Being my travels down those great two lane highways of this nation as well as news I learn about them from media sources. Since I'm also very interested in historic preservation, there will be a lot of that as well.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Non De Hoops: Strange Illinois High School Names-- Part 4: A Recap of All names
Here are all 16 teams the Tribune selected: Freeport PRETZELS // Cobden APPLE-KNOCKERS // Hoopeston CORNJERKERS // Teutopolis WOODEN SHOES // Zion-Benton ZEE-BEES // Evanston WILDKITS //// Hampshire WHIP-PURS // Lake Forest Academy CAXYS // Carmel CORSAIRS //// Polo MARCOS // Elk Grove GRENADIERS // Highland Park GIANTS //// Chadwick Milledgeville MISSILES // Knoxville BLUE BULLETS // Effingham FLAMING HEARTS // Illinois Valley Central GREY GHOSTS //// I'm sure there is a good story behind everyone of these names. Many no doubt reflect local history. //// Final Four Next, Then My Final Four. --RoadDog