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Mike Critelli Retirement

July 4, 2017 by Mike Critelli (Register to contact)

Mike Critelli, TRHS Class of 1976 retires after a distinguished 30 year career at Silver Eagle Distributors in Houston, Texas. Silver Eagle is the nations largest Anheuser-Busch distributor and carries Modelo brands as well dozens of local, regional and national craft beers. While Mike was directing SED's Marketing Department, he helped move their market share from 24% in 1987 to 64% in 2005. Since 2005, Mike has been a Key Account Manager calling on national and regional chains. Today, two out of every three beers sold in greater Houston area comes through Silver Eagle's warehouse. Mike is retiring in July 2017 and will take an extended vacation at family home at Lake Okoboji, IA.

Class of 56

October 17, 2012 by Jack Harkness (Register to contact)

About 30 alumni from the class of 1956 will gather in Scottsdale, AZ on November 14th. There will be two days of a golf match between the Jewish alumni and the Gentile alumni, which is a rematch from our 50th reunion played at Wauconda and Waveland golf courses in September of 2006. I would be happy to report to you highlites of this fun
event, along with a photo or two. Organizers and co-hosts include Max and Carolyn (Bookey) Lettween, Marty and Cris Waldinger, Dorie (Onthank) Fisher, Bill and Sharon Wenner. You have my e:mail contact info.

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Anderson shines as Ottumwa wins Metro opener

December 11, 2017 by Ottumwacourier

OttumwacourierOttumwa High School girls basketball players (from left) Lily Anderson, Helen Altfillisch, Katie Nelson and Alli Bookin-Nosbisch react, while a Des Moines Roosevelt player walks by during the final moments of the Bulldogs' 46-33 CIML Metro win over the ...

Sports Roundup: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 25, 2017 by

BASKETBALL. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS. TUESDAY'S BOXES. At Des Moines. East 65, Ames 64. Ames…9 13 19 22—64. East…9 20 16 20—65. Ames Leading Scorers—A. Lipsey 13, T. Lipsey 13. East Leading Scorers—Ross 27, Ziegler 13. At Des Moines. Roosevelt 51, Fort ...

Des Moines Roosevelt hires Kim Carson as new girls' track coach

November 2, 2017 by as the head coach of the Roosevelt girls' track program,” Carson said. “I never imagined as a young Roughrider that I would return to the place that molded me as a student, an athlete and a woman in this capacity. “This opportunity I hold with ...

Former coach to lose teaching license in bank accounts case

November 1, 2017 by KCRG

KCRGThe Des Moines Register reports that Chris Cundiff also will receive a written reprimand for violating the state ethics code, which prohibits the misuse of public funds and property. A state audit released in January found hundreds of thousands of ...

Former Roosevelt coach's teaching license suspended for one year

October 31, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comA former Roosevelt High School teacher and basketball coach will have his teaching license suspended for one year after an audit found an unauthorized bank account he used to transfer money into his personal bank accountand improperly purchase gifts ...

Young Angels rookie arrested for OWI in Iowa

October 30, 2017 by Orange County Breeze

The article states that John Swanda, 18, faces charges of a first-time OWI plus possession of fake identification, both serious misdemeanors in Iowa. If convicted, he could be sentenced to a year in jail on each charge. lists Swanda as a rookie ...

Mahaska Health Partnership Welcomes Family Practice Physician Susan Harte, DO

October 29, 2017 by Oskaloosa news

Oskaloosa news“She was employed by another company we contracted with to provide Emergency Physician coverage, but she remembered us fondly and we are so excited to have her coming back to Oskaloosa as a fulltime Family Practice Physician.” Dr. Harte is originally ...

MLB prospect arrested in Iowa City

October 29, 2017 by KCRG

KCRGHe faces, not only the first offense OWI charge, but one for possession of a fake I.D. Both are serious misdemeanors in Iowa, punishable by up to one year in jail apiece. Swanda, a pitcher, and a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines ...

Gender Neutral Restroom Debate Continues in Nation's Schools

October 25, 2017 by School Constructions News (blog)

School Constructions News (blog)Such is the case in Iowa, for example, where conservative Christian groups have taken umbrage with permitting transgender students to use the bathroom that reflects their stated gender identity. This disconnect is presently an issue at Roosevelt High ...

Final scores: Iowa high school football Week 6 games

September 29, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comHere are Week 6 high school football scores from Iowa. Scores to be updated throughout Friday night. Waukee 49, Sioux City East 16. Iowa City West 49, Burlington 0. Urbandale 68, Des Moines North 8. FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn. Week 6 Photos ...

Take Five: Waukee football delivers a heavy dose of reality in big win over Roosevelt

September 22, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comReality looks like Waukee coach Scott Carlson shaking the hand of Des Moines Roosevelt assistant P.J. Hedrington at midfield on Friday night. One smiled while the other frowned, and behind stood the scoreboard that told the whole story. “We've been ...

FINAL SCORES: Week 5 of Iowa high school football

September 22, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comHere are Week 5 high school football scores from Iowa. Scores to be updated throughout Friday night. Waukee 48, D.M. Roosevelt 13. Iowa City West 48, Cedar Rapids Prairie 28. Ankeny 34, Des Moines Hoover 30. Ankeny Centennial 42, Des Moines Lincoln 7 ...

'Let's go shock the state:' In just two years, Erik Link has Roosevelt football on the verge of contention

September 20, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comOf those 19 wins, all but six have come against other city schools. (The other six: twice over Council Bluffs Jefferson, twice over Ottumwa, along with Sioux City East and North). “I've always felt, since I graduated from North, that you could win at ...

Roosevelt grad snags one of science's top prizes — worth $500000

September 19, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comOne of the brightest students ever to graduate from Des Moines' Roosevelt High School has landed one of the richest prizes in American science. Feng Zhang was named Tuesday as the 2017 recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT prize for invention. He's a ...

Iowa prep football takeaways: Large-school sack leaders reside in central Iowa

September 17, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comDefenses don't always get a lot of love at the high school level. Which is a shame, because through four weeks, there are some great ones in Iowa's largest class this season. In terms of points allowed, there are at least five defenses that are giving ...

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