2019

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Chris 6.29.19 Chris Baker HEADER
Sep 05

As their first season with Ohio Roller Derby winds down and preparations begin for the next round of OHRD tryouts in September, we caught up with some members of the 2019 rookie class to discuss their experiences, joys, and growth over the past year. How did you first hear about roller derby, and what made […]

Klover Kelsey Chainsaw tripod OHRD v Brandywine 6.8.19 Chris Baker HEADER
Jun 15

Skating their second-to-last home games of the 2019 season, Ohio Roller Derby welcomed Brandywine Roller Derby for Pride Night and racked up early leads that led to triple-digit victories in both games. (63) OHIO ROCKETS PAST (69) BRANDYWINE, 235-64 With just a few weeks remaining for games that can impact postseason tournament seeding, and incredibly […]

Pain Betty Kelsey blocking OHRD v. Orangeville 5.3.19 Jammer Line HEADER
May 09

While multi-game tournament weekends already present a unique set of obstacles – increased fatigue, unfamiliar track surfaces, special attention to hydration and nutrition, playing earlier or later in the day than usual – adding international travel into the equation can create extra hurdles, particularly for U.S. teams that don’t necessarily do so often. Undaunted by […]

Pain Kelsey Chainsaw tripod OHRD v. Orangeville 5.3.19 Jammer Line HEADER
May 08

Fresh off a successful tournament weekend in Canada, Ohio Roller Derby returns to their home track in Columbus with an improved 4-1 season record to welcome neighboring league Gem City Roller Derby (Dayton, OH) on Saturday, May 11th for one of the most eagerly anticipated games of the season. Despite their close proximity, the two […]

Pain Klover Chainsaw blocking OHRD v Roc City 4.6.19 Chris BAker
Apr 11

Barrelling full steam ahead into the season, Ohio Roller Derby hosted Roc City Roller Derby (Rochester, NY) for two incredibly close-scoring games that each saw numerous lead changes and outcomes determined in the closing minutes. (66) OHIO UPSET BY (71) ROC CITY IN NAILBITER, 156-171 Meeting for the first time since 2016, the Ohio Roller […]

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