Results for Best Mascot 2014

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Total Votes: 3

Bees

Bonneville, ID

This is one school where it's a good thing to be on the Bee Squad. But this mascot name is about bees' ability to work together. In the early 1950s, three high schools merged into one. The combined student body chose the Bees as the new mas...

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Total Votes: 14

Wampus Cats

Clark Fork, ID

The wampus cat is a Native American legend about a mythical beast that wandered the Cabinet Mountains that surround Clark Fork. This was no cuddly kitty though, as Mr. Wampus preferred to dine on humans. What set this mythical creature apar...

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Total Votes: 0

Cutthroat Trout

Sun Valley, ID

The mascot goes back to 1984 when the school did not have a mascot, despite being in existence for a decade. The yearbook staff ran a contest and one of the submissions was the cutthroat trout, which is a popular fish in the area. Plenty of...

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Diggers

Sugar City, ID

They do a lot of digging in eastern Idaho. These days, farmers are mostly digging for those famous Idaho Potatoes. But in the first half of the 1900s, farmers in Sugar City were digging up sugar beets. The Diggers' arch enemy? The Shelley R...

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Total Votes: 1

Kavemen

Kuna, ID

Yes, there are caves around the Kuna area, but what sets this nickname and mascot apart is the fact that Kuna decided to spell it with a K - school officials said they are fond of spelling anything possible with a K. Kwite klever, Kavemen.

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Total Votes: 0

Mushers

Fairfield, ID

The Iditarod may be in Alaska, but in the 1920s and 1930s sled-dog racing in this desolate Idaho county was a way for farmers' sons to get their competitive juices flowing.

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Total Votes: 111

Maniacs

Orofino, ID

The assumption is that the school was named Maniacs because of the state psychiatric hospital in Orofino. But school officials and historians are quick to point out the nickname predates the hospital. According to the school, this is the or...

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Total Votes: 2

Russets

Shelley, ID

A russet is a type of potato, and what state rocks potatoes better than Idaho? Potato farmers are the mainstay of this rural community and russets are the resource. Shelley has had mascots dressed in potato sacks and recently introduced a n...