Tuesday, January 5, 2016

More Unusual Illinois High School Nicknames-- Part 1: Hampshire Whip-Purs

From Reboot Illinois: Unusual Illinois High School Mascots.

EVANSTON WILDKITS--  a play on Northwestern University's Wildcats.

Cobden Apple Knockers
Wethersfield Flying Geese
Hoopestown Area Cornjerkers

Alden-Hebron Green Giants
Hampshire Whip-Purs
Effingham Flaming Hearts

Centralia Orpahns
Fisher Bunnies

Freeport and New Berlin Pretzels
Polo Marcos

I imagine there is a good story behind every name.

You Have to Like the Last One.  --RoadDog

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