Tags Archives: The Calamity Janes

Our first ever Home Team Draft Night took place on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. Each new skater was given a gift to open, revealing a new uniform shirt for the team they have been placed on. Followed by a home team scrimmage of The RIP Tides v. The Calami  More...

Welcome to the Maine Roller Derby 2015 season! This season we are introducing Home Teams, which are made up entirely of Maine Roller Derby skaters who compete against each other at home rather than traveling or playing opponents from other leagues. Home T  More...

December 15, 2014 | Bubba’s Sulky Lounge | Portland, ME Following a fantastical debut bout for MRD’s freshest skaters, league skaters, volunteers, fans, friends and family gathered at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge for our annual end-of-year party  More...

Your bout preview: Maine Roller Derby vs Green Mountain Derby Dames Double Header   Following a string of big wins, Maine Roller Derby is gearing up to face some formidable opponents in our first double-header of the season this Saturday, April 26th.    More...

MRD Calamity Janes vs. Roller Derby Quebec’s Les Duchesses | February 15, 2014 | Happy Wheels Skate Center, Portland, Maine | Bout Recap by: Sparrowhawk   Maine Roller Derby was proud to kick off our 2014 season with a showdown between our Cala  More...

THE CALAMITY JANES VS THE QUEEN CITY CHERRY BOMBS | May 4, 2013 | JFK MEMORIAL COLISEUM | BOUT RECAP BY JIMMY ROLLSOME   On May 4th Maine Roller Derby’s Calamity Janes rode the trail southwest to Manchester, NH for a showdown with New Hampshire Rol  More...

THE CALAMITY JANES VS THE YANKEE BRUTALS | APRIL 27, 2013 | THE PORTLAND EXPO | BOUT RECAP BY JIMMY ROLLSOME   The Portland Expo welcomed back Maine Roller for their first double header event, with live music entertainment by celtic-punk rock band Th  More...

The Calamity Janes vs the Salty Broads | April 13, 2013 | Happy Wheels Skate Center, Portland, Maine | Bout Recap by Jimmy Rollsome Maine Roller Derby returned to Happy Wheels on Saturday April 13, 2013, with Shoreline Roller Derby’s Salty Broads making  More...

Calamity Janes vs Bangor Roller Derby | February 16, 2013 | Happy Wheels Skate Center, Portland, Maine | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten They’re baaaaaaaaaack…. Maine Roller Derby is back for a 2013 season that is sure to be unlike any othe  More...

Calamity Janes vs Granite State Legislashers | September 22, 2012 | Portland Expo, Maine | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten Maine Roller Derby kicked off their 2012-2013 season on September 22th in Gangnam style with the Calamity Janes hosting the road-t  More...

Calamity Janes vs Pair O’Dice City | April 21, 2012 | Portland Expo, Maine | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten April 21st marked the return of Maine Roller Derby to their high-profile home arena, the Portland Expo. Maine’s Calamity Janes played  More...

Calamity Janes vs Fog City | April 7, 2012 | Happy Wheels, Portland ME | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten On April 7th, 2012, international roller derby action returned to Portland as Maine Roller Derby’s Calamity Janes hosted the Fog City Shipyard S  More...

Calamity Janes vs Montreal Sexpos | Feb 25, 2012 | Happy Wheels, Portland ME | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten International roller derby action returned to Portland on February 25 as Maine Roller Derby’s Calamity Janes hosted Montréal Roller Derby  More...

February 6, 2012

2011 Skater Superlative Awards Life of the Party: A-Block Heavy Hitter: Busty Mayhem Fastest Feet: Grim D. Mise Big Mouth: A-Block Wicked Smaht: Punchy O’Guts Booty Vicious: Shirley B. Slammin’ Most Versatile Skater: Jessica Aspiras Unsung Her  More...

Calamity Janes vs Rock Coast | Oct 28, 2010 | Bout Recap by Milhouse Van Bouten THE FIRST EVER ALL-MAINE INTERLEAGUE BOUT! October 28th marked another milestone in the history of roller derby in Maine, as Happy Wheels served as host to the first ever int  More...

