Daily Sports: Roller Derby
This Charming Wham
The four teams of the Texas Rollergirls take a break this weekend from their hunt for the league title. Instead, the touring Texecutioners are cracking their knuckles, getting ready to play gracious hosts to Baltimore's CCRG All-Stars.

9:00AM Thu. Jun. 24, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update, 6/19/10
Pac what and Big who? There's exciting expansion news from the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association, plus two Texas Rollergirls teams take to the road today and the banked track TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls get ready for the beach next weekend.

11:50AM Sat. Jun. 19, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Hotrod Honeys and Hustlers head to July title bout
 
TXRG Playoff Postgame
Texas Rollergirls championship, 2009: The Hotrod Honeys defeated the Hustlers. Now after last night's playoffs the 2010 title bout is set, and it's Hotrods/Hustlers again.

1:46PM Mon. May 24, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The Art of Roller Derby
It's the championship playoff bout tonight for the Texas Rollergirls (read our full preview here). Continuing this season's new tradition of having a celebrity start the first bout, the flat-track Roller Derby league invited someone who'll definitely have his own whistle: Chief of Police Art Acevedo. Full press release after the jump.

12:31PM Sun. May 23, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Hotrods on the Road
Big Roller Derby news: On June 27 the Texas Rollergirls will be playing host to Baltimore's Charm City Roller Girls when the Texecutioners face the CCRG All Stars. But first, hometown champs Hotrod Honeys need your help getting to The City of Firsts.

12:01AM Sat. May 15, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Roller Derby Update, 5/8/10
Roller Derby fans have a choice this weekend: Austin skaters playing banked track in Texas or flat track in Colorado? Either way, you can catch them courtesy of the Internet.

4:21PM Sat. May 8, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Leader of the Pack
It's no secret in Roller Derby that it's the jammers that get all the points and all the glory. Yet Sunday night's Texas Rollergirls' double header put the emphasis on the blockers, as the packs made the difference in both bouts.

1:35AM Mon. Apr. 26, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Two Wheels Good, Eight Wheels Better
The Texas Rollergirls know a thing or two about human powered transportation: That's why they've invited League of Bicycling Voters executive director Tom Wald to blow the whistle on this month's bout, taking place tonight, April 25, at Playland Skate Center.

12:43AM Sun. Apr. 25, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Derby in Anchorage
As Roller Derby continues to be one of the fastest-growing sports in the world, the Women's Flat Track Derby Association has announced another expansion as 13 more leagues join the Apprentice Program.

3:10PM Wed. Apr. 14, 2010, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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