Daily Sports: Roller Derby
To London, With Love
If you happened to be in the ExCel conference center in London, England on March 20, you might have noticed something special: Austin's own purple-clad skaters from the Texas Rollergirls, the Hustlers, winning their first ever intercontinental bout.

4:16PM Tue. Apr. 6, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Rolling Into 2010
It's always the quiet ones, even in Roller Derby. In the opening bouts of the Texas Rollergirls 2010 regular season, two long-awaited rematches revealed some of the startling new talent that has signed up for the local flat-track league.

1:32PM Mon. Mar. 29, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

TXRG in '10
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the first full bout of the Texas Rollergirls 2010 season.

10:40PM Sat. Mar. 27, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Worldwide Hustle
Anyone for some free Roller Derby, courtesy of the Texas Rollergirls? How's about a free public scrimmage today, followed by a live webcast of the first ever intercontinental Women's Flat Track Derby Association-sanctioned bout?

9:56AM Sat. Mar. 20, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Night of the Rookies
Call him Mayor Maynot. Yes, city chief Lee Leffingwell, complete with was as good as his word last night and blew the first whistle on the first bout of the first night of the Texas Rollergirls 2010 home season.

11:18PM Mon. Mar. 1, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Mayor Leffingwell to kick off Texas Rollergirls' 2010 season
City Hall on Wheels
It's official: If you don't make it to the opening bout of the Texas Rollergirls' 2010 season this Sunday, Feb. 28, you are less cool than Mayor Lee Leffingwell. He'll be blowing the whistle to kick off the minibout round robin at Playland Skate Center, 8822 McCann Drive at 7pm.

9:40AM Sat. Feb. 27, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Like a Boss
Call it the Texas derby derby: Four flat track roller derby teams from around the Lone Star State, competing for bragging rights and the Governor's Cup. This weekend the Texas Rollergirls got to knock the winter rust off their wheels with their first bout of the 2010 season, and another championship for the trophy case.

9:00AM Wed. Feb. 24, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Council's new partnership with flat-track Roller Derby league (video)
Texies and the City
Seems like Texas Rollergirl and Women's Flat Track Derby Association president Bloody Mary's wish that Austin would be really proud of this homegrown sport really got City Council's attention. First Mayor Lee Leffingwell declared Texas Rollergirls Day, now the city has entered into a new partnership for practice space with the local league.

1:03PM Sun. Feb. 7, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Hustlers: London or Bust
This year sees another first for Austin's Texas Rollergirls: The same league that played in the first modern flat-track Roller Derby interleague bout goes international when the Hustlers become the first U.S. team to play an intercontinental bout. They'd like your help getting there.

2:18PM Sat. Jan. 30, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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