Roller derby is a contact sport on wheels known for its brutality, but also its inclusivity. Anyone willing to strap on a pair of skates and protective gear is invited to join the area teams. Rachel Otwell visited with a men’s team, Springfield’s Capital City Hooligans, as they prepared for their first official bout in May. This Sunday, the Hooligans play their first official home bout at Skate Land South.
We thought it was a good time to re-visit our feature story: