New season, new name for Iowa City’s roller derby team

The Old Capitol City Roller Derby’s season starts this Saturday, March 21 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, where their two teams, the All-Stars and Ped Maulers, will bout against Des Moines’ Team United All-Stars and Blue Ribbon Bullies. For Iowa City’s flat-track roller derby team, a new season means new changes, including […]

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Old Capitol City Roller Girls mark fifth anniversary


If you’re looking for something to spruce up your weekend activities, Iowa City’s very own roller derby is something to see. The Old Capitol City Roller Girls will be playing Saturday, October 19 at the Coralville Marriott. As an added bonus, this event marks the team’s fifth anniversary, so there has never been a better […]

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A-List: Old Capitol City Roller Girls Host First Responders Appreciation Night Sat. March 9

Old Capitol City All-Stars vs Fargo Moorhead Northern Pains Saturday, March 9 7 p.m. (doors at 6:15) The Old Capitol City Roller Girls are back in action! Roll on down to the Coralville Marriott Convention Center as the All-Stars host the Northern Pains from the Fargo Moorhead Derby Girls of North Dakota. Get rowdy with […]

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Dangerous Curves

Photos by Ofer Sivan I am in a large, crowded and noisy room watching a group of women on roller skates delivering powerful and cringe-inducing hits to one another and taking spills that no amount of protective padding–store bought or God-given–could ever fully protect them from. By day, they are college professors and paramedics and […]

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Iowa City Weekender: 10/29-11/1

This Weekender is brought to you by … Stuff Etc! Sweet home Iowa City, you don’t need me to tell you what time it is. Those of you celebrating your first IC Hallow’s Eve, you are in for a treat and I ain’t lyin’, er, trickin’?…  Forget it.  Put your lame Halloween memories behind you.  […]

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