Mike Brandon

Mike Brandon's daughter, Roan, was the only survivor of the deadly Sarpy crash this summer. He wasn't sure he could coach Gretna's volleyball team this season. Roan's advice compelled him to return.

Gretna volleyball

Coaching volleyball has brought some normalcy back to Mike Brandon's life. Now he has the Dragons preparing to play for a championship at the state tournament.

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Mike covers high school sports, primarily volleyball in the fall, girls basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring and summer. He also reports on horse racing for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @MPattersonOWH. Phone: 402-444-1350.

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