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Wayne Nelson

Sports editor

Wayne Nelson is the sports editor at the Herald.

He has been with the Grand Forks Herald since 1995, serving as the UND football and basketball beat writer as well as serving as the sports editor.

He is a UND graduate and has been writing sports since the late 1970s.

Follow him on Twitter @waynenelsongf. You can reach him at (701) 780-1268 or wnelson@gfherald.com.

Four Winds-Minnewaukan downs Kindred in Class B final
Kindred will play Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier for the state title on Saturday night
Vikings advance to semifinal round against Four Winds-Minnewaukan
Indians led by 6-foot-10 Bronson Walter, who scores 24 points
Olson was born in Mayville, N.D., and graduated from Grand Forks Central in 1952. He led the school to the North Dakota state title. He then played at Augsburg before landing his first coaching position in Mahnomen.
Former University of North Dakota men’s basketball standout Geno Crandall grew up in north Minneapolis, roughly six blocks from where some of the violence erupted during the George Floyd protests two weeks ago.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Well, who saw this coming?
GRAND FORKS — It’s never easy to win road games in men’s college basketball.
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota was credited with 14 assists during its 67-61 women’s basketball win over Rhode Island on Friday afternoon at The Betty.