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NAIA VOLLEYBALL ATHLETES TEAM UP WITH SPECIAL OLYMPIANS

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Teams from 32 NAIA colleges and universities are in Sioux City this week for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Volleyball Championships at the Tyson Events Center.

The young women do more than play volleyball while they’re in town.

Tournament Director Corey Westra says the teams take part in community service activities like Monday morning’s Special Olympics clinic:


OC……..character program. :18

Westra says the players interaction with the kids and Special Olympians makes a big impact on the participants:


OC……….. national championships. ;18

Dee Sturgeon brought a group of 69 Special Olympians to the clinic from West Middle School:

OC…besides Special Olympics. ;17

Tournament play begins Tuesday morning at 9am.

Tickets are on sale at the Tyson Events Center Box Office and online at TysonCenter.com.

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