All posts by Carmella DeLeone

Lady Bowlers Beat Tallmadge

The Rough Riders rolled well on Thursday against a good Tallmadge team winning 2,259 to 2,047.  The match was extremely close after the first of two games 777 to 760.  However, the ladies rolled exceptionally well in the second game and never looked  back, rolling a 959 to their 781and were up by 207 pins headed into the baker format.  Paige Robinson came up huge, rolling a game of 239 while Tara Sefchick rolled a 223 and Ryan Rhinehart rolled a 203.  Alie Grove rolled a high game of 167 and Ryleigh Balan added a high game of 156.  Everyone in uniform saw action which included a solid performance from Delaney Sefchick in the baker format. The Riders are now 6 and 0 and are in action again next Tuesday when we travel to Riviera Lanes to bowl against Copley.

Important Senior Information

Seniors Listen up for very important information! Second semester will be filled with important news for you, including graduation information. Because of our hybrid model, we will be relying heavily on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom. Please make sure you have joined the Classroom with “Notifications” turned ON. In the next few weeks, you should be scheduling a graduation meeting with Mrs. Skvarch. A link to set up the meeting is posted in the Google Classroom. This meeting is to make sure all graduation tasks are complete, such as credit checks and post-secondary plans.  Please call or email Ms. Skvarch: (330-676-8720)  or with any questions you may have.

Youth-led Program Welcome Google Meeting Jan. 25

Do you want to be part of a positive change in Kent? You, our Youth are leading the way to positive community change and Youth-led programs are making it possible. Youth-led programs encourage young people to actively look at their surroundings, gather information, and then address community topics that are relevant to their lives. Margaret J. Wheatley once said, “”There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Express what YOU care about and let your voice be heard by joining our Youth-led prevention program.   We will have a Welcome meeting via Google meets on Monday, January 25th at 11 AM with Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist, Tiffany Rittenour from Townhall ll for those interested in joining. Please contact Tiffany Rittenour, Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist at Townhall ll by email: with any questions regarding the Youth-Led Prevention program.

Lady Bowlers 5 and 0

The girls bowling team won a close match against Wadsworth on Tuesday 1,875 to 1,834.Tara Sefchick rolled games of 158 and 204 for a 362 series.  Ryleigh Balan continued to roll consistently and had games of 146 and 158 for a 304 series. Other high games were Paige Robinson 157, Alie Grove 141 and
Ryan Rhinehart 142.

The Rough Riders now stand at 5-0 on the season and bowl next on Thursday against Tallmadge at Kent Lanes.

Congratulations Riders Swim and Dive Team

Congratulations to the Roosevelt Swim and Dive team for a great start.  Their first meet against Tallmadge was a victory for both the girls 102-66 and the boys 89-73.  There were great performances by all athletes. This last Wednesday your Rough Riders competed against Revere. The girls once again won with a score of 95-70 and the boys last a close one 85-83.  All of the athletes are getting ready for Aurora January 20th. Good luck Roosevelt and Gooooo Riders!

Boys Bowling

Boys Bowling loses a close one in a hard fought battle on the lanes. The Stow Bulldogs claimed victory 2623-2599.  Solid team effort by all.  Top scorer Matt Richards215-257=472, with  Chris LeSueur  posting 243-195=438, Parker Balan 200-215=415, Alex Davis 208-195=403, Collin Smith 180.

Boys Bowlers Beat Highland

The Boys Bowling team beat Highland with score of 2456 to 2379 Monday.   Sr. Chris LeSueur is averaging 254 after his first two matches with games of 249-257-279-231, Jr. Matt Richards is averaging 217 with games of 202-191-238-238.Meier Gillespie rolled a career high game of 234 to help the cause and Parker Balan pitched a 205. The boys and girls bowl at Kent Lanes today against Stow. Go Riders!

Girls Bowling

It has been 45 days since the girls bowling team last bowled and beat Cuyahoga Falls 1,942 to 1,719. Tara Sefchick bowled games of 160 and 210 for a 370 series.  High games for the other Rough Riders were: Paige Robinson 163, Ryan Rhinehart 153, Ryleigh Balan 154 and Alie Grove 133.  Freshman Camryn Latshaw saw her first action as a high school bowler and bowled in the baker format.  The team is now 2-0 this season and bowls at Kent Lanes this Wednesday against Stow.