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Bringing Roller Derby Back to Athens, Ohio!

Athens Ohio Roller Derby and their all-star Appalachian Hell Betties is a grassroots, member owned and operated roller derby league founded in 2011. We are one of the few sports teams that can proudly call Athens, Ohio our home base. We are asking our community to...
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LuLaRoe Fundraiser!

14925315_1460312280665289_283806337987467000_n   Check it out! we are hosting a LuLaRoe party this month!! if you have not tried these buttery soft leggings (or skirts, or dresses, or shirts) then you have not lived a full life! Come see us on the 20th or check out the online party! Click interested to...
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Hell Betties Fan Art Contest!

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The Athens Ohio Roller Derby team and the Appalachian Hell Betties are hosting a fan art contest. Contestants are encouraged to showcase their skills in representing roller derby bad-assery for use on T-shirts, shot glasses and new merchandise, advertising, and potentially new jerseys.

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Athens Ohio Roller Derby, and our all star team the Appalachian Hell Betties, was started in October 2010 by Jessica Beckford "Madam Kracka LA Whipski" who wanted to bring a sport to southeastern Ohio that didn't yet exist here. Our first game was played on June 23, 2012; a victory against Glass City Rollers out...
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Athens Ohio Roller Derby, and our all star team the Appalachian Hell Betties, was started in  October 2010 by Jessica Beckford "Madam Kracka LA Whipski" who wanted to bring a sport to southeastern Ohio that didn't yet exist here. Our first game was played on June 23, 2012; a victory against Glass City Rollers out...
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Will the Real Sallie Please Step Forward?

Choosing a derby name is supposed to be a right of passage that closes the identity gap between who you are off the track and who you become once you strap on the skates. But for me ‘Musting Sallie’ has added to an identity crisis of sorts. It’s one of several personas I’ve created over...
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