Two members of the Sitka Sound Slayers roller derby team - Eliminator and Hot Wheelz- joined KCAW's Meredith Redick in the studio to talk about Sitka's roller derby scene. Listen to the full interview here:
On Saturday night (6-23-18) in Sitka, the Hames center basketball court was transformed into a roller derby track via bright neon tape. The Sitka Shee Devils took on the Yukon Roller Girls, from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
Lisa Hutton (aka Hotwheelz) and Stephanie Kruse (Titan) with the Sitka Sound Slayers Roller Derby League discuss this weekend's game against the Rat City Throttle Rockets (7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Hames Center, tickets $15 at Old Harbor Books, kids 5 and under free). The two teams met last year and Sitka scored a narrow victory.
The Sitka Sound Slayers’ Shee Devils take on Anchorage's Rage City Rollergirls’ Orange Crush on Saturday, May 20. "Barb Gored'em" and "Pocket Rocket" talk about the game, the sport, and sisterhood.
Sitka Sound Slayers Double DeckHer (Betsy Decker), Barb Gored'em (Carlene Gagnon), and Risky Mistress (Sarah Newhouse) discuss this weekend's state championship rematch against Juneau, 7 PM Sat May 14, Hames Center, tickets $15 at Old Harbor Books. In April the Slayers defeated Juneau in the finals of the state roller derby tournament. Juneau is returning in a grudge match.
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