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« Sunday, August 31 »
Roller derby girls push back on the track
Delmarva Daily Times - She's been interested in roller derby since she was 16 years old and followed teams in the area around, watching games and learning. She then ...

Derby Brats find rink success
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - The Fort Wayne Derby Brats, a team for girls ages 9 through high school senior, placed fourth in the first-ever Junior Roller Derby Championships.

Rubber City Roller girls combine physicality, charity
Suburbanite - Greth and teammate Valerie “Valkillree” Elfrink enjoy the fast-paced, high-contact environment of roller derby, but both believe there are many ...

RollerGirls of Tallahassee Run For a Good Cause
WCTV - Roller derby girls are some of the toughest athletes out there, but, they also have a soft spot for a special cause. Fishnets and a 5k's aren't a common ...

« Saturday, August 30 »
Jamming with some great roller derby queens
The State - Unlike a lot of women's sports, the new Roller Derby was started by women, for women, in the early 2000s. The men's version came later.

Roller derby team is back in action
Porterville Recorder - ROLLER DERBY - The Sin Cal Derby Vixens, who were on a hiatus from February, 2012, to April, 2014, have recently reformed and are rebuilding.

Red Bluff Roller Derby Girls to host downtown crawl
Red Bluff Daily News - ... and include a T-shirt design competition and prizes, a crawl Survival Kit, which includes festive items needed to survive as a roller derby participant, ...

Ipswich Junior Rollers look to expand their competition numbers
The Queensland Times - Ipswich Junior Roller Derby is looking for more members aged 7-17 to join its ever-growing mixed team with the hopes of competing by December.

El Toro! Running of the Bulls this weekend with Grand Raggidy Roller Girls
WZZM - Derby girls Bidi Bidi Bang Bang and Snickers McNasty joined the WZZM13 Weekend Morning News to chat with Alana, who has been learning roller ...

Check out photos of Grand Raggidy Roller Girls running of the bulls pub crawl
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com - Roller derby girls dress as bulls and arm themselves with foam noodles to chase runners, who don their own wacky outfits, from bar-to-bar.

Rollers seek chili cook-off entries
Mountain Mail Newspaper - The cook-off and a tailgate party will precede a roller derby bout between the Ark Valley High Rollers and Durango Roller Girls at Chaffee County ...

Palmetto State Roller Girls gear up for Sunday tournament
WPDE - "I've gotten two excellent job offers and promotions in the time that I've been with the roller derby that I might not have even tried for if I did not have the ...

« Friday, August 29 »
Home WhatsOn Roller derby team serving up old school fundraiser...
Simcoe.com - ALLISTON - The Renegade Derby Dames (RDD) are hosting a league fundraiser barbecue in the style of a fun and happening '50s Drive-In Diner, ...

Electric City Roller GrrrlZ jamming thanks to members' drive
Great Falls Tribune - The Electric City Roller GrrrlZ are rounding the track on five years in business, ... Roller derby leagues are known for swapping team members when ...

« Thursday, August 28 »
Alliston roller derby teams sweep weekend bouts
Simcoe.com - The first game saw Misfit Militia Roller Derby taking on the Brawl Stars of the Ann Arbor Derby Dimes. The Brawl Stars are the “A” travel team for the ...

Harley Quinn #10 Review
Ve3d.com - Issue #10 offers a pretty straightforward and mostly standalone tale, as Harley reunites with her roller derby crew for a night of fun and bloodshed at ...

« Wednesday, August 27 »
Morenci Mafia brings roller derby home
Eastern Arizona Courier - The founders of the Morenci Mafia roller derby team, from left, Vicky Lenox, Shawn Abele and Marva Schenk, take a moment before starting the first ...

A Roller-Derby Doubleheader, Pre-Labor Day Fireworks
Vegas Seven - The Sin City Rollergirls are emerging from their summer hibernation with a doubleheader: The Notorious VIP take on the Flying Aces, ...

Rattle Skaters show fangs in Snake Pit
Hi-Desert Star - YUCCA VALLEY - The Morongo Basin's own Mojave Rattle Skaters roller derby team played their first home match in team history Saturday night at ...

2014's Fiesta to Feature a Running of the Bulls with the Camel City Thrashers
Camel City Dispatch - New to Fiesta this year is the “Running of the Bulls” at 3:45pm. The Camel City Thrashers, Winston-Salem's Roller Derby team will be playing the role ...

