Category Archives: Tournaments

RECAP: Bay Area Drops Texas

Republished with permission from Derby News Network. Star of Texas: #6 Bay Area Drops #4 Texas, 159-88 Lex Talionis AUSTIN, TX — In the closing game of Saturday’s Star of Texas action, Texas was coming into the bout off the back of their demoralising opening loss to Windy City, and hoping to deal better with defeat […]

RECAP: Gotham Slams Windy City

Republished with permission from Derby News Network.   Star of Texas: #1 Gotham Slams #14 Windy City, 254-89 Justice Feelgood Marshall AUSTIN, TX — In Gotham’s first game at the Star of Texas Bowl, they quickly got down to business against Windy City, who were playing their second game of the day after a comeback win against Texas. […]

RECAP: Windy City Comes Back on Texas

Photo by Steve DeMent

Republished with permission from Derby News Network.   Star of Texas: #14 Windy City Comes Back on #4 Texas, 143-121 Justice Feelgood Marshall AUSTIN, TX — In the kickoff game of the Star of Texas round-robin event, Windy City (1NC, #14 DNN) trailed Texas (1SC, #4 DNN) for nearly the entire game, but took advantage […]

Stats 101 with Mr. Gorgeous

by Brandon Benitez This weekend we’re bringing the best and brightest skaters in modern roller derby to Austin, Texas, and we’re planning to bring the best and brightest roller derby coverage right into your houses all weekend long! We’ll have live play-by-play action on Twitter and a chatroom right here on our blog so you can tune […]

Star of Texas Bowl – SCHEDULE!


SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012 SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012 Doors at 2pm Doors at 11:30am Game 1 – 3:00pm: Texas vs Windy City Game 4 – 12:00pm: Gotham vs BAD Exhibition Game – 4:45pm – Firing Squad vs Cen-Tex H.O.T. All-Stars Exhibition Game – 1:30pm – Junior Derby Game 2 – 6:30pm : Windy City vs Gotham Game […]

Sponsor Highlight: Quiznos

The Star of Texas Bowl is one of the biggest events in Texas Rollergirls history, bringing dozens of the best roller derby athletes in the world to Austin and requiring a huge amount of hard work from hundreds of volunteers. With so many hands on deck, we’re expecting some big appetites this weekend and we’re […]

Texas Rollergirls <3 Zico water and Kind snack bars!

We’re excited to be bringing some great new food sponsors on board for the Star of Texas Bowl, to help keep our skaters and guests rolling at their best for two jam-packed days of top-tier flat track action! Kind Snacks and Zico Coconut Water are two of the Texas Rollergirls’ favorite ways to fuel up […]

Team Profiles – Your Texecutioners!


by Brandon Benitez Although roller derby stars from Chicago, New York, and the Bay Area are all traveling to Austin for the Star of Texas Bowl on July 21 & 22, some of them are already here — Deep in the Hurt of Texas — meet the Texecutioners. Meet Polly Gone. Jammer? Check. Blocker? Check. […]

Ready… Aim… Fire!

First against the wall: the Rose City Rollers’ Axles of Annihiliation, May 19, 2012. The Firing Squad’s debut ended in a loss to the more experienced visitors from Portland, but the team has taken the lessons learnt to heart and been training harder than ever before, with a view to this weekend … Second against […]

Bratstravaganza 2012

The Austin Derby Brats are the living, breathing, skating future of roller derby and we are always excited to have them play at our bouts. They’re smart, they’re tough, and let’s face it, they’re super adorable! The Star of Texas Bowl is all about showcasing the best of the best in roller derby, so it’s […]

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