Cheryl Winkelman

Copy Editor/Page Designer

Location icon United States

Paducah, KY

San Joaquin Herald
Not afraid to play rough. Roller derby league part of growing national trend

“Sinister Sadie,” “Bad-Ass Bully” and “Peaches ‘N’ Mean” are skating on the cusp of a trend. As members of the San Joaquin Valley Vixens Roller Derby League, these mouth-guard-wearing, knee-pad-sporting and sometimes fishnet-clad ladies are part of a national roller-derby resurgence that could one day fill stadiums with as many rabid fans as it did nearly 70 years ago.

San Joaquin Herald
Million-dollar Diamond breaks in arena

He may not be as edgy as Madonna or as innovative as David Bowie, but Neil Diamond is also about to reinvent himself Sunday night at the Stockton Arena. He'll be the city's million-dollar man.

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