April’s Featured Skater: SGT Pepper

LCC has had a very busy month preparing for the The Big O Tournament, both in training and volunteering to help make the event a success. But better late than never, right? Just in time for the end of the month and the beginning of The Big O, we take a moment to honor April's featured skater, Sergeant Pepper. Sergeant ... More

March’s Featured Skater: Coop de Grâce

Our March Featured Skater is Coop de Grâce. Coop is the longest running coach for the Lane County Concussion having taken over the reins almost immediately after moving to Eugene in 2012. And, it is with a heavy heart that we will be bidding adieu to her this month as she moves to Portland for ... More

February’s Featured Skater: Dave 2.0

Much like Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, Dave 2.0 comes to us form the sleepy suburbs of Chicago. He is no taller than seven-feet-tall and weighs 400 pounds at most. To be honest, he is quite a bit smaller than those measurements. He relies on the physics of his stature as well as his physics grad school training to ... More

January’s Featured Skater: YB Normal

Let’s all bow our heads and close our eyes as we celebrate January’s Featured Skater of the Month YB Normal. YB is one of the most dedicated skaters on the Lane County Concussion, making the four-hour round trip from Coos Bay to attend practices. This is not the only thing that makes YB Normal unique, though. This ... More

December’s Featured Skater: Inspektor Spaceman

From the quaint lumber town of Gilchrist, Oregon burst forth a being who is more mountain than man. Inspektor Spaceman is a legend around these parts known to don the black and white stripes at a second’s notice if it means that roller derby can be played. In addition to his willingness to always lend a helping hand, he ... More

November’s Featured Skater: Draggin Balls

This month’s featured skater is one of the Lane County Concussion’s elder statesmen. Draggin Balls, named for his speed, age, and the effect gravity has on his genitals, was dragged into the sport and nicknamed by his two daughters who played for the Emerald City Junior Gems. His daughters have long-since retired, but ... More

October’s Featured Skater: James Brains

When James Warmels unwittingly stumbled upon the world of roller derby, he had no clue how far its claws would sink into him. A humble man who enjoys nothing more than watching all the sports and being a complete troll on the internet, James never knew that his future held the first time he came to cheer on his girlfriend ... More

September’s Featured Skater: Multiclass

Occasionally, the Rockies can no longer contain certain men, and they send their erstwhile mountain legends to the Pacific Coast to battle in rolling games and work on their Ph.D. in physics at the University of Oregon. Multiclass is one of these men. Multiclass engaged in every sort of contest on foot but no sport was ... More

August’s Featured Skater: Guns of Ruxton

August’s Featured Skater and the Lane County Concussion’s newest Vice President, Guns of Ruxton, is an emerging rockstar on the track as well as off. In LCC’s most recent bout in July against Portland’s Bridgetown Brawlers, Ruxton was named MVP blocker in the victory. Off the track, he is a guitarist who plays all ... More

July’s Featured Skater: Dr. B

July’s featured skater is a lean slab of Wyoming beef known as Dr. B. He began his roller derby career in 2010 after moving to Montana to study diesel mechanics. His first gig in the sport was as a referee for the Billings Roller Derby Dames. After watching the women having so much fun playing, Dr. B decided he’d like ... More