Roller derby teams from Denver crush terrific Texas in two killer bouts
And now, derby fans, a bit of proof that Denver kicks ass at roller derby, courtesy of a Derby News Network live blog of the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls'
slaughter bout against the Texas Rollergirls this past Sunday:
Joe Mama: that was a monster jam for RMRG
LJ: RMRG 31 TXRD 17
Joe Mama: Timeout TX; time to staunch the bleeding of that last jam..
The Rollergirls went on to hand higher-ranked Texas its biggest loss ever: 64 to 163.
The twin victories could very well shake up the Derby News Network Power Rankings, which celebrate the top twenty-five derby teams in the nation. Before this weekend, Texas -- where modern flat-track roller derby was born in 2000 -- was ranked No. 3, the Denver Rollers Dolls were ranked No. 4 and the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls were No. 5. Here's betting the badasses from Denver climb the ranks. Watch your back, New York!
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Reader: Heroin Crisis Caused by Mexican Cartels Losing Pot Money in Colorado
Sun., Oct. 11, 12:00pm
University of Denver Pioneers Volleyball vs. University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks Women's VolleyballSun., Oct. 11, 2:00pm
Wed., Oct. 14, 8:00pm
Fri., Oct. 16, 12:00am
- Wanted: A Brewery for DIA's New Hotel
- Anti-Gang Activist Terrance Roberts Found Not Guilty of Attempted Murder