Pembroke Fire Department, Christian County Rescue Team square off in ‘Donkey Ball’

Lori Bethfooshee reaches for the basketball during the donkey basketball game in Pembroke, Ky. on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

Ivy Ceballo

The annual Donkey Ball game took place on March 2 in Pembroke, where the Pembroke Fire Department faced the Christian County Rescue team. The teams rode the donkeys and used them during the game to help fend off opponents. The ultimate goal is to complete a game of basketball while riding the donkeys. People from the city gathered to watch the 2018-19 game.