May 3, 2013. Coming off their first win (210-118) against the Carolina Rollergirls Bootleggers B-Team, the Appalachian Rollergirls will host their next bout at home.
BY MADISON FISLER
Photo by Ken Ketchie
Sept. 27, 2012. Update: The sixth annual Appalachian State University Homecoming Blood Drive happened yesterday. The American Red Cross and ASU set new records at the blood drive, collecting 1,315 pints of blood.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
Aug. 6, 2012. The Holmes Convocation Center sold tickets to 1,035 raging fans to for the Appalachian Rollergirls’ (ARG) last home bout against the Carolina Rollergirls on Saturday. “It was definitely our biggest competition, I feel like,” said Carmody. “We were definitely challenged.”
BY REBECCA GITLEN
Aug. 1, 2012. High Country Press presents two heavy-on-the-drama videos of past Appalachian Rollergirls derby bouts for your viewing pleasure. If you’ve never seen a bout, you should check out these videos, and then you should get tickets for this Saturday. Also note that these videos are from the past (one dates back to April and the other is from June 23). Even then the Appalachian Rollergirls were tearing up the track and the other teams. Since these videos, the Appalachian Rollergirls have only pushed harder, discovered more strategies and become even more ruthless masters of the track. Read more and see the videos…
BY REBECCA GITLEN
Video by Ken Ketchie
July 16, 2012. Traveling 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.