Results for Best Mascot 2014

A
Total Votes: 85

Bats

Belfry, MT

Bats is a pretty unique nickname on its own, but this is one that works best in conjunction with the school name. Saying that someone has "bats in the belfry" (a belfry is a church bell tower) is a polite way of calling them crazy. It's jus...

B
Total Votes: 1

Breakers

Missoula, MT

Perhaps the most subtle high school nickname in the country, the Breakers isn't an homage to the professional team Craig T. Nelson commanded after leaving Minnesota State in the television series "Coach." Since 1973, just before they merged...

C
Total Votes: 710

Sugarbeeters

Chinook, MT

The town's livelihood was built around sugarbeet production, but the sugarbeet doesn't exactly strike fear in many opponents. So the mascot's look has changed over the years, and now the school has arrived at a much more ferocious-looking v...

D
Total Votes: 1

Loggers

Libby, MT

For years, Libby went by a somewhat common nickname, but in 1954 a petition to change the name circulated the school. Ballots were cast to either keep the current Terriers name or change it to Loggers, which its proponents believed was more...

E
Total Votes: 4

Porcupines

Nashua, MT

The school was named after Porcupine Creek, which runs directly along the eastern border of Nashua. Porcupine Creek is the border of Fort Peck Indian Reservation and a scenic, well-known waterway in the region.

Do you have an inspirational coaching story to share? Let us know about your coach on our Facebook page for future contests and stories.
F
Total Votes: 1

Refiners

Sunburst, MT

There used to be a refinery in Sunburst, a town that was known as a significant source for oil and gas production. The refinery is no longer there, but the area remains a major oil-producing region.

G
Total Votes: 1

Wardens

Deer Lodge, MT

The first territorial prison was built in Deer Lodge and housed Montana's worst criminals. Today, the Montana State Prison is located approximately 3.5 miles west of Deer Lodge, and the town also remains a hotbed for prison museums.

H
Total Votes: 3

Penguins

Whitewater, MT

Penguins might not be an entirely unique nickname, but the legend behind the origin of this nickname is. Allegedly, the school's gym used to be so cold that when fans would start filling it for basketball games, they'd be so bundled up that...