Appalachian Roller Derby brings hard hits and open arms in season opener

The parking lot of the Youth Outreach Skating Rink in West Jefferson was entirely filled by 3:25 p.m. on Feb. 24, but cars kept pouring in, extending increasingly farther out into the field of grass and wild onions alongside the building. Skaters and spectators alike milled around outside enjoying the overcast but unusually mild weather. A […]

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Appalachian Roller Derby vs. Red Stick Roller Derby Season Opener, Feb. 24

After using their off season to recoup, regroup and innovate, Appalachian Roller Derby is back in action and ready to begin their season the way they ended their last season, with a win! Appalachian Roller Derby left their last season ranking at a hard earned 126 out of 339 qualifying teams in the Women’s Flat […]

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Player Profile: Public Jenemy

Derby Name: Public Jenemy #01 Real Life Alias: Jenna Cucco Freshie Year: 2013-2014 If there was ever a skater whose derby name did not exactly fit her real life persona, it’s AllStars Co-Captain Public Jenemy. She is, quite possibly, the kindest and happiest person you will ever meet. But on the track she’s a fierce […]

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APPALACHIAN ROLLERGIRLS FIND GOLD AT CLOVER CUP

9lb Hammer writes: Over the Saint Patrick’s Day weekend, the Appalachian Rollergirls (#170) competed in the 2017 Clover Cup roller derby tournament in Dallas, Texas. Hosted by the Dallas Derby Devils, the tournament featured nine Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) teams from around the United States. Although the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, the […]

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Don’t Hate, Speed Date! 2017

Appalachian Rollergirls is proud to announce the annual Valentine’s Day Speed Dating event is here! Our third annual Don’t Hate, Speed Date! is scheduled for Sunday February 12th at Cafe Portofino in Boone, NC. The event is for the 18+ crowd and welcomes anyone who is interested in making a connection. Looking for love? Great! […]

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Fundraiser at Canyons, Blowing Rock

Appalachian Rollergirls is proud to partner with Canyons Historic Restaurant and Bar in Blowing Rock for our first fundraiser for the 2017 bout season. Monday February 6th, Canyons will donate a portion of your meal to ARG. We will also be there, hanging out and enjoying the great food ourselves. If you want a chance […]

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THIS SATURDAY: App Rollergirls to Wrap Up the Season with Saturday Home Double Header at Holmes

The High Country’s favorite hard-hitting ladies, the Appalachian Rollergirls, are back this weekend for their final home bout of the season with a double header at Holmes Convocation Center on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27. […]

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