1990 Raytown South Basketball

Suit Settled, But Is Raytown South Problem Solved?

Before his career with the Chicago Cubs, Bobby Dernier was an outstanding athlete at Raytown South High School. This month, Dernier is going into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

But while Dernier enjoys the recognition from his athletic accomplishments, his high school alma mater is having trouble shaking a reputation connected with its boys high school basketball program.

After three lawsuits from former coaches the school district goes under the microscope for discrimination.

According to Raytown Supt. Allan Markley similar issues can be found in any school district.

Link Greg Echlin’s full story at KCUR.org “Raytown School District Settles Lawsuit Filed By Former Basketball Coach”

1990 Raytown South Basketball
Though the Raytown School Board publicly recognized the 1990 undefeated state championship team, there was behind-the-scenes grumbling about the strained relationship between past boys basketball coaches and the Raytown South principal.


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