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Mar 5, 2015 | Featured Skaters

Olga Ogilthorpe

by Ali Gory Derby name: Olga Ogilthorpe Number: 19 Team: Garda Belts Position: Blocker How did you get your derby name: From the movie Slap Shot. What is your favorite derby memory: Playing derby at Sturgis last year, best time of my life! How did you get into derby: I went to a bout and […]

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Feb 23, 2015 | Bout News

Garda Belts Edge Out Rockits 123-122 at Pack Mentality

By Fire Wally The Garda Belts will get a chance to defend their Season 10 title in Season 11, as a win over the Rockits in the semifinal bout will put them in the final against the Dagger Dolls. The Gardas won a close, back-and-forth bout by a single point, 123-122.

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Feb 23, 2015 | Bout News

Dagger Dolls beat Atomic Bombshells 130-121 at Pack Mentality

By Fire Wally The Dagger Dolls officially turned their losing streak into a winning streak at the Pack Mentality bout, coming from behind to beat the Atomic Bombshells 130-121. Their win earns them in a spot in the Golden Skate championship bout on March 14th.

Feb 21, 2015 | Featured Skaters

Madame de Stompadour

by Ali Gory Derby name: Madame de Stompadour Number: 1764 Team: Atomic Bombshells & All-Stars Position: Blocker, pivot, occasional jammer How did you come you with your derby name? I wanted something that included the word “stomp” because I like dinosaurs. Imagine playing roller derby against a dinosaur. Oh you want to score some points? […]

Feb 8, 2015 | Bout News

Pack Mentality Score Recap

Wow. A great night of super close games! And two upsets! The Dagger Dolls came from behind to beat the Atomic Bombshells 130 – 121 and will advance to the March 14th Championship Bout against the Garda Belts who held onto the lead to beat the Rockits by 123 – 122! Stay tuned for Fire […]

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Feb 5, 2015 | Featured Skaters

Kung POW Bitchin’ #313

by Ali Gory How many years have you been with the Minnesota Rollergirls? This is my second year. What position do you play? I am a blocker mainly, but I dabble in jamming. How did you get your derby name? I was at a skating clinic one morning and my husband went crazy. He started […]

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Feb 4, 2015 | Bout News

Pack Mentality: The Preview

By Fire Wally Saturday night starts the Minnesota Rollergirls playoff season with the semi-final matchups of the Atomic Bombshells vs. the Dagger Dolls and the Garda Belts vs. the Rockits. The winner of each match goes on to play for the golden skate and the losers are relegated to the consolation bout. So what makes […]

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Jan 19, 2015 | Bout News

Rockits upset Bombshells 128-117, Ma’am

By Fire Wally The Rockits upset the Atomic Bombshells during the first bout of Saturday’s Slam Jam Thank You Ma’am event, winning 128-117. After the Bombshells led in the early jams, the Rockits came back to gain the lead which they would defend, narrowly, for the rest of the game.

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Jan 19, 2015 | Bout News

Dagger Dolls Slam and Jam to a 98-87 Victory

By Fire Wally The Dagger Dolls ended their regular season losing streak at Saturday’s Slam Jam Thank You Ma’am event, winning over the Garda Belts 98-87. The Dolls used their deep roster of jammers to build a 40-point lead in the second half and withstood a late Gardas comeback to claim victory.

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Jan 14, 2015 | Bout News

Slam Jam Thank You Ma’am: The Preview

By Fire Wally So here we are at the midpoint of Minnesota RollerGirls Season 11. We’ve seen a nail-biting mini tournament and two regular season bouts. Now’s a perfect time to take stock of the teams before they move into the home stretch of the Golden Skate playoffs, so let’s review the bouts so far […]