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    SPRING SPORT ATHLETES: 

    You need to purchase your ASB card, pay all unpaid fines, complete your athletic paperwork and return it to the main office ASAP! This is to ensure that you are on the rosters, Monday, March 2nd. The main office has a 24-hour processing policy, so get you paperwork in early to ensure you are able to try out for spring sports! 


    WRESTLING: 

    Roosevelt’s wrestling team had some outstanding success these past two weeks. The following athletes advanced from Metro's: Josh Wong, Avi Berman, and Silus Colombara as Regional Alternates. Josh Peterson and Rei Ichikawa placing 4th and Leo Vanderwhitte Ma placing 5th at the Regional Tournament. Under the lights and crowd at the Tacoma Dome, representing Roosevelt were our two participants. Josh Peterson and Rei Ichikawa. Josh wrestled the best in his bracket after some winning some tough matches at regionals. While Rei became the first women in Roosevelt’s history to wrestle at the State tournament - and placing 2nd in Metro! She is among the 16 best women wrestlers at 105 pounds for the state of Washington. Congrats to both! Go riders!


    RIDERS SOFTBALL:

    March 2nd - March 4th @ 4:15 pm, Lower Woodland Park.

    (May move to 6pm at Robert Eagle Tuesday March 3rd)

    Equipment: Glove, Cleats, Helmet, Bat, and Long Pants (softball pants preferred)

    • Expect to practice in cold and rainy conditions. Sleeves, sweatshirt, or jacket recommended.
    • Bring water bottle.

    We will announce teams March 5th.


    BOYS SOCCER:

    Tryouts start on Monday, March 2nd. 

    9th & 10th Graders

    Monday: March 2nd – RHS Field @ 3:45-5:30 pm

    Tuesday: March 3rd– RHS Field @ 3:45-5:30 pm

    Wednesday: March 4th – RHS field @ 3:45-5:30 pm

    Thursday: March 5th– RHS field @ 3:45-5:30 pm

    11th & 12th Graders

    Monday: March 2nd – RHS Field @ 5:35-7:15 pm

    Tuesday: March 3rd – RHS Field @ 5:35-7:15 pm

    Wednesday: March 4th – RHS Field @ 5:35-7:15 pm

    Thursday: March 5th – RHS Field @ 5:35-7:15 pm

    *Must be in Athletic Soccer Gear, Have Water Bottle*


    TRACK: 

    Track starts Monday, March 2nd. Meet on the RHS Track.

    Practice time: Monday – Friday 3:50 - 5:45 pm; Wednesday practice starts at 2:55 pm.

    *The first two Saturdays of the season we will have practice from 9:00 - 11:00 am.*

    3/5 - Spike Night at Super Jock after practice.

    3/7 – Parent Meeting, 11:00 am in the Commons.

    3/11 - Picture Day at 4:00 pm.


    TENNIS:

    Tryouts will begin Monday March 2nd at the Laurelhurst Tennis Courts from 4:00 - 5:45 pm. 

    Cuts will be made after every outdoor practice with the hope to have teams set after tryouts on Monday, March 9th.

    In the case of rain, students will meet outside of the gym and we will have indoor tryouts. Rain out tryouts/ practices will be at the same time, 4:00 - 5:45 pm.

    Tryouts/ Practice will be Monday - Friday from 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm. With the exception of no tryouts on Wednesday, March 4th.  For tryouts, all players will meet at the Laurelhurst Tennis Courts. After Varsity and JV teams are set, Varsity will practice at the Laurelhurst Tennis Courts and JV will Practice at Upper Woodland Tennis Courts.

    What to bring to tryouts:

    • Tennis Racquet
    • Water Bottle
    • Tennis/ Court Shoes (white bottoms for Tennis Courts)
    • Athletic Clothing (make sure to dress warm!)
    • Sweatshirt/ Sweats (It will be cold for the first month or so)
    • Snack (if needed)

    Because our tennis courts are located far away from the high school, please have your student bring any prescribed medication & a signed note that allows them to have it (EpiPen, inhaler, ect.).


    Baseball:

    Initial Tryouts will be held 3/2 through 3/4 at Magnuson Field #8 from 4:00-7:00 pm. If weather interrupts this schedule, announcements will be made to move tryouts to school or otherwise. If any question, please review social media outlets or inquire with Athletic Administration.

    What you need:

    Be on time! Few exceptions will be made without prior notice.

    Fully Suited up with a hat, baseball pants, numbered jersey, baseball socks, baseball belt, baseball cleats & athletic shoes (bring both flats and rubber), and protective gear (ie. athletic cup). Roosevelt High School branded gear is HIGHLY recommended. 

    For any questions, reach out to Coach Belden and/or athletic administration.


    CHEER:

    Optional clinics (They are $5 each)

    • 3/25 from 2:35-5:30 pm 
    • 3/20 from 3:50-6:00 pm

    Tryouts (Mandatory for all days-- $15 total per person):

    • 3/31 from 3:50-6:00 pm
    • 4/1 from 2:35-6:00 pm
    • 4/2 from 3:50-5:30 pm

    People can find more info and required paperwork on our website (https://rooseveltcheerleading.weebly.com/tryout-info.html).


    NEW SPORT THIS FALL:

    Girls Slow Pitch Softball is coming to Roosevelt this fall.
    This will be a no cut sport starting in September. 
    For more information please contact Rob Zahn at rzbaseball3@icloud.com.


    Roosevelt Athletic Trainer:

    Casey Lougheed went to college at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Bachelor’s in AT) and Baylor University (MSEd in AT). She has since worked in the Texas high school setting as an athletic trainer for the last eight years. In addition to her athletic training duties, she was involved in managing a student athletic training program and teaching high school students about sports medicine. Casey just moved to Seattle from Texas to get closer to an area with tons of amazing outdoor activities. She especially enjoys biking, hiking and climbing. Currently she does not have any pets, children or husband to brag about in this bio, but has high hopes that she will be adopting a dog with her boyfriend in the near future.