Articles Tagged "Mo Vengeance"
On Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, the Windy City Rollers kicked off 2013 with their annual Round Robin Charity Bout, an evening in which each of the four league teams skated on behalf of a charity of their own choosing. The Fury put on skates on behalf of the Working Bikes Cooperative while the Double Crossers skated for Urban Initiatives. The Hell's Belles took up the cause for the organization known as Rape Victim Advocates while the reigning champion Manic Attackers went whole team on behalf of CircEsteem. The evening's event was ...
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.
Your Windy City Rollers are shaking things up for the 2013 Season. We are proud to announce the new rosters for this exciting season! You can check out all the new faces as well as your favorite skaters this Saturday, Jan. 26, at the 2013 Round Robin Charity Bout! We'll see you at 6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion!
Mo Vengeance has spent the last few seasons as captain of the Manic Attackers, and helped lead the team to win its first Ivy King Cup and league championship since 2009. The Manics are known for their versatility and sometimes "showboaty" style as Ms Vengeance calls it. But as the veteran indicates, roller derby has become -- for her and others -- equal parts commitment and hard training along with the normal bumps and bruises. We spoke with Mo about roller derby's new rule set for 2013, addiction to the ...
2012 was the Manic Attackers’ year heading into the Ivy King Cup Championship. In both 2010 and 2011 the Manics had their eyes on the title, but The Fury walked off with the cup. But after a season of hard work and instituting a “whole team” mentality, the Manic Attackers went undefeated. From the first whistle both teams dueled as The Fury led an offensive battle putting their best guns out. Yet, twice the Manics came back from huge deficits in the title bout to end The Fury’s reign.
The first of two afternoon playoff bouts on Mother’s Day kicked off at 3pm as the Double Crossers faced the undefeated Manic Attackers. Windy City All-Star veterans Hoosier Mama and Varla Vendetta joined the Crossers’ squad as guests in addition to Dame Over, Indycent, and co-captain Joanie Utah, all of whom made a return to the roster.
What can you expect, this season besides a lot of lead changes and flip-flopping on which team is going to win the Ivy King Cup? Here’s what some of the captains have to say for 2012.
Mo Vengeance and Kola Loka try to out-match each other in a fight for the Ivy King Cup. The battle continues this Saturday, April 21st at the UIC Pavilion!
With the first place seeding on the line, the Manic Attackers took the fight to the Hell’s Belles and claimed a first place victory winning 168-102 at the UIC Pavilion Saturday night. Both teams were frothing from the beginning, but the Manic Attackers had the gas to hold on until the end and sent the Hell’s Belles home with a loss. With both teams going into triple digits, there was no shortage of scoring, but the Manic Attackers defense is what was holding strong as the final whistle blew.
Announcing the rosters for your 2012 Windy City Roller Travel Teams! Congratulations to all the skaters, new and returning veterans. Come to the UIC Pavilion on Saturday, March 31 for your first chance to see these teams in their first home bout of the season!