mascots

Wait, Your Mascot is a What?
Growing up in nearby Oregon, Illinois, our high school mascot was a hawk. We were the Oregon Hawks. Nothing really unusual or noteworthy about that one. However, one of our conference opponents at the time, Polo, had the unusual team name of "The Marcos." That's right, the Polo Marcos. I'v…
Unusually Named Illinois High School Mascots
We've been hearing a lot about mascots over the last few years. Most notably, of course, is the ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins. Many schools have changed mascots and logos that were perceived to cause offense to different groups...