilee Stadium as the 2014 New Zealand vs Australia roller hockey test series ...

« Wednesday, September 24 »
Roller derby team set to host Regina
S.E. Saskatchewan Booster - The ladies of Weyburn's roller derby team, the Strait Jackettes, are ready and pumped for their second match of the season, as they host the Regina ...

Richter City Convicts face Hellmilton Roller Ghouls
YahooXtra Blogs (blog) - On Saturday 11 October Wellington's Richter City Roller Derby will host an interleague match-up not seen since 2011, when their Convicts travel team ...

An Evening with the Wild West Wreckers
Sheridan Media (press release) - Sheridan's new Roller Derby League, the Wild West Wreckers is up and rolling and determined to make an impact in Sheridan. Tuesday night, at the ...

Killamazoo Derby Darlins hosting special event this weekend to raise money for American Cancer ...
WKZO - KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- This weekend, the Killamazoo Derby Darlins will hold a series of roller derby bouts to benefot the American Cancer Society.

Roller girls raise funds for Florida trip
Lumina News - The Cape Fear Roller Girls held a fundraising golf tournament Saturday, Sept ... Arnette said the popularity of roller derby has grown in the last several ...

Roller skating fitness for adults
Newcastle Herald - There's the rough and tumble world of roller derby, which has been dubbed a contact sport. And now, every Saturday at Morisset PCYC, roller skaters ...

Derby Girls play Sept. 27
East Village Magazine - The game of the evening will be the Flint City Derby Girls taking on the SuperSonics from Oakland County Roller Derby at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Perani ...

« Tuesday, September 23 »
Roller derby teams fight it out at Great Yorkshire Showdown
Yorkshire Evening Post - ROLLER derby teams from across the north descended on the city on Saturday as Leeds Roller Dolls hosted its fifth Great Yorkshire Showdown ...

Roller derby teams finish season on a winning note
Southwest Booster - The South West Saskatchewan Roller Derby Association had an outstanding day Saturday when both teams won their bouts during the 'Solid Gold ...

Renegade Rollergirls Arrive in Buffalo: Calling Skateland “Home”
Buffalo Rising - Roller Derby is hot in Buffalo. Just like hula hooping, the pastime has gone from a sleeper to a full fledged way of life for many. Over the years, the ...

An Oak Park comics publisher covers everything from zombies to local history
Wednesday Journal - Whatever Moisant has in store for his legions of readers, you can be sure it will involve zombies, haunted houses, unicorns or roller derby girls with ...

Hurt of the Rockies bests Banana Belt-Herz
Mountain Mail Newspaper - The Ark Valley High Rollers hosted a home roller derby bout in which the Hurt of the Rockies squad defeated the Banana Belt-Herz 203-119 Saturday ...

« Monday, September 22 »
Penzance Roller Derby Team Rapscallion Rollers on the look out for new players
Cornishman - Rapscallion Rollers roller derby team, Penzance, are looking for new players. Pic of a roller derby team on the track. Picture by Alex Woodhouse.

10 Coolest Skaters at Arizona Derby Dames' Opening Bout
Phoenix New Times (blog) - Roller derby isn't for the faint of heart. Ask any skater, and you're sure to be met with a string of stories about broken bones and hospital visits.

Tattoo convention draws artists from across US
Killeen Daily Herald - This tattoo was a roller derby girl to honor Sparkman's roller derby team. She met her teammates at the convention two years ago. “I really love getting ...

« Sunday, September 21 »
Auburn roller derby warrior finds kidney match
Auburn Journal - Stacey Marquez, left, skates with Desiree Belding, right, during a Golddiggers roller derby practice Wednesday night. Belding plans to donate a kidney ...

Woodland Area Roller Derby's premier event exceeds expectations
Daily Democrat - Skaters from the Carson Victory Rollers and Flood Water Roller Derby jostle for position Saturday in the "It's aBout Time" event at NorCal Indoor Sports ...

Rink Rash: Inside Columbus' Roller Derby Team
The Commercial Dispatch - Personas are an important part of the derby sport. Each derby girl has a "skate name" and often an outfit that relates to her name. Crazy socks are not ...

Fast Forward roller rink faces challenges, charts future course
Madison.com - Alling was just 8 years old when he started playing roller hockey at .... with hockey, roller derby practices and private parties making up the other half.

« Saturday, September 20 »
Recreation calendar
Savannah Morning News - The Savannah Derby Devils is a women's flat-track roller derby league and apprentice member of the Women's Flat-Track Derby Association, the main ...

« 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 ...

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