Letter to the Editor: Mayfield an unforgetable coach
“Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.” Vince Lombardi
This quote was frequently used by Coach Ollie Mayfield in his brief, but illustrious tenure as Middle Park High Schools head football coach. Years later, the words spoken by coach Mayfield elicit feelings of nostalgia, but most of all reverence for a man that will not soon be forgotten. Whether it be intrinsic or an understanding procured through the years, coach Mayfield’s ability to motivate through positive reinforcement changed the lives of numerous people . I speak for myself, but echo the feelings of many when I say he will be missed…
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