Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Brighton Roller Dollz participated in the Brighton Polar Plunge this past Saturday.
It's not everyday you see people jumping into a frozen pond in 32-degree weather in the middle of February - but that's exactly what happened last weekend at the Brighton Polar Plunge. The Brighton Roller Dollz, Brighton's very own derby team, raised more than $2,200 for Special Olympics of Michigan, making them the highest fundraising team for the event. Like the announcer in the video said, "The Brighton Roller keep on coming!"
Monday, December 17, 2012
The Brighton Roller Dollz got festive during their intra-league bout Saturday.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A production team will film Saturday's intra-league bout, 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas,' at Rollerama II.
Brighton, Michigan may soon get a turn in the National TV spotlight, but not because of its long history, its quaint downtown or successful businesses - but because of its roller derby team, The Brighton Roller Dollz. Roller Dollz Vice President Kelly Genei, also known as Murder City Mistress, said the league was contacted by a production team through its Facebook page about filming the upcoming December bout for two shows centered around quirky holiday traditions for next year. "They came across us on the Internet when we were Santa's security team (at Holiday Glow) and asked if they could come out - so they're coming out," she said. The production team is affiliated with a major cable network. They produce shows which can be picked up …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Santa makes a stop in downtown Brighton to start the holiday season on saturday evening with fun and music for everyone.
People thronged to the downtown area to wait for Santa to make his appearance at the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce Brighton Holiday Glow in downtown Brighton at the Millpond. Buggy rides, train rides and musical entertainment were among the attractions as well as good food and of course, Santa.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Brighton Roller Dollz Intra-League teams competed against each other at the New Year Knock Down bout held at Rollerama II on Saturday.
The Brighton Roller Dollz filled Rollerama II's parking to capacity Saturday night for the team's Intra-League New Year Knock Down bout. Split into two teams, The Resolution Wreckers and Midnight Mayem, the Dollz competed against each other in an exhilarating fast scoring match. Each team has four blockers and two jammers on the rink floor at a time. The blockers work to stop the opposing jammer from skating past while simultaneously trying to get their jammer through. Jammers don't score on the first pass, but score points for each pass after. The Resolution Wreckers triumphed over their teammates, winning the bout 148-92. Leading the Wreckers was Roller Dollz Jammer and MVP AlterKATE-shun, who scored 53 points by halftime. The Wreckers …