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  • Black Lives Matter

    By Anya Marx June 11, 2020

    As our community’s conversation grows louder, TXRD stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed, Monika Diamond, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, and Michael Ramos are only a few Black lives who have been murdered recently due to systemic racism, and we know there are so many…

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  • Holy Rollers vs Hellcats – 6/29

    By Shredpool February 19, 2020

    This Saturday, two “sister” teams leave their camaraderie at the door and prepare to throw down in a bid to advance one step closer to the Calvello Cup playoffs! The annual Holy Hell bout is upon us, and to butcher the immortal words of drag queen Lashauwn Beyond, “this is not TXRD’s best friend race.”…

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  • Rhinestone Cowgirls vs Putas del Fuego 7/13

    By Rat February 19, 2020

    Does the Old Town Road lead to the Calvello Cup playoffs, or to heartbreak and defeat? We’ll be one step closer to finding out after this Saturday’s bout as the Rhinestone Cowgirls return to the track to take on last season’s champions and fan favorites, Las Putas del Fuego. Buckle up, cowpokes, because these two…

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  • Cherry Bombs vs Holy Rollers – 8/10

    By Domme Draper February 19, 2020

    It’s the dog days of summer–school’s out, temperatures are sky-high, and the city’s troublemakers roam the streets with a thirst for violence and no adult supervision! The pious pupils of Sacred Heart have waited all year to get out from under the thumb of nuns and teachers, and they’re trading their Bibles for brass knuckles…

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  • TXRD in Rolling Stone?!

    By TXRD Newsroom February 19, 2020

    Texas Roller Derby was recently featured in an online article on Rolling Stone! The folks at Rolling Stone attended league practices and our Holy Rollers vs Putas del Fuego bout. Check out the full article here! If that video isn’t enough to make you lose your mind because TXRD IS IN ROLLING STONE, check out…

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  • Rhinestone Cowgirls vs Hellcats – 4/20

    By Shredpool February 19, 2020

    Holy cow? More like holy meow! This 4/20, put down the devil’s lettuce and pick up a ticket to the most pulse-pounding, mind-expanding roller derby experience Austin has to offer as the Rhinestone Cowgirls take on the Hellcats!   The Rhinestones have dusted off their chaps after being trounced by a certain gang of parochial…

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