The golden years: Big-time run began 40 years ago
Published 03/21/2009, Grand Forks Herald
GGF Basketball Series: Part 1 of 3
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Grand Forks Red River beating Grand Forks St. James in the 1969 state championship game. A year later, it was Grand Forks Central over Red River in the state title game. During a span of four seasons, beginning in 1967-68 and continuing through the 1970-71 seasons, events happened on the basketball court that had never previously occurred.