Mayes , John
In 1969, John Mayes of Lincoln High School won the state 100-yard championship with a time of 10.0 seconds. Mayes later competed for Lane Community College and the University of Oregon where he continued his outstanding performances. In 1973, while at the University of Oregon he recorded a time of 9.4 seconds for the 100-yard dash which is one of the all-time fastest times for the Ducks. After college Mayes began a very successful career as a high school sprint coach, and has been an important part of the success of the Benson High School track program which has produced many state sprint champions and team championships.