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Being My Own Hero

By Roller Rookie Diaries July 16, 2020

My dream of joining TXRD began last fall when I started learning to skate through their Derby Academy program (taught by the wonderful mentor Lacy Bones). From my perspective, roller derby has really redefined who can be an athlete. It challenges every sport culture I’ve ever known but still shows up with the same amount…

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  • Hey Look Ma, We’re on Netflix!!

    By Mad Maxican July 2, 2020

    In the wee morning hours this past Friday, myself and other TXRD skaters tuned into Netflix from our quarantine sanctuaries to watch the release of what just might be the most exciting thing to happen in our league in the last decade. If you haven’t seen it already (what are you even doing reading this,…

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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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  • Cherry Bombs vs Holy Rollers – 8/10

    By Domme Draper August 1, 2019

    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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  • Rhinestone Cowgirls vs Putas del Fuego 7/13

    By TXRD Newsroom July 13, 2019

    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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  • Holy Rollers vs Hellcats – 6/29

    By Shredpool June 19, 2019

    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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  • Holy Rollers vs Putas del Fuego – 5/18

    By TXRD Newsroom May 4, 2019

      The powers above and below are stirring once again for one of the hardest-hitting games of the season as Satan’s little helpers Las Putas del Fuego do battle against the ruthless, pious Holy Rollers! With some of TXRD’s biggest superstars representing on both teams and a long-standing rivalry between them, this is not a…

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