US star Jordan Larson looks toward another Olympic chance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) As a girl in the youth organization 4-H, Jordan Larson learned all about the process of raising cattle. She and her friends grew vegetables, and Larson and a cousin would ride on the back of her father's tractor in tiny Hooper, Nebraska, and spray for weeds to protect the bean crop. Her dad would hire her in summertime to paint the barn or handle other small...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

US women's team takes first step toward Rio Olympics berth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Jordan Larson returned with fanfare to her home state of Nebraska and helped lead the world No. 1 U.S. women's volleyball team to a straight-set victory over Canada on Thursday night in the opener of its NORCECA Olympic qualifying tournament. The Americans overwhelmed the 16th-ranked and lowest seed Canadians with their depth and powerful attack in the 25-18...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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