RECAP BY BAD ASTRAL Bad Astral has been reporting on roller derby in Northern California and beyond since 2009. The Bay Area Derby season opener pitted the San Francisco ShEvil Dead against the Oakland Outlaws in an early evening bout. It was a warm and sunny day in Oakland at BAD’s new venue, The Station. […]
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 […]
March 14th, 2015 – Richmond, CA Despite their intense rivalry, the Oakland Outlaws have only beat the Richmond Wrecking Belles once before, and that was in 2013. A lot of the rivalry stems from how close their recent scraps have been. Last season, the Belles won both of their games against the Oakland Outlaws by just three […]
March 14th, 2015 – Richmond, CA In the first match of the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girl’s 2015 season, the Berkeley Resistance took on their cross-bay rivals, the San Francisco ShEvil Dead. When these teams met last, in August 2014, the Resistance rolled away with a definitive win, 268 – 78. Previous to that, the two teams had […]
Berkeley Resistance bouts the Silicon Valley Roller Girls Dot.Kamikazes May 31 at 8pm at San Jose Skate. This bout is a double header so go early and watch the Silicon Valley Killabytes take on Faultline Derby Devilz from Hollister at 6pm. By the way, this will be your last chance to watch roller derby at […]