Author Archives: MMRD

Mayhem Goes Red for Women

For the 2015 Go Red for Women day, Mayhem skaters put some red on to acknowledge heart disease in women. Heart disease is the number one killer of women in America. Educate yourself on ways to keep your heart healthy at! Myth: Heart disease doesn’t affect women who are fit Fact: Even if you’re…

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2015 Fresh Meat Season Kicks Off!

We kicked off a new season of new skaters! January brought us a fresh start, along with a big slab of Fresh Meat! Nothing brightens up a rink like a room full of ambition and hope. If you know someone who has been wanting to come give roller derby a try, let them know they…

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Mayhem Adopts Local Roller Rink

MidState Mayhem has adopted the roller rink at Southern View Park, complete with new blacktop, fresh hockey rink lines, and a derby track! This roller rink is open to the public and often used by youth and adults for pick up hockey games. Last year we measured the track to insure we could fit the…

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The Game Explained

When people go to a roller derby bout for the first time, they can be confused about gameplay and strategies, and for good reason. There are so many things happening on the track within a short amount of time. The skaters are playing offense and defense at the same time. This video is a great…

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MMRD vs. QCR Mississippi Massacre

MMRD played the Quad City  Rollers Mississippi Massacre on 9/7/13 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center and lost by 24 points. The score was 171 to 147. Even though we lost, it felt like a WIN! The support from the Springfield community was above and beyond anything we expected! We had over 700 people come…

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