Reposted with permission from Roller Derby Is Sport.
WILMINGTON, MA / PROVIDENCE, RI -- After suffering their bumpiest year yet in 2009, #25 Carolina tries to start a journey back up the rankings as they go north to take on #10 Boston and Providence this weekend on Saturday and Sunday night. This weekend may show whether 2009 was just an extended slump for formerly dominant Carolina or a new reckoning of their place on the national scene.
DNN field reporter Busta Armov captured more reactions from coaches and participants at the L.A. Derby Dolls "March Radness" banked and flat track training camp, which took place March 4th through 7th at The Doll Factory in Los Angeles.
It's official (according to the event experts who run Seattle's Key Arena): roller derby fans
LANCASTER, PA -- One week after a tough loss to Montreal at home, the DC Rollergirls hope to make their early case for a tournament invite as they tackle two other teams also on the bubble -- Lancaster, PA's Dutchland Rollers on Saturday and the Harrisburg Area Roller Derby on Sunday.
Coaches and participants reflect on the L.A. Derby Dolls "March Radness" training camp.
DNN's Power Rankings open the new season with a fair amount of movement near the top, as several close Top 10 bouts at the Wild West Showdown provided plenty of grist for the mill.
Still running at a fast clip since kicking off their season three weeks ago against Charm City, the ladies of Montreal follow up a recent Southwest swing with a trip down America's East Coast this weekend.
DALLAS, TX -- Hot on the heels of the West's Wild West Showdown last week comes a smaller but more structured South Central tournament, as SC teams Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, No Coast and Tampa Bay get it on in double-elimination action.
We thought you might enjoy a little insight into the steps we take to bring you coverage of a major event like last weekend's Wild West Showdown. Here's a weekend in the life of a DNN live coverage producer. Enjoy! Thursday, February 25
This is definitely the mainstream article of the month for roller derby -- a very in-depth piece by Melanie Asmar in Denver's Westword on the Rocky Mountain and Denver rivalry both on the track and in the business.
TUCSON, AZ -- A week after hosting Charm City at home, the ladies of Montreal take a trip deep into the American southwest to take on two of the oldest teams in modern derby, Tucson and Arizona. While both bouts will be WFTDA sanctioned, Saturday night's Tucson / Montreal game is open to the public while Sunday's Arizona / Montreal clash is not.