Ken Hallgrimson (1967-1987) started three athletic programs at Red River (Cross Country, Boys Track, & Girls Basketball). In the school’s inaugural 1967-68 school year, he coached boys cross country in the fall and boys track and field in the spring. In the fall of 1974, he was the first girls basketball coach. He was named the North Dakota High School Class A Track Coach of the Year and the National High School Region 6 Track Coach of the Year in 1976. Ken was also the North Dakota High School Class A Boys’ Golf Coach of the Year in 1981, 1982, and 1986. His Boys’ Golf Team was State Class A Champion in 1981, 1982, and 1986.