Humboldt Roller Derby
After a 259-40 loss to the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls this morning, the Dot.Kamikazes rallied in the losers' bracket to take third place in the Big One from the Humboldt Redwood Rollers.
SVRG went into the game missing a player, Pia Mess, whose ejection in the bout against the B.A.D. Girls carried over to the bout against Humboldt. Humboldt jumped to a quick lead in the first few jams, but SVRG summoned their amazing endurance and started to lay down the points. SVRG secured the lead and ended the first half ahead, 69-44.
In the second half, Humboldt came back strong, and the teams traded off the lead several times. A rally in the last few minutes buoyed by strong jamming by Smack Dahlia and Death by Dollface and power blocking by MisTits (aka Cosmo Trouble) launched SVRG ahead of Redwood, ending ... Read More »
The Silicon Valley Roller Girls' Dot.Kamikazes came out of their pool 2-1 after a day full o' derby at The Big One tournament in Paso Robles, CA, today. Pool play today involved 20-minute bouts against each team in the pool.
Despite their roster being decimated by injuries and absences, the Dot.Kamikazes made a very strong showing their first day out, showing that they have a depth of talent. In their first round of pool play, SVRG handily defeated Derby Revolution of Bakersfield, 98-10. In the second round, SVRG narrowly lost to last year's champions, the San Diego Derby Dolls' Wildfires, 43-31. In their final bout of the evening, SVRG defeated the Santa Cruz Boardwalk Bombshells 73-18, marking the third time SVRG has taken down Santa Cruz in tournament play this year. Follow this link to relive the text boutcast on Derby ... Read More »
Our next home bout is Saturday, November 14, at San Jose Skate, 397 Blossom Hill Road, and you are in for a treat: it's a doubleheader, so you will get to see both the Dot.Kamikazes AND the KillaBytes battle against Humboldt Roller Derby and the Undead Bettys, respectively. As always, there will be a raffle, beer garden, concessions, vendors, and half-time entertainment. We plan on ending the season with a bang!
Not only are you getting two bouts for the price of one, but we are also having a recession sale: tickets are only $10 in advance (kids: $5) or $15 at the door (kids: $7).What a bargain! Ten bucks for an entire night of DERBY! A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit Sacred Heart Community Service, a local organization that helps families and seeks to alleviate poverty ... Read More »