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Racism Widespread On High School Playing Fields In Some Places In Pennsylvania, Players Say

At a Sept. 22 football game between Brooke High School in Wellsburg, W.Va., and Pittsburgh's Perry High School, the Brooke student section sparked controversy with a sign some viewed as racially charged. (Sheila May-Stein/Twitter)
At a Sept. 22 football game between Brooke High School in Wellsburg, W.Va., and Pittsburgh's Perry High School, the Brooke student section sparked controversy with a sign some viewed as racially charged. (Sheila May-Stein/Twitter)

Racially insensitive comments and unsportsmanlike behavior have spurred school and sports officials to take action in Pennsylvania.

An-Li Herring (@anliherring) of WESA in Pittsburgh takes a look at how an incident at the beginning of this school year caused racial tensions among students, coaches and officials.

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