Article - Fri May 3 2013
Now we're cooking. May saw a couple of upsets, but most of what we learned came from the closeness of games that went the right way.
Article - Mon Mar 25 2013
Steel City's Steel Hurtin' ventured to Detroit on Saturday, and in a wild finish, the Detroit Derby Girls came from behind in the game's final jam to take a 158-157 victory.
Article - Thu Mar 21 2013
Last Weekend's Bouts
Last weekend saw two long-running local rivalries return for 2013: Sacred City (27 WFTDA) travelled to Angel City (DNN #19, 18 WFTDA), and Montreal (DNN #17, 17 WFTDA) travelled to Boston (DNN #21, 20 WFTDA).
Both games went as the rankings expected, but may well provide some early season indications of teams’ fortunes in 2013.
Article - Wed Oct 17 2012
DETROIT, MI -- In a battle within the North Central’s top five, it was the Detroit Derby Girls (#18 DNN) who showed they were still contenders within the region as they defeated the visiting Ohio Roller Girls (#24 DNN) 159-129 on Saturday night. Both teams looked primed and ready to kick off their 2013 seasons even before the 2012 Championships, Grits and Glory, have been played.
Article - Sun Sep 16 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, NY -- 6NC Detroit's matchup in the 5th place game with 9NC Brewcity looked very much like Detroit's Saturday-morning dismantling of the Chicago Outfit.
Article - Sat Sep 15 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, NY -- 6NC Detroit continued showing off a stout, punishing defense in the final game of Saturday action at the North Central playoffs, hammering a game but overmatched 10NC Madison crew to a final score of 204-116.
Article - Sat Sep 15 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, NY -- 6NC Detroit and 8NC Chicago Outfit -- two teams coming off close, disappointing losses on Friday -- met in the first consolation-round bout on Saturday morning at the North Central Playoffs.
Article - Fri Sep 14 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, NY -- Coming into the first quarterfinal game at the North Central Playoffs, 3 seed Naptown and 6 seed Detroit looked like potentially very well matched teams given recent identically-sized 3 point wins over Kansas City.
Article - Thu Sep 13 2012
BUFFALO, NY -- The fourth edition of the WFTDA Big 5 kicks off this weekend in Niagara Falls, NY as the ten top teams from the WFTDA North Central get it on in a tournament hosted by the East region's Queen City.
See WFTDA's official tournament bracket here.
Article - Wed Jun 6 2012
MILWAUKEE, WI -- A messy start for the Brewcity Bruisers (6NC WFTDA) gave the Detroit Derby Girls all the margin they needed to win a game marred by 20 total jammer penalty minutes. The bout was so penalty plagued that ten of the bout’s 38 jams went the full two minutes.