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Longhorns Volleyball: Horns Outlast Chinese Club Team in Final Mid-Season Exhibition | Horns Illustrated

(Image via texassports.com)

(Image via texassports.com)

By Steve Habel/Associate Editor

An international flavor was on display at Gregory Gym Tuesday night when the second-ranked Texas Longhorns volleyball team hosted Zhejiang, an upper-division Chinese club team, for the second consecutive night. The evening featured Chinese dragons manipulated by people and twisting and turning to the beat provided by a campus dance troupe and even a handful of fans chanting and rooting for the visitors from the East.

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Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .