Roller derby bout season to begin
Published 8:48 am Monday, April 2, 2018
Huntington-based Poison Apples to face Gallipolis
HUNTINGTON — Poison Apples Roller Derby, the Tri-State’s active flat-track roller derby team, are set to play their season opener next weekend.
The opening bout against the Silver Bridge Bruisers, of Gallipolis, is set for 5 p.m. Sunday, April 8 at Roll-A-Rama, located at 137 7th Ave. in Huntington.
“This is the Apples’ third match-up against the Bruisers, and it promises to be an exciting game,” the team said in a news release. “The Apples and the Bruisers are friendly off the track, but when the first whistle blows, their gameplay is anything but.”
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The Apples were formed in 2015 and play following rules of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.
Tickets are $8 in advance and can be purchased from at Roll-A-Rama during free skate, by calling 304-529-0909 or from members of the team.
Tickets are $10 on the bay of the bout and can be purchased at the doors, which open at 4 p.m. Season tickets for the Apples are also available for $40, which pays for entry into the six home bouts the team will play from April to September.
The team’s full season schedule is available online at facebook.com/ApplesRollerDerby.
For more information or to set up an interview with skaters or coaches, please contact Poison Apples Roller Derby by calling 304-529-0909, visiting the team Facebook page.