With both teams having the same number of jammer penalties, the game really came down to the ability to rack up points slowly with consistent lead jammer calls and smart, timely call-offs.
In a rematch of the 2015 BAD League Championship game, the Oakland Outlaws faced a depleted Berkeley Resistance squad and came away with a resounding win thanks to their veteran blockers and an overworked Berkeley jammer rotation. At the first whistle, Oakland opened the scoring with #33 Vee putting up 14 on her way to being […]
Bay Area Derby’s Travel Team is composed of a skaters who represent BAD in interleague play, comprised of All-Stars on our WFTDA charter and B-level skaters on Team Gold. Team Gold put up a 3-5 record during a season that culminated with an appearance at Full Metal Bracket in Austin, Texas – a seeded bracketed […]
By Nicole West | April 4, 2015 With roller derby season gearing up again, the teams are entering an intense time. For many of the skaters, derby is an overwhelming part of life, something they have to balance with work and their non-derby-season commitments. There are weekly practices, weight training, event planning and bouts. This […]
The season opener is tomorrow, and we’ve spent the week introducing you to each of the home teams. The final team to meet? Last season’s league champs, The Richmond Wrecking Belles. Rex Blocker spoke to Richmond coaches #T2 T-Wrecks and #2020 Eva Menace about defending their title, and in particular how they’ll bounce back from […]
In our penultimate preview of the 2015 season home teams, we bring you The Oakland Outlaws, who finished last year 2nd overall in league play after what was arguably the most exciting game of the 2014 season. With the new season here, Oakland is looking to dig deep and leave their very best on the track. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]
You’ve met this year’s ShEvil Dead. Now let’s meet their opponent in our Season Opener Double Header at The Craneway Pavilion. Rex Blocker spoke with coach-and-captain pair #45 Dolly Rocket and #86U Gretchen Vomette about where the team is headed, and if you’re a fan of the women in pink, you should be excited about the future of The […]
In exactly one week, all four home teams for the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls will take the track at The Craneway Pavilion for the first double header of the 2015 season. In what can only be described as a much-anticipated rematch of the 2014 Championship, The San Francisco ShEvil Dead will once again face The […]
By Laurel Hanson | June 16, 2014 The headliner bout of the 2014 Golden Bowl, held at the fabulous ocean-side Craneway Pavilion on Sunday, June 15 was also referred to as the battle of the gold helmets or the battle for the Golden State. The Bay Area Derby Girls (#2) and the Angel City Derby […]
Congratulations to our 2014 Golden Girls for taking home the bronze in this year’s WFTDA championship tournament! The BAD All-Stars were rolling deep this year with the support of the BAD league and fans and we are all so proud to be a part of an amazing group of talented athletes. Baaaaay Aaaarrreeeaaaaaa!