Burning River Roller Derby kicked off our 12th season on November 11th at the North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex with our annual Black and Blue charity bout. The action-packed game pitted skaters from our league against one another to benefit  the Cleveland American Veteran’s Association, an organization dedicated to helping struggling and homeless Cleveland area veterans. 

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Black and Blue, Burning River’s annual charity bout, returns on November 11th to the North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex! The 12th annual charity bout divides the league into two teams for one of the most exciting roller derby events of the year. Fans of all ages will enjoy watching their favorite Burning River skaters, pitted against 

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Nov. 23, one of the strongest women we know was the passenger in a terrible car crash that sent her to the hospital in critical condition and ultimately took her life. Mary “ ‘Rage’ing Blockaholic” Byrnes, 35, was a rising star among the Burning River Roller Girls and a member of the Rolling Pin-Ups, HazMat 

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Black & Blue 9, the Burning River Roller Girls’ annual charity bout, is fast approaching! This year, the fundraiser benefits the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland. The LGBT Community Center, which will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015, is the third oldest LGBT center in America. It is a non-profit 

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Thank you for visiting the Burning River Roller Girls! Our website got hip-checked pretty hard and will be off skates for just a short while. In the meantime, please check out our blog history here. Or buy tickets and scope out upcoming events on our page at Brown Paper Tickets. Questions? Concerns? Email starcrashbrrg@gmail.com. Thank 

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  Forget cuddly bunnies and copious amounts of eggs. Throw out the pastel colors. Think blue and orange this weekend. What better way to celebrate Easter than by watching some hard-hitting All-Star derby? Come and support your Burning River All-Stars and HazMat Crew teams in Kalamazoo this Saturday, April 19, at the Kalamazoo Expo Center. 2900 

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Throw on your vintage garb, take in some amazing artwork and get ready to boogie. The skaters of the Burning River Roller Girls are hosting an art auction fundraiser Saturday, March 22. A Boogie Night: Burning River Roller Girls Art Auction Fundraiser will feature a 1970s theme, food, drinks and music for guests to enjoy. Bid via 

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It’s Valentine’s Day weekend, and what better way to spend it than with the lovable ladies of the Burning River Roller Girls! Saturday, Feb. 15, Burning River will face off against the Rubber City Rollergirls in Akron. Sport your orange and blue and roll down to the John S. Night Center for Rubber City’s home opener and our first 

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