Results for Best Mascot 2014

Total Votes: 13

Awesome Blossoms

Blooming Prairie, MN

When Blooming Prairie would travel to nearby Austin in the early 1900s, the Austin paper would refer to the squad as "the boys from blossom town." That's how "Blossom" came to be. Then, after several failed attempts to change the name, a st...

Total Votes: 10


Aitkin, MN

A Gobbler is a stocky, low-flying (although surprisingly agile) male turkey. That might not project the most intimidating image for opponents, but the nickname captures the local history. For decades, turkey farms have been a staple of Aitk...

Total Votes: 0


Jordan, MN

Jordan gets its nickname because the town was the railroad hub of Scott County back when trains were prevalent. Of course, Hubmen doesn't really work for girls' sports, and Hubwomen just sounds silly. So the female teams at Jordan go by the...

Total Votes: 1


Sauk Centre, MN

Following a road game at Alexandria in 1926, a reporter referred to Sauk Centre as the Mainstreeters. To this day, Sauk Centre isn't sure if the reporter was being sarcastic, or not. But the name stuck. And why not? Sauk Centre is hometown ...

Total Votes: 21


Moorhead, MN

Idaho may be famous for its potatoes, but it's this Minnesota high school on the border with North Dakota that is home to the lovable mascot, Spuddy. Sometime between 1918 and 1922 Moorhead High adopted the Spuds nickname to honor the area'...

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Total Votes: 0


Grand Meadows, MN

In the early 1970s, George Colbenson was the public announcer for Grand Meadow football games. The retired English teacher never cared for the school's less-than-imposing nickname, the Meadow Larks. During one game, he spontaneously referre...

Total Votes: 2


Minneapolis, MN

Roosevelt isn't exactly a unique school name. But Minnesota's Roosevelt embraces the school's namesake - President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt - like none other with its Teddies mascot. The logo is a cartoonish teddy bear wearing a varsity s...

Total Votes: 1


Winona, MN

Winona isn't home to a rare breed of hawks. Rather Winhawks is a nice play on words that transforms the stereotypical "Hawks" mascot into a winning proposition. Blackhawks. Seahawks. Plain-old Hawks. They have nothing on the Winhawks. Winon...