Results for Best Mascot 2014

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Chipmunks

Metairie, LA

Some schools opt for intimidating mascots. Then there’s Archbishop Chapelle. Former school president Beth Johnson used to tell new students the following about the school’s Chipmunks mascot: “The alert Chipmunk is perhaps the most che...

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Greenies

New Orleans, LA

This mascot has something going for it that most don't: It's not a tangible thing. Instead, it's a 110 year-old homage to the color green, and the Tulane Green Wave. Must be something to it, though. It worked for the Manning brothers (Peyto...

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Gryphons

Metairie, LA

The cool-looking Gryphon (pronounced Griffin) has ties to ancient times. It combines a lion (master of the earth) and an eagle (master of the sky). The Gryphon has come to represent the dual nature (divine and human) of Jesus Christ. A perf...

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Wampus Cats

Leesville, LA

In Native American folklore, a wampus cat is half-woman, half-mountain cat. Though various stories explain the wampus cat's origin, it's a fearsome creature no matter whom you ask. Leesville's school officials aren't entirely sure how the s...

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Roneagles

New Orleans, LA

We'll let McDonogh 35's website do the honors: "The Roneagle is a most extraordinary bird. It is fashioned in solid iron and is the mightiest, swiftest and most resourceful of all winged creatures. It takes four years to develop from an eag...

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Total Votes: 12

Red Stickers

Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge is French for Red Stick. So St. Joseph's Academy pays homage to its hometown with the Red Stickers. What's not so obvious is how Baton Rouge got its name. According to the city office, many stories explain the origin. But the mo...

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Golden Tornadoes

Sulphur, LA

Sulphur has a great mascot, even if it's named after a not-so-great moment in the town history. In 1918, a hurricane struck the Sulphur area without warning the same day a tornado touched down. The storms left very few businesses standing a...

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Tarpons

Creole, LA

You'll find Tarpons swimming in the Gulf of Mexico near the town of Creole, La. This isn't a docile creature. It's an angry fish, a fighting fish. Tarpons are prized because of the fight they put up and their leaping ability. Sounds like a ...