Game 2 under my fishnets (cause I forgot to wear a belt)

My ears are ringing. That’s a good thing.

At times the roar of the crowd mixed with all the other sights and sounds was deafening. Other times all I could hear what was going on in my head. {{cross cross cross cross breathe —- get low and glide —- cross cross cross cross breathe —- get low and glide}}

It was an amazing time and seeing our weeks of hard work pay off was so satisfying.

So many thoughts and observations from that night. I can only break it up in sections to avoid babbling.

OUR OPPONENTS
The Missfits of Mayhem… Wow what an amazing bunch of women. Watching them skate and work together was inspiring. Not so inspiring when they knocked me around… and I got some doozies! And their jammers; amazing! Each and every one of them! They were aggressive and smart. I thought I had some moves, but so did they! An honour to skate with them. And your intro… Epic!!!!

OUR DAMES
Wow! Wow! Wow! Did we ever pull it together! After a chaotic 10 minutes and heavy penalties, we were floundering. But we pulled it together after the half and got our heads together. My blockers were amazing! There were times when I needed help and they were there. Other times all they did was saw me coming and they cleared a path. There were times I went through without getting touched. Plus our bench coaches were amazing and the rest followed suit! An honour to play with each and every one of the Deathbridge Derby Dames!

OUR SUPPORT CREW
The calibre of our guest refs, NSO’s, timekeepers, our announcer, technical crew… You kept the game going, fair and fun! And for the record, the best/raunchiest names in the business! Special congrats to our own ref, Jeremesiah, who ref’d his very first game! I can’t wait to see our up and coming refs to join him!

OUR VOLUNTEERS
They were current members, fresh meat and friends and family! Their enthusiasm was crazy! And fun! They were the first contact our fans had with us and they rocked it! Special thanks to Betty Believeit for putting out fires all over the place & creating backup plans in case of emergency, while juggling all the volunteers. You rock my world Betty!

OUR FANS
Wow wow wow wow wow wow! The response was amazing! Our first guess is over 600 in attendance. I can’t wait to know the number for reals! Many I talked to had fun and even caught on to the strategy of the game! We were so happy to have you in the stands cheering both teams on! To my friends and family who came out to support us; from the bottom of my heart, thank you!

THE AFTER PARTY
Post game, all hits and penalties get left on the track and both teams go and do it up, beer style. For those who attended and got to witness penalty wheel debauchery got an eyefull of fun! Best party I’ve been to in I-can’t-remember-when. It was great to chat up the Missfits and have good times with them. I was truly torn in choosing when to go home; I was exhausted and sore but having so much fun.

I’m sure there’s more I could say, but I don’t want to mess up this post by using too many words. If you were there I hope everyone could feel the love… I had it for everybody!

Today was spent lounging on the couch in my newly purchased Missfits of Mayhem t-shirt and icing my owies. I came out okay… A bruised hip, sore right knee and I think my left thumb is bruised or maybe sprained (not sure, just hurts like a SOB)

Tomorrow we’re back at practice and I’m looking forward to expanding on my skills with my crew now that we our first game as a team under our fishnets. I’m also excited that tomorrow is fresh meat night and I hope we get a big crew of newbies to come out.

I hope to post some Photos, maybe some video and maybe some more thoughts in the next few days. Stay tuned dear readers!

PS… We won!

PPS… To the Missfit who talked to me about my blog… I can’t remember which one you were! I hope you comment about your experience and get your gals to friend us on Facebook! I’m under Cherri Blaster! 🙂

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5 thoughts on “Game 2 under my fishnets (cause I forgot to wear a belt)

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  2. Thanks so much for a great game Deathbridge Derby Dames it was a amazing games…The after party was the best time I had in a very long time not sure if I am sore from the game or the dancing…Please invite us back again (Missfits of Mayhem)
    Irish Cream Her!

    • Absolutely! And there were a couple on our team who had the same problem… Not sure if they were sore from the bout or the dancing 😉 Truly a pleasure to meet you all!

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