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Crazy mascot finalists

Posted July 7, 2009 9:54 a.m. EDT

And the winner of the crazy mascot contest is…………………..?  Well, we’ve decided to let you decide.  Please vote for one of the following unusual mascot names.   We will announce the winner on Monday and get a CD in the mail to that person right away.

Have you ever run into an angry okra plant? Well, I did this morning searching the web.

Mascot Finalists

1. NC Wesleyan Battling Bishops
2. Delta State University Fighting Okra
3. UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs
4. Scottsdale Community College Artichoke
5. Macon Whoopee (former hockey team in Macon, Georgia)
6. Savannah Sand Gnats (baseball team in Georgia)
7. Poca Dots (High school team in West Virginia)
8. Watersmeet Nimrods (Michigan school)
9. South Dakota State Jackrabbits
10. Toledo Mud Hens