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What's in a name? The Middle Georgia Derby Demons explain their unique nicknames

March 27, 2018

The Middle Georgia Derby Demons are preparing to return to the track for their 2018 season.

Macon "Where Soul Live"

August 25, 2017

Skater Dolldemort featured in Macon's promotional video 

They may wear pink, but these are some tough and confident women

June 16, 2017

“One minute somebody’s knocking you down, then they’re helping you back up, and at the end of the game you’re taking pictures together and hugging,” Evans said. “You don’t get that in all sports. After a game, you go your separate ways. But we don’t in derby, it’s a family.”

Georgia roller derby queens share what you need to know about your first bout

June 08, 2017

Rebecca McAleer, an out jammer on the Middle Georgia Derby Demons, said derby is one of the few ways women can get together, let go and be themselves.

THIS IS ROLLER DERBY.

May 12, 2017

“Every place that we travel to and the teams that come to play us are filled with smart, intellectual, independent, confident, ass-kicking women who inspire me and others to do what ever it is that motivates you to be confident in who you are.”
– Sweet Amnesia

Local roller derby team boosts players’ confidence

May 09, 2017

“I couldn’t give it up cause I missed being a part of the group …. I said, ‘I’m never going to quit.’ Not until I at least played in one bout,” she said.

MIDDLE GEORGIA ROLLER DERBY

May 05, 2017

What originated as a response to 70's-era wrestling has grown into an internationally competitive women's full-contact sport, with the top teams even airing on ESPN. And it's thriving right here in Middle Georgia!

The Demons Prepare for the Cherry Blossom Brawl

March 13, 2015

Fox 24's Chace Ambrose interviews MGDD before the 3rd Annual Cherry Blossom Brawl.

Local Roller Derby Team Helps Animal Shelter

February 27, 2014

41NBC's Sean Franklin took a trip to the rink tonight and found out how an upcoming bout will be more than just a game.

It is time to kill or be killed

July 18, 2014

I was lucky enough to interview the lovely but deadly Middle Georgia Derby Demon girls today.

 

Q106 DJ Jason Hawk's Radio Interview with Mona Mour and Nellie Shovett

Racers Ready Magnolia Street for Soapbox Derby

April 12, 2013

On Sunday, crazy cars and costumed racers will take over Magnolia Street for the annual Soapbox Derby Race. 

 

Teams will put the pedal to the metal, so to speak, as they race for top spots and the crowd's favor. 

 

13WMAZ caught up with the Middle Georgia Demons who crafted a car named "Lucy-fur" for the race.

Local Roller Derby Team Aims to Start New Cherry Blossom Festival Tradition

March 25, 2013

Equip with fishnet tights, alter egos and a need for speed, the women of the Middle Georgia Derby Demons roll onto the rink ready for a showdown.

Middle Georgia Derby Demons are enjoying their first season

February 10, 2013

At first glance, the pack of roller-skating women huddled together on the rink appears calm. The women have names on the backs of their tank tops like Smash Monki, Ctrl-Alt-Defeat, Nellie Shovett, Deja Bruise, Paul Maul and Amber Waves of Slain. Then the whistle blows.

MGDD on Mix in the Morning

September 25, 2012

MGDD went on Mix in the Morning to talk about their inaugural bout.

Roller derby is tough, participants are tougher

August 29, 2012

On August 25, the Middle Georgia Derby Demons held open practice at the Bibb Skate Arena. The roller derby team is preparing for an official bout (a roller derby competition) on November 10th.

"Girls being on skates and beating each other up" in midstate roller derby league

September 25, 2011

During the week, these ladies are teachers, engineers, graphic designers, nurses and a host of other occupations.

 

But come Saturday morning, they’re roller demons.

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