FEASTERVILLE, PA -- In the first ever fully sanctioned MRDA bout at ECDX, it was fitting that the first two men’s roller derby teams to play by modern WFTDA rules would be showcased.
06-26-2011 | 4:04 pm
FEASTERVILLE, PA -- In a high-profile beta test of the WFTDAs no-minors ruleset, Chicagos Windy City (#9 DNN, #1NC WFTDA) managed to hold off a sustained challenge from Baltimores Charm City (#11 DNN, #3E WFTDA). Although Charm City never led in the game, the margin was within 20 or fewer points
06-26-2011 | 3:23 am
FEASTERVILLE, PA -- Rose City (#5 DNN, #4 West WFTDA) became the first team to take down Philly (#7 DNN, #2 East WFTDA) during an ECDX event in Fridays marquee game. Philly came into the bout with an 8-0 lifetime record at their venerable tournament and kept it close for the first 20 minutes, but w
06-26-2011 | 3:19 am
FEASTERVILLE, PA -- This match between Eastern region rivals was almost perfectly matched for 55 minutes -- but a huge points explosion in the first 5 minutes of the second half proved to be all the cushion Boston (#19 DNN, #4 WFTDA East) needed to hold off Dutchland (#20 DNN, #8 WFTDA East).
06-26-2011 | 3:16 am
FEASTERVILLE, PA -- In a bout with major implications for the East Region tournament picture, DC (officially #11 WFTDA East) and Providence (officially #10 WFTDA East) played an extraordinarily tight match with a total of 11 ties or lead changes.
06-21-2011 | 3:45 am
LIGHT-HEARTED GRAPPLIN’ TO HELP ARRG TRAVEL COSTS! by the Grand Poobah, ARRG Announcer
ARRG Nation has participated in the trivia nights. They’ve had their pictures taken with skaters to raise funds.
This fundraiser literally takes the cake….or in this case, jello.
ARRG will host
06-13-2011 | 12:33 am
181-40 ROUT OVER NORTH STAR NETS SIXTH STRAIGHT WIN! by an ARRG Announcer
(BALLWIN, MO) The complexion of the WFTDA North Central rankings is about to get a serious overhaul.
A 123-point second half barrage helped #10 ARRG upend the #7 North Star Supernovas 181-40 Saturday night at Midwest Sport Ho
06-12-2011 | 9:01 am
by the Grand Poobah…an online columnist (BALLWIN, MO) Thanks to an 123-point second-half output, the Arch Rival Roller Girls - ranked tenth in the WFTDA North Central region - upended #7 North Star 181-40 Saturday night at Midwest Sport Hockey.
ARRG raced out to a 58-23 halftime lead thanks t
06-06-2011 | 5:30 am
NORTH CENTRAL RIVALS DUEL FOR PLAYOFF POSITIONING! by the ARRG announcer that’s not Hells LaBelle In the world of astronomy, a “supernova” is defined as “the explosion of a supergiant star.” The impending reaction shines with the brightness of 10 billion suns.
05-30-2011 | 1:02 pm
RACIN’, ROLLIN’ & RASSLIN’ FILLS UP THE CALENDAR!
by the Grand Poobah (ST. LOUIS, MO) The Arch Rival Roller Girls have put the finishing touches on a very productive- and bountiful - month of May.
The ARRG All-Stars finished the month with three wins against three solid North
05-19-2011 | 12:16 am
Gabriel Metsu – The complete works (tags: 17th)
11-27-2010 | 12:22 am
Drexlerian Molecular Modeling Nanoscale ethics and interdisciplinarity (tags: nano, nanoscale)
08-16-2010 | 1:31 am
ThinkBuzan – Articles – 7 Mind Mapping Uses for Teaching (tags: MIND MAPPING)
12-02-2010 | 10:01 pm
Well, folks, the offseason is finally over, and TXRD is kicking off our biggest season ever with the most intense bout yet! Though we really enjoy watching the All-Scars smear the previous year’s champions, we drafted two all-star teams to battle against each other for this momentous occasion.
11-30-2010 | 12:42 am
so we’re getting new designs which leads to awesome new merch. we’re thinking around February. stay tuned yo!
11-28-2010 | 8:54 pm
Well, no boy talk or pillow fights were involved in this particular endeavor, but TXRD is proud to present our completely redesigned and updated web site! Head on over there starting Monday November 11/29/10 and check out all our awesome new features like our new kick ass design, navigation, blog an
11-28-2010 | 8:53 pm
Hey peeps – our site got a makeover but so will our blog. coming soon yo!
