About 450 people attended the Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show at Albany High School School on Friday night. Albany junior Owen Boss is thrown to the floor by his donkey during a game against Evansville FFA at Albany High School Friday night. The event was sponsored by the Albany FFA and all of the proceeds were for the benefit of the Albany FFA Chapter activities.
Evansville and Albany FFA teams faced off first, followed by a game pitting the Oregon FFA against Albany staff and alumni. A championship game capped the evening.
One of the rules of donkey basketball is that a player has to be on his or her donkey in order to pass or shoot the ball. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
Monroe High School junior varsity girls soccer coach Katie Coplien gives some pointers to the goalkeepers during practice Monday at the high school. Coplien has helped organize a fundraiser for Miriam ONeill, the former varsity coach who resigned after last season in order to battle two diseases. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
Katie Coplien played soccer for coach Miriam O'Neill at Monroe High School, and she was excited to become the girls junior varsity soccer coach so she could coach with her mentor. Monday, March 27, 2017
Senior third baseman Hogan Edwards had a lot to smile about after the Monroe High School baseball team snuffed out a late rally and knocked off Edgerton 6-4 Tuesday in the season opener. Tuesday, March 28, 2017