BOYS BASKETBALL: Class B state tournament returns to Grand Forks after 31 years
Published 02/29/2012, Forum Communications
There were no tweets, no Facebook, no emails, no cell phones. Communication went through the Western Union station in downtown Grand Forks. That’s where Ron Becker and his basketball teammates from Wyndmere went during the 1971 North Dakota Class B state tournament. There were plenty of telegraph messages for them. They had just won the school’s first and only state championship.Word count: 640
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.