Last night while the city enjoyed it's first night of summer the UIC Pavilion rocked with Ivy King Cup championship featuring the Manic Attackers against the ladies in red and last years Ivy King Cup winners the Hell's Bells. It was a intense match as these old foes know each other well,however, at the end of the bout the Manic Attackers emerged the winners winning 137 to 115.
Thus ends the regular season for Chicago roller derby. But derby addicts take heart for the travel season is about to begin, The Windy City Rollers All Stars presently ranked second nationally in Womens Flat Track Derby Association will be meeting teams from other cities in the US. There is a July bout scheduled please see http://windycityrollers.com site for scheduling and details. Be there or be square!
As always here are images of the bout:
Amy No Namey and Mona Lott / By Boudica
Amy No Namey and Ruth Enasia look to block Megan Formor as they pick up speed at the curve. / By Boudica
Manic Attacker Wreck N Shrew and Belle Megan Formor lock horns as they round the cuve./ By Boudica
With moments to go both teams start topour it on./ By Boudica
Megan Formor's elbow finds it way to Beth Amphetamine's eye, setting up an important foul. The end result would be Formor's ejection with two minures to go in the last period./ By Boudica