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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

Prep baseball
Herbst returns to UND after coaching the Hawks for six seasons
CROOKSTON — Augustana, ranked No. 17 in the latest NCAA Division II baseball poll, defeated Minnesota-Crookston 2-0 on Monday. The loss dropped UMC to 4-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and 12-18 overall. Augustana improved to 12-1 and 22-4-1.
Eagles finish with 30-4 record
GRAND FORKS – For former UND standout Matt Waletzko, it’s time to rest and relax a bit, considering the grueling schedule the projected NFL Draft pick has endured the past few months.
Four Winds-Minnewaukan downs Kindred in Class B final
THIEF RIVER FALLS — East Grand Forks Sacred Heart made history on Friday night, beating Cass Lake-Bena 69-67 in double overtime to qualify for next week's Minnesota state Class A boys basketball tournament.
The defending North Dakota Class B state champions held off the Lions in the fourth quarter on Friday to earn a shot at a repeat.
L-L-M advances to Friday night’s semifinal round where the Loboes will take on No. 1-ranked Four Winds-Minnewaukan.