Tickets for donkey basketball on sale at local businesses


The Italy Gladiator Band Boosters will host Dairyland Donkey basketball game on Saturday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in the Gladiator Dome.

Advance tickets are $6 and are available from Leslie Allen and Susan Jacinto at Stafford Elementary or Kim Varner at the high school. Tickets are also available at the Uptown Café, Subway, Pizza Inn, Mansell’s Grocery, First State Bank (Italy location), Italy Auto Parts, Varner Alon and Citizens National Bank (Italy location). Tickets will be $8 at the door.

There will be a total of three games between the Guns-n-hoses, Arse Kickers, Hollywood’s Heroes and State Champs of ’97. Josh Droll will lead the Guns-n-Hoses group which is combination of firefighters and police officers, Jesus Perez will lead the Arse Kickers which consist of band members and supporters, Hank Hollywood will lead local athletes and former Dallas Cowboy Keith Davis will join with former IHS teammates from the 1997 state winning basketball team.

Mark Stiles, band booster president, urges everyone to come out and enjoy this event which promises to be a night of laughs and entertainment safe for the whole family.