The Southern Columbia Area High School Class of 2018  is bringing back a fan-favorite event- Donkey Basketball!  On Thursday, April 9th, the students will be hosting a three game, single-elimination tournament that will pit Southern Columbia staff against members of the Junior and Senior classes.  In addition to the games, there will be a 50/50 raffle, donkey rides, concessions, and more! Advanced tickets can be purchased in any building office for $6.00. Ticket pre-sales will end at 3:00 PM on April 8th. Tickets sold at the door will be $8.00. The tournament will begin at 6:30 PM and will be held in the Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium.
Event organizers are promising plenty of laughs and a fun-filled night!  Among those also scheduled to appear are "Farmer Becker," High School Principal Jim Becker, reprising his role as chief pooper scooper! For more information contact Jen Stine at
Rosters for the tournament include:
DUNG BEETLES: Mr. Johnston, Mr. Lindenmuth, Mr. Catton, Mr. Longenhagen, Mrs. Klebon, Mrs. Roughton, Mrs. Shively, and Mrs. Robinson.
BURRO BANDITS: Mr. Deeter, Principal Fetterman, Principal Callahan, Mr. Visnosky, Mrs. Lupold, Mrs. Spotts, Mrs. Sue Stone, and Mrs. Gratti.
THE ASSASSINS: Billy Barnes, Kent Lane, Jacob Trathen, Jason Vought, Brandon Ciocco, Tia Billig, Bailey Carl, Alyssa Stavinski, Becky Harder, and Sam Schultz.
THE DONKS: Sami Abdul, Blake Marks, Tyler Tomaschik, Josh Yoder, Adam Unger, Mackenzie Chaundy, Haley Levan, Amara Nazario, Blair Johnston, and Mackenzie Haladay.

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