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Posted October 30th, 2013

A skater from our neighboring league, the Brewcity Bruisers of Milwaukee, Wis., was injured during a robbery in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood this past Sunday. Below is a press release Brewcity issued, along with information on how to donate to a foundation the league set up to benefit the skater.
For WCR's part, we are deeply saddened to hear about this terrible incident, for one of our roller derby sisters or anyone else, and we hope for a speedy recovery for Brewcity's skater.
The official press release follows:
Brewcity Bruisers Extend Support To ...

Posted May 3rd, 2013

Recently, Jackie Daniels and Bloody Elle gave ESPN their take on facing Gotham Girls’ powerhouse Bonnie Thunders, while Tamikaze, Shelby Musting and SpartaKris talked derby with WGN Sports Night. Meanwhile, JohngysBeat.com caught up with Tamikaze, Bork Bork Bork, Jackie Daniels and Sunshine N Painbows on camera while Gapers Block went behind the mask with the WCR mascots.

Posted March 4th, 2013

This week, Ska Face demystifies derby to WGN Radio, Busty BraBender tells Windy City Times why derby is in her blood, and Bryant Mumble discusses his announcing stylings with Gapers Block.

Posted February 1st, 2013

This week, the Windy City Rollers fired up WBEZ with a walloping season opener, while Gapers Block previewed the home season and recapped the riveting rematch between The Fury and Manic Attackers.

Posted January 25th, 2013

This week, Chicago Now previews the talent of the four fearsome home teams, while Time Out Chicago and Chicago3Media get us pumped for the Charity Round Robin season opener.
Meanwhile, Men's Health reveals AliSin Chains' off-skates sports obsession , Dnainfo shows us why Outlaw Ferrel is a hero on and off the track, and Chicago Reader and Alarm Magazine chat with Moby Nipps and Sargentina about maimed fingers and beefy thighs.

Posted November 6th, 2012

Recently, Windy City Rollers All-Stars Ruth Enasia, Karmageddon and Ska Face appeared on NBC Chicago to show off their Regional Playoff trophy and share their championship ambitions. Meanwhile, new Second Wind standout Killa Nois and esteemed All-Stars Phoebe Fi Fo Fum and KonichiWOW made headlines in Gapers Block.

Posted September 20th, 2012

Held in Niagara Falls, NY on Sept. 14 - 16, 2012 , the North Central Region Playoffs brought victory and visibility to the Windy City Rollers All-Stars.  Niagara Gazette and WIVB talked to Buffalo native KonichiWOW about the significance of competing in her old stomping grounds, The Buffalo News interviewed roller derby enthusiasts, including Jackie Daniels' aunt, about the progression of the sport, and Gapers Block helped us celebrate another Playoffs victory.

Posted August 16th, 2012

Featured in the Chicago Reader, this Saturday's Running of the Bulls Pub Crawl, starring the Windy City Rollers as bulls on skates,  benefits injured veteran skater Tequila Mockingbird. Meanwhile, in DerbyLife, seasoned Second Wind skaters and Chicago Bruise Brothers mentors Rose Feratu and Norma Lee Wright discuss the unique dynamics of coaching men's roller derby.

Posted June 6th, 2012

The Windy City Rollers have jumped from #6 to #4 in two short months in the Derby News Network June Power Rankings!

Posted May 17th, 2012

Chicago Reader’s 2012 Best Of Chicago voting is now open! We would love for WCR represent in this list, and we need your help! From now until May 24, visit the site and write in Bork Bork Bork as the Best Athlete in the Sports and Recreation category. There are a couple other categories that could work, too, so feel free to get creative and vote for WCR!

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