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In the 1920s, two area school districts combined, Erlanger and Elsmere, to make Lloyd Memorial. The first graduating class at Lloyd Memorial had only 22 students. In 1929 the football team was formed, and during one of the games a writer from the Cincinnati Post commented that Lloyd played "like a juggernaut". The comment was liked so much that the name stuck. To this day Lloyd Memorial is the only school in the country with the nickname Juggernaut.
Park Hills, KY
In 1976, Notre Dame Academy, an all girls catholic high school, held a school wide contest to determine the school's mascot. The contest was open to all students and faculty. The suggestions were compiled and students selected the Pandas as their school mascot, primarily because the mascot contained the school's initials, NDA.
At one time, the nemesis of the Sacred Heart Academy field hockey team was the then all girls school, Collegiate Amazons in Louisville. In the spring of 1959, the students of SHA decided that their girls school also needed a fearless nickname to symbolize the field hockey team's grit and determination. A contest was held, and the students voted junior Marion Veeneman Panyan's entry, the Valkyrie, as the winner. A Valkyrie is an immortal and invulnerable battle maiden who had the power to decide who would live or die.
Silver Grove, KY
Founded in 1911 by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Silver Grove became the model railway employee's town. This small railroad town is home to 1,100 proud people and the heritage and history is everywhere throughout. Local establishments and businesses are named after the trains and steam engines. Even the high school has embraced the railroad history by naming its mascot the Big Trains.
Somerset High School was one of the first schools in the state of Kentucky to have a football program. The town of Somerset, Kentucky is known for its briar patches and rabbits. Somerset high school is home to the Briar Jumpers. But not just any briar jumper, Cecil the Briar Jumper. You will usually catching Cecil rocking Somerset high school's official colors, purlple and gold.