Mariner alleges racist comments directed at girls basketball team
Law firm to investigate incident, release report on June 11
Last updated 6/28/2021 at 3:19pm
An investigation has been launched into racist comments that were allegedly directed towards the Mariner girls basketball team during a May 20 game against Lakewood at Lakewood High School.
"We received a complaint from one of the Mariner players, citing concerns about a discriminatory comment," Lakewood School District Superintendent Scott Peacock said.
Peacock said that the district initiated the decision to hire a third party to investigate the incident.
The district has retained Simmons Sweeney Smith, a law firm based out of Bellingham,. The firm will be interviewing players, coaches...