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« Saturday, April 30 »
Roller derby triple-header Saturday
Hawaii Tribune Herald - Paradise Roller Girls will host a full afternoon and evening of roller derby Saturday at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, featuring a round-robin of ...

Friendship and support help Los Alamos Derby Dames' league move up to apprentice level
Albuquerque Journal - This season, however, the small league of hard-core roller derby enthusiasts on the hilltop have taken a huge step forward with its inclusion as an ...

Top roller derby clubs compete this weekend
The Register-Guard - Thirty-five women's, men's and junior roller derby teams — some from as far away as Australia, Scotland and Finland — will compete Friday, Saturday ...

FSJ Killbillies gearing up for 1st home bout
CJDC - Fort St. John's roller derby group the Killbillies is ready to hit the floor this year with a vengeance. “This Saturday is our first home game for the year ...

Fort Wayne Derby Girls prove they have hearts of gold
21Alive - But off the roller derby floor, these women are like any others. One works in construction, another is a pathologist and one is a professor at IPFW.

FIBArk commodore
Mountain Mail Newspaper - A former owner of Moonlight Pizza, Bouldin is a mother, whitewater enthusiast and member of the Ark Valley High Rollers roller derby team. “She is a ...

RISD grad helps kick off RI summer reading initiative
The Providence Journal - ... 2016 Newbery Honor winner follows longtime friends Astrid and Nicole as they head off to separate summer camps — Astrid choosing roller derby, ...

« Friday, April 29 »
South Bend Roller Derby shows athletic skill
South Bend Tribune - Angie Minich, of LaPorte, laces up her roller skates before the South Bend Roller Girls practice. Tribune Photo/MICHAEL CATERINA ...

With a flair for the dramatic, Hillary Buscovick and Rose City begin bid for a roller derby encore
ESPN - Buscovick led all scorers with 133 points and propelled Rose City to a 206-195 upset win over five-time champion Gotham Girls Roller Derby of New ...

Lafitte's Ladies open roller derby season Saturday in Sulphur
Sulphur Southwest Daily News - Local roller derby team Lafitte's Ladies will battle it out with the Houston Missfits in the Gulf Coast Rollergirls Derby season opener on Saturday, April ...

Young Leeds roller derby skaters put Blue Peter presenter through his paces for CBBC show
Yorkshire Evening Post - YOUNG skaters earned their Blue Peter badges when they taught presenter Radzi Chinyanganya the basics of roller derby for an episode of the ...

BEACH BRAWL 2016 International Invitational Women's Roller Derby Tournament Comes to Ft ...
Digital Journal - Eighteen women's Roller Derby teams will meet at the Broward Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale May 13-15th to compete at Beach Brawl 2016.

The Fast Layne
College Heights Herald - The fashion enthusiast and rookie roller derby competitor has surrounded herself with things she loves to do and people who encourage her to do ...

Roller derby
Tallahassee.com - The Tallahassee RollerGirls team is back in action starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hansel E. Tookes Rec Center on the ...

What's On in Wellington: From April 28
The Dominion Post - Kilbirnie Recreation Centre, Kilbirnie Cres. Roller Derby: RCRD All Stars v Whakatane Roller Derby, Apr 30, 6pm, tickets $11-$13 at eventfinda.co.nz.

Derby coming back to St. Louis for second season
Prince Albert Daily Herald - The Prince Albert Outlaws open their roller derby season on Saturday night at the St. Louis Arena against the Kindersley Crude Hitters. It's the start of ...

Chattanooga Roller Girls to host 1st doubleheader in team history
Nooga.com - In addition to the main event between the Chattanooga Roller Girls and Huntsville, Alabama's Dixie Derby Girls, the evening will also feature the home ...

« Thursday, April 28 »
The Big O: Eugene, Oregon's global roller derby tournament
Boing Boing - For the fifth year running, the Emerald City Roller Derby will bring derby players from around the world to face off in a town best known for being where ...

10th Mountain Roller Dolls host Melee in the Mountains roller derby tourney
Vail Daily News - The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls celebrate a recent win over the Fort Collins Microbruisers on March 18. The Roller Dolls have graduated from their ...

Adelaide will host the world's largest roller derby tournament
Rip It Up - Adelaide Roller Derby will once again host the world's largest roller derby tournament, The Great Southern Slam (TGSS), at the Adelaide Showground ...

Jersey Junior Roller Derby League Opener
Micromedia Publications - JACKSON - Jersey Junior Roller Derby, a coed junior roller derby league from Jackson, is having their league opener on Sunday, May ...

Take 5: Snow Hell and Nerd Rage of the 10th Mountain Roller Dolls
Summit Daily News - Four total teams from across the state will attend the tournament, including Ark Valley, Durango and Boulder Valley. Doors open at 10 a.m., followed ...

