Portland’s 20 Biggest Sports Stories of 2016: Part 1

A lot happened in Portland last year. The Blazers made an unexpected run at the playoffs while the Timbers failed to make it back. Jesuit High School was named the nation’s No. 1 athletic program and the Rose City Rollers secured another roller derby championship. We landed a new baseball team – but we lost […]


Roller Derby Recap: Rose City Rolls Over Rocky Mountain

Portland roller derby fans saw another dominant performance by an undefeated local squad, and another statement win from the Wheels of Justice.


Fresh Faces: The Week in Roller Derby

About four times a year, eligible skaters from the Fresh Meat pool can be drafted to the Rose City home teams. The teams take up to 20 for each roster.

Roller derby has been around for decades. Yet many don't have the first clue to how it's played.

There’s No Ball: Roller Derby Basics for Newbies

In roller derby, the skaters with the starred helmet covers score points for their team by lapping opposing players. That’s it. Pretty simple, right?


Purple, White and Rolled All Over: The Week in Roller Derby

In Spring, roller derby action heats up with the Rose City Rollers. The home team season is in full swing, with about half of the season’s games played.


My First Experience Watching Roller Derby Was Absolutely AWESOME

Last night’s exhibition match for the Rose City Rollers was the eye-opener I needed to dive head first into women’s roller derby.


Rose City Rollers Ready for Fall’s First Brawls

October is host to only two Rose City Rollers events in Portland, and both are coming up this weekend.


7 Reasons to Watch the Rose City Rollers All Stars

Portland’s top-level roller derby team is ranked second out of 226 in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).


This Week in Portland: Home Sports Schedule

Each week we bring you all of Portland’s home sporting events. Whether you want to catch a Blazers game or watch some college volleyball, we’ve got every event condensed into one place for you. Do you have anything you’d like to see added to this list? Please email us at info@portlandsports.com to include your Portland […]