11-28-2010 | 7:58 pm
We want to hear from you! Check us out at:
08-04-2010 | 8:51 pm
I started this blog almost five years ago. Since I was finally on my way to being famous, I wanted to do it the right way. I got a domain that I thought was clever, and I paid for hosting. This blog really revolved around my derby career, and over the past year and a [...]
07-28-2010 | 5:45 pm
The Best Meal of My Life Originally uploaded by Catazon. This past weekend, I spent two and a half days in the Russian River Valley of California. Friday afternoon, we arrived at the Mediterranean villa where we would spend the weekend and found it secluded at the top of a very steep hill and comple
07-15-2010 | 10:40 pm
You would have thought I’d rush right out and post all the good news from last Saturday’s bout, right? Well, better late than never. My 25-point jam was described as “the biggest jam of the night.” Woohoo! (That’s not a picture of the jam above, but that one was fun
07-06-2010 | 3:00 pm
I think this is the first time I’ve seen a bout poster since I started skating with Crude City. Once again, I know it’s hard to understand, but I don’t live in Corpus; therefore, I’m a little out of touch with what’s going on with the league. That being said, I have t
06-29-2010 | 5:34 pm
To celebrate the big 4-0, my best friend and I decided way back in January that we should have a joint birthday party this year. Our birthdays are exactly four months apart, so we chose late June, right in between each of our big days, for the best time to have the shindig. [...]
12-02-2010 | 11:59 pm
It is with great pleasure, Groovee Fortune presents the new web page for an amazing drummer, Ernie D
11-09-2010 | 10:04 pm
Paris Hilton interviewing Lady Gaga! These 2 gushing over each other, delights and disturbs me. As a
10-06-2010 | 12:49 am
I’m probably the last person to see this but it is FANTASTIC! Peaches featuring Iggy Pop KICK
09-02-2010 | 7:59 am
I want to got to a friends birthday the Saturday of Labor Day weekend but I don’t want to driv
07-28-2010 | 6:30 pm
Scarlot Harlot was a bad rollergirl and didn’t make it to the roller derby all season. Tomax s
08-03-2010 | 12:17 am
Dreadnoughts roller derby quilt, and related personal posts, are making me cry.
01-28-2011 | 4:15 am
Texas Rollergirls all-star travel team, the Texecutioners, is one of five teams featured in the new Wii Ware video game "Jam City Rollergirls". Come celebrate this amazing occasion with all your favorite rollergirls for a heart-pounding, Wii-shaking Texecutioners fundraiser!
Saturday, February 5th
01-21-2011 | 1:58 am
Fan Awards Who is your favorite Texas Rollergirl (on or off the track)?
(Tie) Angie Christ, Belle Starr Which Texas Rollergirl is fiercest on the track?
Belle Starr Who was your favorite DJ of 2010?
Sparkle Plenty Which was your favorite band in 2010?
The Murdocks Who was your favorite announc
01-15-2011 | 9:55 pm
Do you like to talk? Do you like to talk about derby? Do you like to talk about derby while youre watching derby? The Texas Rollergirls are holding announcer auditions on Tuesday, January 18th, from 6-10pm - find out more details by emailing Chip at ChipQueso[at]gmail.com
01-07-2011 | 9:00 pm
Enrollment for the 2011 Recreational League, Rec-n-RollerDerby, is now OPEN!
Click HERE for more information about the new recreational league format and practice groups.
