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Team USA – Nebraska to Rio


Mabel Nelson of Sidney looks through the newspaper and magazine clippings she has collected over the years about her grand-niece Jordan Larson. Larson competed on Team USA's Woman's Volleyball team who recently won a bronze medal in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games.

Mable Nelson has been following the Olympic games for a more personal reason then most of Cheyenne County, Nelson has been cheering on not only Team USA in Volleyball but also her Grand-niece.

Surrounded by paper clippings from various newspapers and magazines, Sidney resident, Nelson sat to talk about her grand-niece Jordan Larson.

Larson just competed as a member of USA's Woman's Volleyball Team in the 2016 Olympic games that were held in Rio de Janeiro, August 5-21.

Nelson said Larson started playing volleyball at a very young age at the YMCA in Fremont, Nebraska.

"At the age of twelve...

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