Roller Girls in action Sept. 20
The Reflector - The Storm City Roller girls will take on the Willamette Kidney Thieves in a roller derby event Sat., Sept. 20, at the Clark County Event Center, 17402 ...

« Tuesday, August 26 »
ROLLER DERBY: Doylestown's Julia Morris loves whipping around the track for Penn Jersey ...
Bucks Local News - ROLLER DERBY: Doylestown's Julia Morris loves whipping around the ... breaks from the jam in Penn Jersey roller derby bout with the She-Devils.

Roller Derby provides camaraderie, competition for local women
The Trentonian - JACKSON - Off the floor, Rebecca Wurzbacher is friendly enough. But when she dons her roller skates and pads and steps out on the rink, the Mount ...

Young derby players set to roll
Airdrie Echo - Cheverie said the not-for-profit league was established to provide kids ages six to 17 a fun and safe environment to learn flat track roller derby.

Thriller on the track
Portage Daily Graphic - It was a game unlike one the Headstone Honeys roller derby team had ever played before. The Portage-based derby team dropped a double-overtime ...

High Rollers host 'back-to-school' bout at home
Mountain Mail Newspaper - The local roller derby players split into two teams, Banana Belt-Herz (Lunch Ladies) and Hurt of Rockies (Janitors), for the back-to-school bout.

« Monday, August 25 »
Roller derby draws sold-out crowd
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Roller derby tournament in Waterloo won by Ottawa women
CBC.ca - Ottawa's Rideau Valley Roller Girls took home top honours at the Women's Flat Track Division Association 2 Roller Derby Playoffs held in Waterloo, ...

Roller Derby: Echo City Knockouts bundle the B's
West Hawaii Today - Echo City Knockouts jammer Kootie Pie (88) starts to work her way through the pack while blockers Do Something, center, and Jam Brawlaya (504) ...

New downtown Loveland Skate Ratz shop focuses on four wheels
ReporterHerald.com - Vanoverschelde said roller derby is an up-and-coming sport in the area, with leagues in Fort Collins, Greeley and Boulder, and "skateboarding is very ...

Rebelles suffer first loss
Rocky View Weekly - The Rocky View Rebelles bid to have a perfect roller derby season came to a screeching halt in Calgary on August 16 at the Triwood Arena.

« Sunday, August 24 »
Roller Derby team and fans say goodbye to Pershing
Lincoln Journal Star - This isn't a recounting of the “best” shows I've seen at Pershing -- sorting through four decades of hazy memories to make that kind of list would be ...

Pershing Center holds final event
KLKN - A bittersweet moment Saturday night as the No Coast Derby Girls geared up in the Pershing Center one final time.

Photo gallery: Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti roller derby teams compete in doubleheader at Buhr Park
The Ann Arbor News - Buhr Park Ice Rink hosted four roller derby teams on the evening of Saturday, August 23, 2014. The Ypsilanti Vigilantes faced the Lansing Mitten ...

Roller derby draws sold-out crowd
North Platte Telegraph - Some left disappointed at the doors of the D&N Event Center Saturday night because they arrived too late to get in for North Platte's first roller derby ...

Roller derby
Daily Comet (blog) - Bessy “Jigsaw Youth” Mendoza of the Cajun Rollergirls fights off a hit from an Acadiana Rollergirls skater Saturday night at the Thibodaux Civic Center ...

Roller derby expo in Wildwood
NBC40 - At the sixth annual colossal roller expo at the Wildwood Convention Center, the participants bumped and did whatever they could do to be the first to ...

Granite City Roller Girls ready to ride to World Cup
STV Aberdeen - There's something of a roller derby revolution taking place across the globe at the moment. Fast, furious and friendly, there are now around 50 ...

Artist Soap Box Derby in Kingston entertains crowd
Kingston Daily Freeman - The entry for the Hudson Valley Horrors roller derby soapbox was a giant rollerskate that made its way down to the bottom of Broadway Sunday for the ...

Railtown Rumble: Wrestling On Roller Skates
knopnews2 - The D&N Event center welcomed the roller derby team only in their second year as they battled for the title of supremacy on the derby track.

« Saturday, August 23 »
At The Shore Today: Roller Derby comes back to Wildwood
Press of Atlantic City - The Colossal Coastal Roller Derby has something for all roller derby fans. The day offers at least eight hours of roller derby games and assorted items, ...

