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TXRG: Heartbreakers Hope to Break Some Hearts
End of regular season puts all-or-nothing spotlight on Honky Tonk Heartbreakers
"...With the last scheduled prechampionship bout for the Texas Rollergirls this weekend, the pressure is on the Honky..."

July 1, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

TXRG Takes Houston
Austin's Hell Marys defeat Houston's Psych Ward Sirens
"...The away season for the Texas Rollergirls got off to a stunning start in Houston..."

April 14, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Heartbreakers Dominate, Honeys Balance the Scales
TXRG starts '08 season with doubleheader, high score, and some hard blows
"...The Texas Rollergirls said there would be March Madness on the..."

March 3, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Texecutioners Show Some Mercy
In a tough but good-natured final home bout of 2007, the Texecutioners dominate Albuequerque's Munecas Muertas.
"...The Texas Rollergirls came with a Christmas gift for their final..."

Dec. 3, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

TCB shakes a maraca in Spoon’s new video, stakes out the Belmont for a supersecret Prince show, and talks street with Krum Bums singer Dave Tejas.
"...everyone, inside or out, awestruck. "I cried blood," said Texas Rollergirls announcer Whiskey L'Amour...."

June 8, 2007 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Adventures in Journalism: Let’s Go to the Roller Derby!
"...2) important flat-track Roller Derby match between the hometown Texas Rollergirls Texecutioners and the skating Saddletramps from Tucson, Ariz.,..."

Dec. 10, 2006 Sports Post by John Razook

Hoover: Caught in the Flash
Artsy nude photos of teacher took on dramatically different context when viewed through lens of a high school classroom
"...and fellow hipsters (Danger is a photographer for the Texas Rollergirls). Hoover and Danger's relationship is chronicled in loving..."

June 23, 2006 News Feature by Michael May

Hanging with the Devil's Rejects, dodging downtown water-gun fire, mourning two more fallen rockers
"...and soak their ass. About 75 people, including several Texas Rollergirls and employees of Emo's and Beerland, are a..."

July 22, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

SXSW 2005 plows a furrow of beer cans, cocaine, and music through downtown Austin
" the Vice Victory Grill party Friday, where some Texas Rollergirls playfully fondled each other in preparation (and, presumably,..."

March 25, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

John Walker's blues, an ACTV uprising, and AC / DC gets keelhauled

Aug. 6, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

And now, the news…

Oct. 10, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray


April 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film News
Action Figure's new digs; plus, 'The Cassidy Kids,' Native American shape-shifters vs. bounty hunters, and more
"...Action Figure Studios, the local group behind A&E series Rollergirls, has purchased th e former Texas Meat Purveyors facility..."

July 22, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Texecutioners on the Oregon Trail
Texas sweeps flat track derby western regionals, heading to nationals.
"...until Saturday morning when they defeated the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls (173-50). They then faced their nemesis from the 2008..."

Oct. 6, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...for greed and hurting the schoolchildren, consumers, and all Texas businesses." – Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst last week, on..."

July 22, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Film News
The top stories of 2005
"...1) Film incentives? Yes! Money? No! In 2005, the Texas Legislature came to its senses and acknowledged that filming..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Flat Track Derby in Motion, Part 2
More from the WFTDA Western regionals, plus the East sorts out their seeding
"...(in order) by Chicago's Windy City Rollers, the Philly Rollergirls from Philadelphia, and Carolina Rollergirls from Raleigh, N.C. This..."

Oct. 13, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

After a Fashion: Thursday
Your Style Avatar dishes the style dirt at SXSW!
"...tell Red River from Hot Topic. I blame the Rollergirls. While I appreciate strong women with a sense of..."

March 17, 2006 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Texies Twice as Nice
Texecutioners take first slot in WFTDA championship bout
"...the Declaration of Derby by leveling the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls. This is their first trip to the main event..."

Nov. 14, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Film News
'Friday Night Lights' on the small screen – and in Idaho? Plus, the several recent successes of Tommy Lee Jones, 'Roller Girls,' Mike Judge, and more.
"...modern-day, small-town high school, but will it remain a Texas story? That decision has yet to be made, Berg..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Texecutioners in Philly
Texas Rollergirls massacre Boston in their first bout at WFTDA Nationals
"...Typical for Texas, the team that loves that to come from behind,..."

Nov. 14, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Film News
Look no further than this alt-weekly's SXSW coverage for proof that Austin is the film capital of Texas, but don't forget some of the stuff going on 'Between the Scenes'
"...for proof that Austin is the film capital of Texas. Locally made features abound, including opening night's The Wendell..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Gay Place: Thanks, Part 2
Tony Curtis in a dress, yes!
"...TEXAS GOT TALENT Second installment of this terrific talent show..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

Roller Derby Update 5/7/11
Small skaters, small wheels, big trip
"...the fall. Check back here for updates or visit for updated information...."

May 7, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Debs of the Derby: A Pin-Up-Scale Event
The TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls auction off pin-up-style posters to benefit local charities
"...The lovely and talented athletes of the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls banked-track league host Debs of the Derby: A Pin-Up-Scale..."

March 19, 2010 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Ludwick stitches together Southern grit and folky soul with Texas twang, and as the younger sister of Bruce and..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

The Girls of Summer Redux
Girls Rock Camp Austin valedictorians Schmillion
"...for the Bangles at South by Southwest, playing three Texas dates with Arcade Fire, and winning Best U-18 Band..."

July 22, 2011 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

TV Eye
Sweeping and surfing
"...The Complete Series (the remake; includes four unaired episodes); Rollergirls: The Complete Season One..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Art, food, football, TV, and even a little music: this one's got it all

Jan. 20, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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