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« Friday, May 24 »
Live roller derby goes this weekend in Copper Cliff
Live roller derby goes this weekend in Copper Cliff. ... Greater Sudbury Roller Derby (GSRD) kicks off its 2013 season Saturday with a double-header at the
Copper Cliff Curling Club. File photo.
Roller derby provides equALL opportunity
The Winnipeg Roller Derby League is offering up fresh meat for their first ever Derby For All! Pride Invitational Derby, taking place at the Fort Garry Curling Club, 696 Archibald St. The event happens on Thursday, May 30 and will see 26 new roller ...
Collaborative anthology on Derby Roller will make you want to get your skates on
Whether you're new to roller derby, a wannabe rollergirl or a force to be reckoned with on eight wheels, there can be no finer companion to the beautiful game than the new collaborative anthology from For Books' Sake and the London Roller Girls.
Rant N Rave Rollers bring family friendly roller derby to the county
Daily News - Galveston County
WEBSTER — Roller derby is making a comeback, and this time it has a new twist. It's not the blood sport that most people grew up watching on television. The image many people have of roller derby is one of flying fists and chairs, much to Norma Dolan ...
Mallard's Team of the Week — West Kootenay Roller Derby League
The Nelson Daily
The West Kootenay Roller Derby League has not only been a hit in the arenas and gymnasiums around the region but also outside in the community. The league likes to support various groups with a portion of the gate proceeds arrived from Doubleheader ...
Looking for that extra edge
Moose Jaw Times-Herald
The Moose Jaw Roller Derby League (MJRD)and Double Shift Conditioning have partnered with Katie Brickman. The Moose Jaw Roller Derby League (MJRD)and Double Shift Conditioning have partnered with each other to get an extra edge on competitors.
« Thursday, May 23 »
Revelstoke roller derby back with new rules, new players and more action
Revelstoke Times Review
The local roller derby team started with a bang last year, winning three of its first four games, including wins over Whistler and Penticton in front of sell-out crowds at the Revelstoke Forum. This year, the team has new players, there's new rules ...
Brawlers are ready to roll on the Dolls at PCYC this weekend
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
ROCKHAMPTON Roller Derby's Beef City Brawlers squad are set to go head-to-head with the Rum City Derby Dolls at the YWCA this weekend. Roller Derby action will return to the YWCA on Saturday night as Rocky Roller Derby hosts their first major bout of ...
Men's Roller Derby In Springfield Ramps Up For First Bout
Roller derby is a contact sport on wheels known for its brutality, but also its inclusivity. Anyone willing to strap on a pair of skates and protective gear is invited to join the area teams. Rachel Otwell visited with a men's team, Springfield's ...
People in the News
The State Journal-Register
Zoom. Photos. Mike Williams donates to MMRD. Mike Williams Plumbing continues its goal of donating $12,000 to local charities with a $2,000 donation to MidState Mayhem Roller Derby. Social Media. Tweet. Yellow Pages. Find whatever you're looking for ...
Pay $5 to be chased by hell on wheels
The Appalachian Hell Betties roller-derby team will be serving up some wallops for those brave enough to run from the ladies on wheels this Saturday for their first ever "Rolling of the Bulls." The event runs from 2-5 p.m. at the Athens Community Center.
'Like playing high-speed chess with people throwing bricks at you'
Roller derby teams from around the world gathered at the Lane Events Center last weekend for a tournament hosted by the Emerald City Roller Girls and the Lane County Concussion. “The event is projected to bring over $600,000 worth of revenue to this ...
« Wednesday, May 22 »
Women's Roller Derby
21 S. Bradley Rd. Woodbridge, CT 06525. Event Contact. Name: CT RollerGirls Phone: 860-385-2874 Email: email@example.com. Contact CT RollerGirls by email or by phone at 860-385-2874 for more information regarding the Women's Roller Derby.
Sports Other Sports
Daily Miner and News
Deadly DeleGATOR (Marion O'Connor) skates around the track at the Kenora Recreation Centre during the first practice for the Kenora Roller Derby League on Thursday, May 16. The roller derby league is looking for more skaters, referees and a head coach.
Attendance, support grows for Lubbock's roller derby squad (PlayBill blog by ...
A women's flat track roller derby contest will feature the West Texas Roller Dollz against The Red River Roller Derby team from Wichita Falls at 7 p.m. June 8 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center's exhibition hall. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on ...