Roller Derby Rematch! The Garden State Rollergirls' Home Teams Battle for Turf in Rahway
New Jersey Stage - (RAHWAY, NJ) -- Roller derby is back this fall...with a vengeance. On September 13, 2014 the Garden State Rollergirls' rival home teams, the Northern ...

Fresh meat ready to get rolling
Tasmania Examiner - FRESH meat newbies to roller derby were looking for a bruising at Westbury Sports Centre last night. The blue-donning Crooked Butchers clashed ...

« Friday, August 22 »
Roller derby bout Saturday
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - The Gallatin Roller Girlz invite you to find out at GoldenSkate, a James Bond/espionage-themed roller derby bout, Saturday, Aug. 23, against the ...

That's the way the roller derby crumbles
Edson Leader - There was some tough luck for the women's roller derby extravaganza that was supposed to happen Aug. 16 in Edson at Talisman Place Centre.

Alamo attractions include hardcore horror, roller derby benefit
LubbockOnline.com - Some may be unaware that Lubbock even has its own roller derby team, but the West Texas Roller Dollz have been skating and tossing opponents ...

Roller derby: Derby teams roll up for Carnevil showdown
Wanganui Chronicle - Live roller derby action returns to Wanganui this evening as the local girls, the River City Rollers, defend their turf against the Taranaki Roller Corps at ...

Afternoon of roller derby in Windsor raises £500 for Matt's Fund
Local Berkshire - A HIGH-octane afternoon of sport has raised £500 to help send a father across the Atlantic for pioneering cancer treatment. Share this image.

Battle Born Derby Demons Prepare for Battle
KOLO - RENO, Nev. - The Battle Born Derby Demons are in their eighth season of competition. They come from all walks of life; it's roller derby that brings ...

Derby gals invade Waterloo
Waterloo Record - WATERLOO — This sisterhood on skates features a dash of punk rock, a splash of athleticism and a conspiracy to rule the world — or at least their ...

Pamela Bates Graham
Jackson Free Press - People of a certain age and who watched ESPN Classic or late-night television are probably familiar with roller derby. They might have seen old ...

Rolling with the Dixie Derby Girls
whnt.com - If you've never caught a roller derby bout, team members say it's a great spectator sport. Fans sit just yards from the action. While it may take a game or ...

CFDD Fresh Meat Clinic
Muncie Voice - The Cornfed Derby Dames may be on break until September but that doesn't mean we want you to forget about roller derby. In fact, we want you to ...

« Thursday, August 21 »
Local roller derby group to intro special 'Whip It' screening
LubbockOnline.com - The local derby group will introduce a special screening of the 2009 comedy "Whip It," which is about a small-town Texas girl who joins a roller derby ...

Roller derby: Leicester on a roll after impressive fightback
Leicester Mercury - Roller Derby Leicester came from behind to earn a hard-fought win in their first open-door home game, beating Devon-based South West Angels of ...

Moab Roller Derby hosts Salt Lake City at OSTA pavilion Aug. 23
Moab Times Independent - Members of the Moab Roller Derby Team pose for a photo during their Aug. 14 practice. Pictured: (back row, from left) Rori Tehan, Laura Nichols, Jess ...

Wasatch Roller Derby: 2014 Championship Preview
Salt Lake City Weekly - If you're a roller derby fan in Utah, this is a hell of a time for you to be a part of the hype and mayhem happening around the state. Not only will ...

Roller Derby Blood Drive to Draw Record Crowds to Rohnert Park, 10/18
Broadway World - Rohnert Park's Resurrection Roller Girls is one of nine Greater Bay Area roller derby leagues partnering with Brown Paper Tickets and the American ...

Roller Derby Blood Drive Expected to Draw Record Crowds to Rohnert Park
PR Web (press release) - Autographs and photo opportunities, cookies and swag will be offered at the most widely attended series of derby blood drives in California, hosted by Greater Bay Area roller derby leagues, ...

Rebelles suffer first loss of 2014 roller derby season
Airdrie City View - Bev 'Hockey Beat'n' Smith, left, of the Rocky View Rebelles went head to head with 'Non-Stick Pam' of the Thrashin' Lassies during a roller derby bout ...

