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« Wednesday, November 22 »
Pump up the jam: Monadnock roller derby program is gaining momentum
NewHampshire.com - In the white helmet, Jessica “The Jessicutioner” Gerrior pushes her way through a roller derby scrimmage in a free event in Antrim Saturday.

Is A Former Roller Derby Rink Going To Pot? Empty Building Could Be Home To Marijuana ...
CBS Sacramento - The 45,000 square-foot warehouse was once roller derby rink. It could become one of Sacramento's first and biggest legal commercial cannabis ...

Roller Hockey: St. Joseph grad Gsell represented Team USA at World Championships
MyCentralJersey.com - ... Roller Sports, which is "recognized by the International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the National Governing Body of competitive roller sports in the United States, including speed, figure, hockey, roller derby and slalom," according to its website.

8Days: Main Street Ice, The Last Waltz, Small Business Saturday, Country Christmas Celebration ...
Free Times - Check out the Adult Skate Night with Columbia Roller Derby. Skate to some old-school jams among like-minded adults who want to find their inner ...

« Tuesday, November 21 »
Tampa Bay area roller derby team welcomes recruits
WFLA - TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) - It's the off-season, but you wouldn't know it from the way the players at Pirate Bay Roller Derby are hitting the ice at Astro Skating Center in Tarpon Springs. “We don't technically have an off-season. We work hard all year and we are always recruiting, said Pirate Bay ...

Pump up the jam: Monadnock roller derby program is gaining momentum
The Union Leader - ANTRIM - The Monadnock Roller Derby program held its first “Pass the Biscuits” Thanksgiving Scrimmage at Great Brook Middle School on Saturday.

Roller Life
Amazon UK - America's fastest growing sport is flat track roller derby, a full-contact sport. Follow a Brewcity Bruisers Milwaukee Roller Girls' season on and off the track in this feature length documentary. Get unprecedented access to how the players balance the sport, a career, and their personal lives. Explore the ...

« Monday, November 20 »
Swapping the tutu for the roller derby skates and taking on the world
Stuff.co.nz - Kiwis 'Lady Trample' Samara Pepperel, 'Anna Pave U'Ova' Rebecca Raines and Ivy 'Kin'Ivey' Bates were a part of the Victorian roller derby team to ...

High school-age hockey players still find challenges in Bend
Bend Bulletin - “It's kind of hard, because there's a lot of catching up I have to do,” explained Knox, who initially competed in roller derby before taking up roller hockey ...

« Sunday, November 19 »
50 years of skill and speed at The Rink
New Zealand Herald - Ironically with extra participants, both new club members and old, they had to start at Jubilee Stadium to have enough room to showcase all facets of the club - with artistic skating, speed skating, and some roller derby. "Everyone was able to take part in something they wouldn't normally do," said club ...

Outdoor rink continues to receive support
Estevan Mercury - It has also been used by the Junior Coaler Rollers roller derby team. “You can drive by any night, and you can see kids playing ball hockey when it was warmer,” said Majeran. Now the Kin clubs are playing the waiting game for the temperatures to be cold enough for ice to be installed. He said it needs ...

Santa brings Christmas cheer to Owen Sound
Owen Sound Sun Times - ... radio stations, schools, bands, twirlers, gymnastics groups, Navy cadets and other organizations for youths, roller derby ladies, and politicians.

Memphis Roller Derby Presents: The HoHoHo Burlesque Show
Ticketfly - The Hi Tone Cafe. 412 N. Cleveland St Memphis, TN, 38104. 9:00 PM. This event is 18 and over. Memphis Roller Derby Presents: The HoHoHo Burlesque Show ...

Memphis Roller Derby Presents: The HoHoHo Burlesque Show
Hi Tone - Big room. Memphis Roller Derby Presents: The HoHoHo Burlesque Show. Sat • December 2, 2017. 9:00 pm. The Hi Tone Cafe ...

« Saturday, November 18 »
Watch: Dallis Meyer on what she enjoys about roller derby (Video)
St. Louis Business Journal - But at another time of her life, Meyer spent five years skating with the Arch Rival Roller Derby, a local women's roller derby ...

