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Girls hoops game in Md. moved to neutral site, closed to public due to racial comments

A girls basketball playoff game in Maryland will be held at a neutral site and closed to the public on Thursday after racial comments were allegedly made toward one team’s players during a previous meeting in January.

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As the Washington Post reports, the Class 3A section final between Frederick and Linganore (Frederick) will be limited to the players, coaches and a select number of family members. Athletic directors, principles and other staff will also be present, while the remainder of the public will not.
“Our most important consideration was safety of our student athletes,” Michael Doerrer, Frederick County Public School District’s communications director, told the Post.
There are options for others to watch the game, as it will be live streamed on YouTube for the community