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DC: D1D – #8 Crime City Cleans Up #5 Stockholm, 224-118.

DALLAS, TX – A penalty-plagued Swedish showdown saw both teams lose players to the box again and again, with Stockholm most compromised defensively by those penalties, including losing a player to a foul out by the half. Final score brought the game home for Crime City, 224-118. First jam in, Stockholm’s Mad Maloony was able to take lead [...]

By | 2015-10-16T18:09:58+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1D – #8 Crime City Cleans Up #5 Stockholm, 224-118.

DC: D1D – #3 Philly Roller Derby (#10) rings #6 Dallas Derby Devils’ (#24) bell, 241-114

DALLAS, TX – The first half was a close battle with Dallas Derby Devils taking game lead and emerging on top over Philly Roller Derby by the time the period whistle blew, 84-81. But then Philly Roller Derby came out strong and clearly determined not to let the first half slide, from the locker room after [...]

By | 2015-10-16T17:25:42+00:00 September 12th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1D – #3 Philly Roller Derby (#10) rings #6 Dallas Derby Devils’ (#24) bell, 241-114

SheWired: Harvard Leads the Way Offering Preferred Pronoun Options

The college may be #2 ranked in the nation, but its policy on pronouns takes it to the top. Harvard isn’t just a key Ivy League college, and #2 in the recently-released National Universities rankings list. It is also a college that is in the news again, and this time for getting pronouns right! Congratulations, [...]

By | 2015-10-19T01:54:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on SheWired: Harvard Leads the Way Offering Preferred Pronoun Options

DDC: D1D – #8 Crime City Rollers (#30) goes North of #9 Ohio Roller Girls (#34), 221-115.

DALLAS, TX – The first game of the day was one that Crime City held from beginning to end, with more solid defensive lines then the somewhat fragmented Ohio, and jammers who tested every inch of track working to their favor, finishing the game at 221-115. The Smacktivist and Ankefar took the line on the first jam, [...]

By | 2015-10-16T01:28:16+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DDC: D1D – #8 Crime City Rollers (#30) goes North of #9 Ohio Roller Girls (#34), 221-115.

DC: Tuscon in the rear view mirror

TUCSON, AZ – Location of the first of the D1 playoffs, and of many fresh memories for the DC team, here’s our weekend in the rear view mirror. (Literally. One of our editors made the drive from California). The weekend started eventfully, from computer woes to missed flight connections, it was the standard travel mantra – everything [...]

By | 2015-10-16T00:15:39+00:00 September 9th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: Tuscon in the rear view mirror

DC: D1T 3rd Place – #3 Arch Rival Outrivals #4 Rocky Mountain, 224-185

TUCSON, AZ – This was a game ultimately decided by the high numbers of jammer penalties, like many of the games this weekend, and resulting power jam control of the scoring handing Rocky a slim extra few opportunities that they quickly added up in the first half. The second suddenly turned in Arch Rival’s favor, as [...]

By | 2015-10-16T00:01:44+00:00 September 6th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1T 3rd Place – #3 Arch Rival Outrivals #4 Rocky Mountain, 224-185

DC: D1T – #7 Terminal City Executes #6 Team United, 196-171

TUCSON, AZ – Game 10 was a closely fought game with lead swapping and frequently speeding packs, as well as jammer penalty troubles haunting both teams, and Terminal City finally wound up with the win against Des Moines’ Team United, 196-171. The first jam went 5-0 to Maiden Sane, as Terminal’s blockers shut down Lol0 Gunz from [...]

By | 2015-10-15T23:47:15+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1T – #7 Terminal City Executes #6 Team United, 196-171

DC: D1T – #5 Charm City Sneaks Past #10 Tri-City, 218-180.

TUCSON, AZ – In a tightly fought game with unexpected lead grabs and a final winner that few might have seen coming, Charm City finally claimed the win for Baltimore over the Canadians with a last minute come-from-behind that finished the game at 218-180. Dottie Deathwish put on first points, taking the score to 10-0, with Charm [...]

By | 2015-10-15T23:35:41+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1T – #5 Charm City Sneaks Past #10 Tri-City, 218-180.

DC: D1T – #1 Victorian Roller Derby (#3) milks #9 Mad Rollin’ Dolls (#36), 404-33

TUCSON, AZ – Victoria took their second shot at cow tipping, and came up with cheese, as their encounter with the Dairyland Dolls wound up a crushing defeat for the Wisconsonites. And while viewers did an entirely justified double-take at the physical and skating style similarities between Victorian Tui Lyon and MRD’s Glock Ness, not one [...]

By | 2015-10-15T23:06:33+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Online writing|Comments Off on DC: D1T – #1 Victorian Roller Derby (#3) milks #9 Mad Rollin’ Dolls (#36), 404-33