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SVRG Does Part to Roller Over Injustice

Posted on January 18th, by demonic in Community Service. Comments Off

Writeup by Death by Dollface

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. - Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963

Conquering injustice was the prescribed theme of the La Mesa Verde service project at Sacred Heart Community Service Center (SHCS) project that ten Silicon Valley Roller Girls affiliates, including skaters Death by Dollface, Kimfectious, Smash 'n' Burn, Smack Dahlia, MaulyAnna, and Lucia  took on this 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Sacred Heart's representative, Todd Madigan, used the above qutoe as his opening words. The center has been given many accolades in the local community for their newest venture to provide for the many families of the San Jose community including articles in the San Jose Mercury News and even the New York Times.

We began the day bright and early arriving at the SHCS downtown home base ... Read More »


SVRG sorts with RAFT

Posted on January 17th, by demonic in Community Service. Comments Off

The ladies of SVRG kicked off the new year with a service opportunity sorting school supplies at the Resource Area for Teachers (RAFT). RAFT is an amazing organization that collects donations and used supplies from businesses and then recycles or repurposes them to benefit teachers. We spent most of the day going through bins full of donated binders, organizing them by size and color, which can then be reused or, if damaged, are cut apart for use in other projects. Many binders have a clear plastic sheet on the front so that you can slide in a descriptive front page--but because of their stiff backs and the clear material, they can operate as sort of mini-whiteboards with dry erase markers. (It also got me to thinking that that would be a great thing for when I use recipes torn out ... Read More »


Haiti needs your help: Donate to the Red Cross now!

Posted on January 14th, by demonic in Community Service. 2 comments

The Silicon Valley Roller Girls are coming together to offer financial donations to the Red Cross to aid victims of the devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti this week.

Helping is so easy, you can do it in 60 seconds or less. Simply text the word 'Haiti' to 90999 from your phone, and $10 will be donated to the Red Cross. (They will text you back to confirm, and once you text 'Yes" the donation will go through.) 100% of the funds go to help relief efforts in Haiti. The $10 charge will just appear on your phone bill.

We just launched this effort today, and already our skaters are jumping at the opportunity to help. Retox Fox, Death by Dollface, MaulyAnna, Kimfectious, Absolutely Scabulous, and Zootown Throwdown have already made donations, and our numbers keep growing. Please consider joining us and supporting ... Read More »


A Message from our President: 2009 season report

Posted on January 14th, by demonic in Community Service. 3 comments

Dear SVRG Supporters:

The Silicon Valley Roller Girls would like to extend a virtual hug and hip check to all our friends, families, fans, and sponsors for making our second full season absolutely amazing. We have not only met but in fact exceeded many of the goals we established for our 2009 season thanks to your continued support.

With the strengthening of our league this past season, we saw a great improvement on the rink. The Dot.Kamikazes claimed some great victories this year with wins over the Bay Area Derby Girls’ ShEvil Dead, whom we lost to last year. Both the Dot.Kamikazes and the KillaBytes took home wins against rival teams from the Santa Cruz Derby Girls. The Dot.Kamikazes secured a winning record of 7-2, with a perfect record at our home rink, and the Killabytes boasted a 4-1 record in their ... Read More »


SVRG has a fun and derbyful weekend

Posted on December 15th, by demonic in Roller Derby, Sister Leagues, SVRG Bouts. Comments Off

The Silicon Valley Roller Girls' season officially ended at the November bout, but we've still been workin' it out and taking any derby opportunity that rolls our way. This weekend SVRG members made appearances at Red Red Holiday, a mixed scrimmage hosted by Sac City, and a scrap team (translation: anyone who had the time & money to travel) meandered down to face some of the San Diego Derby Dolls.

