RAHS senior Michelle Jensen, left, suffered a severe concussion during gym class her freshman year, and still feels its effects today. Now, the Raiderette dancer uses platforms like dance shows—pictured with head coach Brittany Rehling at right—and health classes to spread awareness and education. (submitted photo)
Over the next couple years, 17-year-old Michelle Jensen of Roseville has a few things on her to-do list: ride a bike again, learn to drive, ride a horse, go to Mars, own a pet dinosaur...
A victory in its first meet of 2015 not only kept the Roseville Area High School gymnastics team's record unblemished, but also helped move the Raiders to the top of the Class AA rankings. Roseville took over the No. 1 spot in the rankings released Jan. 4.
Through 11 games, the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team is giving up just a hair over 40 points per game. That kind of defense has helped the Raiders overcome some slower offensive nights.
Heading into this week, the Raiders have lost just once and are in the thick of the Suburban East Conference race.
It's hard to feel bad for a high school basketball program that has posted three consecutive 20-win seasons. The Roseville Area High School girls team accomplished that feat, but has not realized its most prized goal in that time.