Santa Cruz Boardwalk Bombshells
by Bitch Puddin’
The March 24th home opener against our rivals from over the hill was nothing less than amazing! Two bouts pitted both the travel and B teams of Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz against each other.
SVRG’s Dot Kamikazes vs. SCDG’s Boardwalk Bombshells
Both teams were well matched, staying within points of each other the entire bout. From the start it was all hit-it-and-quit-it, with the lead jammers getting their points and calling off the jam, doing what they could to prevent the opposing jammer from scoring. The Bombshells took the lead early and often at the beginning but were quickly taken over by the Dot’s strong walls.
There were five lead changes in the first half including one with the Bombshells on a power jam. That was immediately followed by the Dots gaining four points tying the game 39-39. By half time, SVRG ... 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 »
The Silicon Valley Roller Girls would like to announce our 2010 season! We have more games this season for both the Dot.Kamikazes, including our first tournaments, and the KillaBytes. We will also be logging the frequent flyer miles next season, as we will be traveling from Arizona to Washington to Colorado for various bouts. But, three of our four home bouts this year are doubleheaders, so that's almost twice the derby! We also promise some outdoor bouts at Roosevelt Rink (TBA). Below, our home bouts are in boldface:
March 6: Dot.Kamikazes vs. Dockyard Derby Dames (Tacoma, WA) AND
KillaBytes vs. San Diego Hard Corps (doubleheader @ San Jose Skate)
March 27-28: Dot.Kamikazes compete in The Dustbowl Tournament @ Bakersfield, CA
April 17-19: Dot.Kamikazes compete in The Dust Devil Tournament @ Tucson, AZ
May 1: Dot.Kamikazes vs. Central Coast Roller Derby (Paso Robles, CA) AND
KillaBytes vs. ... Read More »