Racism present at high school basketball games


Last updated 3/3/2022 at 3:18pm

Lady Raiders Assistant Coach Matthew Pleasants came across something shocking while reviewing video from their Feb. 18 game against the Okanogan Lady Bulldogs. 

While a Lady Raider, who is of African-American descent as well as a tribal member, was shooting free throws, Okanogan fans jeered at her by making monkey noises. 

Pleasants and his father, Head Coach Wallace “Peewee” Pleasants, a...

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