Vote for the Best Mascot in Region 1
You must enter the correct code and click the Vote button in less than 30 seconds after the code appears for your vote to count. Otherwise, you will need to refresh your page and vote again.
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.
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 "Cutters" led the team and the name stuck.
The mascot is a fictional animal based on both the Bobcat and its cousin, the Lynx, which are indigenous to the state of New Hampshire.
West Hartford, CT
A Wyvern is a legendary creature with the head of a dragon, wings, talons of an eagle, two legs with a tail of a snake and breaths poison. The origin is from the Old French wyvern, which means both viper and life.
The kids at Montpelier High are the Solons, and that has a huge connection to the fact that they live near the capitol building. Solon was a Greek lawmaker and back in the B.C. days, the lawmaker and poet tried to legislate against all types of decline (moral, economic, etc.) in Athens. He is often credited with laying the foundations of Athenian democracy. But he's there only in name: The mascot logo is Screech the Owl.
Morse is located in Bath, which has a loooong history of building ships. The area has been known for its ship-building since 1607. And the heritage continues today - Bath is home to Bath Iron Works, a shipyard specializing in designing, building and supporting ships for the U.S. Navy. Bath Iron Works is also one of the state's top employers, making the Shipbuilders name appropriate.
North Kingstown, RI
A skipper is the captain of a boat, and the mascot name honors the state's connection to the sea.
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 to America in the early 1800s. Bailey toured with the elephant known as Old Bet. P.T. Barnum called Bailey the father of the American circus.