Harrisburg Area Roller Derby To Battle CRG In Doubleheader Bout

The Cincinnati Rollergirls, members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), return to skate at the Cincinnati Gardens at 7 p.m. this Saturday, June 28.

The two teams that make up the Cincinnati Rollergirls will both be in action. The 26th ranked CRG Black Sheep will host the Nuclear Knockouts from the Harrisburg Area Roller Derby and CRG’s “B” team, the Silent Lambs, will skate against the H.A.R.D. “B” team, the Fallout Femmes.

The two bouts will once again feature the unique Roller Derby doubleheader style that begins at 7 p.m.

7:00 p.m. 1st half – CRG Silent Lambs vs. Fallout Femmes
7:35 p.m.* 1st half – CRG Black Sheep vs. Nuclear Knockouts
8:15 p.m.* 2nd half -
CRG Silent Lambs vs. Fallout Femmes
9:00 p.m.* 2nd half -
CRG Black Sheep vs. Nuclear Knockouts

* Estimated Start Time

The Black Sheep come into the weekend with a record of 5-3, following a weekend split in Philadelphia at the East Coast Extravaganza. The two-day ECE event saw the Black Sheep defeat the 23rd ranked Grand Raggidy Roller Girls 110-73 on Saturday before falling to the 4th ranked Texas Rollergirls Texecutioners, 135-48 on Sunday. Coming into this weekend, the Silent Lambs record is 2-3, losing their last bout 113-65 against the Bleeding Heartland Rollergirls in Bloomington, Indiana two weeks ago.

Special pricing is available for children ages 12 and under; $5 in advance and $7.50 the day of the show and all kids 6 and under get in free. Tickets for adults are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show. All tickets are available at the Cincinnati Gardens Box Office, at all Ticketmaster Outlets including select Kroger stores, charge by phone at 513-562-4949 or online at Parking is free at Cincinnati Gardens for all 2008 Cincinnati Rollergirls events. Special $1, happy hour beer prices will be available between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Cincinnati Rollergirls were recently featured on a segment that aired nationally on ESPN’s SportsCenter. To view the segment in its entirety, click on the following link. Cincinnati Rollergirls on ESPN

Remaining Cincinnati Rollergirls 2008 Home Schedule at Cincinnati Gardens

June 28        CRG Black Sheep vs. H.A.R.D Harrisburg Area Roller Derby)’s Nuclear Knockouts
                    CRG Silent Lambs vs. H.A.R.D Fallout Femmes

July 19         CRG Black Sheep vs. (3) Carolina Rollergirls All Stars

Start time for all bouts – 7 p.m.

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