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Windy City Rollers Mon Jun 13 2011

Windy City Rollers' Set for Ivy King Cup Championship

wcr logo2.jpgAfter a grueling season, the Windy City Rollers are ready to kick it Thunderdome style. At the Ivy King Cup Championship this Saturday, June 18, two teams enter; only one team leaves (or rather, leaves with the coveted cup). This year, it's down to The Fury and the Manic Attackers, two teams who are maintaining their reps as hard-to-beat skaters.

At last month's May 21 bout, we saw The Fury beat Hell's Belles by 36, while the Manic Attackers gave the Double Crossers a sound spanking, beating them by 200. The Fury has enjoyed a particularly victorious season, currently standing 6-0. The Manics, however, have been maintaining more of an even keel, finishing out the regular season at 4-2.

With both teams largely with veteran skaters at the helm, there weren't a lot of surprises as far as stats. The Fury's star jammers include Kola Loka, who has scored 326 points this season, followed by Ska Face (213), and Jackie Daniels (111). Leading Fury blockers include Ol' Drrrty Go-Go, Sargentina, and Tori Adore.

Meanwhile, the Fury better watch out for Manic jammers Zoe Trocious, who has scored 240 points so far this season, followed by Beth Amphetamine (146), and Ruth Enasia (116). Providing both offense and defense are star Manic blockers Bork Bork Bork, Tamikazi, and AliSin Chains.

I'm not going to attempt extending this Mad Max metaphor any further (that way, everyone can be Tina Turner), so suffice to say it'd be in your best interest to attend the championship on Saturday at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave). The bout kicks off at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $20. Grab yours online or at the door.

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