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By David Pan 

Mariner alleges racist comments directed at girls basketball team

Law firm to investigate incident, release report on June 11

 

Last updated 6/2/2021 at 9:51am

David Pan

Mariner coach Reggie Davis, seen here earlier this season, pulled his team from a May 20 game at Cedarcrest. A Mariner player said racist comments were directed at the team.

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...



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