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By Brendan Relaford
For The Sentinel 

Donkey basketball coming to GHS


March 27, 2019

The boys’ basketball program will host a night of donkey basketball on March 29 in the Goldendale High School gym. For those unfamiliar with the game, donkey basketball is a variation of standard basketball. It’s played on a standard basketball court, but the players ride donkeys. The game, which originated in the 1930s, is usually played as a fundraising event, typically in public schools. Teams at the upcoming event in Goldendale include GHS boys and girls, GHS alumni, Goldendale Bible Baptist Church and, of course, plenty of donkeys. The donkeys are provided by Donkey Sports Inc. (DSI) out of Entiat, Washington. GHS splits the revenue with DSI, and the boys team gets to clean up th...

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