Contra Costa County Fair set to roll into town with new activities
San Jose Mercury News
Roller derby fans can enjoy Friday and Saturday night bouts featuring the Damned Skaters, Undead Bettys and Skaters Grim, while remote control car aficionados can take to the track racing their own cars or those rented from Delta Raceway and Hobby Shop ...
« Tuesday, May 21 »
April WFTDA rankings released
The Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) released their first mid-year rankings on May 20 after changing the ranking system this past off-season. The Cincinnati Rollergirls move up from #38 to #34 while the Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirls slide ...
Sharlet on a roll
The Macleay Argus
Modern roller derby is a long way from the American made-for-TV game that was more like professional wrestling than roller-skating, with rules and regulations to keep injuries to a minimum. The Port Macquarie Roller Derby League, which skates at the ...
Rock Coast Rollers' 'Baby's First Brawl' quite an opening act
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Rockport — The Rock Coast Rollers women's flat track roller derby hosted their first home bout of the season, "Baby's First Brawl," on Saturday, May 18 at the Midcoast Recreation Center. A portion of the proceeds from the event were donated to Andy O ...
Hustlers bustle the Vixens in second bout for the year
DERBY DUST-UP: Gladstone's Harbour City Hustlers roller derby team travelled to NSW to take on Tweed Valley Vixens, winning 246-108. Richard Tompsett. THE Gladstone Harbour City Hustlers rolled into their first away game win on Saturday, and their ...
« Monday, May 20 »
Sin City sweeps The Big O Tourney
Eugene, OR--The Fabulous Sin City Roller Girls (WFTDA-53) headed to the Big O tournament this weekend to compete against four teams in the WFTDA-sanctioned bouts. Sin City made its debut to the tourney opening in a big way against long-time rival ...
Rumble Bees on a roll for derby opener
Taranaki Daily News
... updated 05:00 21/05/2013. Taranaki Rumble Bees roller derby. CAMERON BURNELL/Fairfax NZ. READY TO ROLL: Roller derby women Anita Thomas, aka Splatt, left, and Michelle O'Doherty, aka Bomb, get set to take on the Bay City Rollers on Saturday.
Meet Charlotte Roller Girl, Dyno-mite Daphne
A. I had wanted to join derby for a few years now but I was diagnosed with UC (ulcerative colitis) a few years ago and I was trying to get that all figured out. Last year a close friend of mine told me she was playing roller derby and I figured I am ...
Roller Derby, Belles vs Trampires - Islandsportsnews.net
Island Sports News
20130518 Belles_Trampires_colour_small May 19, 2013, Victoria, B.C. (ISN) - On Saturday night at Archie Browning Arena, the Eves of Destruction presented the Belles of the Brawl taking on The Trampires. The arena was crowded with fans of all ages as ...
« Sunday, May 19 »
Big O Tournament: Phoenix Rattlesnakes Blow by Concussion
In Men's Roller Derby action, the Phoenix Rattleskates were able to blow out the Lane County Concussion 375-60 Saturday afternoon as part of the action from the Big O Tournament. Though the local boys were unable to ever work their way back into the ...
« Saturday, May 18 »
A Derby Of The Sexes
It was a quiet, sunny, spring evening in Wilmington, Mass., but you wouldn't have known it inside the Shriners Auditorium, where it was kind of dark, and pretty noisy — because roller derby is noisy. And kind of dark. And a little mysterious, at least ...
Tweed roller derby bout promises plenty of action
Northern Rivers Echo
The Tweed Valley Rollers are taking on Gladstone Roller Derby tonight. Check them out from 6.00pm at Epic Skate - 20 Enterprise Ave, Tweed Heads South. Contributed. HEAD down to Epic Skate at South Tweed, tonight for some jam packed entertainment.
Derby Dames host season opener
Tahoe Daily Tribune
At least that's what the Tahoe Derby Dames' moto says. Mix one part crazy, two parts fun, add some costumes, roller skates and hard hitters and this Saturday's home opener is a must see. The Tahoe Derby Dames will take on Merced's Grim Reap-Hers in the ...
Port City Roller Derby juniors team to debut May 25
Valley News (blog)
Port City Roller Derby's Lagoon Squad, composed of skaters ages 10 to 17, recently gathered for a team photo celebrating this new junior derby team. They make their public debut in a bout against Black Mamba Junior Derby at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, ...
Wine Town Rollers announce roller derby home teams
TEMECULA - The Wine Town Rollers (WTR), Temecula's first and only roller derby league, recently announced the creation of three home teams. The three home teams will be the Winchester Rivals, Margarita Hot Sprints and The Hit Bosses. The Temecula ...
