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After a 0-3 start to the season, the Manic Attackers thumped the defending league champions, The Fury, in the playoffs to book their ticket to the 10th Annual Ivy King Cup championship on May 17. Saturday night the Manics faced the Double Crossers, who hadn't won a regular season game or playoff in three full seasons. Yet a very different Double Crossers team started the 2013-2014 season with a bang, heading into the final with a 3-1 record.
The Hell's Belles beat last year's Ivy King Cup winners, The Fury, Saturday to take third place in the 2014 home season.
On Saturday April, 12, the Hell’s Belles and Double Crossers clashed in their first playoff together in years. Doing so determined which team would punch their ticket to the Ivy King Cup championship bout in May.
In roller derby, a bout is rarely decided until the final whistle blows.
The Second Wind jumped out to a big lead early and never looked back Saturday as they beat the Saint Lunachix, the B-team of the St. Louis-based Arch Rival Roller Girls.
The Windy City Rollers All-Stars beat the St. Louis-based Arch Rival Roller Girls All-Stars 171-98 Saturday, the bout was a lot closer than the final score indicated.
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.