Results for Best Mascot 2013

Total Votes: 185


St. Albans, VT

The two mascots, The Bobwhites (for the boys' teams) and The Comits (for the girls), represent two people that worked and coached at Bellows Free Academy. Bob White was a teacher and coached nearly every sport in the 1950s and '60s. The tea...

Total Votes: 104


Burlington, VT

The story goes that fossils of seahorses were found when the site of the former Burlington High School, now Edmunds Elementary/Middle Schools, was excavated in the late 1800’s. The fossils possibly dated back to over 12,000 years ago when...

Total Votes: 85


Fair Haven, VT

Fair Haven Union's mascot, the Slaters, is a reflection on the history of the city of Fair Haven, which is called the "Slate Center of the Nation."

Total Votes: 413


Montpelier, VT

The kids at Montpelier High are the Solons, and that has a huge connection to the fact that they live near the capitol building. Solon was a Greek lawmaker and back in the B.C. days, the lawmaker and poet tried to legislate against all type...

Total Votes: 307

Galloping Ghosts

Randolph, VT

In 1940, the boys basketball team was playing in a tournament and a newspaper reporter realized there was no nickname. Randolph Union had a fast-break style of basketball - at least for 1940 - and the reporter felt as if the players were ga...

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