Bout Recap: Home Team Opener

Ten points decided the outcome of the Boston Derby Dames home season opener, Wicked Pissahs vs. the Nutcrackers. Both teams smashed their way through this killer bout, but the Nutcrackers came out on top, with a final score of 227-217.

Northeast Derby Convention

Did you know our very own Dee Stortion is also the owner of the Bruised Boutique in Nashua, NH, and the gal responsible for the upcoming Northeast Derby Convention? She’s a rock star. Unsurprisingly, many Boston skaters are going to

Bout Recap: Home Team Championships

BDD’s 2013 Home Team season ended on December 14th, 2013 with two hard-fought bouts that determined the winner of the Golden Fez and the ranking of the third and fourth place teams. Despite a snowstorm outside, skaters turned up the

Bout Recap: Home Team Playoffs

On Saturday, November 16th, all four Boston Derby Dames home teams showed off tremendous skill and teamwork in an intense double header at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington. The first bout featured the Cosmonaughties (undefeated this season) against last season’s

How to Watch Roller Derby

Okay, so you’ve been to one or two bouts, you’ve maybe seen a rules demo, and you’ve watched skaters take a lot of left turns… but you don’t quite get what’s going on down there on the track. We’re here to fix that! Here’s some suggestions for how to get more out of watching a derby bout in ten fun and easy steps. Start at the top, and when you’re ready, move on to the next thing. Ready? Tweeeeeeeet…