The Stories of 7 Local Mascots & The Faces Behind Them
Mascots and sports have been inextricably linked for more than a century. In a high school setting, mascots are used to build school spirit across campus, encourage involvement by students and faculty, and create an identity for the school. From predators – like the lions – to marauders – like the pirates and the buccaneers – our area high school mascots have been chosen for a variety of reasons, but they all have one thing in common: They’re beloved by fans of all ages. Here, we share the stories of seven local mascots and the faces behind them.
By Mary Beth Wallace