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Pre-Game Rundown – 2018 Season Opener

March 22nd, 2018

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It’s that magical time of year again — roller derby season is back in action! That’s right, the Texas Rollergirls are back with another heart-pounding, blood-pumping season. The 15th wonderful year of Texas Rollergirl flat track action starts with a champs rematch – the Hell Marys vs. the Hotrod Honeys on Saturday, February 17.

Last year the Hell Marys took down the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers and the Hotrod Honeys to get the final game last year, while the Hotrod Honeys defeated the Hustlers and the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers to make it there. Don’t worry, you’ll get to see the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers face-off against the Hustlers once again next month!

If you’re new to watching the Texas Rollergirls, we’re not gonna tell you who to cheer for, but here’s a little info on what you want to look out for:

HELL MARYS

Team Colors: White jerseys with red plaid accents. Cheer: “Hell Marys Hell Yeah!” (Their cheering section is found next to their fan squad, the Local 666.) Jammers to look out for: Freight Train and Gravy, Baby! As well as up-and-coming jammer Jenna. Blockers to keep an eye on: PeaceWar and TX Chainsaw Kassacre New Hell Marys: – Goldie Hurts A Lot – Jupiter Moonwalker – Hot Pepper – Shut Em Up Buttercup

HOTROD HONEYS

Team Colors: Black with pink stripes down the side Cheer: “Faster, Faster, Kill, Kill, Kill!” (Their cheering section is found mostly in groups of pink and black.) Jammers to look out for: Olivia Shootin’ John and Hauss the Boss, as well as last year’s breakout rookie Grace Lightning Blockers to keep an eye on: Bo Jacks’em, Nine Lives, Hough Love, and MariEZ Livin’ New Hotrod Honeys: – Nutmeg – Rebel – S-Pain

Catch the action this Saturday, February 17, at the Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St, Austin, TX. Doors open at 5, whistle at 6. This game is close to selling out, so get your tickets now from Brown Paper Tickets. Love ya til it hurts!