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Blue Ridge Roller Girls Double Header

Blue Ridge Roller Girls Double Header

The Blue Ridge Allstars faced off against the Atlanta Rollergirls and won a victory, 193 – 112, in the main event.  The French Broads played against Little City, also winning 163 – 97.  This was the second bout to take place at the WNC Ag center instead of the US Cellular Center (formally the civic center)

Blue Ridge Roller Girls Season Opener

Blue Ridge Roller Girls Season Opener

In the first bout at the WNC Agricultural center instead of the Civic Center, the Blue Ridge Roller Girls hosted a double header.  First up was the French Broads vs the Appalachian Rollergirls, with the visiting Appalachian team squeaking out a victory 122-119.  In the main event, Blue Ridge All Stars took on the Carolina Hurticanes with the […]

BRRG Boot Camp

BRRG Boot Camp


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With the season winding down, BRRG looks to next year and recriuting season. The last of the summer ‘boot camp’ sessions has happened. The wannabe fresh meat skaters have learned how to fall without breaking anything, make sharp turns, stop on a dime and change direction, and get an idea of what they may be […]

Double-Header Win for BRRG

Double-Header Win for BRRG


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Both BRRG teams travelled to take on the Greenville Derby Dames at the Pavillion in Taylors, SC. The B Team, The French Broads went first and really dominated the track from the begining. Amazing performances were turned in by Jennifer “rolli cannoli”(MVP), She Wrex and Lady Rider as jammers, with Punk Rotten and Quarter PoundHer […]

Blue Ridge Roller Derby, Lord of the Rinks Double Header

Blue Ridge Roller Derby, Lord of the Rinks Double Header


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Blue Ridge Roller Girls hosted a double header at the Asheville Civic Center July 16th. This will be the last home bout for BRRG in the Civic Center as it is now. November is the next home bout in a newly-refurbished house. Unfortunately, the big story of both bouts this evening was injuries. Three times […]

Roller Derby Action in Boone

Roller Derby Action in Boone


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The French Broads team of the Blue Ridge Roller Girls travelled to Boone, NC for the very first home bout of the relatively-new Appalachian Roller Girls. The venue was the incredibly well-lit (roller derby is a low light operation most of the time) Holmes Convocation Center on the Appalachian State University campus, the same place […]

Blue Ridge Roller Girls vs Hurticanes

Blue Ridge Roller Girls vs Hurticanes


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Blue Ridge battled it out with the Carolina Hurticanes Saturday night June 4th at the Asheville Civic center.  The final score was 152 to 109 in the Hurticane’s favor, though the Blue Ridge team fought a valiant bout.  The Carolina Hurticanes are an all star exhibition team with players from many teams throughout the region. We also […]

BRRG vs Cape Fear Roller Girls Double Header

BRRG vs Cape Fear Roller Girls Double Header


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The Asheville Civic Center was the venue for what turned out to be an incredible evening of roller derby action between the Blue Ridge Roller Girls and the Cape Fear Roller Girls of Wilmington, NC. This was a double header with both teams fielding B teams followed by their all star teams. From the start […]

Idiotarod 2011

Idiotarod 2011


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Five team members. One shopping cart. Configuration limited by taste and imagination alone. Get it from start to finish as fast as you can. But, there are curves ahead. Beware the fake challenges but don’t skip the real ones. Some of the ones caught at the Blue Ridge Roller Girl’s fake challenge are pictured here. […]