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Nor Cal Roller Girls skate into a hopeful season

Jess Jarocki or “Tripsy McStumble” races against the Sacramento Flood Water jammer as they both hurry to pass one another to earn more points during the match. Michaella King or “Rebel Rose” is the pivot and dictates the pace of the jam match. She gets ready to slam into the Flood Water opponent so Jarocki can pull ahead. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Rayanne Painter

March 26, 2019

Nor Cal Roller Derby Girls raced off into their 2019 season opener on Saturday night at Chico’s Cal Skate.The team faced off against Sacramento’s Floodwaters, both teams head-to-head until halftime, where Nor Cal took the lead 89-48. Nor Cal’s winning streak continued as the girls pus...

Students wreak havoc on rink

Sarena Kirk, a senior sociology and women's studies major, speeds around the rink for the Nor Cal Roller Girls. Photo credit: Quinn Western.

Sharon Martin

March 12, 2014

Cal Skate Chico, normally home to children's birthday parties and elementary school field trips, transforms into an intense roller derby rink home to the Nor Cal Roller Girls. Roller derby is a contact sport that involves two teams of five members. The Nor Cal Roller Girls have been a team since 2006. For Chico State students Sarena Kirk and Sha...

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