Swift Current's Redneck Betties
played their first home game of the 2019 roller derby season against Medicine Hat's Gas City Regulators, April 27. The Redneck Betties jammers sprinted around the track at a fast pace and the blockers made it difficult for the Regulators to score, which secured a 252-122 victory for the home team. The Southwest Saskatchewan Roller Derby Association will host three more home games during the season at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex in Swift Current on May 4, June 22, and Sept. 14. The Redneck Betties will play against the Prince Albert Outlaws on May 4, starting at 7 p.m. The SWSRDA junior team, the Ra Ra Riots, will start the day's roller derby action with a game at 4:30 p.m.
Redneck Betties jammer Demanda Justice (with star on helmet) speeds towards a wall of Regulators blockers.
Above: Redneck Betties jammer Miss Koozie (centre, with star on helmet) breaks away from the pack during her first game for the team, April 27.
Redneck Betties jammer Demanda Justice pushes Regulators blocker Skittlebit out of the way during a jam at the Betties home opener, April 27.
Redneck Betties jammer PixElated (#72), forces her way through the pack.
Redneck Betties jammer Vicious Downfall slams into Regulators pivot Bashin Bindi.
Redneck Betties jammer PixElated (# 72) is blocked by a Regulators player.