By Roxanne McKnight
Mexia High School’s Class of 2015 held a donkey basketball tournament last week to raise money for their senior trip.
The games took place in the high school gym Wednesday, March 18, with five student teams and one teacher team trying to show who was best at the skill – a combination of sports, bareback riding, patience, teamwork and a little luck.
Teacher and senior sponsor Jodie Maki took the lead planning and executing the event but credited the other senior sponsors with making it a success, especially teacher and sponsor Becky Armstrong.
A company called Buckeye Donkey Ball provided the donkeys, which use special nylon shoes so their hooves don’t damage gym floors.
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