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Texas Rollergirls: The Penultimate Battle

The Texas Rollergirls' 2014 season has shot past faster than a jammer on a power jam, with only two opposing blockers. But it ain't over yet. Read More | Comment »

11:41AM Sun. Jul. 13, Richard Whittaker

'You Come at The Queens, You Best Not Miss'

Another month, another Texas Rollergirls double header. This time, the May 10 matchups see the rebuilding Honky Tonk Heartbreakers versus the nigh-unstoppable Hotrod Honeys, before the Hell Marys try to leave the Hustlers in their flaming dust. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Sat. May. 10, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls Hit Home Season Half Point

If there's one story in the Texas Rollergirls this year, it's that the Hotrod Honeys look unstoppable. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Sat. Apr. 19, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls Get Heated for the Hotrods

Could this finally be the Hotrod Honeys’ year? Read More | Comment »

8:38AM Sat. Mar. 22, Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 1/22/14

See that fancy new calendar you've got on your wall? See all those empty dates? Yeah, get ready to fill them all up. The 2014 Roller Derby season is just getting ready to start, and it kicks off with an amazing opportunity for non-skaters tonight. Read More | Comment »

4:29PM Wed. Jan. 22, Richard Whittaker

Texecutioners Speeding for Gold

Austin's own Texecutioners are braving the Wisconsin cold this weekend for a shot at Women's Flat Track Derby Association gold. In celebration, Mayor Lee Leffingwell has declared Nov. 9 Texas Rollergirls Day. Read More | Comment »

12:30PM Fri. Nov. 8, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls, Heartbroken No More

It was about the end of the first period of last weekend's Texas Rollergirls championship bout between the Hotrod Honeys and the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers that my fiancee turned and pondered – where's Flash Gorgeous? Read More | Comment »

6:00AM Sun. Jul. 21, 2013, Richard Whittaker

High speed camera catches all the Roller Derby action

Texas Rollergirls: Fast in Slow Motion

So the Texas Rollergirls are skating tonight. Not clear on what flat track Roller Derby is? Still not sure what it entails? Check out this latest footage, shot at 1,000 frames per second. Read More | Comment »

2:00PM Sat. Jun. 8, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You?

Attention, flat track Roller Derby fans: The Texas Rollergirls are looking for someone to blow the opening whistle on Saturday night's double header. You know how to whistle, don't you? Read More | Comment »

5:00PM Thu. Mar. 28, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls: A Decade of Aggression

2003: The Texas Rollergirls are formed. 2013: The original modern flat track Roller Derby enters its tenth year tonight, February 10. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Sun. Feb. 10, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Sinnerfold Delivers a Whammy

When you've earned it, you've earned it. At the Texas Rollergirls 2012 Whammy Awards last weekend, Sinnerfold took some of the biggest prizes: Most improved, unsung hero, skater of the year and Ms. Texas Rollergirl. Read More | Comment »

4:45PM Wed. Jan. 23, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls: End of an Era, Beginning of a New One

Teams change. Leagues change. Players come and go. But this year's draft and retirees for the Texas Rollergirls could be the biggest shake up the league has ever seen. Read More | Comment »

4:19PM Wed. Dec. 12, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Texecutioners Want to Bruise the Georgia Peach

Can the Texecutioners bring the Hydra back home? That's the big local question as the Texas Rollergirls' top travel squad straps on their skates in Atlanta for the Women's Flat Track Derby Association national tournament. Read More | Comment »

5:25PM Thu. Nov. 1, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls: The 2012 Championship

So it's the Hell Marys versus the Hotrod Honeys for the Texas Rollergirls 2012 championship. And before the big bout on Saturday, what was the lesson of last month's flat track Roller Derby play-offs? Teamwork is everything. Read More | Comment »

9:44AM Fri. Sep. 7, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls Pulling for Mayor Leffingwell at Fun Fun Fun (Literally)

Never let it be said the Texas Rollergirls take a weekend off. This Saturday, the local flat track Roller Derby innovators head to title playoff mode, before heading to the Fun Fun Fun Aqua Olympics with Mayor Lee Leffingwell on Sunday. Read More | Comment »

1:00PM Fri. Aug. 17, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Star of Texas Preview: Texas Has a New York State of Mind

It's been a weekend of mixed fortunes for the Texas Rollergirls at the Star of Texas Bowl: The Texecutioners travel team took a double blow of losses, but the new Firing Squad won its first victory. The bigger win is that they have put together a tournament that has gathered skaters and fans from three continents. Read More | Comment »

9:00AM Sun. Jul. 22, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Straight to Hells

Before last weekend's Texas Rollergirls bout began, Muffin Tumble skated up to me. Don't forget, she said, when you write up the match-up, don't forget that the Hell Marys were down four players. Don't forget that when they win. Read More | Comment »

8:00AM Sat. Jun. 9, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Rosey Times for the Texecutioners

The Texas Rollergirls had a lot to celebrate for their mid-May match. It was the debut for the new Firing Squad B-team, and the first home bout in new uniforms for the headlining Texecutioners. But when they hit the track, they just couldn't quite knock the bloom off Portland's Rose City Rollers. Read More | Comment »

9:00AM Fri. Jun. 1, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Portland, You Are in Us

Not turning up for flat track Roller Derby? Uh. That's so 2001. The Hipster City Showdown brings Portland's finest to the ATX this weekend, and gives you a chance to see the new Texas B-team, the Firing Squad, before your friends. Read More | Comment »

9:00AM Fri. May. 18, 2012, Richard Whittaker

Derby's Hipster City Showdown

Little Roller Derby history: Aside from being the first modern flat track league, the Texas Rollergirls created one of the first all-star travel squads, the Texecutioners. Finally, this weekend, they'll get a little support from new B-Team the Firing Squad in their massive face-off against Portland's Rose City Rollers. Read More | Comment »

4:56PM Wed. May. 16, 2012, Richard Whittaker

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