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Illinois High School Association Introduces Concussion Prevention Projects In Wake Of Lawsuit

AP | Michael Tarm | Posted 05.13.2015 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) -- With a potentially costly lawsuit looming over it, the governing body of prep sports in Illinois on Tuesday rolled out a series of con...

It Might Not Take A Concussion To Change A High Schooler's Brain

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living

The debate about the longterm dangers of playing high school football typically centers around concussions -- but a new study from the Radiological So...

Sudanese Students Can Play Sports, School Put On Probation

AP | Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Illinois High School Association ruled Monday that four Sudanese students can play sports, but placed their suburban Chicago ...

Sudanese Teens At Center Of Recruiting Controversy

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

BATAVIA, Ill. — Four young men from war-ravaged Sudan tower above their teachers and fellow students on the pastoral grounds of a century-old sc...

Rival School Aims To Get Sudanese Basketball Stars Tossed From Team

Posted 12.05.2012 | Chicago

During a prep basketball game Tuesday night, player Makur Puou treated fans of a small boarding school in Batavia, Ill. to a few things they don't usu...

Teachers Strike Threatens College Dreams For Young Athletes

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

CHICAGO — Deandre Welch understands how a teachers strike might cause him to miss a few high school football practices and even a scheduled game...

High School Athletes To Be Drug Tested At Any Time Under New Illinois Bill

Chicago Sun-Times | JORDAN WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Whether it's the star senior quarterback pursuing paydirt or a freshman tennis player floating in mediocrity, any Illinois high school athlete could s...