Articles Tagged "Jackie Daniels"
This past Saturday, June 21, in a knock down aggressive bout, the Windy City Rollers All-Stars and the Des Moines Team United endured a back and forth 1st half with Windy’s deep bench maintaining endurance for an ultimate victory of 208-97.
“We got some really solid transfers and draft picks this year, all of whom fit in seamlessly with our team. It’s something that’s really helped us regroup and rebuild faster.”
The Windy City Rollers held tryouts over the weekend for coveted spots on the WCR All-Stars and Second Wind rosters. The first home game for the travel teams will be on Saturday, March 22 at the UIC Pavilion. Be sure to see the new teams in action and congratulate all of the athletes who made it!
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 ...
Just more than a month ago, the Windy City All-Stars booked their ticket to the WFTDA international roller derby championships for the eighth season in a row. Days later, Team USA Roller Derby announced its final selection of more than two dozen top players from around the country. Among the picking for the 2014 World Cup was none other than Chicago's own double-threat, Jackie Daniels. Just before Jackie and the team hit the road for the start of the WFTDA Championships, we caught up with the self-proclaimed workhorse to get ...
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.
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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.
With the crowd frothed up from the Second Wind/CN Power bout, the WCR All-Stars took the track against Montreal’s New Skids on the Block in a nail-biting win where the All-Stars won 249-211 at the UIC Pavilion on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Even though they won the ugliest uniform competition for the night, the New Skids were ready for battle against the WCR All-Stars and proved to hang tough through the entirety of the bout.
Friday, March 1, 2013 matched up The Fury, currently undefeated in 2013, against the Hell's Belles, a team also undefeated in the regular season, with their sights set on first place. But the Belles may have wondered what hit them in the opening jams of this contentious bout; one in which the Belles had to battle back with the same hard physicality dished out on them by the fierce brass knuckles.
Billie Mean King is a figure skater-turned-derby sensation almost over night. Jamming for The Fury, she has already made an indelible mark and set the standard for rookies all over the league to follow. The idea is to never quit, and just when things look their darkest, you’ll find success through perseverance. Billie is finding more success the longer she’s out on the track.