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Left For Deadwards: Captain of Tournament Hearts

So many of you have enjoyed our playoffs tournament coverage over the span of the last weeks. And we’ve been so glad to have you here with us. You might be looking forward to the upcoming Champs in Portland as much as we are. Or have perhaps enjoyed the consistent and comprehensive coverage for tournament [...]

By | 2017-01-12T03:53:27+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on Left For Deadwards: Captain of Tournament Hearts

D1M: #1 London walks over #9 Detroit, 384-77

MONTRÉAL, QC – #1 seed London, ranked #3 overall, dominated the #9 seed Detroit, #35 overall, in a swift victory, 387-77. These two teams met earlier this season at The European Smackdown with similar results where London won 345-79. Detroit won the first jam when Jilleane Rookard recovered quickly from a run back, and sped out [...]

By | 2017-01-12T03:49:46+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1M: #1 London walks over #9 Detroit, 384-77

D1M: #9 Ohio ousts #7 No Coast, 227-188

MADISON, WI – After entering the tournament at 9th place, Ohio were absolutely resolute to exit at the same place by taking the win for this game. And the main force behind the team, The Smacktivist, took that drive to collect a massive 139 points for the team – of the 397 they added across the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:04:15+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1M: #9 Ohio ousts #7 No Coast, 227-188

D1M: #1 Gotham trounces #3 Minnesota, 326-71

MADISON, WI – With a nearly six-year history of winning games to boast of – save that single Championship game last year against winners Rose City – Gotham has continued to be the kind of powerhouse team that no one actually expected might be taken down at Playoffs. The 3rd place game of WFTDA Playoff tournaments [...]

By | 2017-01-12T03:58:09+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1M: #1 Gotham trounces #3 Minnesota, 326-71

D1V: #2 Angel City wreaks vengence on #3 Rat City, 256-54

VANCOUVER, BC – If anyone had any thoughts about yesterday’s highest score at any playoffs record-making performance being some kind of abberation in Angel City’s history of play, this game was to put that thought out of people’s minds. Although by no means as spectacular a game as the one they played against yesterday’s opponents, Sacred [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:25:56+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1V: #2 Angel City wreaks vengence on #3 Rat City, 256-54

D1V: #2 Angel City outshines #7 Sacred City, 602-45

VANCOUVER, BC – Angel City set up an epic clamp-down with their quickly reforming defensive walls, and strategic offensive bids, with it taking over 15 minutes before Sacred City’s The 4closer was able to put in one single jam 10-point addition on a powerjam start. Only one further tiny four-point addition that whole half for Sacred [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:29:43+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1V: #2 Angel City outshines #7 Sacred City, 602-45

2016 WFTDA D1 Playoffs: Vancouver Preview

This coming weekend in Vancouver will be a bracket full of teams who have their eyes on the prize: the top three exit spots. Yes, that could be said of every tournament weekend, but this particular playoff has a number of teams that are particularly motivated to make it to the top. Hosts, Terminal City, will [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:34:40+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on 2016 WFTDA D1 Playoffs: Vancouver Preview

D1M: #6 Boston barely lands #8 Sun State, 172-171

MONTREAL, QC – After each team succumbed to a loss yesterday, both #6 Boston and #8 Sun State entered this game with some real hunger for a win. The game played out exactly as you might expect from two teams this closely ranked, right down to the breathtaking final few minutes of play in which a key Boston [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:37:32+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on D1M: #6 Boston barely lands #8 Sun State, 172-171

We Hear You, Roller Derby. And We Need Your Support.

Hello roller derby community! Good morning, afternoon, evening… whatever time it is where you are right now, reading this. It’s been great getting to know you. And we’ve loved you getting to know us. It seems the affection is mutual. We asked you for your thoughts about our site, but in the process we got [...]

By | 2017-01-12T04:40:14+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Online writing|Comments Off on We Hear You, Roller Derby. And We Need Your Support.