International Rugby Coming to Chicago

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports At a news conference inside Soldier Field it was announced The Rugby Weekend will be held in Chicago once again. The last time Chicago hosted the event in 2016  sell-out crowds packed the Chicago Bears stadium to see their beloved country-men and women play rugby. Team members from Italy, New […]

More than a sport, Windy City Rollers is “a place to call home”

Windy City Rollers competed in their home opener on April 2

By Raquel Zaldivar [vimeo 161994061 w=474] For members of Chicago’s Windy City Rollers—an all-female roller derby team formed in 2005—there’s more to the sport than skating and blocking on the flat track. The more than two-dozen women athletes on the squad also find a place to call home. One skater named Shake n Bake (team members prefer to be called by their […]