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On Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, the last quarterfinal of the WFTDA Championships was a calculated, mechanical matchup as #2 Bay Area took on #8 Windy City. This game started with a fast and furious jam that held Windy scoreless. 9-0 Bay Area. Varla Vendetta picked up lead in the following jam but was sent to the penalty box. Windy got caught in a penalty spiral with their blockers also being sent to the penalty box.
Chicago picked up a few lead jam calls as this intense game came to a close, ...
On Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, Chicago took to the track against the #13 Philly Roller Girls in the first round of WFTDA Championships. Coming into this game, Philly had taken the wins in their previous four meetings, the most recent being a one-point overtime win at the 2013 East Coast Derby Extravaganza.
These two teams followed suit with the day's tournament theme of evenly matched and down-to-the-wire games with multiple lead changes until Windy took control during the final closing minutes, with a 46-5 jam run that put Chicago on top ...
Windy City’s Second Wind closed out the Killamazoo Derby Darlins in champion bullfighter fashion for Windy City’s alum night on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the UIC Pavilion with a score of 246-129. It wasn't for lack of trying on Killamazoo’s part; the Second Wind just had a metric butt-load of points amassed and hits to boot.
Read up on last weekend's action at the WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs in Asheville, NC. At the tournament on Sept. 20-22, your Windy City Rollers All-Stars took third place out of 10 competing teams and punched their ticket to the Championships in Milwaukee, WI, on Nov. 8-10.
Though Minnesota got off to an early rout of the Windy City Rollers B team, Second Wind, it was only a matter of time before our hometown ladies got it in gear and took it to the skaters from way up north. The Second Wind didn’t look back after beating Minnesota 226-144 at the UIC Pavilion last Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
The night of Saturday, Aug, 24, 2013, at the UIC Pavilion was ground zero for an all out thermal-global-nuclear war pitting the Windy City Rollers All-Stars against the visiting Minnesota RollerGirls All-Stars. After a back and forth first half, the Windy City Rollers finished on top with a score of 234-164.
In an exciting Windy City Rollers season that made fans cling to their seats, The Fury proved their team unbreakable, to wrap up their undefeated run in 2013 with another championship victory and their fifth Ivy King Cup.
Saturday night the Manic Attackers met the Hell's Belles for the second time in two weeks, with the prize for this bout being a trip to the Ivy King Cup championship in June. Just the same as a fortnight ago, the Manics were victorious with a 227-122 win.
The Belles broke out of Jam 1 with a 15-0 lead thanks to Zombea Arthur and held onto their lead 22-18 by Jam 3 after Ying O'Fire slugged back 15 points, and Tamikaze jammed for three points in the third. A jam later, Thievin' ...
Saturday night the undefeated first-place Fury took the track in what some thought might be another routine win on the way to the finals. Much to their surprise, The Fury were caught up in a fight for their lives as the Double Crossers pushed forward with what was their greatest performance all season.
The playoff bout saw 15 separate lead changes between the two teams as the Double Crossers piled on points, crowded The Fury’s jammers, and generally made life on the track hell for feared furiosas.
Out of the blocks in ...
Saturday night's prime time Windy City Rollers bout featured the defending champion Manic Attackers against the Hell's Belles in a contest that saw the Manics largely dominate their opposition.