Barbed Wire Betties to hold bout against the Illinois Valley Vixens

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Barbed Wire Betties team members practice during a scrimmage match Oct. 4, 2013, at Kishwaukee YMCA, 2500 W. Bethany Road. The Betties raised money to buy a roller derby track so they can host home meets at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. The first home match is Nov. 8.

By Northern Star staff

The Barbed Wire Betties will hold a bout against the Illinois Valley Vixens on March 21 at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St.

The Barbed Wire Betties formed in June 2012 as DeKalb’s first roller derby team and played their first home bout Nov. 8, 2014.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the bout starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 if ordered in advance, $12 at the door and $7 for people 55 or older and kids 8 or younger.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at bit.ly/1aKodnN.

Contact a representative at barbedwirebetties@yahoo.com or go to the Barebed Wire Betties wesbite at BarbedWireBetties.com for more information.