Athlesbian’s Week in Review

Chicago Force are now 6-0 beating the St. Louis Slam 55-24. Quarterback Sami Grisafe threw for 384 yards and 4 TD’s and Jeanette Gray and Albi Zhubi each had 2 TD receptions. Jessica Springer ran for 3 TD’s and linebacker Darcy Leslie had twelve tackles and Kim Marks ended with ten. The Force have two more road games. If they win both they look good to host the first round of playoffs on June 25th.

Chicago roller derby is looking as strong as ever as The Windy City Rollers All-Star team maintains their first place standing in the North Central division of the WFTDA. They return to Chicago with a win this Sunday over the Minnesota Roller Girls (MNRG), who is in second place, 172-105. Second Wind defeated the MNRD B team 113-108. In the home standings The Fury is 6-0 defeating Hell’s Belles 131-95 and Maniac Attackers are victorious 238 to 35 over the Double Crossers. Mark your calendar for the home season Championships June 18th!!!

The Chicago Outfit was in Milwaukee battling it out at Brewhaha 2011! Chicago Outfit Shade Brigade skated hard but lost 57 to 227 to the CoMo Derby Dames. Chicago Outfit Shade Brigade took to the track a second time against the Minnesota B Squad and lost 124-46. The Chicago Outfit trounced Ohio beating them 147-68 in their first Brewwhaha bout. Chicago Outfit’s second bout did not go as planned as they lost 129-72 to the Arch Rival Saint Lunachix. Why not take a trip to cheer on your favorite skaters on 6/4 and 6/5 in Omaha! Go show your support for Chicago’s Derby little secret!

CMSA Women’s Spring flag football has one undefeated team, The Players. Bowman’s, Celtic FC, and Lady Killaz, are tied for second (3-1) and Pizza Doc, Back That Pass UP, and Diesel Daises are tied for third (1-3) which leaves Raw Energy in forth. There is one regular season game June 4th . Come and watch The Lady Killaz try and knock the Players chances of a perfect season out at 9:45 am on field two. If you can make it be sure to be at the playoffs on June 11th, action starts at 8:45 am. So come on out to Warren park and cheer on your favorite friend, neighbor, stranger, or athlete!

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About The Athlesbian

Meg was born and raised in Chicago where she became an avid sports fan the moment she laid her eyes on her first ball. She has a knack for picking up any sport quickly as most four sport high school athletes would. Meghan played two sports in college and spent her post college years playing women’s pro football, capturing a national title, before having to quit due to injury. She still plays numerous sports in rec leagues around the city and boasts at a recent team tryout knocked out 51 consecutive push-ups in a minute. Always willing to try something new she just played in her first rugby match. Meghan currently works as a fire-medic and is finishing her Master’s degree from University of Chicago, and no, unfortunately, its not in sports reporting!


5 Responses to “Athlesbian’s Week in Review”

  1. So proud to be a ‘player’ 🙂

    Posted by christina | May 26, 2011, 6:13 pm
  2. Super proud to be a player…..

    Posted by Feliciana | May 27, 2011, 11:02 am
  3. We Players are looking mighty fine this season ay?!

    Posted by missy | May 27, 2011, 12:17 pm
  4. This article makes me proud to be a Player!! Lets keep dominating ladies!!

    Posted by Brennon | May 27, 2011, 5:23 pm
  5. :)GO PLAYERS!

    Posted by Paddy | May 28, 2011, 6:17 pm

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