Roller Derby rolls into Windsor
Eastern Canada's best and biggest roller derby brawlers will elbow their way into Windsor next month. The Roller Derby Association of Canada's eastern regional finals will roll out June 15 and 16 at the WFCU Centre. Among those vying for the title will ...
Strap on the skates, its roller derby time!
TRAVERSE CITY -- Roller Derby season is starting to pick up for its summer season with its first competition May 18th at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The event will involve both the Traverse City Toxic Cherries and the Cherry Bombs. Tickets ...
The Soo To-Do List - SooToday.com
Sault Roller Derby will host a live flat-track roller derby double-header at the Tarentorus Sports Club (56 Avery Road). 5 p.m. - Queen Muthas VS. Crown Royals , 7 p.m. - Northeastern Ontario Roller Derby"s Team Wild Cards vs Small Town Roller Derby's ...
« Friday, May 17 »
Orlando Women's Roller Derby ready for action
"I always have various bruises around my body, mostly on my shins and shoulders," chuckled Erin Palmer, who works for a public relations firm
during the day and is a roller derby queen at night. "They all know what I do in my spare time and they think ...
Big time roller derby to brawl in Windsor
Windsor Star (blog)
Christine Shaw, left, of the Windsor Border City Brawlers, falls while teammate Valerie Binder, centre, skates during a match against the London FC Timber Rollers Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Forest Glade Arena. (THE WINDSOR STAR/ Kristie Pearce) ...
Wheels up for Roller Radicals Fundraiser will support local Derby ladies
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
The Roller Radicals' roster of 23 to 25 includes the 12 to 15 active players, plus the trainees and other support personnel. They range in age from the 19-year-old fresh meat to the active player who is in her mid-40s, said Sorber, who will turn 37 on ...
Roller derby comes to Eagle Pool and Ice Rink
Vail Daily News
EAGLE — The 10th Mountain Rollerdolls, the Vail Valley's team of hard-hitting roller derby girls, will be joined by skaters from across the region in a knock-down, no-holds barred, winner-take-all, mix-up tournament Saturday at the Eagle Pool and Ice ...
Granite and Girders as Glasgow Roller Derby take on Aberdeen
GRANITE met girders as Glasgow Roller Derby's second travel team - Maiden Grrders - marched north to play Granite City Roller Girls' A-team - Northern Fights. A large crowd welcomed the skaters to the track at the Beach Leisure Centre in Aberdeen, ...
Roller Derby Event Set For Yankton Tonight
Yankton Daily Press
Roller Derby Event Set For Yankton Tonight. Roller Derby is happening again in Yankton at the 4-H Ice Arena at 8 p.m. tonight (Friday). This bout will be benefiting Sk8 The Netherlands to End Sex Trafficking. Their mission is to educate the world about ...
Spring Roll 2013 features many familiar faces for Cincinnati fans
Former Black Sheep Trauma who skates for the Kansas City Roller Warriors along with Hannah Barbaric, Buckhead Betty, Wheezy and Nuk'em all will be playing on Women's Mid-West Mega Team against the MRDA Champions Your Mom Men's Derby.
Betties funk out at first roller derby bout of 2013 season - Canada.com
The Brick House Betties roller derby team hosted its season opening bout on May 11 vs. the Sea to Sky Sirens of Squamish. Strong defensive play by both teams made for an evenly matched game in the first half but then the Sirens screamed ahead to win ...
Mile Zero Mercy hold Roller Derby Open House
The Mile Zero Mercy switched things up from their regular Wednesday night training session and invited everyone to come to the Encana Events Centre to learn more about the fast growing sport of Roller Derby. About a dozen ladies practiced their craft ...
Special match helps derby girl's family
Vernon Morning Star
Erin Foggao has endured her fair share of scrapes, bruises and injury in roller derby, but the pain she has felt is nothing compared to what her sister is going through. Foggoa's sister Charlene Leslie is battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma - all while ...
« Thursday, May 16 »
Bonnie Thunders, Roller Derby Star, On The Sport's Acceptance Of LGBT Players
"Most people look at the women's side of it and think that it's all of these butch girls playing roller derby. So it just tends to go very easily with lesbians and roller derby," said Thunders. "I think with guys, most of the guys that play roller ...
Region roller derby team back in action in Hammond
Beyond the fuzzy memories of the regularly televised 1970s phenomenon, roller derby enthusiasts acknowledge the sport has pretty much been absent from the minds of today's sports fans. But the Region Rat Rollers will look to change that as they thunder ...
