Photo of Jim Bufton  *

Jim Bufton *Jim Bufton *

Photo of Jim Bufton  *
School: Benson Graduation Year: 1956

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Cross Country, Track and Field

High School Honors: 4-year Cross Country letterman, Oregon State Champion senior year, set course record of 9:17.7. 3-year Track letterman, set junior Oregon AAU Mile record; finished 3rd in Oregon State mile run as a senior.

Post High School Career: Coached ASA boys baseball and girls softball for 30 years; Served in the Air National Guard for 10 years. Owner, operator Airaway Sanivend vending business, 30 years. Worked at Precision Cast Parts and the Portland Bolt Company. Married, three children. Died in 2000.



Photo of Walter Bailey

Walter BaileyWalter Bailey

Benson ~ 1988 ~ Three-year football letter winner. First team All-PIL and All-State running back and first team All-PIL and All-State defensive back. Four-year basketball letter winner. First team

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Jim Pettit *Jim Pettit *

Benson ~ 1941 ~ 4 Letters in Football, 1st team All-PIL and league-leading scorer as a Senior. 1 letter in Basketball, team's leading scorer as a Senior. 4 letters in Track

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Don McCallum *Don McCallum *

Benson ~ 1946 ~ Football three-year letter winner; All-PIL tackle as a senior; Track and Field three-year letter winner; Two-time All-State Shot Putter; Two-time PIL champion in Shot