12-07-2010 | 2:48 pm
05-22-2011 | 10:59 pm
Whew! Its been a busy couple weeks for BERG! So heres a quick wrap up...All Stars after Jacksonville boutThe All Stars are rock stars... nuff said. In a nail biter of a bout, the All Stars bested out the New Jax City Rollers of Jacksonville 121 to 119. Holy Smokes! It came down to the very last J
04-13-2011 | 10:55 pm
This Saturday, April 16th is our Season Opener against Bleeding Heartland Rollergirls! First the Big Easy All Stars take on the Bleeding Heartland Rollergirls Flatliners, followed by the Crescent Wenches battling it out with the Bleeding Heartland Code Blue Assassins!Doors open at 5:00pm, Action sta
10-13-2010 | 2:40 pm
Saturday, October 16th watch The Crescent Wenches take on Pearl River Roller Derby of Mississippi for a real Southern throwdown.Your Crescent WenchesPearl RiverAs always, the derby action takes place at UNOs Human Performance Center located at the corner of Leon C. Simon Dr. and Elysian Fields Aven
10-12-2010 | 10:37 pm
Have you always wanted to be on the inside track with The Big Easy Rollergirls? Now is your chance! Team Zebra, BERG referees are RECRUITING!!!If youre part bad ass, part geek and want to be involved in the best sport in the world, then Team Zebra wants you! Help keep the Big Easy Rollergirls on th
10-11-2010 | 3:59 pm
The Big Easy Rollergirls were guest models for Dirty Coast Press newest t-shirt, The 12th Man, photographed by Zack Smith.There is a reason why the Superdome is feared by other teams. It is the fans, the 12th man. The question isn’t “how ya gonna clap?”, its “how damn loud can you be?”Printed on t
08-16-2010 | 6:11 pm
That’s right folks, the DVD release of Whip It in the UK is TODAY!
And because we love the movie so much, we are running a contest every day from today until Friday so you can get your hands on a some fabulous prizes.
Every day this work week we will be giving away to one lucky [...]
07-26-2010 | 5:15 pm
On the 18th July the London Rollergirls rounded off their second full home season with a very
different line up to last years – The Ultraviolent Femmes having broken their losing streak of
last season in style and bagging themselves a place in the final against title holders Suffra
Jets. But before
07-17-2010 | 11:02 pm
The Suffra Jets retain the LRG championship with a 104-76 win over the Ultraviolent Femmes. The Steam Rollers beat Rainy City Rollergirls 181-96. Full writeups to follow. Thanks to all who came down and we’ll see you next season with our new 4th team!
07-13-2010 | 12:41 pm
We are now ready to start taking reservations for a spot on the August Bootcamp.
This month’s focus is offense.
The Bootcamp well be held at 10am to 2pm on Saturday the 14th of August - and yes, we are looking into getting a later slot for future bootcamps.
Location: City of London Academy, 240 Lyn
07-12-2010 | 10:20 pm
Are you a visiting skater In town for the championship this weekend? London Rollergirls will be holding a 3 hour open scrimmage on Sunday afternoon from 4pm until 7pm. Come and skate with us!
All we ask is that you’ve passed your minimum skills, bring a White top and black top with your numb
06-22-2011 | 4:58 pm
These next couple of weeks, BBRG is packing it up and traveling for a few bouts! First up – Saturday, June 25th, BBRG travels to Bowling Green, Ky to take on Vette City Roller Derby. Bout starts at 5pm…
06-22-2011 | 4:21 pm
As I mentioned last time, I spent last season NSOing all the bouts and waiting anxiously for boot camp. September arrived and our home season was over for the year. My 35th birthday had come and gone, along with a…
06-01-2011 | 3:53 pm
Join us on June 11th as we host The Cornfed Derby Dames of Muncie, Indiana! We will also be holding our very first Intraleague bout – BBRG vs BBRG! DOUBLE HEADER ROLLER DERBY ACTION!
Doors open at 6pm –…
05-10-2011 | 5:14 pm
The Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirls host The Rockford Rage of Rockford, Illinois!
DOUBLE HEADER DERBY ACTION
Doors open at 6pm – First bout starts at 6:30
Afterparty at Peewee’s Place – Anderson Rd, Crescent Springs.
Help us support The Spina Bifida…
05-01-2011 | 4:05 pm
On Thursday, April 28th, Cincy Entertainment stopped out at practice to interview a couple of our skaters: Natural Disaster and Corset L Hurt! The ladies talk about the growth BBRG has experienced in the past year, and…
04-05-2011 | 12:32 am
Hooligans Captain Wags Captain Stickley General Ledger Hard Coree Nurse Ratchet Beater Griffin Maschine Mason Dixon Maximus Voltage Pyro-ller Bobbie Carnage Adam 4 Rookies
09-07-2010 | 3:15 pm
$10 Tickets Here
08-13-2010 | 12:19 pm
August 13, 2010- Philadelphia, PA. As fans and skaters worldwide celebrate Roller Derby’s 75th Anniversary of its first game today, OSDA joins all in paying homage to Leo Seltzer, his original Roller Derby and its Skaters. From our inception in 2007, the OSDA has looked to the past to create t
08-01-2010 | 4:12 pm
Philly Roller Derby mourns the passing of a Warriors Skater: Warrior skater Lena McBride passed away Saturday.
