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North Country Lumber Jills prepare for first home bout Oct. 29

The North Country Lumber Jills roller derby team will take on the Twin City Riots, a derby team out of Barre, Vt., Saturday, Oct. 29. The match-up will be the first home bout for the Lumber Jills.

The North Country Lumber Jills roller derby team will take on the Twin City Riots, a derby team out of Barre, Vt., Saturday, Oct. 29. The match-up will be the first home bout for the Lumber Jills.

— “Every one of our girls puts their heart and soul in the sport,” said McGill. “It’s going to be really exciting to see our fans cheering us on.”

The Lumber Jills will take on the Twin City Riots at the City of Plattsburgh Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval, Saturday, Oct. 29. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the bout will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Admission for those younger than 13 will be $5 and free for those younger than 6.

“We want to make roller derby something to be proud of here because it is family-friendly and because we promote a positive atmosphere,” said McGill, who noted the team spends a great deal of time participating in functions throughout the community.

For more information about the North Country Lumber Jills visit www.plattsburghrollerderby.com or search for them on Facebook. The team is also looking for program sponsors and those interested may contact Jennie Russell at 572-5730.

Keep reading The Burgh for more on the North Country Lumber Jills as they prepare for their first home bout.

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