Results for Best Mascot 2013
The Catholic school wanted to toughen up the nice persona associated with bishops, so it threw a pair of boxing gloves on the mascot, letting teams know they were in for a fight.
Named in reference to the area's high population of gators in the swamps and marshes. "Wild" was added to signify that Lake View would be hard to contain in competition.
The mascot is named after Francis Marion, an officer in the Continental Army who earned the nickname from the British during the Revolutionary War because he was hard to track.
The original mascot was the Tornadoes until a local businessman helped the school with funding for equipment through an auction. To honor the gesture Mullins became the Auctioneers.
The mascot is in honor of the Marines, whom the Germans referred to as "Teufelshunde," which means devil dogs or dogs from hell. Former football coach Chico Bolin came up with the Devildogs mascot. The stadium is named after Bolin.