Killbillies get two wins in first appearance at Flat Track Fever

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Fort St. John Killbillies roller derby team is back from a trip to Calgary where they made their first-ever appearance at the Flat Track Fever tournament.A total of 12 teams from across Western Canada were at the competition, where the Killbillies faced off against teams ranked higher than them in the national roller derby rankings. Despite the challenges, the Killbillies ended up rising to the occasion, and netted a pair of big victories.The Killbillies started the weekend on Friday with a win over the hometown team: the Calgary Kill Jills. It was the Killbillies that would end up killing the Jills, as Fort St. John beat the host team 250 – 136. The team’s Booty ChaseHer was named the bout’s MVP.- Advertisement -On Saturday, the Killbillies faced off against another tough opponent in the form of the Regina Sugar Skulls. Unfortunately, the Sugar Skulls ended up breaking out to a 80 – 42 point lead at the half, and stayed there in the final frame. Boom Boom Bethy was named MVP for the Killbillies, who fell to the Skulls 172 – 90.Looking for redemption, the Killbillies faced off against the Kootenay Coalition on Sunday, and dominated the match. Final score for Fort St. John was 168 – 92.The Killbillies’ ‘B’ team will be in action this coming weekend, when they host a ‘Triple Beheader’  at the North Peace Arena against the Aurora Boriellas from High Level, and the Grimshaw Grim Reapers. Bouts take place at 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. Admission is $10, while kids 12 and under get in for free.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Bayern Munich star wants Alexis Sanchez to QUIT Arsenal for German giants

first_imgArturo Vidal is hopeful his Chile teammate Alexis Sanchez will join him at Bayern Munich this summer.Sanchez has been a key man for Arsenal since moving to the Emirates from Barcelona in 2014 and has scored 39 goals in 88 appearances.His form has dipped slightly this season but he is still rated highly across Europe and Carlo Ancelotti, who will replace Pep Guardiola as Bayern boss at the end of the season, has reportedly earmarked the 27-year-old as one of his first signings.And, asked if he is keen to see a deal come to fruition, midfielder Vidal said: “Hopefully!“We have played together since playing for the Under-20s, so it would be nice to play with him again.”Arsene Wenger will be desperate not to lose Sanchez this summer.But with Arsenal set to miss out on major silverware this season, the forward could consider his options in the summer – and Bayern’s interest is likely to worry Gunners fans. 1 Alexis Sanchez in action for Arsenal last_img read more

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