Roller derby tourney in Kaliseum
KALKASKA — Ten of the top-ranked women’s flat track roller derby teams in Michigan will collide in the third annual championship tournament being held Oct. 12-13 at the Kalkaska Kaliseum.
The Small Town Outlaws, ranked fourth in the state, are hosting the tournament, which will showcase the top roller derby squads across the state. Visit www.facebook.com/events/466577863441516/ for more on the tournament.
TCFSC quartet set for Regionals
LOUISVILLE — A quartet of Traverse City Figure Skating Club skaters are set to lace up their skates this weekend at U.S. Figure Skating’s Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships in Louisville, and two will be vying for a spot in the Sectional Championships.
Molly Davies, Ashley Edmondson, and Frances and Anna Rossiter are gearing up for their regional performances today through Tuesday at the Louisville Skating Academy. Davies (12) and Edmondson (13) will compete in the Juvenile division, in which the top four finishers advance to Sectionals where they’ll shoot for a trip to Nationals. Frances Rossiter (10) will skate in the Pre-juvenile event, and Anna Rossiter (8) in Preliminary.
“These girls have worked very hard to get here, where they’ll face the top skaters from the region,” said TCFSC Director Laurent Masse. “We’re very proud of all they’ve already accomplished, and I’m sure they’ll represent the Club well in Louisville.”
The Eastern Great Lakes Region, one of nine such qualifying events, includes skaters from Michigan’s lower peninsula, Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee (excluding Chattanooga). The top four performers in each division advance to the Midwestern Sectional – set for Nov. 19 in East Lansing. From there, the top skaters move on to the US National Championships in Boston next January.
Pro wrestling set for TC debut
TRAVERSE CITY — Mister Chainsaw Pro Wrestling makes its debut in Traverse City on Saturday, Oct. 12, with an event titled “New Beginnings,” at The Hollow on 715 Beitner Street in Traverse City (The old St. Vincent DePaul‘s building).
First up, current nationally traveled Lady of Ring of Honor, and 2014 Tilted Kilt Calendar Model Scarlett Bordeaux will be in action as she takes on Michigan’s own K.C. Warfield in a women’s match.
In the main event of the evening, the MCPW undisputed champion Russ Jones will go one-on-one with Michigan Indy Wrestling veteran Frankie the Face.
Also appearing at the show will be MCPW superstars such as Traverse City’s own Mikey Zeroe, Jake Omen, Ryan Epic, Scotty Young and Jimmy “The Hype” Shalwin.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and bell time is 8 p.m. Advance general admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Front Street Tattoo in Traverse City, J&M’s Country Corners in Mancelona, or at www.MCPWOnline.com. Tickets will also be available at the door for $15.