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Rockets down Crimes 156 – 135!

[27 Jan 2014 | No Comment]

The Midwest Sport Hockey Complex was hoppin’ on Saturday night as the Rockets and Crimes clashed in a rematch of the 2013 Turf Wars Championship match.  A bout that saw the Rockets initiate some new blood on their way to a 156 – 135 win over the Crimes!
Each team had a big question mark going into this game.  For the Rockets it was a question of how they would handle all the retirements from last season and the addition of a crew of rookies to their game plan.  The Crimes …

Crimes Take on Rockets in Rematch of 2013 Championship!

[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment]

This Saturday, January 25th, the Turf Wars continue at the Midwest Sports Hockey Complex in Queeny Park as the RiverFront Crimes take on the Dogtown Rockets in a rematch of last seasons Turf Wars Championship bout!
The Rockets take to the track for the first time this season and they bring with them a new look team.  The retirements of Poppa Choppa, Stiv Thunders and Zombie Jesus mean the Rockets will be looking for less-experienced players to make that pivotal step into the core of the Rockets’ blocking rotation.  Along with …

Crimes vs Slammers to start the Turf Wars 2014 Season!

[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment]

Its that time of year again!  A new season is upon us.  Everyone has hope and everyone is even.  Then bodies start flying and dreams get crushed.  This is the Turf Wars!
This season finds the Crimes in an unusual spot.  They are the ones with the target on their back.  Everyone is gunning for the Crimes who return with an intact roster and look to repeat as Turf Wars Champions.
The Riverfront Crimes will begin their title defense against the South Grand Slammers this Saturday, December 14th at the Midwest Sport …

2014 Turf Wars Schedule!

[15 Nov 2013 | No Comment]

Ladies!  Gentlemen!  Children of all ages!  It is that time again!  The Turf Wars are upon us!  The RiverFront Crimes look to defend their title while the South Grand Slammers and the Dogtown Rockets look to dethrone the champs in what is sure to be another wild season of big hits and prolific scoring.

Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship returns as our house band and there are also three travel team dates scheduled for 6/28, 7/26 and 8/23 (Opponents to be determined).
Season tickets are now available via Brown Paper Tickets for the …

October Skater of the Month: Bagel Insanity

[2 Oct 2013 | No Comment]

Still a relative newcomer to the league, Bagel Insanity has quickly found a place in both the Crimes and B-Keepers’ blocking schemas.  He is still raw and has a lot of potential to develop into a fantastic blocker.  He is the October Skater of the Month!  He is Bagel Insanity!
Why did you get into Derby?
I was originally cast in that movie “Whip It”, but was replaced two weeks into shooting by Ellen Page.
Who do you think has had the most influence on your style of play?
I’m not sure any one …

September Skater of the Month: Hand Rail!

[2 Sep 2013 | No Comment]

As a member of the South Grand Slammers local Team and both the B-Keepers and the Travel Team, Hand Rail has steadily developed into a solid jammer.  His combination of speed and agility make him a nightmare for opposing jammers and he is only going to get better.  He is the September Skater of the Month, he is Hand Rail!
Why did you get into Derby?
I was talking to gnat King Kill at a bar over some beers in 2012 during game 6 of the world series, and he had mentioned …

August Skater of the Month: Poppa Choppa!

[1 Aug 2013 | One Comment]

Poppa Choppa burst onto the scene a couple years ago.  What he lacked initially in skating skill he more than made up for with determination and dedication.  He soon became a physical presence on the track that you always had to account for.  As a member of the Rockets, he solidified an excellent blocking corps that won the 2012 Turf War Championship.  He is also probably the only men’s derby player with TRIPLETS!  He is the August Skater of the Month, he is…POPPA CHOPPA!
Why did you get into Derby?

I first …