Did you know that Athens Ohio Roller Derby is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to giving back to our community? Our upcoming July 14 bout, “Betties & Brews: Dog Days of Summer,” will feature New Beginnings Animal Center, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting their incredible organization. So, in celebration of our lovable, furry companions, we bring you today’s installment of “The Betties & Their Beasts.” Enjoy!
- Derby Name & Number: Ella Blitzgerald #35
- Derby Position: Rec Skater
- Playing Since: 2016
- Pet’s Name & Age: Raya 11 years old!
- Pet’s Derby Name and Number: Raya Doom, Raya Moonshine, Death Raya, Raya Gun, Everybody Loves Raya
- Pet’s Derby Position: Blocker! She’s always in my way!
- What your pet means to you: This sweet girl has taught me to slow down, pay attention to what makes me happy and comfortable, and to love unconditionally.