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Gang Green Collapses Pittsburgh’s Steel Beamers 174-127

After watching the Ohio Roller Girls charter team take down the Steel Hurtin’ 216-191, Gang Green did everything they could to make sure their bout against Pittsburgh’s reserve squad wouldn’t be as close.  It’s always a tough match when Steel City and Ohio meet, and Gang Green quickly found themselves in a battle that made the several hundred spectators in attendance cheer for the efforts put forth by everyone involved.  The first ten jams of the contest went back and forth between Gang Green and the Steel Beamers.  Jams lasted an average of one minute, and just ten minutes into the bout, the two reserve squads exchanged leads a total of five times.  With 19:15 remaining in the first period, Gang Green clung to a slim 24-17 lead.    On the period’s eleventh jam, Gang Green’s Sarah Bruce rattled off a 20-0 power jam with Shrinking Violet in the penalty box for a high block.  Two jams later, it was Val Holla knocking Hot Lips Bruise’ihan out of bounds, allowing HellionBOI the opportunity to get lead and secure a 2-0 jam.  Hellion’s jam took Gang Green’s lead to 54-18.  Clean play by both squads over the next ten jams didn’t yield

OHRG POLAR PLUNGES FOR THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS

This past weekend, OHRG took a dive into some pretty chilly waters for a good cause. Skaters Ally McSqueal, Blankity Blank It, Chestburster, Sarah Bruce (formerly skating as "Pearl Rogi"), The Smacktivist, Zee "Loraine Acid" Gulertekin, and referee Stacy Keyerleber all took the Polar Plunge at the Columbus Zoo to benefit the Special Olympics of Ohio. We're proud to say that our band of zoogooders raised $900 to support these hard-working athletes. You can join us by donating here. Photos by Chainsaw.