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By Mark Hebert

Riders ready for Donkey Basketball in Malta


Of the dozen or so rules in the sport of donkey basketball, the most important — at least for this story — is the weight limit.

Any player who rides a donkey must be under 200 pounds which, in turn, explains why local basketball legend Jake Stuart will not be playing in the action this Saturday at Malta High School and why his wife, Ashley, a fellow round-ball legend is.

“Am I playing,” Ashley said when asked about the event. “Jake said he signed me up, but I can never tell when he is kidding or not.”

Since Jake clocks in at over six foot and over the 200 pounds, he nominated...

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