Coaler Rollers get a Team Canada lesson
Estevan Mercury - Coaler Roller Bubbagasmoosh, left, takes a hit from Digits while practising contact drills during a roller derby bootcamp at Bienfait Memorial Arena on ...

Rollin' Into First Place With Style & Grace
Chattanooga Pulse - One of the best things about CRG, besides the fact of being hell on wheels and looking good doing it, is their passion for the roller derby equals their ...

« Wednesday, April 27 »
Savannah to host 3 roller derby games in one night
WSAV-TV - This Saturday, you have a chance to catch three roller derby games at the Savannah Civic Center. IMG_8511[1] The Savannah Derby Devils host their ...

Roller Derby's No Longer Just a Women's Game
NY City Lens - When it comes to roller derby, most people think of a game of aggression and chaos on skates played mostly by women. But the gender dynamics of ...

Rough and Tough Appalachian Rollergirls to Host Derby Doubleheader at Holmes Center on ...
High Country Press - They hit the road for a series of bouts against competing roller derby programs across the Carolinas, and they host a handful of home bouts right here ...

Things We Love: Auld Reekie Roller Girls
The List - If there's a sport that embodies the hardworking attitude of women in sport, it's roller derby, and if there's a team that takes that hardworking attitude ...

Nampa is where skaters roll, but Meridian may soon get rink
Idaho Statesman - This week, the RollerDrome's calendar includes a fundraiser, a $5 beginners roller-derby class and many hours of open-to-the-public skating sessions ...

Bombers fall to Wreckin' Dolls
Portage Daily Register - The Boo Town Bally Bombers roller derby team competed in its biggest bout of the season on Saturday when they traveled to Madison to take on Mad ...

« Tuesday, April 26 »
Exeter ladies roller derby team narrowly miss a win
Exeter Express and Echo - Exeter's roller derby team, South West Angels of Terror return home from High Wycombe frustrated after a narrow loss against hosts Big Bucks High ...

Rebel Army Derby rolls to victory in first home bout
The Student Printz - On April 23, Hattiesburg's Rebel Army Derby hosted a bout against the Roe City Rollers of Monroe, Louisiana at the Forrest County Multipurpose ...

Auld Reekie Roller Girls heading for the US west coast
The Edinburgh Reporter - Auld Reekie's All Stars left Edinburgh Airport earlier today to cross the Atlantic to take on some of the best teams in international roller derby at the end ...

SWAT suffer narrow defeat
Midweek Herald - Local roller derby team the South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) returned home from a trip to High Wycombe frustrated after a narrow loss against ...

« Monday, April 25 »
Roller derby action at Memorial Hall
Wyandotte Daily - Roller derby action Saturday night at Kansas City, Kan., Memorial Hall. (Photo by William Crum). Roller derby action Saturday night at Kansas City, ...

Babe City Rollers donates
Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji's Babe City Rollers flat track roller derby league hosted the Iron Range Maidens for BCR's season opener on April 9 at the Sanford Center.

Hellgate Rollergirls host Mad Men themed fundraiser
KPAX-TV - "Roller Derby's a great way to meet women your own age and older, and everybody's invested in this amazing and exhausting and super fun sport ...

CAPE: Eclectic and accessible
Standard Freeholder - Where can you find local roller derby women facing off against Wolverine and Cyclops? The city's own version of a comic-con. The second Cornwall ...

Redneck Betties drop home opener to Killa Bees
Southwest Booster - The Redneck Betties roller derby team stayed within striking distance of the Killa Bees the entire way but lost their home opening bout 187-153 ...

« Sunday, April 24 »
In or Out? Detect this or check out roller derby's Beast of the East
Montreal Gazette - MONTREAL, QUE.: JULY 23, 2015 -- Skaters form up as the prepare to start a race during Roller Derby practice at the Arena St-Louis in Montreal, on ...

Roller derby girl gets Blue Peter badge
Batley News - A Birstall member of the Roller Derby League has been awarded the Blue Peter badge for ... The Roller Derby League filming will be aired on April 28.

Kids fair coming to SIC
Daily Register - The fair will also feature a fire truck, fire house, police car, an appearance from local Roller Derby athletes, and an area to shoot archery, with the aid of ...

« Saturday, April 23 »
Roller derby team to open season
Hannibal.net - On Saturday, May 7, the Dark River Derby Coalition (DRDC), Quincy's women's flat track roller derby team, will host its sixth season home opener ...

Recap: AASRD vs. MARD Doubleheader
Albany Times Union - This one will feature our friends, Capital District Men's Roller Derby at 6:00 pm, and then the Brawl Stars play in their last home game of the season at ...