Upcoming closure of Woodhaven Skateland sends Roller Dolls scrambling for place to skate
Southgate News Herald - Members of the Motown Junior Roller Derby, a separate skating group from the Dolls, also practices out of Skateland and they are looking for a new ...

Derby Fest rolling into Morristown, Nov. 18
Morristown Green - A full day of men's and ladies' roller derby action rolls into Morristown on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, for the first annual Derby Fest. Presented by New ...

Is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation the new Prozac?
The Sydney Morning Herald - After years of being on the doctors' circuit stemming from breaking her leg twice while playing roller derby, she was left with debilitating pain and co-morbid depression.

« Friday, November 17 »
Upcoming closure of Woodhaven Skateland sends Roller Dollz scrambling for place to skate
Southgate News Herald - Members of the Motown Junior Roller Derby, a separate skating group from the Dollz, also practices out of Skateland and they are looking for a new location as well. Nash said her group is fortunate that it is large. Their size allows them to have a wider outreach to inquire about different locations.

Hants' Faces Friday — Marjie Lynn
The Hants Journal - Marjie Lynn, who is a member of the Avon River Rollers, says the roller derby group has been an incredible outlet for her that's both physically demanding and socially nourishing.

Skateland of Woodhaven shutting down to make way for Chevy dealership
Detroit Free Press - Rookard's derby club, the Motown Junior Derby, and The Downriver Roller Dolls club are looking for a new home to replace their home ice at ...

Vanessa Gray-Albright, 66, former model
The Philadelphia Tribune - She often attended boxing matches and roller derby games and loved to travel. But her passion was her cats, playing cards and cooking. Her recipe ...

Women in Animation Awards Two Recipients with 2017 Phyllis Craig Scholarship
Toon Zone - In fact, it was the supportive community of the roller derby that gave Forlong the drive and confidence to pursue her passion for animation. “Roller derby brings out the best in people; showing individuals their potential, while also being a collaborative sport. It taught me how to be myself,” says Forlong.

Knights vs. Kings, Harry Connick Jr., 'The Bodyguard' and other stuff to do this week
Las Vegas Weekly - And we may well see these contests happen when the Sin City Rollergirls skate as your favorite Disney characters in an exhibition roller derby bout.

Realising I'm a Whale in Pokémon Go
Kotaku UK - I used the game as a motivator to get up and walking again after major surgery left me weak and in pain, or I rack up distance on eggs when walking to Greggs for a breakfast bap before work. I catch 'em all on my walks to and from roller derby, use raid battles as motivation to go out running three times a ...

Women's Soccer League hosting Icebreakers Tournament this weekend
Energeticcity.ca - The FSJ Roller Derby Association will have a beer garden open on Friday and Saturday night. The full schedule and pools can be viewed below: ...

Roller Derby House Cup
Universe - Roller Derby House Cup by TXRD Texas Roller Derby - Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM at TXRD Thunderdome in Austin. Buy tickets and find ...

« Thursday, November 16 »
Plenty of work goes in to make Winter Lights shine
Chicago Tribune - It will include costumed characters, the local women's roller derby team Aurora 88s dressed as elves, an antique fire engine from the Aurora Regional ...

Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships
Animation Magazine - In fact, it was the supportive community of the roller derby that gave Forlong the drive and confidence to pursue her passion for animation. “Roller ...

Sports briefs - Nov. 11, 2017
Sequim Gazette - Port Scandalous Roller Derby hosts its final bout of the group's seventh season when they take on the Rodeo City Rollergirls from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, ...

50 years of training and fun at 'The Rink'
New Zealand Herald - Tomorrow will be the 50th Jubilee of the Wanganui Amateur Roller Skating ... it provides - artistic, speed skating, and by invitation some roller derby.

Royal City Curling club gets city cash
The Record (New Westminster) - In addition to being a curling facility from September until the end of March, Munsie said the building is used for programs like roller derby in the off ...

What it Takes to Join Women's Roller Derby
The List TV - It's a good thing these ladies are wearing pads, because this video from Red Bull Media House showing off world champ Loren Mutch and Portland's ...

Grey Bruce Roller Derby
Owen Sound Girls Hockey - OSGH would like to thank the Grey Bruce Roller Derby for their contributions to our programs. Article written by Rick Papke on Tuesday, November 14, ...

