Results for Best Mascot 2013

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Total Votes: 15,706

Cobblers

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City High School added the name Cobbler after the 1920s when AD Euclid "Euc" Cobb began coaching all athletic teams. He spent 41 years at Central and is the only South Dakota coach to have a team named after him. Cobb thought all team...

B
Total Votes: 78,256

Kernels

Mitchell, SD

No one knows for sure when Mitchell High School became the Kernels, but in 1969 the school changed its colors to black and gold. The high school mascot is the Kernels because Mitchell is the home to the world's only Corn Palace. Mitchell is...

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Total Votes: 75,580

Irrigators

Newell, SD

The Irrigators came from the irrigation district that is in the town of Newell. Orman Dam, which is located between Belle Fourche, S.D., and Newell, is a holding pond for irrigation water that comes from rain and snow runoff, and also from ...

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Total Votes: 1,804

Cossacks

Volga, SD

As the story goes, when the town of Volga, S.D., was founded there was a Russian crew that was supposed to come in and install a railroad but it never showed up. This obviously had a lasting impact. Sioux Valley High School is known as the ...

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Total Votes: 22,726

Scoopers

Sturgis, SD

Scooper was derived from the nickname given to Sturgis by the cavalrymen stationed at Fort Meade in the late 1800s. Cavalrymen, who claimed they were "scooped" every payday by the merchants of Sturgis, began to refer to Sturgis as Scooptown...

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