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Stanley Nordin inducted in 2013

Stanley Nordin graduated from Upsala High School in 1937 competing in three sports: football, basketball and track.  Stan was an exceptional basketball player and was a leader on an undefeated basketball team that lost to Alexandria in the section finals, just one game short of going to the State Tournament.  After graduation, Stan attended the University of Minnesota on an athletic scholarship where he played basketball for one season before transferring to St. Cloud State University.  At St. Cloud State, Stan competed in basketball, football, track and swimming and was inducted into St. Cloud State‚Äôs Hall of Fame in 1989.  After college, Stan joined the Marine Corps and was a fighter pilot in WWII.  Stan taught for two years in Hawaii, moved to Long Prairie where he taught and coached basketball and football before moving to Slayton where he owned and operated a grocery store.  Stan Nordin passed away June 26, 2012.



Hall of Fame Members

1957 Football Team

Jackie (Johnson) Fuchs

Duane "Whitey" Herzog

David Holmen

Carol Lampert

Darren Lange

Paula Lange

Chris Leners

Stanley Nordin

Kristi Pangrac

Jennifer "Boeckermann" Rademacher

Ken Solarz

Ralph Soltis

Bob Soltis

Neal Swanson


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Upsala is seeking nominations for our next Hall of Fame inductions.  People are encouraged to nominate individuals who have excelled as an Athlete, Coach or a contributing member of the school.  
The nomination form may be filled out online or with a paper form above. Please contact Mark Herbes, Athletic Director with questions. Deadline for Hall of Fame nominations is December 15.

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