BY MELANIE BUCK –
The 2nd Annual Cossatot River Donkey Basketball game is set to be held at 5 p.m. at Cossatot River High School on Saturday, April 16th. The event is being held as a fundraiser for both the Ag and Athletic Booster Clubs at CRHS.
Game organizer Shanae Floyd said the money is being raised for fair expenses for Ag students and new equipment for athletics. Floyd said, “We are hoping we can get $4,000 each this year.” There will be concessions and funnel cake available as well. Musical donkeys and ‘Where’s the Dress’ will be played during halftime. Participating in the game on Athletic Booster team will be ‘preachers and policemen,’ including: Sheriff-Elect Scott Sawyer, Mike Salinas (new Chief of Police at Grannis), local pastors, Brian Richardson, Marcelo Trinidad, John Newlin, E.J. Tena, and Raymond Jewel. The Ag Booster team will include: School Resource Officer Clint Bell, Hunter Johnson, Mr. Morgan (CRHS Ag teacher), Jamie Bailey, Mr. Ford (H.S. principal), Reed Bowen, and Cullen Hopper.
Advance tickets are available at all Union Bank locations for $6 and will be $8 at the gate the night of the event.
For more information, contact Shanae Floyd at 479-216-0604 or Tiffany Bowen at 832-451-0326.