Minnesota’s Most Common and Most Creative High School Mascots
There are all sorts of kinds of high school mascots. Animals, "occupations", and nature themed seem to be the three different categories mascots are separated into. But what Minnesota high school mascots are the most common and most creative? Let's take a look at the list and see what mascots of the boys basketball teams that are still in the Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament (as of 3/22 at 2:00PM) make the list!
5 Most Common Animal Mascots:
Eagles - Eden Prairie & Apple Valley
Tigers - Delano
Panthers - Cass Lake-Bena & Lakeville North
Lions - Heritage Christian Academy
5 Most Creative Animal Mascots:
5 Most Common "Occupational" Mascots:
Knights - Russell-Tyler-Ruthton
Warriors - Caledonia
5 Most Creative "Occupational" Mascots:
Ogichidaa (Ojibwe for warriors)
5 Most Common Nature Mascots:
Lakers - Minnewaska Area
5 Most Creative Nature Mascots:
So I guess none of the state basketball teams are very creative with their mascots. Who would have thought the Northern Freeze is a popular mascot name?
These ranks are based on findings from MinnPost.