Daily Sports: Roller Derby
Opening the Book on Roller Derby
Everyone knows Austin is the home of modern Roller Derby. But it's also the home of photographing Roller Derby, and longtime Texas Rollergirls photographer Felicia Graham is crowdfunding a collection of her visual history of the league that started it all.

2:26PM Thu. Jun. 9, 2016, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Help the Hell Marys
There's a cold corner in hell for people who steal from a fundraising event. It's safe to presume that stealing from the Texas Rollergirls' 2014 champions the Hell Marys makes that corner particularly frigid. Sadly, that's exactly what happened.

8:00AM Sun. Sep. 14, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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.

11:41AM Sun. Jul. 13, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

'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.

12:00PM Sat. May 10, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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.

12:00PM Sat. Apr. 19, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Texas Rollergirls Get Heated for the Hotrods
Could this finally be the Hotrod Honeys’ year?

8:38AM Sat. Mar. 22, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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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.

4:29PM Wed. Jan. 22, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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.

12:30PM Fri. Nov. 8, 2013, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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?

6:00AM Sun. Jul. 21, 2013, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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