Results for Best Mascot 2014

Total Votes: 1

County Seaters

Belvidere, NJ

Belvidere is the county seat for Warren County: The county courthouse and county offices are all in this town, which is located in the northwestern part of the Garden State. Beginning in the early 1980s, the school employed a raccoon named ...

Total Votes: 10


Fair Lawn, NJ

As the story goes, back in the day a bunch of football players cut class and got suspended for the first half of their next game. Once they got into the game in the second half, Fair Lawn pulled out a win. The local newspapers said that "Cu...

Total Votes: 8


Paterson, NJ

In the 1860s the land where Eastside High currently stands served as a cemetery. But in the 1920s, a massive influx of European immigrants meant real estate became a prized commodity, and the city of Paterson demanded every grave be dug up ...

Total Votes: 3


Phillipsburg, NJ

Phillipsburg went with this mascot because the school is located on the edge of the Delaware River, across from Pennsylvania. It is more commonly referred to simply as the Liners.

Total Votes: 2

Garnet Gull

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

The Garnet Gull was the winner of a reader poll for Best Mascot at the Shore in the Asbury Park Press. While 40-plus teams throughout the country have gull or seagull in their name, Point Beach was the only Garnet Gull.

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Total Votes: 3


Red Bank, NJ

The mascot name was adopted when Joseph T. Casey donated his military pension to fund sports teams at Red Bank Catholic.

Total Votes: 3


New Monmouth, NJ

Unless you are a student at a fine Catholic school, such as Mater Dei, you might not know that there is a hierarchy among angels. And at the very top are the six-winged Seraphim (or Seraphs), who are considered the strongest of all the ange...

Total Votes: 5

Iron Mikes

Trenton, NJ

The mascot is in honor of Michael McCorristin, who initiated the opening of the school back in the 1960s. Legendary stories abound how "Iron Mike" McCorristin was usually found at the school site -- laying tile, putting up sheetrock, moving...