Report affirms Mariner's allegations of racist comments directed at players
Law firm concludes Lakewood High School had insufficient game management at May 20 girls basketball contest
Last updated 6/16/2021 at 11:21am
An independent investigation affirmed allegations by the Mariner girls basketball team that racist comments were directed towards its players during a May 20 game against Lakewood at Lakewood High School.
Mariner principal Nate DuChesne, Mariner athletic director Kyle Axelson and Mukilteo School District athletic director Beth VanderVeen provided details of the findings of the report in an email to staff and the team Sunday, June 13.
“The investigation affirmed instances of poor sportsmanship by multiple participants, overall insufficient game management and racially offensive comments di...