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Meet Nuk'em

Some skaters play roller derby as a hobby – something to do in their downtime. And then, there are the players that live and breathe derby. Whitney Thompson – Nuk’em – is one of those athletes.

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Cincinnati Wins 2 in Grand Rapids

The Cincinnati Rollergirls opened their seventh season on Feb. 18 with two wins against their longtime regional rivals, the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls, in Grand Rapids.


Meet Cherry Choke

Some derby skaters roll onto the track with years of experience under their wheels. But for others, full-contact derby is their first introduction to the sport. For seven-year Cincinnati Rollergirl skater Cherry Choke, the opportunity to start on the team when it was new was perfect timing.

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CRG skaters appear in music video

When the members of Cincinnati band Bad Veins were searching for extras to appear in their "Soul Train"-inspired music video, they had a great idea: Why not ask some of the Cincinnati Rollergirls to lace up their skates for the shoot?


Meet Hot Slice

Donna Hollingsworth, better known as Hot Slice, is fairly new to roller derby. However, she’s no roller skating rookie. Slice (as her teammates call her) started skating about 20 years ago and found roller derby after a friend called her saying, “You need to check out this roller derby, because if you go, you’re going to want to do it.”

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Meet Dr. Funkenstein

We're pleased to roll out a new series about Cincinnati Rollergirls skaters and staff with this article on referee Dr. Funkenstein, who just finished his first full officiating season with CRG. Read on to find out what it takes to be a roller derby referee.


Recruiting Officials & Volunteers

Are you interested in being involved with the Cincinnati Rollergirls, but not in taking the big hits? Have you wanted to be in the middle of the action on CRG game nights? You can be a part of the team that makes our games run smoothly! We’re currently looking for volunteers to help during games and scrimmages as referees, non-skating officials (NSOs), and track setup.

There will be an orientation meeting for new volunteers on Sunday, January 15 at 2:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Cincinnati Gardens, please contact us for details or RSVP through our Facebook event.


2011 Wheelie Award Winners

The Cincinnati Rollergirls took over Mainstay Rock Bar's Betty Bar in Downtown Cincinnati on Friday, Dec. 16 for the team's rock star-themed end of season awards party.

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