« Wednesday, November 15 »
Harrison County skate park property is 'cursed,' supervisor says
The Sun Herald - In 2008, the Mississippi Roller Girls began having roller derby at the indoor rink. They were replaced by a movie studio that folded without making a ...

Gambling equipment seized from old Harrison Co. skate park
WLOX - From the county getting into the skate park business, to in-line hockey, and roller derby leagues, to a movie sound stage, and now to the Coast Athletic Club, the property ...

Bills game streaker pleads not guilty to charges
Buffalo News - Lambright has been skating for eight or nine years and was a member of a roller derby team in Ontario, Canada, said his mother. His skater ...

Drew Barrymore on Sexual Harassment in Hollywood: 'I Was Scrappy! Nobody Messed With Me!'
Us Weekly - It's called Strong is the New Pretty and it's about girls who are class presidents or roller derby or bakers or soccer. It's sort of all over the map.

5 Life Lessons We Learnt From Our Fav Teen Movies
Junkee - When she's not writing or playing roller derby, she's searching for the best smashed avo ever. She's on Twitter at @kellywalker89 and promises to start ...

Stepping out
Iron Mountain Daily News - ... Moose Jackson Cafe; Iron Mountain Made; Kingsford Krush Roller Derby; Paws and Claws Pet Grooming; ReNew Sport & Wellness Massage, LLC; ...

iPhone X, meet roller derby
The Loop Insight - Serenity Caldwell is, secretly, a member of a top 10 women's roller derby team. The iPhone X dropped the same day as the WFTDA's annual ...

Sports Homepage News Section UI [roller derby]
Dribbble - Making a bunch of visual UI adjustments to my roller derby league's website. This is the blog feed/news section of the homepage. Designing in ...

« Tuesday, November 14 »
Review: 'Roller Derby Queen' tells a serious tale with welcome laughter
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Michele Lepsche's "Roller Derby Queen" is as messy, cluttered and overflowing as the home of her central character. And that's a good thing. Family ...

The Bills streaker has a tattoo of an anthropomorphic corn dog in roller skates and there's a story ...
SB Nation - Tristan Lambright is the streaker in question, a Roller Derby enthusiast who skates under the name “Senor Weiner.” This completely fits my theory that ...

'That's my son,' says mom of streaker arrested at Bills game
Buffalo News - Lambright, who calls himself "Senor Wiener" on his Facebook page, competes on a roller derby team. Lambright's mother said she heard about the ...

What's Happening 'Off Main': Three Urban Designers Answer the Question of How to Make the ...
The Keene Sentinel - Levine sees niche businesses such as the second-floor roller derby supply store in Woodfords Corner as a good fit for ancillary locales. “If you've ...

“The Band's Visit” Brings You to Beit Hatikva
The Quadrangle - ... Israeli named Papi (Etai Benson) gains the suave member of the band, Haled (Ari'el Stachel), as a helpful wingman at the city's roller derby.

Texas Rollergirls Flat Track Derby
Pentagram - Book design for Felicia Graham's photographic monograph of women's roller derby.

« Monday, November 13 »
Roller derby builds pride
Northern Star Online - DeKALB - Racing around the track by the name of Killer Kewpie, Carissa Hartwig dedicates much of her life to roller derby and has developed a ...

Regional clubs benefit from valuable funding
The Queensland Times - Ipswich Scare Force Junior Roller Derby: $7247 for equipment and to conduct coach and first aid training. Ipswich Touch Association: $7500 to ...

« Sunday, November 12 »
Burning River Roller Derby to host annual charity event tonight
WKYC-TV - The 12th annual Burning River Roller Derby charity event, known as "Black and Blue 12," takes place tonight in North Olmsted. Fans of all ages can ...

« Saturday, November 11 »
Balancing Babies And Bruises: Working Mom Finds Footing in Roller Derby
WUFT - This league of women trains and competes almost year round in roller derby, a complex team skating competition that involves quite a bit of pushing ...

