Tiana McGuire’s work-life balancing act teeters between extremes. By day, McGuire is a professional body-piercer at a tattoo parlor in Concord. By night, she becomes “Demanda Riot,” a menacing member of the Richmond Wrecking Belles...
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The Richmond Wrecking Belles managed to snatch the bronze from the hands of the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in this Saturday's regional championship game, placing third in the regional tournament.
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Huck Sinn’s life was falling apart, including her relationships. After she stopped going to grad school, she moved from San Francisco to the East Bay, where she started “dating herself.” “I was taking myself out....
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All four B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls teams will compete in the league’s Double Header Coastal Clash bout on Saturday night at The Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. The first match will be between the Oakland Outlaws...
Byron Wilkes gives a glimpse inside the world of Bay Area roller derby and the Richmond Wrecking Belles.
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North Gate Radio’s Stacey Kennelly takes you to the Richmond Wrecking Belle’s practice space and to their first game of the 2012 season.
Zigs and zags, blocks and bashes abound, last Saturday night the Richmond Wrecking Belles battled the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in the season closer.
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Competing in a sport described as “heaven and hell on wheels” and “roller skating on steroids,” this local squad dominated the Bay Area Derby Girls league, achieving a perfect season.