Red Red was particularly exciting this year because we got to send a lot of our new blood for some scrimmage experience. In addition to SVRG vets Steffen Razor (Team Orange) and MisTits (Dark Green), five of our interns got their first taste of bouting: Bozo Disposo (Dark Blue), Cannonball Iztik (Black), Absolutely Scabulous (Red), Blanca Basura Barbie (Pink) and Catherine Beata Bones (Light Green). The ladies had a wonderful time, ... Read More »


Silicon Valley Roller Girls featured in Five on Five magazine

Posted on December 15th, by demonic in Media. Comments Off

SVRG President Death by Dollface and Coach Pandamonium are featured in an article on startup roller derby leagues in the WFTDA magazine, Five on Five. Check it out!


SVRG double header a double triumph: KillaBytes bury the Undead Bettys and Dot.Kamikazes take down the Redwood Rollers

Posted on November 15th, by demonic in Roller Derby, SVRG Bouts. 7 comments

SVRG closed out a stellar season with double wins as the KillaBytes defeated the Brentwood Undead Bettys 155-104 and the Dot.Kamikazes beat the Humboldt Redwood Rollers 159-63.

The KillaBytes, who hadn’t played a home game since May, brought in the crowds for their second home bout during the 2009 season. Considering their last bout was in August, the team was reared up and ready to take on Brentwood’s Undead Bettys last Saturday.

Although the Killas and the Bettys had not yet faced off, some of the Killas had skated with the Bettys earlier in the season against the Santa Cruz Harbor Hellcats. In the spirit of sharing, some of the Santa Cruz women helped the Bettys fill out their roster for this bout. Don’t let the numbers fool, you, though; although the Bettys may have trouble fielding 14 of their own for ... Read More »


THANK YOU! SVRG Skate-o-thon raises over $9,000!

Posted on October 20th, by demonic in Fans, SVRG Events. 2 comments

Friends, family, volunteers: what can we say. We are so thankful for your generosity. We were amazed by your outpouring of support. Thanks to you, we raised over $9,000 and will be able to maintain our schedule for the 2010 season. Here are some pictures and details from the Skate-o-thon in case you didn't make it out to see us.

Top 5 fundraisers:
1. Bitch Puddin: an astounding $1,110!!!
2. Death by Dollface: $595
3. Retox Fox:  $571.20
4. Rot Wheels: $560
5. Pia Mess: $494.07

Honorable mentions at 6 & 7: Smack Dahlia $440 &  new recruit Jayanti $439.99
Most Pledges:
Bitch Puddin' and Retox Fox: 18 each- tie
Death by Dollface: 15
Rot Wheels and Jayanti: 12 each- tie

Most Laps:

CynTax: 315 (that's nearly 24 miles in 2 hours, folks!)

Death by Dollface: 276

LTO: 273

Rot Wheels: 268

Retox Fox: 262

And most importantly, Best Costume went to Weavin' Kohl Bear, who came as ... Read More »


SVRG Dot.Kamikazes dominate the Orange County Crushers, 132-64

Posted on September 28th, by demonic in Roller Derby, SVRG Bouts. 1 Comment

Reporting by Kimfectious

When I say SV, you say RG! Over and over, Skooter Ov’r got the crowd pumped up to cheer for their hometown favorites, the Dot.Kamikazes, as they battled it out with Orange County’s Orange Crushers.  As the two teams rolled out, Juicy K. Tore of SVRG cartwheeled her way into her birthday bout, setting the mood for a fun and action packed night.  The crowd was already going nuts as the girls lined up for the first whistle blow.

Pia Mess started off the first jam with 14 points.  Both her booty and her attitude taunted the opposing team with “I dare you.”  Smash & Burn, Smack Dahlia, and Terribelle Demise proved to be a strong jammer rotation for Silicon Valley, with Wild Bella, B Train, D Cup Runneth Over, and Ice Cube sportin’ the star for Orange County.  ... Read More »


SVRG takes over KSCU: Win free tickets!!

Posted on September 24th, by demonic in Contests, Media, Roller Derby. Comments Off

If you're in front of a radio right now, tune in to KSCU, 103.3 FM,  for your chance to win FREE TICKETS to this Saturday's bout! SVRG will be on the air between 7:30 and 9 AM giving away tickets and taking your calls.

Tune in again from 5-7 pm for the Death by Dollface and Donna Diggler power hour!

Ring: 408-554-KSCU



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