Perez felt sting of racism

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Opinion

June 14, 2019 - 4:22 PM

Polo Perez

Cheers and catcalls shook Yates Center’s gym at a 1956 game between the Wildcats and Humboldt’s Cubs. The two schools had a heated rivalry in the old Tri-Valley League, being 20 miles apart.

During the game, a referee blew his whistle and pointed at Polo Perez.

“He gave me a T (technical foul),” Polo said.

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