Category Archives: Press

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The Mercury News: Roller derby at a crossroads: Bye-bye fishnets, hello ESPN

BY AYLIN Y. WOODWARD || March 17, 2017 The high level of play doesn’t come without hard work and a serious time commitment. “The women that I skate with are leaving their families and partners to come to practice three or four nights a week after 8-, 10- and 12-hour days,” said Kensington resident Katie Reyes-Salcedo, 31, […]

J Weekly: Kvell on wheels – Meet roller derby star Sara Cohen, aka Fatal Dreidel

By emma silvers | May 30, 2013 There are still about 10 minutes until the match starts, but the noise from the sellout crowd inside the Oakland Convention Center has reached a dull roar. As the anticipation builds, referees in zebra-striped shirts amble around the track, making sure everything’s up to regulation standards. Groups of […]

Richmond Confidential: Richmond rolls to victory at Bay Area Derby Girls Championship

By: Jennifer Baires | August 6, 2012 – 12:14 pm Energy as tangible as an electric current charged through the Craneway Pavillion on Saturday night as people flowed into the glass-lined room by the bay. The cavernous space was converted into a derby stadium for the 2012 B.ay A.rea D.erby (B.A.D.) Girls Championship showdown between […]