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More than a year ago, Whitney Johnson wanted to start a roller derby team in Dickinson.
It didnât take long for the idea to take shape.
The Dickinson roller derby team started practicing March 26, 2013.
âWhen I finally decided to start the tea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Grab your helmet, skates and knee pads, the sport of roller derby has come to Dickinson. Continue Reading
June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A quick change of name and costume releases a fresh identity and attitude, along with remarkable new powers. Sound familiar? It’s the standard blueprint for the change from mere mortal to superhero. They might not be superheroes, but the women of Forx Roller Derby are using the same formula to turn themselves from professionals, students, mothers and wives into shoe-leather tough goddesses on roller skates. They’re part of a rough-and-tumble sport that is exploding across the region and beyond. Continue Reading
February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The grown-up girls on roller skates, called the Grand Forks Sugarbeaters, are opening their season Saturday evening in the Alerus Center. And Marilyn will be there. Continue Reading
October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
October ushers in golden days; La Nina can waitDear Shirley,
I’ll bet you thought my Thursday columns had gone to the dogs. The last two weeks there were letters from Dot.Com, my dachshund in Grand Forks, and Sasha, the dachshund who is her pen pal in Alvarado. Continue Reading
September 5, 2011 in WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) –It’s been around for over 70 years,but recently, the sport of roller derby has exploded in popularity around the upper Midwest. Continue Reading
April 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Forx Roller Derby will host its second home bout, “Hell and High Water,” beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Alerus Center, according to an announcement by the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau. Continue Reading