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Old 05-23-2012, 09:26 PM   #11
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The high school athletes in Freeport, Illinois are known as the Pretzels.

http://www.ihigh.com/freeportpretzels/

Genoa, Illinois athletes are known as the Cogs. Their mascot is a cog wheel but 'Cogs' originally stood for Community Of Genoa Schools.

http://www.ihigh.com/cogs/

What funny team names have you come across?
I want a free pretzel.
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:30 PM   #12
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Florence AZ high school mascot are the Gophers. In a city where the main industry is prison, the mascot is an animal that digs tunnels.

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There was this private school in Memphis that merged or reorganized or something and was "First Assembly of God School" for a while. I had a friend who recounted that it wasn't the most intimidating initials (they didn't highlight the O).

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Yea OK, ^ like these.
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Delta state in Mississippi are the statesmen. But their mascot is the fighting okra.
That is pretty funny. I don't like okra!!

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Yea OK, ^ like these.
That looks obscene!
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University of California Santa Cruz Slugs. I kid you not. http://www.goslugs.com/

You know how sportscasters condense names of some teams, like the Devil Rays are the D-Rays, and that sort of thing? Why don't they do that with the Blue Jays?

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My school mascot was a 'raider', a Confederate soldier, some idiot decided that the colors should be blue and gold.

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Just drove past the Likely, Ca. Pine Burrs

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