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Stories with subject: Roller sports
  • Parkersburg gains VooDoo Dolls roller derby team 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 9:46 am

    PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - For those old enough to remember, do you recall Saturday morning roller derby? Banked track, men and women on skates, flying elbow, hip check into the rail, and with just enough of an uppercut flying skaters. The WWE on wheels before there was a WWE.

  • Baseball-softball among 8 sports proposed for 2020 Games story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 6:23 am

    TOKYO - Baseball and softball remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games for the first time.