Author Archives: Chase Burgess

Omar game picture, cropped

Basketball player travels from Middle East to Midwest for college experience

Story by Chase Burgess A 16-hour flight and a three-hour train ride is all that separates Omar al-Refae from his home in Amman, Jordan. Refae, a double major in Computer Information Systems and Health Information Systems, is a sophomore who is on the junior varsity basketball team at Missouri Valley College. Refae’s love of basketball […]