Derby Dames

New league in Missouri and sport’s female camaraderie have roller derby’s popularity, participation on the rise
Friday, July 13, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 10:32 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

The clunk of rubber wheels on the wooden floor and the smell of sweat. Hot red faces under shining, colorful helmets. These are a few of a roller girl’s favorite things.