Daily Sports: Roller Derby
Roller Derby Update 6/10/11
The Texas Rollergirls are hot for teacher, and the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls are on the road again. It's a hectic weekend for local Roller Derby.

3:40PM Fri. Jun. 10, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Texas Rollergirls Want You!
It's a week until the next Texas Rollergirls bout, and two weeks until the Hotrod Honeys hold their fund raiser for their Australia trip. We'll have more details on both events later this week, but if you're looking to do more than watch, then the Jr. Derby and the Rec-League are both looking for more skaters to join the world's fastest growing women's sport.

11:00AM Sat. Jun. 4, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Upsets and Futures
If a casual fan had walked into Sunday's Texas Rollergirls double header at half-time in either bout, they might have wondered when they walked into the Twilight Zone. The Hell Marys 10 points up on the Hustlers? The Honky Tonk Heartbreakers leading the Hotrod Honeys 37-30? To coin a phrase, business just picked up.

5:26PM Fri. May 20, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update 5/14/11
Break out your banked and flat track Roller Derby t-shirts this weekend, as both of Austin's derby leagues are bouting.

1:20PM Sat. May 14, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update 5/7/11
If this were a regular Derby weekend, the news would be about the Texecutioners' East coast double header: But first, we have to talk about the Jr. Derby heading to the gulf for their own travel bout.

10:53AM Sat. May 7, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update 4/30/11
Happy birthday to the Texas Rollergirls: April 27 marked the eighth anniversary of their first ever bout. To celebrate, the Texecutioners escape the warmer weather by heading for the cooler climes of Pennsylvania and Washington State.

12:32AM Sat. Apr. 30, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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September 30, 2007. That was the last time the Texecutioners skated in the Austin Convention Center. On Sunday, with a convincing win over the Cincinnati Black Sheep, they proved this is really their house now.

1:52AM Tue. Apr. 19, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Cin' on Eight Wheels
The Cincinnati Rollergirls are sending their Black Sheep to Austin this weekend. But the Texas Rollergirls travel team, the Texecutioners, is planning to send them back to Ohio black and blue.

3:17AM Sun. Apr. 17, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update 4/9/11
The giant awakes: 2010 Calvello cup champs the Cherry Bombs have their first bout of the year Sunday. That's the culmination of another big Roller Derby weekend, with the Hell Marys on the road, the Texecutioners fund raising on the Veloway, plus some sweet relief for anyone thinking the only news in the UK was about royal weddings.

1:30PM Sat. Apr. 9, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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