Rollercon 2013: Tampa Cleanses Sin City, 285-143

LAS VEGAS, NV–Despite a relentlessly enthusiastic cheering section, Las Vegas’ Fabulous Sin City Roller Girls (#43 WFTDA) fell to the Tampa Bay Derby Darlins (#29 WFTDA) on the last day of RollerCon 2013, 285 to 143. Penalties played a significant role in the game, as multiple power jam opportunities allowed Tampa to put a large wedge between the scores and take a substantial victory.

ECDX 2013: Massacre Throws Tantrums, 197-128

FEASTERVILLE, PA–On day three of the East Coast Derby Extravaganza, WFTDA #24 ranked Boston Massacre squared off against the WFTDA #26 Tampa Tantrums. The last time these two teams faced each other was ECDX 2011, when Tampa got the upper skate, 86 over 80. Boston took the honours in a much higher scoring encounter this time out, taking the win 197-128.

Power Rankings – May 2013

Now we’re cooking. May saw a couple of upsets, but most of what we learned came from the closeness of games that went the right way.

Angel City Dazzles at Tinseltown Showdown

The round-robin Tinseltown Showdown, held in Los Angeles April 5-7, saw six bouts over three days, including a last-jam nailbiter between Houston and Tampa. The tournament brought together teams from across the country that seemed closely matched during the planning stages, but there were more big wins than close games.