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The Arlington Sky Ponders are named after Sky Pond, a 103-acre pond located near the school. Sky Pond has tremendous meaning to the city - the pond was once center of a thriving ice industry in the town. The area also was the site of Revolutionary War battles.
A Boston suburb, Ashland is primarily known for two things: it's the original starting point of the Boston Marathon and it's the site of Henry E. Warren's invention of the electric clock. The town puts its pride about the latter on full display by scribing "Home of the electric clock" at the top of its website. Thus, the Clockers were a natural fit.
Napoleon is a legendary French emperor who just happens to have a long name ill-suited for a sports nickname. Holy Name Central Catholic honors the historical legend, but only partly. With the "Naps," Holy Name can pay homage to the man with one syllable. And save the logo for the real honor.
Given that Salem was home to the infamous Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692 and the city still drives plenty of witch-related tourism, the town's school really had no choice than to adopt the Witches mascot. It's too cool - and authentic - to pass up. The mascot, an ugly-looking witch, fits in perfectly.
Wildcats is a common high school mascot. Even Sabercats isn't all that unique. But CyberCats? That's a one-of-a-kind yet welcomed addition to the cats mascot family. And for a science and technology school, it's a great play on words.