Fans KKK Hoods at Hockey Game Give ND School A Bad Reputation

A North Dakota school’s reputation received a harsh blow after three fans decided to wear KKK hoods to the school’s state hockey semifinal game on Friday.

When it comes to sports, people won’t hesitate to show their school pride and dressing up in a costume is nothing new, but dressing up as the KKK? How idiotic can you be?

The three students were seen in the Red River High Student Section at the game and their offensive outfits almost blended in perfectly with the rest of all the white attire that the fans wore for the “white out” until students noticed the pointy hoods on top of their heads.

It was revealed that the students didn’t come into the arena with the KKK hoods and robes on, but instead they entered the arena and changed into the stupid costumes during the first period of the game.

A student from the University of North Dakota was sitting in the student section for Fargo’s Davies High School when he looked across the arena and saw the unbelievable ensembles.

“I thought ‘Are those KKK hoods?’ I couldn’t believe it,” said Shane Schuster, 19.

He immediately snapped a picture of the three stooges with his camera phone and posted it to Twitter. In the age of social media, the students should have known they weren’t going to get away with their incredibly offensive stunt.

Shane’s photo is literally the only evidence that the school administrators have against the boys who removed the hoods after less than a minute because their classmates scolded them for putting the outfits on in the first place.

Of course, along with that photo are hundreds of witnesses who all stared at the boys in disbelief and expressed their outrage on Twitter by retweeting the photo and adding comments such as “WTF,” “You can’t be serious,” and “I guess the red river highschoolers are racist.”

School officials are still investigating the matter, and they have indeed caught the boys who were hiding behind the KKK hoods.

“We, as a school, are extremely disappointed with the behavior of these three students,” said the Red River High principal Kristopher Arason. “This behavior is not a representation of our school or student body.”

The incident was brought Arason’s attention by the Grand Forks Public Schools’ athletics director, Mark Rerick, who conferred with the area and tournament security staff after he learned about the photo himself.

Some fans of the school are hoping that maybe the KKK hoods were just a terrible all white outfit for the “white out” and that the students weren’t purposely trying to be racist, but after learning who the opposing school was it seems as if that may have been exactly what they wanted to do.

Fargo’s Davies High School was actually named in honor of Ronald Davies who was the federal judge who made the ruling that integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. back in 1957.

With the opposing school being founded on principles established during the Civil Rights Movement, it was definitely the worse possible time to pull out KKK robes (not that any other time would have made it acceptable either).

The Twitterverse is pushing for expulsion while others expressed they would be satisfied with suspension and a public apology from the boys, but either way if the boys don’t face consequences soon Red River administrators may find themselves in some serious hot water.


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