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!
- Your Derby Name: Maria Latschar, Fresh Meat (not yet named)
- Playing Since: April 2018
- Pet’s Name & Age: Arco Idaho (named for the town) 10 months
- Pet’s Derby Name: Arconaut #77
- Pet’s Derby Position: defiantly a jammer.
- What he means to me: Arco has taught me a lot of patience and enduring love, regardless of what antics he gets into. We bonded by becoming running buddies and I love his boundless curiosity for the world!