Petersburg Roller Derby begins practicing


Wild socks and outfits are a staple for the Roller Derby and these Petersburg girls will not be outdone.

The Petersburg Rognarok Rollers Roller Derby team began practicing recently for competition that could still be a year away.

“We have some girls that aren't quite comfortable on skates yet,” Coach Barry Morrison said. “We are going over the basics of skating and rules at this time.”

There are approximately 20 competitors that are raring to go and ready to battle it out on skates.

Wednesday found these ladies donning safety gear and getting ready for their turn around the gym floor.

“Safety is our number one priority,” Morrison said. “We are allowed to use the facility as long...

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