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A new sports team in Tuolumne County will host its first bout this Saturday night.

Sweet Alyce was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.

Sweet Alyce is one of nearly thirty females who are a part of the Mountain Derby Girls – High Country Hellcats ladies roller derby team.

The debut bout this Saturday night, will be against the Central California Derby – Atomic Assault Team.

The evening kicks-off at 6:30 and the night will include bar-b-que tri tip sandwiches, a beer garden and music by local band, Wreckless. The official bout begins at 8pm.

The Halftime show will feature belly dancing by the Raks Arabica belly dancers. 

High Country Sports Arena, just off Tuolumne Road in Sonora, is the home for the team. The inaugural season runs through August.

$10 adult tickets are available in advance or $12 at the door. For more information call (209) 588-0776.

More information can also be found at

The “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning at 6;47, 7:47 and 8:47am on AM 1450 KVML.

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