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Ray L. Dunn - Mayville

03/01/1984, 12:00am CST
By Wisconsin Sports Network

Born January 11, 1904, Shawano, Wisconsin

Attended Shawano High School, Oshkosh Normal School, Platteville State Teachers College

Coached football at Mayville High School from 1926-1950.

His record was 111 wins, 42 losses, 7 ties, and ten championships with nine undefeated seasons.

Ray Dunn coached at Mayville High School for a period of 35 years. He served the school first as football and basketball coach for 25 years and later as athletic director. During Dunn's coaching career, the Mayville High School Cardinals had ten championship or co-championship football teams. Over one four-year period his football teams had 29 consecutive victories.

During his reign as basketball coach Mayville High School had six championship teams-two of these teams played in the state tournament. The 1935 team won the state class "B" championship.

As an athlete Ray Dunn won letters in football, basketball and track. In addition he was elected to an honor society for high scholastic achievements.

He was a certified WIAA official. He served as President of the Wisconsin High School Coaches Association. He was a member of the South Wisconsin Education Association and the Schoolmasters Club of Wisconsin.

He also served in the armed forces during World War II.

In 1965 the Mayville High School Athletic Field became designated as the Ray Dunn Memorial Field.

Tag(s): Hall of Fame