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The night of Saturday, Feb. 15, in the final regular season bout at UIC Pavilion, the undefeated Hell’s Belles took on last year’s Ivy King Cup champions, The Fury. The much anticipated matchup between these two stacked teams helped determine the playoff picture, placing The Fury at the top of the standings by a mere point differential.
Quick, low-scoring jams were the order of the day on Saturday, Feb 15 as the Double Crossers beat the Manic Attackers and finished the 2014 home season with a 2-1 record.
Saturday night the Windy City Rollers’ second home season date saw a rematch of last year’s two best teams, The Fury and the Manic Attackers. In the last three seasons, the two teams have battled it out against each other for the Ivy King Cup. However, for the first time in years, both the Manics and The Fury came into their second bout with a 0-1 win-loss record. Keeping with tradition and their tense history however, both teams came out slugging in an offensive battle rife with fits and starts ...
The Hell's Belles moved into sole possession of first place Saturday with a win over the Double Crossers.
The Double Crossers handed The Fury, who went undefeated last year en route to the Ivy King Cup championship, a loss in the 2013 home season opener last Saturday.
The Hell's Belles led from the opening whistle until the end en route to the team's first victory of the 2014 home season by defeating the Manic Attackers on Saturday.
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.