Central Ohio roller league skates into Newark for some athletic fun

June 23, 2012, 4:47 p.m. (ET)

by Dave Weidig
Sports Writer
The Advocate http://www.newarkadvocate.com

MOUNT VERNON -- When she was in middle school, Elizabeth Hickman used to go skating with her sister at Newark's Roll-A-Way Skating Center.

Little did she know she would be returning as a college student -- to play in a roller derby match.

Hickman, a Granville graduate and Mount Vernon Nazarene junior-to-be, is one of several Licking County women who play for the Central Ohio Roller Dolls, and will skate for the Trauma Vixens against the Violet Offenders on Sunday at Roll-A-Way. This will be the rubber match between the two, as the season series is tied 1-1.

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