Introducing 2015 WCR Third Coast!

Skaters, Tryouts » April 3rd, 2015

Last night, we held tryouts for Third Coast - and we're pleased to introduce them to you today!

Hell's Belles finish the season undefeated and take the Ivy King Cup

Bouts, Events, Featured, Recaps » April 3rd, 2015

If you didn’t make it to the final bout of the home season last Saturday night, we’ve got you covered! UIC Pavilion was packed with fans ready to watch The Fury take on the Hell's Belles in the game that both teams have been working towards all season long.
It was pretty clear during the team intros that the Hell’s Belles brought a huge cheering section, but that didn’t shake up The Fury. Jam 1 pinned Killjoy (Belles) against Hat Trixxxie (Fury), with Killjoy out of the pack first. Trixxxie was ...

Double Crossers get first win of 2015 in dramatic fashion

Bouts, Events, Featured, Recaps » April 2nd, 2015

The Double Crossers got their first win of 2015 Saturday night, outlasting the Manic Attackers, to whom they lost back in February, to take third place.
The silent assassins came out of the gate swinging. Lucy Wreckardo took the jammer line for the Double Crossers in the first jam, facing off against the Manics' Jan Trainor. Trainor quickly went to the box for a track cut, giving the Double Crossers a power jam. A slow pack allowed Lucy Wreckardo to score 19 and solid blocking kept Trainor from scoring after being released.
A couple quick, ...

Early Morning Radio with the Windy City Rollers

Media, News » March 25th, 2015

During the wee hours of Sunday morning, three dedicated skaters joined WGN Radio's Jen Bosworth to talk all things derby. Kitty Mittons, Christian Mangle and Casey YaLater talked about how they got involved in roller derby, chatted about the tremendous camaraderie that goes hand in hand with strapping on a pair of skates and revealed all the work that goes into being a member of the Windy City Rollers.
But they also previewed the upcoming Ivy King Championship bout (this Saturday!) between the Hell's Belles and The Fury. Check out the interview here and ...

Under the Helmet: Interview with Flo Rider

Interviews, Skaters » March 19th, 2015

Flo Rider was just a rookie when she won her first Ivy King Cup.
It was early June of 2013 and The Fury capped off an undefeated season by beating the Manic Attackers 211-186. Just under two years later, Flo Rider is now one of the captains of The Fury as the ladies in orange get set to take on the Hell's Belles for the home season championship March 28.
"It's such an amazing team," Flo said. "We really pride ourselves on being a unit."
Even before she knew anything about roller derby, ...

Manics beat Double Crossers, improve to 1-2

Bouts, Events, Featured » February 12th, 2015

The Manic Attackers handed last year's Ivy King Cup champion Double Crossers their third loss of the season Saturday. The ladies in blue got their first win of 2015, beating last year's champs 326-121. The win solidified the Manics' spot at 3rd place in the standings with a record of 1-2. The Double Crossers, with a record of 0-3, are now in 4th.

The first jam of the night featured Jan Trainor on the line for the Manic Attackers squaring up against Ms. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis for the Double Crossers. Simonis ...

Belles improve to 3-0 with win over The Fury

Bouts, Events, Featured » February 12th, 2015

The Hell's Belles may have beaten The Fury by 125 points Saturday, but the bout was a lot closer than the final score would indicate. With the 235-110 victory, the Belles move to 3-0 on the season and take sole possession of first place. The Fury moves to 2-1 and takes over the second spot.
Both teams came out of the gate swinging. In the first jam, Hat Trixxxie, jamming for The Fury, went to the box for a track cut. Almost immediately, Killjoy, jamming for the Hell's Belles, went to the ...

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