Results for Best Mascot 2014

Total Votes: 2

Battling Bathers

Mt. Clemens, MI

Years ago, Mt. Clemens was home to world-famous mineral baths that, thanks to the abundance of sulfur, were believed to cure all sorts of diseases and ailments. American icons such as Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, Clark Gable and Mae West all vi...

Total Votes: 3


Dexter, MI

The date of Dexter's selection of the nickname Dreadnaught -- originally an early 20th-century British battleship that soon came to describe any large, armed warship -- seems clear. How the school came to choose the name isn't quite as conc...

Total Votes: 5


Ishpeming, MI

The north central Upper Peninsula of Michigan is known for its mining history, more specifically iron ore. The most prominent mineral mined since the 19th century is hematite. Some believe the nickname was first referenced in 1902 at the st...

Total Votes: 4


Kingsford, MI

Kingsford, Mich., is aware of its history and the mascot name represents that. In 1925, the great American innovator Henry Ford moved to Kingsford. Ford, the founder of Ford Motor Company, was known for his introduction of the Model T. The ...

Total Votes: 474


Goodrich, MI

Goodrich High School is used to the misconception that the school nickname is a space alien. Actually, it's a Roman god of war, Mars. Prior to the 1930s, Goodrich was known as the Gladiators. The school also was called the Goodrich Rural Ag...

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Total Votes: 3


Gwinn, MI

Although it now sports a black and gold tiger paw print for a logo, Gwinn continues to go by the same nickname that the town has carried for more than 100 years. Gwinn's foundation was formed by the Cleveland Cliff's Iron Company during the...

Total Votes: 16


Detroit, MI

Pershing High School is named after John J. Pershing, one of America's most decorated soldiers who most notably led American soldiers into World War I. The Doughboys name was first coined for soldiers that crossed the Mexican border to catc...

Total Votes: 26


Watersmeet, MI

Depending on who you ask, the meaning of Nimrod may differ. Watersmeet, Mich., is located in the Upper Pennisula of Michigan, where hunting is a sport and a way of life. A nimrod is a king hunter so odds are, that is the true meaning of thi...