Results for Best Mascot 2014

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Total Votes: 8

Atoms

Syracuse, NY

As a K-12, college preparatory charter school with a STEM-based curriculum, it's only fitting that the school's athletic moniker is the Atoms. The school's mascot is named Adam Atom and its gym is aptly referred to as The Lab.

B
Total Votes: 1

Cannoneeers

Watervliet, NY

In the 1800s, land was purchased by the United States federal government. That land became the site of the Watervliet Arsenal. It is the oldest federal arsenal in the country, and it is the sole manufacturing facility for large-caliber cann...

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Total Votes: 40

Thunder Chickens

Rensselaer, NY

Legend has it there was a contest among students in the 1980s for a mascot name, and this was the one stuck.

D
Total Votes: 0

HIllbillies

Fredonia, NY

The name was given to the people living in remote woods, famous for feuds with their enemies. Fredonia gets its mascot name also for the fact that the school is on a giant hill.

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Total Votes: 1

Jugglers

Utica, NY

The mascot's naming was influenced after a French medieval tale called, "Le Jongleur de Notre Dame". The moral of the story is to be inspired to do the best you possibly can.

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Total Votes: 3

Sandstoners

Potsdam, NY

The school's athletic nickname pays homage to the town's history, as much of the world's red sandstone comes from Potsdam. While no longer as big of an industry as it once was, red sandstone still is mined just a few miles from the village....

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Total Votes: 7

Tuskers

Somers, NY

Somers' mascot honors the town's strong ties to the American circus, giving a nod to the elephant tusks. The town is home to the Elephant Hotel, which was built by Hachaliah Bailey, who became known for acquiring the second elephant brought...

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Total Votes: 18

Burghermeister

Warrensburg, NY

The mascot used to be a burger. Realizing a burger wasn't quite striking fear into opposing sports teams, the school revised the mascot to the Burghermeister, known as the ruler of the town in Germany.