Celebrity sighting as Nelson visits Hillsboro

Hillsboro eighth-grader Lane Mayfield (left) poses with Jordy Nelson at HMHS on Friday, Jan. 24. In addition to the normal basketball excitement that happens in Hillsboro around the Trojan Classic, attendees of the games on Friday and Saturday got to experience the rush of seeing celebrity Nelson who is from Riley County and came to cheer their team on. Nelson’s sister is an assistant coach for the Riley County girl’s team who beat out the Hillsboro girls in the third round of the tournament.

Nelson is a former National Football League All-Pro receiver who played college football at Kansas State. He won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers in 2010.