February 13, 2016

Donkey Ball entertains crowd at Standish-Sterling Middle School

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Tanner Mitrzyk keeps his donkey from getting too close to the audience in the middle of one of the rounds of basketball.
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Sami Kopasz, 3, of Standish, rides alongside FFA alumni Justin Fleszar, of Standish, and Alyssa White, of Sterling.
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Ellie Sisson, 18 months, of Standish, gets a turn on one of the donkeys at the basketball game.
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Kenny Daniels, 20 months, of Ithaca, takes a ride on one of the donkeys during the basketball game's intermission.
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Current FFA member Abby Pula tries to get back on her donkey during a game of FFA alumni vs. students.

Future Farmers of America students and alumni — as well as some teachers — battled it out in Buckeye Donkey Ball April 30 at the Standish-Sterling Middle School gym.

Children of all ages from the audience had the opportunity to ride the donkeys during the intermission.

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