Weird team names.......

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by winds-of-change, May 23, 2012.

  1. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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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?
     
  2. 94browninghunt

    94browninghunt New Member

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    went to freeport once, i remember that school too :), never heard of cogs
     

  3. vincent

    vincent New Member

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    Poca H.S. in WV are the Dots...Poca Dots...
     
  4. canebrake

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    Youngstown State Penguins

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    YSU won four I-AA National Championships in 1991, 1993, 1994 and 1997, as well as runner-up titles in 1992 and 1999.

    They did this under former head coach Jim Tressel. Tressel, who left the university following the 2000 season to coach at Ohio State.

    Do you remember Ron Jaworski?
     
  5. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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    Delta state in Mississippi are the statesmen. But their mascot is the fighting okra.
     
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    The team name for the school I went to my year on Guam was the Friars. One of our opponents was the Geckos.
     
  8. grumpee

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    Ran across a school in Kentucky that was the fighting white squirrels. In Nevada they have the green wave.
     
  9. orangello

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    LOL at the "fightin Okra"; i remember people saying that.


    Wasn't Tulane in New Orleans the Green Wave?
     
  10. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    I want a free pretzel.
     
  11. armoredman

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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.
     
  12. orangello

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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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  14. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    That is pretty funny. I don't like okra!!

    That looks obscene!
     
  15. Vikingdad

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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?;)
     
  16. sputnik1988

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    My school mascot was a 'raider', a Confederate soldier, some idiot decided that the colors should be blue and gold.:rolleyes:
     
  17. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Austin High Maroons.
     
  18. grumpee

    grumpee New Member

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    Just drove past the Likely, Ca. Pine Burrs
     
  19. Blueguns

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