Derby teams converge on Wasilla for state tourney
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - WASILLA - With players like "Punkie BruiseHer" and "McPhearsome," local roller derby teams are ready to put their fiercest faces forward this ...

Rolling on into The Aud
Simcoe Reformer - Avril Maxey (centre, in black) participates in a scrimmage during a Norfolk County Roller Derby practice at The Aud on April 20. (EDDIE CHAU Simcoe ...

Meet the Race City Rebels
Indianapolis Monthly - Women's roller derby, known for both its evil-sounding nicknames and the way its players knock each other around on skates, is nearly a century old.

Don't call it a comeback
Estevan Mercury - The Hillbilly Hurt senior roller derby team is holding a free learn-to-skate ... The Hillbilly Hurt will supply roller skates for the free classes and the first ...

« Friday, April 22 »
Roller derby rounds the corner on 10 years in Calgary
Calgary Herald - It was only a practice, but with the roller derby season opener days away, the women were ramped up at the West Hillhurst Community Centre on ...

Roller derby: The rule
Calgary Herald - A roller derby game pits two teams of up to 14 players against each another on an oval track. Five members from each team ...

Roller derby: 5 skaters who mean business
Calgary Herald - Carla Walquist Derby name: Scarla Maim (from earning a pretty good scar on her shin when learning to skate behind the Kane's Harley-Davidson shop in Inglewood.)

Calgary roller derby wheels on
Calgary Sun - Calgary roller derby The Calgary Roller Derby Association is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. Teams scrimmage at the West Hillhurst arena ...

Roller derby sure to be a smash
Gold Coast Bulletin - The Gold Coast is set to play host to the biggest roller derby tournament in the Asia-Pacific region. The Royal Rumble Tournament will take place ...

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Great Conversations, Clean Communities, and roller derby ...
Morristown Green - The Jerzey Derby Brigade opens its women's roller derby season at home vs. the Harrisburg Area Roller Derby. Doors open at 6 pm at InLine ...

ROLLER DERBY!! Castle Rock 'n' Rollers vs A'Salt Creek Roller Girls
Castle Rock Newspress - Both CRR and A'Salt Creek Roller Girls (from Casper, WY) are members of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), an international ...

Roller Girls host Riot Squad at Ag Centre
Orangeville Citizen - When the Orangeville Roller girls take on another team in a roller derby match, the pavement isn't very forgiving, and they routinely have tumbles and ...

« Thursday, April 21 »
Roller derby relieves stress while providing fun
UTA The Shorthorn - Cedar Hill Roller Rink is home to the Arlington Derby Avengers, Arlington's competitive girls' roller derby team. The team, currently undefeated in the ...

Roller derby relieves stress while providing fun
UTA The Shorthorn - Happy Kilmore, 16, is an Arlington Derby Avenger. The Arlington Derby Avengers are a roller derby team based in Arlington. Ellis-Dee, co-owner of ...

Cheap Date: Calgary Roller Derby Association kicks off its 10th season
Calgary Herald - We're talking, of course, about roller derby, specifically the Calgary Roller Derby Association, which kicks off its 10th season on Saturday with a ...

Roller derby tournament coming in May
Columbia County News Times - Dirty cars weren't the only reason the Soul City Sirens Augusta Roller Derby team was working hard at its carwash Saturday. The team was working to ...

Chetwynd gets 'down and derby'
Alaska Highway News - Roller Derby players from across the peace gathered in Chetwynd last ... Chetwynd's roller derby team, the Chetty Betties, hosted “Get Down and ...

Coaler Rollers build up a sweat for charity
Estevan Mercury - Players with the Estevan Junior Coaler Rollers roller derby team pushed themselves to the limit at the club's annual Skate-a-thon fundraiser last Friday ...

Celebrate Earth Day with Ladies' Death and Derby Society
Utica Observer Dispatch - Ladies' Death and Derby Society (LDDS), Madison County's first league women's roller derby team, is organizing a cleanup day in honor of Earth Day.

Roller girl's successful return
dailytelegraph.com.au - NORTHERN Beaches Roller Girl Amanda “Flashburn” Lockton lost the game bit still finished a winner after their season opener against Inner West.

Help needed to help make roller sports facility a reality
Bedford Today - “Our plan is to create the roller sports facility to house a full size roller hockey & roller derby track, with the skatepark boasting a wide range of ...

« Wednesday, April 20 »
'A passion not just a sport' - Coventry Roller Derby team ready to take on best of Britain
Coventry Telegraph - Coventry will be getting their skates on this year as the city's roller derby team take on the rest of the country at the British Roller Derby Championships ...

Roller Derby Bout Fundraiser Benefits Local Pets
Basinsradio - Press Release-The Powder River Rousta Bout It Betties take on Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels team from Cody, Wyoming, in a fundraising roller ...