Hard work is paying off for roller skating squad
Lancashire Evening Post
The team will take on the North Wales Roller Derby at Preston College. The team has played various other clubs since they formed but this is the first game on home soil. Heather Wells from Preston Roller Girls said it means “everything.” She said ...
Boston Derby Dames return to Wilmington on May 18
The Boston Derby Dames roller derby brings the New England showdown to Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington this Saturday, May 18, when the Boston Massacre takes on Maine's Port Authorities, and the B Party come up against Maine's Calamity Janes in ...
Dr. Bang Bang has the cure for what ails Denver's derby dolls
It's nearly 10 p.m. on a Wednesday night, and the Denver Roller Dolls have just finished a punishing scrimmage. The warehouse where they practice smells like a damp locker room as the skaters peel off their knee and elbow pads, wrist guards, bandages ...
Derby girls launch gear
A trio of roller derby-loving local women is taking on the world with their own brand of gear for the sport, designed and made in Nelson. Kellie Doreen, Holly Warn and Rachel Sutton all got into the physical, colourful and edgy sport as members of ...
Chicago-based derby fitness classes roll across country
Medill Reports: Chicago
Derby Lite LLC fitness roller skating classes sprang to life in 2007 in Oak Park after retired roller derby league skater Barbara Dolan, whose Derby name is Queen B, convinced several girlfriends to join her for skating laps at her children's school ...
Wine Town Rollers invites skaters of all skills for new Temecula teams
Southwest Riverside News Network
Temecula's first (and only) Roller Derby league seeks skaters of all body types to fill three new Temecula teams: The Winchester Rivals, Margarita Hot Springs and The Hit Bosses. The league is seeking women skaters of all levels over 18, and if hard ...
Dead River Derby ready to rumble
"Roller derby is amazing; who wouldn't want to see girls on skates and watch them hitting each other. We will have beer and wine available, a bounce house for the kids. It's going to be a huge event. We would love for everybody to be there," said ...
« Wednesday, May 15 »
Roller Derby catches on with women from all walks of life in northern Arizona
Williams Grand Canyon News
Kaytie Thies (left) and Jennifer Cox skate with the High Altitude Roller Derby League. The two Williams residents are part of the league's “Fresh Meat” team and are working their way up to competing in bouts. Ryan Williams/WGCN ...
Roller derby game, barbecue and bake sale set for Saturday, May 18
The roller derby game features The G-Stars versus the Lake Effect Furies. The doors open at 6 p.m. with the game at 7 p.m.. Admission is a non-perishable food donation for Community Centre 55 or a cash donation ($5 suggested) for the Heart and Stroke ...
OUTLAWS BLAST OAKLAND: Derby team to return home June 8
KALKASKA - Kalkaska's roller derby team, the Small Town Outlaws, won their first home bout of the season by a fairly wide margin thanks to some key jams and excellent blocking. The Outlaws faced off against Oakland at the Kaliseum recently, and they ...
Dead River Derby has home bout
Marquette Mining Journal
Dead River Derby has home bout. May 15, 2013. The Mining Journal. Save |. MARQUETTE - Dead River Derby, a women's roller derby team, will hold their home bout game at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Lakeview's Russell Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave, Marquette.
Bonnie Thunders Shows Us How It's Done
Roller derby is the fastest growing sport in America and this month, ESPN dubbed skater Bonnie Thunders the LeBron James of the game. So, what's the appeal of the sport and how is it setting an example for accepting gay athletes? Hosted by: Marc Lamont ...
Avalanche City hit the ground rolling
The Free Press
The Avalanche City Roller Girls stormed their way to a victory over Cranbrook's Mountain Town Maulers at the East Kootenay Roller Derby League's season opener over the weekend. The girls demolished the Maulers with a final score of 276 to 83.
The Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) came all the way back from an early deficit of more than 40 points to secure a 204-167 win against the Dam City Rollers (DCR) in West Kootenay Roller Derby action at Selkirk College on Saturday. The bout started ...
« Tuesday, May 14 »
Roller derby more than just pastime for Mad Rollin' Dolls
UW Badger Herald
Practicing a minimum of three times a week, in addition to maintaining a strict cross-training regimen on their own, the members of the Mad Rollin' Dolls roller derby league don't take what they do lightly. For many of the skaters, roller derby is much ...
Yearning for excitement? Try women's roller derby
Gladwin County Record
GLADWIN COUNTY - Ladies yearning for a little excitement outside of their everyday chores may want to consider roller derby; a high impact sport requiring endurance and a competitive spirit on four-wheel skates. An organizing meeting to form a women's ...