Jerry Summers: Chattanooga’s Roller Derby Skaters
When Chicago sports promoter, Leo Seltzer invented the banked oval track sport of “Roller Derby” in 1930 he created a popular source of entertainment that competed with wrestling at the Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga for the attention of local sports fans.
During the 1930’s-1973 era competing teams from Chicago, California, and other parts of the country would fill the auditorium on a yearly tour that usually lasted a week at the ... (click for more)
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University of Tennessee at Knoxville junior Marti Sullivan was selected as the first Miss Cleveland Volunteer on Sunday afternoon at Cleveland State Community College. From left, First Runner-Up Jasmine Ngo, Miss Cleveland Volunteer 2020 Marti Sullivan and Second Runner-Up Ciara Warren.