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Sudan natives (left to right) Wal Khat, Mangisto Deng, Makur Puou, and Akim Nyang transferred to Moosehart, a boarding school in Batavia last year. (Credit: Mooseheart)

Sudanese Athletes Can Play Basketball At Mooseheart, IHSA Rules

The three young men, and a fourth teen from Sudan, transferred to Mooseheart — a boarding school for troubled youth in Batavia — last year.

12/10/2012

Sudan natives (left to right) Wal Khat, Mangisto Deng, Makur Puou, and Akim Nyang transferred to Moosehart, a boarding school in Batavia last year. (Credit: Mooseheart)

Judge Allows Sudanese Players To Suit Up For Batavia School Basketball Team

The Mooseheart Ramblers hit the basketball court with extra bounce in their steps Tuesday night, after a judge ruled three Sudanese players previously declared ineligible by the Illinois High School Association could play until there’s a full hearing on their eligibility.

12/04/2012

(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago Sudanese Celebrate Independence

A new nation has joined the world community. South Sudan raised its flag today after the speaker of the legislature made a formal proclamation of independence from Sudan.

07/09/2011

Luol Deng

Deng Hopes Sudan Vote Can Bring Peace

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng arrived to a hero’s welcome at a polling place in Chicago where southern Sudanese are voting on their country’s future.

01/10/2011