by Luke Z. Fenchel on September 24, 2010
Online at: The Ithaca Post

Ithaca League of Junior Rollers

Photo by Lauren Comly

ON A RECENT TUESDAY EVENING in September, a group of young women circled around the rink at Cass Park for a roller derby practice. Given the burgeoning popularity of the sport in Ithaca, this was no surprise, but upon closer examination, it became apparent that the twenty or so skaters whizzing by were neither The SufferJets nor The Bluestockings. Instead the event was a scrimmage between The Heartless and the Bad Blueberries, temporary team names for the practicing Ithaca League of Junior Rollers. Read the rest….