Roller Derby Bout, OCRD vs. The Bradentucky Bombers
Ocala - The Ocala Cannibals Roller Derby team hits the track again for their last bout of the 2014 season, this time taking on the ladies of The Bradentucky ...

As Pershing run concludes, roller derbiers who called it home reflect
Lincoln Journal Star - Notes: Opening roller derby match featuring No Coast's Road Warriors against Kansas City's Plan B team begins at 7 p.m.; main event follows with ...

Westmont resident finds outlet on skates
Suburban Life Publications - WESTMONT - Marthony Bert says she found roller derby while seeking an ... The weekly class taught the fundamentals of roller derby without any ...

« Wednesday, August 20 »
ROLLER DERBY: Doylestown's Julia Morris loves whipping around the track for Penn Jersey ...
Bucks Local News - Karma Suture Ya - aka Julia Morris, of Doylestown - breaks from the jam in Penn Jersey roller derby bout with the She-Devils. (photo/ slideshow by ...

Sisters triple their fun at roller-derby
Regina Leader-Post - When triplets Kailyn, Mackenna and Taisha Sopczak first laced up their skates to hit the roller-derby track about three years ago, it wasn't exactly ...

West Side Wreckhers host roller derby bout
Taft Midway Driller - In the midst of a busy fall sports season, the West Side Wreckhers roller derby team will offer a different avenue this Saturday evening when they host ...

Full-contact skating
Moab Sun News - At the Old Spanish Trail Arena outdoor pavilion, Moab Roller Derby skater Andrea “Ms. Marauder” Lopez (left) attempts to sneak around Erin ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls Look To Close Out 2014 Season At Home Undefeated
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 ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls seek to sweep
Nooga.com - The Chattanooga Roller Girls will finish their 2014 season at home Saturday when they face the Mississippi Rollergirls (Gulfport) at 7 p.m.

« Tuesday, August 19 »
Fringe review: Roller Derby Saved My Soul
Edmonton Sun - Roller Derby Saved my Soul is a truly heartwarming story, an intensely personal story about how a chance encounter can alter the course of your life.

Home Sports Alliston roller derby team crossing border for...
Simcoe.com - ALLISTON - The Misfit Militia will be crossing into the United States for the first time in team history this weekend to take on teams from the Ann Arbor ...

Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby
Shore News Today - Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby Jen Marra / Skaters to compete in 6th annual roller derby WILDWOOD - Hundreds of male and female ...

Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend
KWCH - It's a busy weekend in Wichita, filled with fun events for the whole family. Check out a fashion show, enjoy a day of roller derby, scope out some cool ...

Sioux Falls Roller Dollz Return to Arena
KELO AM-FM - The upcoming season is the team's eighth playing professional roller derby. Sweeney says the Roller Dollz has a nice balance of veteran skaters and ...

Railtown Rumble
North Platte Telegraph - The Heartland Hellcats roller derby team will do the Railtown Rumble on Saturday at the D and N Center in North Platte. From left, top row, Brooke ...

Jaw Breakers block their way to victory
Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Members from the Jaw Breakers of Lil Chicago Roller Derby and the Bavarian Barbarians pose for a post-bout photo. The Jaw Breakers travelled to ...

« Monday, August 18 »
Roller Derby Teams Find Fun, Family in Sport
KFYR-TV - In roller derby, two teams of five face off for two 30-minute halves. Players must go through a 12-week "fresh meat" program to learn the skills and rules ...

Fringe Review: Roller Derby Saved My Soul
Edmonton Journal - Until . she takes up roller derby, one of North America's fastest-growing sports. As she laces up her skates, learns the rules and (unintentionally?) ...

Battle of the Western Slope: Roller Derby Girls
KREX News Channel 5 - GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- This sport gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, fall down six times and get up seven. "The actual game is a set of two ...

Vixens roll for victory
Northern Star - EXPECT a night of high octane action this Saturday when the Tweed Valley Vixens roller derby team hosts a round of competition against Brisbane ...

Stay vicious
Cranbrook Daily Townsman - The Bavarian Barbarians and Moose Jaw Jaw Breakers battled to the bitter end, putting on a entertaining roller derby bout at a jam-packed Marysville ...

Kickin' Vixens win first bout at home
NG News - Pictou County's roller derby team has won three straight bouts after Saturday's 281-223 victory over the Tar City Rollers at the Trenton Minor Sports ...

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