Articles Tagged "Norma Lee Wright"

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 January 21st, 2013

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!

Posted January 15th, 2013

Last weekend the Windy City Rollers hosted their annual Black and Blue Ball to celebrate a great 2012 season and award the stand-out players. Congratulations to everyone who was recognized! We expect extraordinary things for the upcoming season!

Posted October 24th, 2012

The Paper Valley Roller Dolls, an up-and-coming club from the Appleton, Wis., area came to Chicago on Oct. 20, 2012 to take on Windy City's Second Wind, ahead of the WCR All-Stars bout versus Naptown.

Posted October 18th, 2012

Norma Lee Wright was drafted after the 2007 season by the Double Crossers, and since has played for both travel teams, the WCR All-Stars and the Second Wind. "Grampa Norm," as she's also known, has also coached the Haymarket Rioters, WCR's farm team, and spent the last year in a coaching role with the Chicago Bruise Brothers. From all this, Norma has an interesting perspective on derby life.

Posted August 27th, 2012

The Saturday night of Aug 25, 2012 was a spine-tingling evening to watch roller derby at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. The Windy City’s B team, Second Wind, took on the Denver Roller Dolls’ Bruising Altitude. Bruising Altitude was a strong team to contend with and the Second Wind met them toe stop to toe stop at every jam. This was a game full of scrum starts, with packs and jammers all compressed together at the jam line. The jammers had their work cut out for them, as they had ...

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 August 8th, 2012

With the Olympics in full swing, Ada Hatelace and Norma Lee Wright have decided to showcase their existing talents in the air. Both, along with Second Wind bench coach Donna Party, have undertaken acrobatics and the trampoline. All three are (literally) doing flips over Olympic Mania.

Posted January 31st, 2012

Both the Manic Attackers and the Double Crossers were looking to make an impression on the league Saturday night as they faced off against each other.

Posted January 10th, 2012

The Windy City Rollers held their annual Black and Blue Ball over the weekend, and some very special awards were handed out. A big congrats to all the award winners!

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