Archive | September 2011

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South Central Playoffs Begin Friday

Last weekend in Portland, OR the Oly Rollers proved that they are the best team out of the West by winning their region playoffs in a field that contained some of the powerhouse teams in roller derby such as Rocky Mountain (last season’s champions), Rose City, Bay Area, Denver, and Rat City. Although the tournament saw […]

WFTDA Western Playoffs begin Friday

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Associaiton (WFTDA) East region playoffs took place last weekend in Baltimore, MD with Gotham Girls Roller Derby taking home first place with dominating performances over all competition that stepped in their way. Philly Roller Girls (second place) and Charm City Roller Girls (third place) will join Gotham in the championships […]

Out on the Point – The Key Frames

Toronto, Ontario roots rock band The Key Frames is comprised of banjo player Theo Edmands, guitarist Rob Webster, drummer Dan Schwartz, bass player Ryan Higgins and guitarist Brian Passmore. The band, which recently toured the Maritimes on a nine date tour promoting their latest album “Out on the Point,” is a delightful group of musicians […]

WFTDA Playoffs Begin Friday

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) playoffs begin this Friday September 16th, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland with the Nightmare on 95 East region playoffs. The top ten teams in the East region will compete against one another for the regional title and to earn a shot at the WFTDA championship title in November. The […]

Langley, B.C. Canada’s baseball hot bed

The city of Langley, B.C., a municipality in Metro Vancouver with a population of 23,831 has certainly been making a name for itself of late in the baseball world. The Langley Majors recently represented Canada at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. stunning one of the tournament favourites Chinese Taipei, before eventually being […]

Team France Roster

With the French announcing their World Cup of roller derby roster, all teams participating in the tournament have given the world a peak at the teams that will represent their nations in Toronto this December. The French roster consists of: Bambu Sengoku (Roller Derby Toulouse) Bestia Loca (Roller Derby Toulouse) Belle Zebuth (Les Petites Morts de […]

SpitFist Tears the Roof off Sneaky Dee’s

Toronto punk rock band SpitFist is four badass, hard-edged women, who don’t give a crap about anything you say. Comprised of vocalist Stacey McCool, guitarist and vocalist Dee Prescott, bass player Alicia Bernard and drummer Caitlin Watson, the foursome brought their edgy, punk style to Sneaky Dee’s at the corner of College and Bathurst for […]