Posts tagged "derby"

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story
Right now there are two major stories regarding women in sports. And the two stories are only trending in the blogosphere and all over the internet for little more than what could be each story’s profound dumbness. First this week we heard about a sports writer, a woman no less, named Ann-Megan Raley, who writes... Read more »

Derby is Back: Windy City Rollers 2013 Preview

Derby is Back: Windy City Rollers 2013 Preview
Roller derby returns to Chicago on Jan. 26 at the UIC Pavilion as the Windy City Rollers kick off 2013 with their annual pre-season charity tournament. Saturday night will see the each of the league’s four teams  — the Double Crossers, The Fury, the Hell’s Belles and the Manic Attackers–  skate on behalf of selected... Read more »

Chicago's Roller Derby Championship, Saturday at UIC Pavilion

Chicago's Roller Derby Championship, Saturday at UIC Pavilion
On Saturday, The Windy City Rollers conclude their home season in the Ivy King Cup Championship, which kicks off at 7:30pm at UIC Pavilion. If you haven’t gone to see this great action-packed sport then Ivy King is a great way to catch a fire. The Fury are two-time defending champions, collecting the cup in... Read more »
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Throwing Pics #6 - Mama & Roller Derby Baby

Throwing Pics #6 - Mama & Roller Derby Baby
      Like Mama, like daughter. Hell’s Belles team member Phoebe Fi Fo Fum hangs with her daughter Audrey at halftime during the Windy City Roller’s league championship match on Saturday, June 18. During Saturday’s bout The Fury beat the Manic Attackers 121 to 71 to win their second consecutive title.   Andy Frye... Read more »

Chicago Roller Derby: The Quick & Dirty

Roller Derby season is in full swing again in Chicago. After the home opener on the North Side last weekend for The Chicago Outfit, Chicago’s biggest and oldest league, The Windy City Rollers return to the UIC Pavilion for a double header bout. If you haven’t seen roller derby before, you might have preconceived notions... Read more »