July 25, 2011

On June 18 and 19, Maine Roller Derby ended its 2011 home season in style with back-to-back bouts, one each for the all-star Port Authorities and Calamity Janes. Accepting both challenges was the fierce and fiery Long Island Roller Rebels, who gladly mad  More...

June 4, 2011 | Portland Expo | Bout Recap by Punchy O’Guts After a big loss to Providence Killah Bees, the Calamity Janes kicked up their training in anticipation of a bout against NHRD’s home team, the Queen City Cherry Bombs. The Janes lost seve  More...

May 14, 2011 | Portland Expo | Bout Recap by Punchy O’Guts The Calamity Janes last met up with the Providence Killah Bees three years ago in June of 2008 (see recap here) with an edge-of-the-seater that went into overtime with the Bees winning by   More...

May 6, 2011

DOUBLE-HEADER IN YONKERS | April 30, 2011 YONKERS, NY. Both the Calamity Janes and the Port Authorities traveled to New York for a double-header against Suburbia Roller Derby. The Port Authorities (ranked #9 in the east) played first against the Suburban   More...

Calamity Janes 41, Boston B Party 188 Bout recap by Punchy O’Guts The Calamity Janes suffered a loss in their first bout of the 2011 season against Boston’s B Party. The bout occurred April 3rd at Happy Wheels in Portland, ME. The B Party, Bos  More...

Oct 16, 2010 | Happy Wheels, Portland ME Bout recap by Punchy O’Guts The Rideau Valley Vixens travelled from Ottawa, Canada to take on the Calamity Janes and went home with a huge victory. These ladies came to win and put up quite a challenge for th  More...

Bout re-cap by Milhouse Van Bouten On June 12th 2010, Maine Roller Derby’s Calamity Janes returned to the Portland Expo. After a hard-fought win over Massachusett’s Petticoat Punishers, the Janes were looking to keep their home fans happy and contin  More...

Bout re-cap by Milhouse Van Bouten May 15, 2010 was the first bout for the Calamity Janes this season, facing off against the Petticoat Punishers: a team from the upstart Central Mass Roller Derby league who were collectively on a hot streak throughout  More...

September 26, 2009

The Calamity Janes earned a hefty win against ROC City Roller Derby’s All-star team on September 26, 2009 at the Portland Expo. The Janes set the tone early by holding ROC City to one point throughout 12 jams as they racked up 67 of their own. Toward th  More...

It was a shore vs shore matchup at the Portland Expo on Saturday, May 2, 2009, when the Jersey Shore Roller Girls brought their best to take on Maine’s Calamity Janes. The game opened with a scoreless jam when Janes’ jammer Grim D. Mise grabbed lead b  More...

The Expo stands were filled with an expectant crowd on Saturday, April 11, 2009, when the Calamity Janes rolled out in their snappy red-and-white uniforms for their first home game of 2009. The Janes were fresh off a very strong win at an away bout agains  More...

MRD’s Calamity Janes traveled to Morristown, New Jersey to take on the non-WFTDA Morristown Madams on Saturday, March 28, 2009. Armed with three new teammates, Grim D. Mise, Shirley B. Slammin’ (both bouting for the first time) and Vexacious D (finall  More...

September 27, 2008 The Calamity Janes chalked up a huge victory on Saturday September 27th, handily defeating New Hampshire Roller Derby’s Skate Free or Die 241 – 14. The fans who trudged through the rainy evening for a seat in the Expo were served up  More...

June 28, 2008 The Calamity Janes’ second bout was another down-to-the-wire finish, with the Hudson Valley Horrors coming out ahead by a scant three points at the final buzzer. The game started with two swift and brutal jams in which the Janes’ offense  More...

June 7, 2008 The derby fans at the Portland Expo were treated to an edge-of-the-seat, bite-the- nails-to-the-quick game when the Maine Roller Derby Calamity Janes and the Providence Killah Bees took to the track on Saturday, June 7th. The game ended in a   More...