Transient men tied to break-in of building used by roller derby team
Montana Standard - Authorities arrested three transient men Tuesday morning after police say they broke into a building in Rocker and were using it as a crash pad.

Maui Roller Girls To Apprentice In International Derby Program
MauiTime Weekly - The Maui Roller Girls have been accepted into the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's Apprentice Program. The Roller Girls were one of just 11 ...

Leeds Roller Dolls get in a spin in city band's music video
Yorkshire Evening Post - Lead singer Obi Joe said: “We have friends who have been into roller derby for a while. When they showed us what it was all about we wondered ...

Vixens building bonds and breaking the ice
The DPost - Morgantown Roller Vixens are in full swing for their new season of Roller Derby with a 1-1 record. Rachel Mackey, who has been a member since ...

Campaign could bring a roller rink to Plymouth
Plymouth Herald - Campaign could bring a roller rink to Plymouth ... wheelchair basketball, roller derby, roller hockey, walking futsal, and street football to showcase their ...

Dallas Derby Devils Skate into Season 12 Let the Games Begin! Are you ready for the season ...
TheSequitur.com - If you are ready for adrenalizing spectating and the exciting world of Roller Derby, Dallas Derby Devils is ready to bring it to you! On Saturday April ...

« Tuesday, April 19 »
Roller derby girls jam back to the top
Columbia Chronicle - She is one of the three team captains for the Windy City Rollers, an all-female roller derby league in Chicago. Women in the league skid, skate and ...

City-area roller derby season kicks off
Peterborough Examiner - The Peterborough Area Roller Derby (PARD) season is in full swing and there are three chances to catch the team in action on home turf. The season ...

Skaters hoping to get on a real roll
Blackpool Gazette - Feature on Blackpool's roller derby team the Roller Coasters, who will be competing in the British Roller Derby Championships later this year.

Sweets Roller Girls hand Aftershocks 247-172 defeat
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - The Walla Walla Sweets Roller Girls kicked off their season with a 247-172 victory over the Aftershocks Roller Rebels at the Walla Walla YMCA ...

« Monday, April 18 »
Exhibition center to host roller derby tournament
Columbia County News Times - The Soul City Sirens will host their third WFTDA D3 Roller Derby Tournament May 20-22 at the Columbia County Exhibition Center. All bouts will be ...

Derby team on a roll for volunteerism
Auburn Journal - The Auburn Gold Diggers Roller Derby team has volunteered to remodel the information booth at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. The booth was ...

Finding fulfillment at the rink
Temple Daily Telegram - The loud screech from the front brake of April Jordan's roller skate echoed during derby practice as she formed a human wall, linked arm-by-arm with ...

Facebook's demands for users' IDs to unlock accounts inappropriate: lawyer
The Globe and Mail - Thousands of Sarah Bell's online friends knew her only by her roller derby nickname, R'effin Adora Bell. Facebook simply knew her as a brazen ...

« Sunday, April 17 »
Roller derby cup held for fatal crash victim Louise Wright
Nottingham Post - The one-day tournament was called the Louisey Rider Cup, named after Louise's Roller Derby nickname "Louisey Rider" and the golfing competition.

Roller derby returns
The Chronicle Journal - Roller derby has come a long way since its start in Thunder Bay in 2009. The Babes of Thunder are back in action tonight at Delaney Arena.

Roller Derby bout proceeds to benefit police K-9 unit
Red Bluff Daily News - The Red Bluff Derby Girls will take on the Sacred City Derby Girls at a special roller derby bout at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Tehama District ...

Wiregrass Wreckers rolling into Dothan
WTVM - "I'm thrilled to bring the sport I love to the people of Dothan," said Dothan Roller Derby coach Brooke Ethridge. "This is a nice, condensed sport.

Youngsters turn out for 'Safe Kids Day' at Topeka Zoo
Topeka Capital Journal - Members of the Capital City Crushers roller derby team -- going by the nicknames "Lady Ricochet," "Cursula" and "Luna Shovegood" -- sat at a booth ...

Juggs open home schedule Saturday
Jackson Hole News&Guide - Over the next four Saturdays the Jackson Hole Juggernauts roller derby team will host three home bouts. First on the schedule is Saturday's date with ...

What's Happening: Science Mine open; children's theater in Anaconda; spay-neuter program
Montana Standard - The Copper City Queens Roller Derby will host Hel'z Belles Roller Derby at the Butte Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.; event starts at 7, "Spring ...

Finding competition tough for Gang Green
Brandon Sun - Gang Green is about to play its first home game, but the roller derby squad has already been stuck with scheduling issues. Their schedule, which is ...

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