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Students allegedly yelled racist slurs at TX volleyball game


During a volleyball game between two high schools in Texas, students allegedly threw racist slurs and insults at the players.

During a volleyball game between two high schools in Texas, students allegedly threw racist slurs and insults at the players.

Screengrab of Facebook post by Jennifer Gardner Price.

A school district in Texas is investigating allegations that some students yelled racial slurs at a volleyball player during a recent game with another school.

Alleged racist bullshit According to Jennifer Gardner-Pryce, whose daughters play for Hayes, it happened on Friday, September 2, when the Hayes High School Hawks faced off against the Canyon High School Coogarets.

Hayes High School is in Buda, about 22 miles southwest of downtown Austin, and Canyon is in New Braunfels.

During the game, students sitting in the front row of the student section of Canyon High School yelled the N-word to Price’s daughters and other players, she said in a social media post.

Price’s daughters are black.

The students “threw the N word (hard R) at my daughters and some teammates many times during the game!!!” read the post.

When Hayes’ coach complained to the attending canyon administrators, according to Price, they told the students to “watch your mouth,” but no further action was taken. , no one was left out of the game.

“The boys weren’t left on our team after the game. They were allowed to continue heckling at the girls on the way home,” said Price, who said the school’s resource officer called the team out. He added that he had taken him to the bus.

To make matters worse, Hayes players had the number 3 written on their hands before the game to show their support for Duke’s volleyball player. Rachel Richardson, according to the price. Price allegedly received racist insults from a Brigham Young University fan during a recent Brigham Young University game.

Price says her “girls are destroyed,” and she’s mad.

“These girls deserve better,” she wrote. “When will this stop????”

Price’s post quickly gained traction, with over 1,800 comments and over 2,900 shares as of 2:30 pm on Sunday, September 4th.

The Comal Independent School District, which includes Canyon High School, claim investigation.

In a statement, the district said, “If at any time during or after a game, a student or group of students is found to have made any racist remarks of any kind, they will be subject to the greatest possible disciplinary action. I will be punished,” he said.

The alleged actions do not represent the school district or its efforts to be inclusive and inclusive, the statement said.

“Please get to the bottom of this matter and rest assured that the Comal ISD will not tolerate racial intolerance of any kind.”

Mitchell Willetts is McClatchy’s real-time news reporter covering the central United States. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma and is an outdoor enthusiast living in Texas.

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