Against the odds, this playwright/producer is getting it done, East Side St. Paul style
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - “Roller Derby Queen” focuses on Florence, a quirky “collector” who intends to fund her retirement years selling her “treasures” on eBay. The plan goes ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend
TAPinto.net - Jerzey Derby Brigade vs. Suburbia Roller Derby; Inline Morristown' 6:30pm.

WZDX News goes to Roller Derby Boot Camp
RocketCityNow - Just a few minutes into the first day of roller derby boot camp, several derby players had already been bruised -- especially including the rookies.

Orleans Roller Derby Men
Dribbble - Orleans Roller Derby Men. by davidof on Nov 11, 2017. Orleans Roller Derby Men. New variant of the logo. 0 Responses. Icon shotstat share ...

« Friday, November 10 »
Roller Derby Recap: 2017 WFTDA Championships in Philly
Autostraddle - Roller derby, for the unacquainted, is a sport in which women travel in circles, strategically hitting one another or not being hit by one another. I'm fairly ...

Roller derby: Victoria's All Star team win Women's Flat Track Derby Association championships
Herald Sun - ROLLER DERBY's holy grail has come to Preston after Victoria's All Star ... Flat Track Derby Association championships in Philadelphia last week.

St. Louis Character: Nurse Dallis Meyer skates her way to success
St. Louis Business Journal - Meyer spent five years skating with the Arch Rival Roller Derby LLC, the local women's roller derby league. She retired from the team a few years ago ...

Skates on for derby home
Great Southern Weekender (press release) - CONSTRUCTION of Albany's very own roller derby track is well under way, with the purpose-built facility on Roundhay Road in Gledhow taking shape.

This weekend's events (Nov. 10)
Times Record News - RED RIVER ROLLER DERBY VS ASSASSINATION CITY: 7 p.m. Nov 11 (doors open at 6 p.m.). $10 to $15. Maidens Madhouse, 4490 Old Iowa Park ...

77-year tradition makes the most of humble flora
Hi-Desert Star - Kim Ortamond, who won People's Choice,” creates six entries this year, she said. “This is my actual roller derby skate,” Ortamond said of the skate in ...

Alzheimer's Association: Walking Together
Ladue News - As walkers make their way to the starting line, they can also enjoy a photo booth in Clydesdale Corner, a demo by St. Louis Gatekeepers Roller Derby ...

What Does a Psychologist Do with Her Money?
Yale Daily News - I once bought a set of roller-skates thinking I'd learn to roller skate and play on a roller derby. That didn't work out, and now the skates stick around ...

Fundraiser for Ladies Rock! Metal Yoga with Boston Roller Derby & Black Widow Yoga!
ONCE somerville - Metal Yoga with Boston Roller Derby & Black Widow Yoga! Tue, December 19, 2017. Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 6:30 pm (event ends at 7:30 pm).

« Thursday, November 9 »
Art Hounds: Pirates, poetry and a roller derby queen
Minnesota Public Radio News - Theater artist Candace Barrett is looking forward to "Roller Derby Queen," an original production by S.O.S. Theater. The production revolves around ...

Main events
Portland Tribune - Roller derby: High Rollers vs. Cherry City Derby Girls Panty Raiders, Oaks Amusement Park, 8 p.m.

What's happening this week
Coffs Coast Advocate - What: Watch the fast, fun and high-intensity sport as the best roller derby players battle out for first place and support local team Coffs Chaos.

DC Comics artist talks getting his start at CMU, experiences in the industry
Central Michigan Life - (The book) was full of these stories from actual roller derby players. I really don't have any strong feelings about roller derby, but I got pulled in on that ...

Skaters share ideas for new skate park
Cookeville Herald Citizen - Ideas from skateboarders and the city's roller derby community included street side, flow bowls, little volcanoes, a wall ride and a technical pyramid.

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Ballet, Brahms, the Bard, and Chicago, too
Morristown Green - The Jerzey Derby Brigade takes on the Suburbia Roller Derby Backyard Bullies at 7 pm at InLine Morristown. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Tickets: $10 in ...

'Tubby And Terrified': Why This Is The Sad Reality Facing Today's Teenage Girls (And How We're ...
HuffPost UK - After leading a self-confessed inactive lifestyle, she discovered roller derby seven years ago through friends. She found that her height actually works ...

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