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Oswego, Syracuse Roller Derby Teams To Clash

OSWEGO — The Oz Roller Girls will wrap its second season by hosting Assault City Roller Derby’s Assault Squad on Sept. 15, in Crisafulli Rink.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. whistle for this clash of teams from Oswego and Syracuse in a superhero-themed bout titled Star Pass of Doom.

Masso-Kiss-Tic Mandy (left) of the Oz Roller Girls prepares to pass members of recent opponents the Salty Broads as teammate Insane Assilem (right) throws a block. The Oz Roller Girls will close their 2012 season against Assault City Roller Derby's Assault Squad from Syracuse on Sept. 15, in Oswego's Crisafulli Rink. For tickets or more information, visit www.ozrollergirls.com
Masso-Kiss-Tic Mandy (left) of the Oz Roller Girls prepares to pass members of recent opponents the Salty Broads as teammate Insane Assilem (right) throws a block. The Oz Roller Girls will close their 2012 season against Assault City Roller Derby’s Assault Squad from Syracuse on Sept. 15, in Oswego’s Crisafulli Rink. For tickets or more information, visit www.ozrollergirls.com

Oz enters September with a 7-4 record following a 187-143 win over Shoreline Roller Derby’s Salty Broads from Connecticut.

The victory ran their home winning streak to nine, although they face a huge challenge in the A team from Assault City.

The Assault Squad rolled up a big 296-66 win over Toronto’s GTA Rollergirls before traveling to the Empire Skate Showdown over Labor Day weekend.

A portion of the event’s proceeds will support Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.

Attendees also can bring school supplies for the Stuff A Bus program that supports needy schoolchildren in Oswego County.

Tickets cost $15 for trackside VIP, $10 general admission, $5 kids age 4 to 12, children 3 and under admitted free.

Tickets are available from any Oz Roller Girls league member or online at www.ozrollergirls.org