Monday May 30, 2011

Community Sports

Double Derby Victories In The Valley For Vixens

9-year-old raises $400 for Locks of Love

Submitted by Hootie, Reign Valley Vixens


bbotsford's Reign Valley Vixens held off Edmonton's Oil city Tanker Girls 134 to 76, while the Vixens' Rookies scored 106 over Sunshine Coast (32) in game two. Both games were exciting, filled with hard hits and brought the crowd to its feet on several occasions.


The biggest winner, however was nine-year-old Jinaya Towson, Daughter of the Vixens' Deathtrap Diva #77, who raised over $400 that     Jinaya Towson gets clipped. Photo by N. Charet

evening and donated all of her hair to Locks of

Love. There were tears in the eyes of her mother, who (still in skates) was standing proudly by with a pink bandana and a princess crown to cover Jinaya's bare head.

"I'm so proud of my little angel," says Vikki Towson aka Deathtrap Diva.

Funds from the Vixens' fund-raising efforts are still being tallied, but the league was amazed by the support of the community and delighted by the success of this second annual event.

The next roller derby is June 25th for Rollin' Thunder


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