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Appalachian Roller Girls to Host Home Bout Against Raleigh Bootleggers August 4 at ASU’s Holmes Center

July 16, 2012.┬áTraveling down Hwy 321 or Hwy 421 you may have seen billboards featuring Boone’s local roller derby team. Those larger than life billboards only give a glimpse of what live roller derby is really like. Picture two female skaters from the Appalachian Rollergirls (ARG), skating at rapid speeds and performing in a high intensity game, which is called, in the derby world, a “bout.” Sweat pours down their noses and they wait for the whistle to start the jam.

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