07-14-2010 | 3:12 pm
Page Hooligans Team Photos June 2010 Article Men’s Roller Derby City Square – Banked Track Location in Philly
06-23-2011 | 4:17 pm
Exercises For Rotator Cuff-The Best Treatment For Shoulder Injuries And Disorders
Whether for an injury or a disorder, a program of exercises for rotator cuff is the best long term treatment for rehabilitation, strengthening and conditioning. Injuries like tears or post traumatic rehabilitation fol
06-20-2011 | 6:03 am
What’s the best way to lose weight in one week? I have a cocktail party – and a very tight dress!? I keep fairly thin and healthy through diet and exercise. But I have a party in one week, and want to look extra good in my dress! Whats the best way to lose [...]
06-18-2011 | 2:39 am
Could you guys give me some advice on work out routines using this workout equipment? * Precor treadmills * Precor elliptical machines * Precor climbers * Precor stationary bikes * Life Fitness stationary bikes * Precor AMT’s [...]
06-10-2011 | 5:23 pm
Which stretch exercise do I need to do for the inner sides of shins? I stretch every time before and after running and through out the day. I only do the one where I push against a wall and stretch my legs back. But a lot of the time I get pain on the inner sides [...]
06-09-2011 | 4:59 am
I seriously need to exercise!!!! HELP!!? Ok, I know this is a common question, but I seriously need to start exercising, how do i start? I don’t exercise, but I work 8 hours a day, I have 2 kids and husband, dinner to cook, a house to clean, laundry to do, etc etc (Yes, the same [...]
11-22-2010 | 4:08 pm
I didn’t want to write anything about coaching until I had ‘proof’ of success. In hindsight, I realize that notion shows a lack of confidence in my abilities. I realized that the thing with coaching is sometimes you will be successful and win a game and sometimes you won’t. But no
11-10-2010 | 4:29 pm
After a million years offline, I decided to start doing some small post on anything that I want that has to do with derby and getting through it.
Last year, I announced my retirement from competitive skating. Meaning, I wasn’t going to play sanctioned games again. At that time, I had just gave
08-10-2010 | 11:20 pm
Psst!!! We’re on a film tour!!! Check it out: http://crashcamfilms.com/filmtour2010.htm Check out the Tour Journal: http://crashcamfilms.com/filmtour2010.htm Press: MovieMaker Magazine: https://www.moviemaker.com/distribution/article/bob_ray_total_badass_down_dirty_austin_film_tour_20100802 Vice Mag
07-07-2010 | 5:56 pm
Launch Party on Friday for Bob Ray’s Down and Dirty Austin Film Tour Friday, July 9, 2010 8:00pm – 11:00pm The Crescent Apartments – Rooftop Terrace (http://www.crescentaustin.com) 127 E. Riverside Drive (6th Floor) Austin, TX Join filmmaker Bob Ray and writer/singer/rabble-rouser
06-21-2011 | 1:42 pm
Hi, Readers!Ive started a new blog that will launch at 12:30pm EST on June 22, 2011: Portraits of the OrdinaryWhile this site will remain up, I encourage you to join me at Portraits of the Ordinary, which will be the primary location for future blog posts.Thank you for reading!Cindy (aka, Tara)
04-06-2011 | 12:36 pm
Last night over dinner with a coworker and a fellow conference attendee, we were having a discussion about tattoos, when it came to light (like it always does) that I "do roller derby". After a discussion of injuries and rules my dinner dates both commented, "Well, I cant top THAT," to which I repl
03-24-2011 | 10:42 am
I wouldn’t say I’m an adrenaline junkie in the typical sense. I don’t jump off cliffs without a parachute, and I always wear my seatbelt, but I’m definitely attracted to trying new things that force me out of my comfort zone. I think that when we place ourselves in these positions we learn the most
03-21-2011 | 2:28 pm
As I get older I find myself asking my friends’ children some of the same questions that adults asked me when I was a child, especially “what do you want to be when you grow up?” I think my earliest answer to that question was veterinarian. That morphed into space shuttle pilot for NASA, which then
03-08-2011 | 2:51 pm
I write, but I can’t finish anything. Everything seems complicated. Unresolved. Unhappy. Too many secrets. And no one wants a buzz kill. More time has passed than seems necessary to recover, yet recovery is not even imminent. What now?